Cheaters and hackers destroy the gaming experience, and therefore PUBG Corp. takes a stricter approach together with the authorities.
PUBG Corp. announces in a blog entry a first success in the fight against hackers and cheaters. Fifteen suspects were arrested in China, accused of developing and distributing cheating tools for the game. The programs are also extremely harmful and often fed with viruses that read confidential and personal user data.
The development studio wants to continue working more closely with judicial authorities in the future to bring down providers and developers of such malware and cheating tool as quickly as possible. The fifteen arrested now face fines equivalent to 5.1 million US dollars.
Besides, other suspects are under investigation. The developers also want to draw the attention of all players to the fact that the rumor that cheating software contains harmful viruses is true.