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Apex Legends cheaters targeted by EA ‘collusion detection’ patent

Apex Legends cheaters and Battlefield 2042 frauds could be among those targeted by a new EA patent aimed at curbing collusion in its multiplayer games. The recently published patent proposes a system to detect when players who are on ostensibly opposing teams are working together or intentionally avoiding conflict for mutual benefit. While some battle royale games and other multiplayer modes allow for temporary teamwork, such as the Unhinged BR […]

todayDecember 3, 2022 9


500,000 cheaters have been banned from Call of Duty: Warzone • 98bpm

Over half a million Call of Duty: Warzone accounts have now been banned for cheating. After banning a further 30,000 unscrupulous players yesterday, Warzone co-developer Raven Software confirmed that that brings the total of banned accounts to a staggering 500,000. Raven didn't elaborate on whether or not this was on a single platform or shared across all of them, nor what the cheaters were actually doing to warrant the ban […]

todayNovember 28, 2021 22


Pokmon Go maker Niantic banned over a million cheaters in 2020 • 98bpm

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. "More than 90 per cent of users who received their first warning, stopped cheating afterwards," Niantic wrote in a blog post. "This is […]

todayFebruary 27, 2021