dark        

Rainbow Six Siege cheaters can now be banned on the first offense

0

That's the new maximum penalty

Ooh, an excuse to pull out the old "Halt, criminal scum!" tag. We've been through a lot together.

Ubisoft has begun taking a harder stance on cheaters and hackers in its tactical competitive multiplayer shooter Rainbow Six Siege. As it now stands under the new code of conduct, players caught "running a modified or otherwise unauthorized version of the game client or a third-party software which provides any sort of unfair advantage (wallhacks, aimhacks...) or causing detriment to other players' experience" will face a "maximum penalty" of a permanent ban on the first offense. Cheating: not even once.

The first thing that comes to my mind in these situations is the potential for folks to inappropriately flag their opponents as horrible scoundrels when in reality they're just annoyingly skilled players, or for the game's anti-cheat solution to return false positives.

"[W]e are working hard to differentiate reports of players who are coordinating with their team for information (how the game is meant to be played), and from someone who is maliciously altering the experience with third party software," says Ubisoft. The company is also "assessing and testing several client-side anti-cheat options in addition to FairFight."

With the newish "Starter Edition" lowering the cost of entry for Siege, the timing makes sense.

Code of Conduct Update: Permanent Ban for First Offense Cheaters [Rainbow Six Siege]

You are logged out. Login | Sign up

 
 
 

TwitterRedditEmailFacebook
 
Jordan Devore
Jordan DevoreCo-EIC   gamer profile

Jordan is a founding member of Destructoid and poster of seemingly random pictures. They are anything but random. more + disclosures


 


 


Also on Destructoid: Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six Siege   (87)   From our database:

  • Resident Evil x Rainbow Six Siege as classic Jill Valentine gear teased for Zofia - Chris Moyse
  • Rainbow Six Siege eyeing evolution with new cinematic, branding, and gameplay changes - Chris Moyse
  • Rainbow Six Siege is getting a range of skins designed by Ikumi Nakamura - Chris Moyse
  • Rainbow Six Siege Operation Crimson Heist introduces thief with a heart of gold, Flores - Chris Moyse
  • Rainbow Six Siege looks nice on PS5 and Xbox Series X but I'm most interested in its DualSense feedback - Jordan Devore
  • Rainbow Six Siege console players will receive free next-gen upgrade - Chris Moyse
  • Sam Fisher's latest detour is a trip to Rainbow Six Siege - Jordan Devore
  • Rainbow Six Siege is free to play this week, and you're playing something else?! - Chris Moyse
  • Rainbow Six Siege goes to the wicky-wicky wild wild west with new Showdown event - Chris Moyse
  • More related stories
    Filed under... #Cheats #halt criminal scum! #multiplayer #Online #PC #PS4 #Rainbow Six #Ubisoft #Xbox One

    READER COMMENTS LOADING BELOW...


    LET'S KEEP THE COMMUNITY GREAT


    You're not expected to always agree, but do please keep cool and never make it personal. Report harassment, spam, and hate speech to our community team. Also, on the right side of a comment you can flag nasty comments anonymously (we ban users dishing bad karma). For everything else, contact us!



     
     
  •