Neowin News Feed for: Cheaters https://www.neowin.net/news/tag/cheaters/ Neowin News Feed for: Cheaters en-us Neowin Ignition News editor@neowin.net (Managing Editor) developers@neowin.net (Neowin Developers) 5 Neowin.net https://www.neowin.net/images/pegasus/icon.png https://www.neowin.net Apex Legends has banned over 355,000 cheaters since launch, crashes being looked at https://www.neowin.net/news/apex-legends-has-banned-over-355000-cheaters-since-launch-crashes-being-looked-at/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="https://cdn.neow.in/news/images/uploaded/2019/03/1552126265_apex-screenshot-squad.jpg.adapt.crop16x9.818p_medium.jpg" alt="" /></div>Respawn Entertainment today revealed that over 355,000 cheaters on PC have been banned off of Apex Legends since the game launched last month. The studio is also working on resolving crashing issues. <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/apex-legends-has-banned-over-355000-cheaters-since-launch-crashes-being-looked-at">Read more...</a> pulasthi.ariyasinghe@neowin.net (Pulasthi Ariyasinghe) Sat, 09 Mar 2019 10:24:01 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/apex-legends-has-banned-over-355000-cheaters-since-launch-crashes-being-looked-at Shots fired: PUBG planning huge wave of permanent bans for cheaters https://www.neowin.net/news/shots-fired-pubg-planning-huge-wave-of-permanent-bans-for-cheaters/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="https://cdn.neow.in/news/images/uploaded/2018/01/1516202964_ss_2aa1de6f978ae9eb6dbe8fcf061395677c0460ab.1920x1080_medium.jpg" alt="" /></div>The popular Battle Royale game is cracking down on players that hurt the experience for everyone else. If that means kicking up to 100,000 players off the game, then developer Bluehole will do it. <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/shots-fired-pubg-planning-huge-wave-of-permanent-bans-for-cheaters">Read more...</a> john.keefer@neowin.net (John Keefer) Fri, 19 Jan 2018 17:30:01 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/shots-fired-pubg-planning-huge-wave-of-permanent-bans-for-cheaters Ubisoft: Those who cheat in 'Tom Clancy's The Division' will now be banned on first offense https://www.neowin.net/news/ubisoft-those-who-cheat-in-tom-clancys-the-division-will-now-be-banned-on-first-offense/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="https://cdn.neow.in/news/images/uploaded/2016/06/tom-clancys-the-division-logo_medium.jpg" alt="" /></div>After introducing measures to deter cheating in &#039;Tom Clancy&#039;s The Division&#039; earlier this year, Ubisoft now says it&#039;s going further, permanently banning those caught cheating on their first offense. <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/ubisoft-those-who-cheat-in-tom-clancys-the-division-will-now-be-banned-on-first-offense">Read more...</a> andyweir@neowin.net (Andy Weir) Fri, 10 Jun 2016 08:58:01 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/ubisoft-those-who-cheat-in-tom-clancys-the-division-will-now-be-banned-on-first-offense Ubisoft decides to start banning cheaters from the PC version of The Division https://www.neowin.net/news/ubisoft-decides-to-start-banning-cheaters-from-the-pc-version-of-the-division/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="https://cdn.neow.in/news/images/uploaded/2016/04/tctd_tu3_patchnotes_245855_medium.jpg" alt="" /></div>Ubisoft decides to implement a two strike system for PC players of The Division who are cheating, ultimately ending with a permanent ban from the online first person shooter. <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/ubisoft-decides-to-start-banning-cheaters-from-the-pc-version-of-the-division">Read more...</a> christopher.dupres@neowin.net (Chris Dupres) Thu, 07 Apr 2016 09:56:01 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/ubisoft-decides-to-start-banning-cheaters-from-the-pc-version-of-the-division Max Payne 3 multiplayer cheaters now play with other cheaters https://www.neowin.net/news/max-payne-3-multiplayer-cheaters-now-play-with-other-cheaters/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/2102584316maxpayne3-2072-2560.jpg" alt="" /></div>Rockstar Games has announced that anyone caught cheating while playing in Max Payne 3 online multiplayer matches will be put into special servers with other multiplayer cheaters. <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/max-payne-3-multiplayer-cheaters-now-play-with-other-cheaters">Read more...</a> john@mobilenations.com (John Callaham) Wed, 13 Jun 2012 19:21:24 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/max-payne-3-multiplayer-cheaters-now-play-with-other-cheaters "Several thousand" Diablo III cheaters banned [Update] https://www.neowin.net/news/several-thousand-diablo-iii-cheaters-banned/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/1373258961diablo3_logo.jpg" alt="" /></div>Blizzard has announced that the company has now banned &quot;several thousand Diablo III players&quot; that Blizzard said violated the terms of its Battle.net service by using bot programs or by cheating. <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/several-thousand-diablo-iii-cheaters-banned">Read more...</a> john@mobilenations.com (John Callaham) Tue, 12 Jun 2012 19:06:48 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/several-thousand-diablo-iii-cheaters-banned Battlefield 3 cheaters banned by the hundreds this week https://www.neowin.net/news/battlefield-3-cheaters-banned-by-the-hundreds-this-week/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/1004247776ea logo.jpg" alt="" /></div>Developer Digital Illusions has already banned hundreds of online cheaters from its multiplayer shooter Battlefield 3 and plans to continue the practice. <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/battlefield-3-cheaters-banned-by-the-hundreds-this-week">Read more...