Battlegrounds Mobile India publisher Krafton bans over 70,000 accounts for cheating in a week

Battlegrounds Mobile India (BGMI) developer Krafton banned more than 70,000 accounts in a week. The ban is part of the developer’s strict countermeasures against illegal activity, which it says affects the gaming environment. It has also published a list with the names of the banned accounts. Previously, Krafton had banned nearly 60,000 accounts between December 27 and January 2. It has embarked on a wave of bans since December 6 and has banned more than 400,000 accounts in its weekly deletions.

Krafton announced via a message that 70,543 accounts on BGMI were banned for using illegal activities in the six-day period from December 27 to January 2. He also published the list of cheaters. Krafton bans players if they have downloaded the BGMI game from an unofficial channel or have illegal ancillary programs on their devices.

In his previous withdrawal, Krafton banned nearly 71,000 accounts for cheating. The maximum number of bans was reached between December 13 and 19 (almost 1 Lakh) and more than 142,000 between December 6 and 12.

Meanwhile, a report claims that the next update for Battlegrounds Mobile India (version 1.8) will arrive on January 14. Krafton has partnered with Sony Pictures to bring special content, including collaboration skins, from Spider-Man: No Way Home to the Battle Royale game. Players who complete in-game missions can claim these special items on BGMI, Krafton says. The publisher has yet to provide an official launch date and other details.

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