Cheating is as much of an issue in mobile games as it is elsewhere, and Krafton is taking extra steps to crack down on the worst offenders. 91Mobiles report developer is now permanent guarantee cheat device in Battlegrounds Mobile India (also known as local version of PUBG Mobile). Fake players can’t just create new accounts to keep ruining your matches – in theory, they’d have to buy a new phone or tablet.
The concept of a device ban is not new. Titles like Call of Duty: Warzone and Valuable substance hardware blocking frequently. However, it is not popular on mobile devices and Battlegrounds Mobile India is a particularly striking example when more than 16 million people play everyday.
The device ban won’t suddenly end battle royale cheating. While device bans require more effort to get around, especially on mobile, it’s not impossible. However, Krafton’s effort could deter many ‘normal’ cheaters, and that may be enough to lure (or keep) honest players from past mischief.
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