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Call of Duty: Warzone Pushing More Large Banwaves to Curb Cheating Epidemic
Call of Duty: Warzone Pushing More Large Banwaves to Curb Cheating Epidemic
The teams behind Call of Duty and Warzone have detailed how they are stopping cheaters with actions that include issuing more than 475,000 permabans.
Call of Duty: Warzone has banned over 475,000 cheaters to date
Call of Duty: Warzone has banned over 475,000 cheaters to date
Activision is targeting repeat offenders that create new accounts after a ban.
Activision permanently bans over 475,000 Call of Duty: Warzone cheaters
Activision permanently bans over 475,000 Call of Duty: Warzone cheaters
New progress report details efforts to thwart cheaters with hardware bans, two-factor authentication
Another 15,000 Call of Duty: Warzone accounts have been banned
Another 15,000 Call of Duty: Warzone accounts have been banned
Raven Software and Activision are continuing their banning spree against cheaters in Call of Duty: Warzone.
Apex Legends Devs Working on System To Compensate Players Affected by Cheaters
Apex Legends Devs Working on System To Compensate Players Affected by Cheaters
Apex Legends developer Respawn is looking at how to make it up to players unfairly punished by cheaters.
Apex Legends could get a loss forgiveness system for players “impacted by cheaters”
Apex Legends could get a loss forgiveness system for players “impacted by cheaters”
Most FPS games that require a decent level of aim to succeed have seen their fair share of cheaters, especially those that are played in a competitive setting.
Hackers are exploiting Call Of Duty: Warzone cheaters with malware
Hackers are exploiting Call Of Duty: Warzone cheaters with malware
Warzone players looking for an edge are easy targets for beginner hackers.
Outriders Will Permanently Brand Cheaters' Games
Outriders Will Permanently Brand Cheaters' Games
People Can Fly has outlined the repercussions coming to cheating Outriders players, including permanently adding a marker to your HUD to show people you cheated.
Outriders cheaters to face permanent marks of shame
Outriders cheaters to face permanent marks of shame
We’ve all seen our fair share of cheaters in online shooters.
Outriders will 'permanently' brand cheaters with shameful on-screen watermarks
Outriders will 'permanently' brand cheaters with shameful on-screen watermarks
People Can Fly wants cheaters to never forget what they did.
Outriders dev promises to permanently brand cheaters with a HUD watermark to expose their cheating ways
Outriders dev promises to permanently brand cheaters with a HUD watermark to expose their cheating ways
People Can Fly has issued a stark warning to those who cheated in the Outriders demo, vowing to brand their HUD with a watermark if they keep it up when the game launches proper. "We can see you all," the Polish studio said in a post on reddit.
The Outbreak in Call of Duty: Warzone is headed to the hospital next
The Outbreak in Call of Duty: Warzone is headed to the hospital next
Despite all the nonsense with infinite stim glitches and cheaters running around ruining the experience for everyone, Call of Duty: Warzone remains a fun game in which to lose yourself.
Call of Duty: Warzone bans over 30,000 cheaters in latest wave
Call of Duty: Warzone's Mara Actress Gets Two Cheaters on Twitch Banned
Call of Duty: Warzone's Mara Actress Gets Two Cheaters on Twitch Banned
Alex Zedra, the actress for Call of Duty: Warzone and Modern Warfare's Mara, got two cheaters banned on Twitch after she called them out.
Two Call of Duty: Warzone cheaters banned on Twitch after Mara actress calls them out
Two Call of Duty: Warzone cheaters banned on Twitch after Mara actress calls them out
Two Call of Duty: Warzone cheaters were banned on Twitch after the actress behind in-game character Mara called them out on Twitter. Mara is a Warcom operator character in Call of Duty: Modern Warfare and Warzone who was released as part of the battle pass during the first season of Infinity Ward's shooter in December 2019. The actress behind Mara is Alex Zedra, who took to Twitter to expose two cheaters - a boyfriend and girlfriend couple - who were using aimbots in a Warzone tournament played on Friday, 12th March. Read more
Call of Duty: Warzone streamer suspended for cheating after Mara actor calls her out
Call of Duty: Warzone streamer suspended for cheating after Mara actor calls her out
A duo of suspected Warzone cheaters are in the crosshairs thanks to Mara herself.
