Overwatch: Blizzard fingers out 22,865 bans, guarantees to deal with the issue instantly

Overwatch cheaters really feel Blizzard’s wrath.


Overwatch has had a little bit of a clear up due to a mass ban wave.

A put up on the Korean Overwatch forums stated 22,865 accounts had been hit with bans and restrictions, largely for utilizing third-party cheat applications.

Blizzard stated it is aware of these Overwatch hacks are distributed amongst “various communities”, and is learn how to counteract them.

This final bit is de facto necessary as a result of banning accounts is much less efficient in Korea than it’s in lots of different elements of the world. PC Gamer has a fantastic clarification of how licensing offers and gaming cafes imply Korean cheaters don’t have anything to lose however their rankings and stock – versus the remainder of us, who could be out of pocket the price of a brand new copy of Overwatch if we obtained caught and banned.

Still, there are such a lot of cosmetics to gather in Overwatch that even for those who don’t look after ranked play it should be a bit irritating to have to begin contemporary each time your account will get banned. Let’s hope this newest batch of bans tidies issues up for some time, and that Blizzard finds different methods to close down hacks and cheats.