Here is how PUBG catches cheats • Eurogamer.web


“We just lately created a really subtle technical response.”

PUBG Corp. has opened up and given a sneak peek at how the corporate finds and investigates cases of dishonest in its vastly well-liked battle royale, PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds.

With a video description that reads merely as “an replace from the PUBG staff working behind the scenes to answer cheaters and unauthorised apps”, the four-minute video particulars a few of the automated checks and balances PUBG Corp. has put in place, in addition to stresses the significance of user-reporting.

“We’re at all times in search of methods to supply probably the most constructive gameplay expertise we are able to for our neighborhood,” mentioned Dohyung Lee, head of PUBG’s anti-cheat unit.

“The Anti-Cheat Unit identifies suspicious participant behaviour by means of participant studies and our inner programs,” added Wonha Ryu, anti-cheat operation supervisor. “Once we discover one thing, we assessment the associated logs get hold of the hack software or gadget used, and begin our investigation. The Evaluation Crew and Engineering Crew analyse the hack software and begin creating a response logic.”

If that every one sounds a bit of imprecise and unspecific, it is intentional; with the intention to preserve one step forward of the cheaters, PUBG retains the main points of its strategies underneath wraps. It did, nonetheless, reveal that it makes use of its programs to find third-party hacking instruments after which develops methods to counter them (in addition to banning the cheaters, after all). It is also utilising AI in order that it may well examine cheat claims sooner.

“Cheat builders will at all times evolve their strategies to attempt to get round ours,” acknowledged Dongwan Kim, an anti-cheat engineer. “So we just lately created a really subtle technical response that makes it tougher for offenders to develop unlawful packages, corresponding to encryption of pointer and reminiscence, virtualisation of codes, part shuffles, and extra.”

For extra, take a look at the complete video beneath (thanks, PCGN):

PUBG Corp introduced final month that it is branching out into narrative titles with its new studio, Putting Distance. Headed up by former Visceral and Sledgehammer Video games’ Glen Schofield, the studio will “create an authentic narrative expertise throughout the PUBG universe”.


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