PS5 Developers Can Now Add Denuvo Anti-Cheat to Their Games
PS5 Developers Can Now Add Denuvo Anti-Cheat to Their Games
Irdeto has announced that Denuvo Anti-Cheat is coming to the PlayStation 5 to help fight against cheaters on the platform.
Pokémon Go maker Niantic banned over a million cheaters in 2020
Pokémon Go maker Niantic banned over a million cheaters in 2020
Niantic has issued a rare update on its efforts to combat cheating in Pokémon Go, Harry Potter: Wizards Unite and Ingress. Over a million player accounts were permanently banned from its games in 2020 alone, with more than five million players given some kind of punishment in total.
Niantic Has Issued AntiCheat Punishments To 5 Million Players Since 2020, Including Pokémon Go Users
Niantic Has Issued AntiCheat Punishments To 5 Million Players Since 2020, Including Pokémon Go Users
One million players have received permanent bans. We've witnessed increased efforts lately to stop Pokémon cheaters.
A strange Warzone bug is allowing players to see through walls
A strange Warzone bug is allowing players to see through walls
The impact of cheaters has been felt across Call of Duty: Warzone since the launch of the battle royale.
Epic Games Settles Lawsuit Against 14-Year-Old Fortnite Player
Epic Games Settles Lawsuit Against 14-Year-Old Fortnite Player
Epic Games has settled a 2017 lawsuit against a 14-year-old Fortnite player who allegedly made YouTube videos of himself using cheating software. Read more...
Call of Duty: Warzone has been hit with another ban wave
Call of Duty: Warzone has been hit with another ban wave
Like many FPS games, Call of Duty: Warzone has seen its fair share of cheaters, hackers, and mod menu users.
Shroud prefers Valorant to CSGO because of a lack of cheaters
Shroud prefers Valorant to CSGO because of a lack of cheaters
As some of you may, or may not, know, Michael 'Shroud' Grzesiek used to play Counter-Strike: Global Offensive to a pretty decent level.
Activision bans 60,000 Call of Duty: Warzone cheaters
Activision bans 60,000 Call of Duty: Warzone cheaters
That brings the total number of permanent bans from the title to 300,000
Call Of Duty: Warzone bans another 60,000 cheaters
Call Of Duty: Warzone bans another 60,000 cheaters
In yet another bid to crack down on the hackers
Call of Duty: Warzone ban wave hits 60k cheaters, with “more than 300k” permabans since launch
Call of Duty: Warzone ban wave hits 60k cheaters, with “more than 300k” permabans since launch
Like plenty of other multiplayer games, Call of Duty: Warzone sees its share of cheaters, and tackling cheating is an ongoing concern for the battle royale game's devs.
Call of Duty: Warzone Bans Over 60,000 Cheaters
Call of Duty: Warzone Bans Over 60,000 Cheaters
Activision has banned another 60,000 Call of Duty Warzone cheaters in its latest wave of bans.
Call of Duty: Warzone reportedly bans 60,000 cheaters in one massive wave
Call of Duty: Warzone reportedly bans 60,000 cheaters in one massive wave
Apparently, the ban wave is affecting one cheat distributor in particular.
Riot details upcoming measures to deal with cheating in Valorant
Riot details upcoming measures to deal with cheating in Valorant
If you have ever dabbled in competitive play online, chances are you’ve met some cheaters.
In Japan, Pokémon Company Is Cracking Down On Sword And Shield Cheaters
In Japan, Pokémon Company Is Cracking Down On Sword And Shield Cheaters
The Pokémon Company issued a statement in Japan regarding cheats being used in Pokémon Sword and Shield, as well as in Pokémon Home. Read more...
GTA Online makes half a billion dollars a year even though it's a hot mess
GTA Online makes half a billion dollars a year even though it's a hot mess
Fun multiplayer is buried by horrendous load times, cheaters, and obtuse menus.
Warzone's infinite stim glitch is back
Warzone's infinite stim glitch is back
I love the smell of cheaters in the morning.
Developer of controversial third-party Call of Duty: Warzone app forced to make changes after players used it to cheat SBMM
Developer of controversial third-party Call of Duty: Warzone app forced to make changes after players used it to cheat SBMM
The developer of a controversial third-party Call of Duty: Warzone app that lets you see your lobby's K/D ratio before a match begins has made changes in response to online concern, Eurogamer can reveal. Warzone Companion is an app ostensibly for displaying in-depth stats to players and for flagging potential cheaters in a lobby.
