Over on the Apex Legends subreddit, Respawn has posted some new information about coping with cheaters and spammers within the game. Respawn says it’s already banned greater than 355,000 PC gamers utilizing Easy Anti-Cheat, and that it’s implementing an in-game report perform for the PC model of the game.
With its free-to-play enterprise mannequin and meteoric ascent to 50 million players, it’s no shock that hackers and cheaters have made Apex Legends a goal. Respawn says that whereas its Easy Anti-Cheat system is working to assist establish gamers utilizing cheats, however “the fight against cheaters is an ongoing war that we’ll need to continue to adapt to and be very vigilant about fighting.”
To struggle dishonest successfully, Respawn says it’s doing three issues. It’s working with each exterior and inner anti-cheating specialists, growing its personal anti-cheat crew and including sources, and including a report characteristic to the PC model of Apex Legends that may go on to Easy Anti-Cheat.
Respawn says its additionally engaged on addressing the problems of character choice spammers. This is when gamers will hop right into a match lengthy sufficient to get to the character choice display, spam hyperlinks to hacks or different illicit software program, after which drop out of the match and disconnect.
This is a drag every time it occurs, so it’s good to listen to Respawn is wanting on the subject. However, the studio says it isn’t but prepared to speak about steps its taking to fight the issue – it doesn’t wish to give spammers time to develop workarounds earlier than the problem has even been mounted.
For game stability, Respawn might be internet hosting representatives from AMD within the coming week and dealing with them to enhance PC consumer stability. Respawn says the subsequent PC consumer patch will assist enhance stability, however the plan at this level is so as to add improved crash reporting instruments throughout season one that may assist the crew establish extra downside areas.
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In phrases of efficiency, Respawn writes that it’s engaged on enhancing that facet of the game as effectively.
“If this could be fixed by spending money on faster/more servers we would do it, but unfortunately there is no silver bullet on this one,” Respawn group supervisor Jay Frechette wrote. “We’re just rolling up our sleeves and digging in.”