August 10, 2022
Battlegrounds Mobile India developer Crafton bans over 2.5 million accounts in a month to curb fraud

Battlegrounds Mobile India (BGMI) developer Crafton has said that it has banned 2.5 million accounts either permanently or temporarily in a time frame of around 40 days. The South Korean developer said the move is aimed at eliminating fraud and fraudsters from BGMI. Listing the steps it has taken to remove the cheats, Crafton also claims it has cleaned up most of the cheats in the game. The company had earlier banned 88,000 accounts in a week in October and 140,000 accounts in a week in September.

Crafton says it has banned 25,19,692 accounts permanently and 7,06,319 accounts temporarily between October 1 and November 10. “Crafton continues to make major efforts to eradicate cheats and cheaters on BGMI. In line with its efforts, Crafton has now cleaned up most of the cheats in the game, making BGMI a much more fun experience, and adding to BGMI Will continue to take necessary steps to keep it fair and fun,” the developer said in a statement.

Crafton also listed some of the steps it has taken to remove fraudsters from BGMI, including a fraud detection and banning system that allowed the system to follow up on fraudsters in real time, essentially Helps the South Korean developer to ban players who use illegal methods. It also placed “Parambans” to permanently ban the fraudsters “leaving no chance of a second chance”.

Crafton says it also enforces manual verification and bans of accounts that use or promote illegal programs among high-ranking people. “The team is monitoring such accounts in real time and permanently banning them if any illegal program is detected,” it said. There is also real-time monitoring of YouTube for any channels promoting illegal programs and instant blocking of channels.

This isn’t the first time the developer has pulled players out of the game. In one of its previous actions, BGMI announced in October that it permanently banned approximately 88,000 accounts in one week as part of an ongoing campaign to limit illegal programs that resulted in game hacking. happened. Developer Crafton said in September that it had banned more than 140,000 accounts within a week.

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