Cyberpunk 2077 cops are such dirty cheaters they don't even need cars to catch you
Each time a hole is plugged, Call of Duty: Warzone cheaters find a new way to worm under the map
Among Us developer InnerSloth working on removing cheaters
Among Us developer InnerSloth working on removing cheaters
With its meteoric rise to the top of Steam’s top seller list and Twitch’s categories, Among Us has run into the same problems any popular game can expect. Among Us has been rife with cheaters and bugs for a while now, and the game’s servers are still lacking.
Among Us vs cheaters: persistent account system could be ready in December
Among Us vs cheaters: persistent account system could be ready in December
The accounts should help stop cheating, but Innersloth said it's not going to rush into it.
Among Us is dealing with a huge spam attack
Among Us is dealing with a huge spam attack
It's no secret that Among Us has been struggling with hacking issues in recent weeks, as the sudden popularity of the game has also opened the floodgates to cheaters.
Watch Destiny YouTubers read out salty comments from cheaters who've had their aimbot shut down
Watch Destiny YouTubers read out salty comments from cheaters who've had their aimbot shut down
Apparently some players were aimbotting 'to get better at the game'.
The Call of Duty: Black Ops – Cold War beta already has some cheaters
The Call of Duty: Black Ops – Cold War beta already has some cheaters
And console players are once again turning off crossplay to avoid them.
Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War console players are turning off crossplay to escape PC cheaters - in the beta
Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War console players are turning off crossplay to escape PC cheaters - in the beta
Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War console players are turning off crossplay to try to escape PC cheaters - in the beta. Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War went into beta across PlayStation 4, Xbox One and PC this week, with crossplay enabled.
Watch 7 of the most outrageous cheaters in PC gaming
Watch 7 of the most outrageous cheaters in PC gaming
For some, simple hacks are nowhere near enough, as this video evidence of outstanding douchebaggery proves.
Of course there are already Among Us cheaters
Of course there are already Among Us cheaters
The popular social deception game is facing a hacking problem, but the developers are on the case.
Among Us developers scrambling to handle hackers and cheaters
Among Us developers scrambling to handle hackers and cheaters
Over the past month, space espionage game Among Us has gotten astronomically popular.
Among Us dev attacking game’s hacking woes “from multiple angles”
Among Us dev attacking game’s hacking woes “from multiple angles”
Not for the first time this year, an unexpected indie hit has become overrun with cheaters.
Call of Duty: Warzone - Activision Reportedly Bans 20,000 More Cheaters
Call of Duty: Warzone - Activision Reportedly Bans 20,000 More Cheaters
A Vice report notes that the ban may be related to the cheating software EngineOwning.
20,000 Call of Duty: Warzone cheaters were banned on Monday
20,000 Call of Duty: Warzone cheaters were banned on Monday
It's a heck of a way to start the next season.
Making fake CSGO cheats that sabotage would-be cheaters is an amazing idea
Making fake CSGO cheats that sabotage would-be cheaters is an amazing idea
The war between cheaters and anti-cheat technology might be endless, but that doesn’t mean we can’t have fun with it.
Fall Guys Cheaters Were Sent To Cheater Island
Fall Guys Cheaters Were Sent To Cheater Island
Following in the footsteps of games like Apex Legends, Fall Guys developers Mediatonic decided that if people were going to cheat in their game, then they could all go somewhere off to the side and cheat together. Read more...
Fall Guys used to banish cheaters to secret cheater-only servers
Fall Guys used to banish cheaters to secret cheater-only servers
As is the way with competitive multiplayer games, cheaters gonna cheat their way to cheap wins.
Fall Guys was secretly exiling ne'er-do-wells to a special Cheater Island, but not any more
Fall Guys was secretly exiling ne'er-do-wells to a special Cheater Island, but not any more
In an illuminating series of tweets, Fall Guys developer Mediatonic has revealed that, as part of its early anti-cheat efforts, it was secretly exiling unsavoury sorts to battle it out together on a special Cheater Island - but that a more robust anti-cheat solution is coming in its next update. As the official (and spicy) Fall Guys Twitter account explains it, Mediatonic launched its knockabout smash hit with its own anti-cheat protection system that, initially at least, just lived in the background, identifying, but not yet banning, those engaged in illicit practices. Once the developer was certain all was right and that the system wasn't producing false flags, it quietly launched Fall Guys Cheater island, which is describes as "a magical place where cheaters could happily compete against themselves for the Cheater's Crown," before clarifying, "Literally just a normal crown but tainted with a hollow feeling of guilt and regret". Read more
Fall Guys Devs Created Cheaters-Only Servers
Fall Guys Devs Created Cheaters-Only Servers
The official Fall Guys Twitter account recounted the story of how its now-defunct Cheater Island came to be.
