Free Fire Bans1.32 Million Using Anti-Cheat System Accounts In Two Weeks


Free Fire Bans1.32 Million Using Anti-Cheat System Accounts In Two Weeks

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Free Fire, launched in 2017 and became an instant hit due to its unique gameplay, accessibility, and fresh approach. The game became the most downloaded game of 2019 and 2020, which speaks about its success.

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With millions of active users worldwide logging in daily, it becomes an humongous task to keep a tab on every player. There were complaints from multiple users about cheaters ruining their experience as well.

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Free Fire Bans 1.32 million accounts

As a result, Free Fire’s developers worked on an anti-cheat system built into the game that not only detects cheaters but also bans them.To instill confidence among users, officials publish bi-weekly reports giving information about the cheaters they have banned.

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In the last two weeks, Free Fire officials have suspended 1,325,065 accounts permanently. Fifty-seven percent of the accounts banned were reported by players through the in-game reporting method. The break-up of banned accounts is as follows:

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Break-up of banned accounts
  • A whopping 73.7 percent of the accounts banned used the auto-aim cheat, helping aim towards the enemy without any effort.
  • Garena banned 11 percent as they used the teleport hack, which helps move instantly from one place to another.
  • The devs banned around 7.2 percent as they could shoot through walls or other solid objects.
  • Less than 1 percent, i.e., around 0.8 percent, of accounts were suspended as they were using the antenna hack, which reveals the enemy’s location.
  • The developers banned 7.3 percent due to the use of other hacks, which Garena usually does not reveal.

The increase of interest in eSports has increased exponentially in recent years. This has also seen a rise in hackers and modders. To control and eradicate such cheats, developers are taking newer measures to keep the gameplay environment clean and fair.

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