Titanfall cheaters on PC, your days are numbered.
Developer Respawn Entertainment has announced that it has finally begun enforcing bans for those caught cheating in the multiplayer shooter. Respawn is using anti-cheat engine FairFight (the same technology used in Battlefield 4) to root out cheaters. The developer will continue to tweak the algorithm over time to nab even more cheaters, they said.
How do you know if you're banned? If you are, you'll see the image above. If you do get banned, you still get to play Titanfall, but you'll be relegated to a server pool composed of other cheaters. Respawn calls this the "Wimbledon of aimbot contests."
"Hopefully, the aimbot cheat you paid for really is the best, or these all-cheater matches could be frustrating for you. Good luck," Respawn said.
If you're a banned Titanfall player and you join a party with non-banned players, everyone in your party will be treated as a banned player for that specific session.
"If you are a non-cheater and you invite a cheater friend into a party, you will be stuck playing against cheaters. If you stop inviting your cheater friend, you will once again get to play with the non-cheater population," Respawn said. "You do not get permanently tainted just by playing with a cheater--you are only banned for cheating if you are actually cheating."
If you think you've been banned unfairly, you can contact Respawn's anti-cheat department at firstname.lastname@example.org.
It's unclear if Respawn is addressing cheating on the Xbox One version of Titanfall as well. The game comes to Xbox 360 on April 8.
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