Watch CSGO cheaters get
Watch CSGO cheaters get "punished" with fake cheat software
Nobody likes a cheat, but everyone loves a bit of karma - and now we have the perfect combination of the two, as someone has created bait software which forces wannabe Counter-Strike: Global Offensive cheaters to throw themselves off the map.
Rainbow Six Siege hackers are using Tachanka’s rework early
Rainbow Six Siege hackers are using Tachanka’s rework early
The Rainbow Six Siege operator Lord Tachanka has a rework coming later this season, but a few hackers don't want to wait. Resourceful cheaters in the multiplayer game have found a way to use the new-and-improved Tachanka ahead of his formal insertion into the roster. Courtesy of pigeonR6 on Twitter, we have some footage of the revamped Tachanka in action in a match, making it very clear the mask-wearing character is in the wild.
Fall Guys: Ultimate Knockout to get Fortnite anti-cheat system
Fall Guys: Ultimate Knockout to get Fortnite anti-cheat system
Beware cheaters and hackers, Fall Guys: Ultimate Knockout will be getting the same anti-cheat system as Epic Games' Fortnite.
Team Fortress 2 now has Bot Extermination Services to target cheaters
Team Fortress 2 now has Bot Extermination Services to target cheaters
Tired of cheaters, the Team Fortress 2 community now have a solution.
Modded Team Fortress 2 Bots Are Designed To Hunt Cheaters
Modded Team Fortress 2 Bots Are Designed To Hunt Cheaters
Team Fortress 2 has a problem with bots, but not all of its bots are there for cheating.
Team Fortress 2 now has anti-cheat bots
Team Fortress 2 now has anti-cheat bots
Tired of waiting around for an official solution to cheaters, the community for Team Fortress 2 has taken matters into their own hands.
Esports integrity group launches deep CS:GO inquiry, gives cheaters a chance to 'confess'
Esports integrity group launches deep CS:GO inquiry, gives cheaters a chance to 'confess'
ESIC expects the inquiry, which will dig into matches going back to 2016, will take at least eight months to complete.
Valorant asks players to report more to help combat cheaters
Valorant asks players to report more to help combat cheaters
Player reports help the Valorant anti-cheat team in numerous ways beyond just finding and banning cheaters.
Fall Guys cheaters face the boot before they can finish their game
Fall Guys cheaters face the boot before they can finish their game
Fall Guys cheaters will be booted after they complete their show in Mediatonic's next step to combat cheaters in its game.
Fall Guys disables Steam Family Sharing to boot out cheaters
Fall Guys disables Steam Family Sharing to boot out cheaters
Why someone would cheat in a light-hearted game about jelly beans throwing themselves down obstacle courses is beyond me.
Fall Guys explains how it's tackling cheaters
Fall Guys explains how it's tackling cheaters
Candy-coloured battle royale Fall Guys has become a surprise hit over the last few weeks, and like any popular online multiplayer, this unfortunately means one thing: an influx of cheaters. Using hacks to increase their speed, teleport or even fly, the cheaters have naturally infuriated regular players who just want to grab a crown through legitimate means.
Fall Guys will start booting cheaters before they finish their game
Fall Guys will start booting cheaters before they finish their game
Mediatonic promises more immediate action.
Fall Guys has cheaters, but they’re getting banned
Fall Guys has cheaters, but they’re getting banned
Not even Fall Guys is safe from hackers.
Warzone players remain frustrated by cheaters even after Infinity Ward asked everyone to please stop cheating
Warzone players remain frustrated by cheaters even after Infinity Ward asked everyone to please stop cheating
Infinity Ward pledged more ban waves in July, but many players are unsatisfied with the anti-cheat efforts so far.
Fall Guys Has A Hacker Problem, But Developers Are Starting To Issue Bans
Fall Guys Has A Hacker Problem, But Developers Are Starting To Issue Bans
The struggle against hackers is never-ending even for mega-studios like Epic, Valve, Blizzard, and Riot, so when Fall Guys kicked down the doors to the zeitgeist treehouse, it was inevitable that hackers would worm their way in, as well.
