I love how R* is handling cheaters

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#1 Posted by DCJoeDog (8 posts) -

The short and the long of it is if you cheat you will ONLY Be able to play online against other cheaters.

If you go without cheating for a long enough time you will be let back into the general population, but if caught cheating a second time that forever shall you play in the land of fiflth and cheats.

Anyone found to have used hacked saves, modded games, or other exploits to gain an unfair advantage in Max Payne 3 Multiplayer, or to circumvent the leaderboards will be quarantined from all other players into a "Cheaters Pool", where they'll only be able to compete in multiplayer matches with other confirmed miscreants. In the event we decide to absolve any of these cheaters for their past transgressions they may re-enter play with the general public, however a second offense will result in their indefinite banishment. In either case, we will be removing invalid leaderboard entries to ensure that the players at the top of the charts have earned their spots fairly.

SOURCE:

http://www.rockstargames.com/newswire/article/35441/taking-aim-at-cheaters-in-max-payne-3.html

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#2 Posted by impartialgecko (1863 posts) -

That's a wonderful piece of lateral thinking

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#3 Posted by jakob187 (22932 posts) -

Someone FINALLY did what I've been suggesting for eons?

It's about fucking time.

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#4 Posted by Akyho (2120 posts) -

Thats perfect. Lets the cheaters know how it feels to be cheated.

It also dosnt break any consumer laws of cutting of paid content. Genius!

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#5 Posted by MariachiMacabre (7097 posts) -

That's pretty funny.

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#6 Posted by DCJoeDog (8 posts) -

I like it when companies do this kind of stuff to mess with cheaters than just banning them.

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#7 Posted by Cloudenvy (5893 posts) -

Well played, Rockstar. Well played.

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#8 Edited by WilltheMagicAsian (1548 posts) -

@jakob187 said:

Someone FINALLY did what I've been suggesting for eons?

It's about fucking time.

I think Punkbuster and VAC already had that covered. Albeit, not exactly the same, but close enough.

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#9 Posted by Guided_By_Tigers (8020 posts) -

So now we'll find out who the best cheater of them all is.

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#10 Posted by Irvandus (3170 posts) -

/clap, Rockstar knows what's up.

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#11 Posted by DCJoeDog (8 posts) -

I would pay money to spectate, with gamer trash talking audio, to see the cheaters all trying to kill each other LOL

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#12 Posted by TheHT (14311 posts) -

@Guided_By_Tigers said:

So now we'll find out who the best cheater of them all is.

Oh hell yes.

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#13 Posted by Justin258 (14374 posts) -

So the cheater's servers all of a sudden become about outcheating the other players, while the decent people actually play the game on their own servers?

I agree, bloody genius.

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#14 Posted by Pibo47 (3238 posts) -

@jakob187 said:

Someone FINALLY did what I've been suggesting for eons?

It's about fucking time.

Seriously. I remember people talking about something like this since halo 2.

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#15 Posted by Intro (1271 posts) -

Good. I hope they're having fun playing others with unlimited health and aim bot.

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#16 Posted by Landon (4137 posts) -

@Pibo47 said:

@jakob187 said:

Someone FINALLY did what I've been suggesting for eons?

It's about fucking time.

Seriously. I remember people talking about something like this since halo 2.

I specifically remember one of the XBLA Street Fighters doing this exact thing.

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#17 Posted by ComradeKhan (698 posts) -

Interesting

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#18 Posted by theslothking (334 posts) -

Now MP3's mp may be playable.

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