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Silicon Sports | 21/11/2017

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Blizzard to Wield Ban Hammer

Blizzard to Wield Ban Hammer

Blizzard are taking action against cheats in StarCraft II which is fantastic news. I don’t understand why people see the need to cheat as you are really depriving yourself of the experience. And in most cases you get found out pretty quick. An example is PsY’s match against Vnrock#347. The replay clearly showed Vnrock was using a map hack to see Psy’s expansions and army movements.

Here is Blizzard’s release direct from Battle.net

Blizzard Entertainment has always taken cheating in any form in Blizzard games very seriously, and that’s no different for StarCraft II. If a StarCraft II player is found to be cheating or using hacks or modifications in any form, then as outlined in our end user license agreement, that player can be permanently banned from the game. This means that the player will be permanently unable to log in to Battle.net to play StarCraft II with his or her account.

Playing StarCraft II legitimately means playing with an unaltered game client. Doing otherwise violates our policies for Battle.net, and it goes against the spirit of fair play that all of our games are based on. We strongly recommend that you avoid using any hacks, cheats, or exploits. Suspensions and bans of players that have used or start using cheats and hacks will begin in the near future.

Keep up the good work Blizzard. Make these cheats known publicly!