Riot’s new tactical shooter sport, Valorant, isn’t even out of beta and but the builders are already having to crack down on cheaters. According to Paul Chamberlain, programmer and anti-cheat lead on Valorant, the very first ban has already been issued.
Well it sucks, however at the moment we needed to ban our first cheater (and it seems like extra bans are on the horizon).
I hoped for a bit of extra time earlier than this combat kicked off however we’re in it now and we’re prepared.
— Paul Chamberlain (@arkem) April 9, 2020
Chamberlain says that extra bans are on the horizon, with Riot seeking to snuff out hackers the second they pop up in-game. It has solely been three days because the closed beta started, however plainly was sufficient time for some gamers to interrupt by the anti-cheat system that Riot developed. The system was designed to weed out the cheaters utilizing an AI that might examine and monitor gamers, with the ultimate resolution coming from the anti-cheat workforce.
It is irritating to see this habits in model new video games, the place everybody must be beginning off with the identical degree of play. Hopefully Riot continues to deliver down the hackers as they pop up and work in direction of eliminating these sorts of gamers for good.
If your unfamiliar with Valorant, or need to know extra concerning the sport earlier than the official launch, take a look at our in-depth analysis on the newest FPS to hit the genre.