Bluehole Promises 'Stronger Actions' Against 'PUBG' Cheaters
Cheating is a rampant problem in online battle royale game PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds, and today developer Bluehole is apologizing for the inconvenience it's causing players.
"We would like to sincerely apologize for the inconvenience caused by the cheaters and we are sorry that you have not been able to enjoy PUBG in a safe and fair environment," the PUBG development and community team writes in a Steam update. "Our development team is doing their best to detect and ban those who use cheats in a more proactive manner. We are aware that we still have much to do. We will use all available resources to combat cheaters and foster a safe and fair in-game environment. We will also continue to take actions against those who develop and distribute cheats."
Bluehole adds it's in the process of adopting new tools to detect and verify cheaters, and it's rolling out "additional measures" today. Any account caught using "unusual gameplay patterns" will be temporarily suspended and investigated. Another patch designed to combat cheating will roll out next week.
"Although we hope to bring about a safe and fair environment in PUBG as soon as possible, our battle against cheaters will not end overnight," Bluehole writes. "We will continue our research and development to establish a better system for combatting cheaters. We will take stronger actions to find and ban cheaters, while at the same time taking good care to not harm innocent players."