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Ubisoft cracks down on chat griefers with Rainbow Six banwave

File this one under are you even kidding me right now: A whole bunch of griefers just got banned from Rainbow Six Siege for...
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Jordan bans PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds, plans to ban Fortnite and others

The Jordanian government has announced that the country's Telecommunications Regulatory Commission (TRC) has officially banned PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds. According to a report from Jordanian...

Cheaters who were banned from a $30M Fortnite tournament win their way back in

How does one who was banned for cheating in a Fortnite esports event make their way back into that same tournament? By...
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World of Warcraft backpedals on recent banwave

Blizzard has announced that it's rolling back its recent wave of suspensions for World of Warcraft accounts found to be operating third-party...

Fortnite and PUBG are banned by the Iraq parliament

Yet another country has decided to ban online games over fears of addiction and negative influence on youth. The Iraqi parliament voted this...

Nepal has outright banned PUBG over addiction concerns

With Fortnite and then Apex Legends eclipsing PUBG here in the west and its own original lead designer departing for greener pastures,...

Apex Legends developers ban 355K cheaters as dataminers find new weapons

Rising battle royale star Apex Legends just reduced its playerbase by 355,000 players. First, congratulations are in order for having enough players that banning 355,000...

EVE Online cheater accidentally exposes himself in a hilarious way

We can probably all agree that cheating in an MMO is just not OK, but it can often be difficult for developers to positively...
This is where you end with your games that require mods. Forever recall this.

Fallout 76 asks banned players to submit a 500-word essay on why cheating is wrong

So we all know that Fallout 76 is a buggy mess by this point, which means that until it becomes not a buggy...

PUBG has banned 13M cheaters since 2017, rolls out new anti-cheat systems

You know what I'm really, really tired of? Freakin' cheaters. They aren't just cheating at the game itself; they are robbing all of us...

Guild Wars 2: Belgian players report gem-buying block, plus more on the bubble tea bans

If you're a Belgian gamer, you should probably take a peek at your Guild Wars 2 account. Multiple Redditors and forumgoers...

Nintendo bans Splatoon 2 greyhat who begged it to address the hackers and exploits destroying the game

I'm not gonna lie, watching my kid and his cousin play Splatoon 2 on said cousin's shiny new Switch made me reaaaalllly want...

Riders of Icarus is turning players into bounty hunters with rewards for exposing exploiters

If you're tired of watching exploiters and cheaters wreck your favorite MMOs, maybe give some attention to Riders of Icarus, where Nexon is...
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Black Desert has banned another batch of almost 600 speedhackers and botters

Good thing Black Desert kept that banhammer from the Hystria bans handy because it needed it again this week - in fact, it...

SMITE says it’s banned or suspended 20,000 toxic players in season five alone

Toxic players, beware: Hi-Rez may not be talking to its Hand of the Gods players, but it's cracking way down on SMITE...

CCP banned over 1800 EVE Online botters in January alone

If you've been paying any attention at all to EVE Online over the past few months, you know that the...

Black Desert banned 647 cheaters over the last month, mostly fish botters, which is a thing

Thinking about cheating in Black Desert? Probably not; cheaters are hiding out in the bowels of the internet trading hacks with the other...
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Destiny 2 once again denies misidentifying cheaters in latest ban wave

When Destiny 2 launched on PC just two weeks ago, the cheater ban waves began. Players revolted, arguing that they hadn't been cheating...

Bungie now says it’s unbanning Destiny 2 players ‘banned in error’

Remember how yesterday Destiny 2's community was all freaked out about account bans they believed were being caused by use of overlays...

Bungie denies Destiny 2 community claims that third-party apps are triggering PC permabans [Updated]

We've updated with Bungie's latest statement at the end of this post. It's a classic case of he said, she said: the MMO edition. Following yesterday's...

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