</a> john@mobilenations.com (John Callaham) Mon, 14 Nov 2011 01:06:38 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/battlefield-3-cheaters-banned-by-the-hundreds-this-week Blizzard kicked over 320,000 hackers from Battle.net https://www.neowin.net/news/blizzard-kicked-over-320000-hackers-from-battlenet/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/1544589389blizzard_entertainment_logo.jpg" alt="" /></div>Blizzard posted an official annoucement on their forums that they have kicked over 320,000 accounts from Battle.net they found were violating the terms of service. We&rsquo;ve recently banned over 320,000 Warcraft III and ... <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/blizzard-kicked-over-320000-hackers-from-battlenet">Read more...</a> brandon.boyce@neowin.net (Brandon Boyce) Fri, 23 Apr 2010 00:05:36 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/blizzard-kicked-over-320000-hackers-from-battlenet MS Take Action Against LIVE Cheaters https://www.neowin.net/news/ms-take-action-against-live-cheaters/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Major Nelson has a blog post referring to a new approach from MS against people using save games or other tampering to boost their gamerscore. They're resetting the score to zero, and the achievements will... <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/ms-take-action-against-live-cheaters">Read more...</a> () Tue, 25 Mar 2008 18:05:33 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/ms-take-action-against-live-cheaters New Halo 2 Update Bans Cheaters https://www.neowin.net/news/new-halo-2-update-bans-cheaters/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>&quot;Banhammer&quot; nails down Halo 2 abusers and hackers; fourth auto-update available now and required for online play. Master Chiefs have battled Elites, Brutes, and even the parasitic Flood, but none of these... <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/new-halo-2-update-bans-cheaters">Read more...</a> () Thu, 21 Jul 2005 15:19:34 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/new-halo-2-update-bans-cheaters Blizzard bans World of Warcraft cheaters https://www.neowin.net/news/blizzard-bans-world-of-warcraft-cheaters/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Blizzard Entertainment, developer of MMORPG World of Warcraft, has demonstrated that it intends to live up to its no-nonsense reputation when it comes to dealing with cheaters by revoking the accounts of a number of... <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/blizzard-bans-world-of-warcraft-cheaters">Read more...</a> () Mon, 06 Dec 2004 15:49:29 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/blizzard-bans-world-of-warcraft-cheaters Epic wages war against online cheaters https://www.neowin.net/news/epic-wages-war-against-online-cheaters/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Users caught cheating on UT 2004 online servers to have their CD-keys banned indefinitely. Online cheating has become a constant nuisance for gamers over the last few years, with many high profile... <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/epic-wages-war-against-online-cheaters">Read more...</a> () Sun, 21 Mar 2004 00:30:21 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/epic-wages-war-against-online-cheaters Blizzard Axes Cheaters https://www.neowin.net/news/blizzard-axes-cheaters/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Blizzard has closed thousands of accounts and CD keys the company said were tied to the use of a hack or cheat program while playing Warcraft III or Diablo II on Battle.net. The gates to... <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/blizzard-axes-cheaters">Read more...</a> marcel@neowin.net (Marcel Klum) Tue, 01 Apr 2003 20:33:19 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/blizzard-axes-cheaters Do Cheaters Ever Prosper? Just Ask Them https://www.neowin.net/news/do-cheaters-ever-prosper-just-ask-them/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>The Sims Online is a clean, well-lighted corner of the Internet where people work to build an elaborately decorated, chat-filled virtual world. But if playing by the rules in this realm isn't entertaining enough, there... <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/do-cheaters-ever-prosper-just-ask-them">Read more...</a> () Thu, 27 Mar 2003 20:16:32 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/do-cheaters-ever-prosper-just-ask-them Counter Strike cheaters blacklist https://www.neowin.net/news/counter-strike-cheaters-blacklist/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Valve's Eric Smith has sent word along the HLDS mailing list that the Valve has updated server security modules again. Security module update *** This only affects Counter-Strike servers. *** ... <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/counter-strike-cheaters-blacklist">Read more...</a> marcel@neowin.net (Marcel Klum) Wed, 17 Jul 2002 18:16:09 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/counter-strike-cheaters-blacklist MYTHIC'S MESSAGE LOUD AND CLEAR TO CHEATERS https://www.neowin.net/news/mythics-message-loud-and-clear-to-cheaters/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>A quick up date on Merlin's relic thief from this weekend, and cheating in general. I wanted to make sure that everyone was aware that there was indeed a cheater on Merlin... <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/mythics-message-loud-and-clear-to-cheaters">Read more...</a> () Fri, 21 Dec 2001 11:45:06 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/mythics-message-loud-and-clear-to-cheaters