PUBG Mobile in its sixteenth report has stated that they have been banned 42% more cheaters than last week, i.e., from December 11th to December 17th. The report also revealed that over 2,127,454 accounts were banned for defrauding, with each receiving a permanent suspension.
The first report, posted on August 29, saw 1,273,152 accounts suspended, and the second one saw 1,838,223 accounts getting the boot.
Last week, PUBG Mobile suspended 1,498,044 accounts for cheating which is 42% more defrauders as compared to the previous one.
Break-up of the banned PUBG Mobile accounts:
2 % of Conqueror tier accounts
8% of Ace tier accounts
15% of Crown tier accounts
17% of Diamond tier accounts
15% of Platinum tier accounts
12% of Gold tier accounts
9% of Silver-tier accounts
22% of Bronze tier accounts
Banned cheat report:
15% of the cheats were banned due to auto-aim usage, used to shoot enemies automatically using third-party scripts.
Around 18% used X-ray visions to gain an unfair advantage and see the enemy’s position through covers and walls.
11% were using speed hacks to outperform enemies via an unfair movement advantage.
12% of the frauds received suspensions for using a modification of area damage, where they could kill others instantly with increased bullet damage.
31% of the hackers were handed bans because they utilized the modification of the character model hack to gain an unfair advantage using third-party plugins.
The remaining 13% got banned due to unspecified reasons.
How PUBG Mobile is making sure to keep the game fair:
To implement fair gameplay, the developers have created an anti-cheat feature, Video Review Station. Players have the power to decide whether a reported gamer is hacking or not.
If the maximum number of responses say that he/she is guilty, then the officials will review the footage for further verification before making the final call.
PUBG Mobile’s tips to protecting the account from hackers:
Tip 1: Have a new password for every account.
Tip 2: Enable two-factor authentication.
Tip 3: Change password every six months.
Tip 4: Never share your accounts with anyone.