Ubisoft Addresses Cheating In The Division With A Huge Wave Of Bans And Suspensions

by Daniel Tack on Apr 29, 2016 at 07:22 AM

Complaints about cheating in The Division continue to swirl around the game, with some credible sources wonder if the cheating can even be fixed at all. In response, Ubisoft has released a statement detailing steps being taking to stymie cheating and bug exploits.

New cheat detection methods and harsher penalties for those caught cheating are at the forefront of a new wave of suspensions and bans that will be rolling out over the next few days. This is the largest wave of punishments handed down to date.

Ubisoft addressed its efforts in a blog post today, saying there will be a list of known exploits and the consequences for abuse. You can read the whole statement here.

Our Take
Step into any major hub of Division discussion on the internet like the game's subreddit or other forums, and you're likely to find a ton of conversation regarding how cheats are a serious, serious problem. Cheating and exploits in MMO-like titles can ruin the experience for everyone, so it's great to see Ubisoft taking these problems seriously and coming down hard on offenders. I'm hoping they can continue to come up with new ways to keep the game fun and cheat-free for everyone.