Fall Guys is getting a new level and bug fixes tomorrow
Fall Guys is getting a new level and bug fixes tomorrow
The patch notes for the first Fall Guys update don't say anything about dealing with cheaters, however.
A fix for Fall Guys: Ultimate Knockout cheaters will come soon
A fix for Fall Guys: Ultimate Knockout cheaters will come soon
Developers Mediatonic are cooking up a fix to deal with Fall Guys: Ultimate Knockout cheaters as the jellybeans take the world by storm.
Fall Guys studio is aware of cheaters and hopes to have a fix 'soon'
Fall Guys studio is aware of cheaters and hopes to have a fix 'soon'
Who would cheat to win a goofy multiplayer party game? Lots of people, as it turns out.
Destiny 2's Trials is being strangled by cheaters
Destiny 2's Trials is being strangled by cheaters
There's still tons of potential in the signature competitive mode, but the blight of aim-botting shows no sign of letting up.
Cheating in Call of Duty: Modern Warfare and Warzone “will not be tolerated”
Cheating in Call of Duty: Modern Warfare and Warzone “will not be tolerated”
In the ongoing struggle against cheaters and hackers, Infinity Ward has released a statement asking that players not use unauthorized software when playing Call of Duty: Modern Warfare and Warzone.
Infinity Ward issues statement amid backlash over Call of Duty: Modern Warfare and Warzone cheaters
Infinity Ward issues statement amid backlash over Call of Duty: Modern Warfare and Warzone cheaters
Infinity Ward has issued a warning to Call of Duty: Modern Warfare and Warzone cheaters, saying a fresh banwave is coming. The statement comes amid a growing backlash to cheating in the first-person shooter's battle royale and competitive multiplayer. Infinity Ward has spent much of 2020 trying to combat cheaters, particularly on PC and the free-to-download Warzone. Read more
Call of Duty: Warzone cheaters are using aimbots to headshot new player spawns out of the sky
Call of Duty: Warzone cheaters are using aimbots to headshot new player spawns out of the sky
It turns out Call of Duty: Warzone cheaters can headshot new player spawns out of the sky. Warzone cheating is one again a hot topic within the Call of Duty community after a recent unannounced banwave ended up with some innocents caught in the crossfire. Despite developer Infinity Ward's best efforts, cheating in the mega-popular battle royale is still significant enough for it to appear often in Call of Duty subreddits, on social media, and during high-profile players' livestreams. Read more
Become a PUBG hall monitor and report cheaters – all through Discord
Become a PUBG hall monitor and report cheaters – all through Discord
Like many of the other online multiplayer games and battle royale games out there, PUBG sees its fair share of cheaters.
Ubisoft details the war against cheats in Rainbow Six Siege
Ubisoft details the war against cheats in Rainbow Six Siege
If you're into the Rainbow Six Siege competitive scene, then you'll be happy to learn more about the war against exploits.
Rainbow Six Siege has a three-pronged approach to fighting cheaters
Rainbow Six Siege has a three-pronged approach to fighting cheaters
Cheating in Rainbow Six Siege is a problem that Ubisoft has been wrestling with since the game's launch five years ago.
Rockstar block hackers from summoning KKK characters in Red Dead Online
Rockstar block hackers from summoning KKK characters in Red Dead Online
Red Dead Online cheaters get up to all sorts of mischief by summoning various NPCs from the game data into the world.
Riot explains why cheaters from Valorant’s beta are still banned
Riot explains why cheaters from Valorant’s beta are still banned
Unfortunately for some, Valorant moving out of beta hasn't wiped the slate clean on cheaters, meaning if you were banned before wide release, you're still banned now.
Valorant Cheaters Remain Banned After Beta
Valorant Cheaters Remain Banned After Beta
Valorant cheaters are still banned even after Riot's new competitive shooter left beta.
Escape from Tarkov has banned 10K cheaters, and real-money traders are next
Escape from Tarkov has banned 10K cheaters, and real-money traders are next
Since Escape from Tarkov's latest major patch, BattleState Games has been pursuing cheaters with renewed aggression.
Valorant Beta Cheaters Sad, Mad Over Bans Persisting Into Final Game
Valorant Beta Cheaters Sad, Mad Over Bans Persisting Into Final Game
Yesterday, Riot Games’ new tactical shooter, Valorant, emerged from its post-beta slumber and into full release.