The Chinese authorities have removed major players in the cheating business.
Tencent has cooperated with Chinese authorities to stop a large-scale cheating campaign called “Chicken Legs.” According to reports, this cheating software manufacturer sells popular mobile phone and PC game cheating software, including Valorant, “Overwatch”, “Call of Duty” mobile phones and so on.
Of course, some of these games are published by Tencent, and this large publisher has been cooperating with the Kunshan police to track down and crack down on this group. According to the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC), the group’s lifetime revenue was $76 million, mainly from recurring subscription fees-this model is now popular among cheaters.
Some of these subscriptions can cost as much as $200 per month. The police arrested ten people, found 17 cheaters, and seized several sports cars from the organization’s garage. The Chinese authorities call it the “world’s largest” cheating case.
The Chinese police, known as the “Kunshan Police”, cooperated with Tencent Games to ban the largest cheating service provider in China. They were sentenced to jail and seized approximately US$46 million in assets. This is the largest fraud game in history. Provider
What a victory a liar will never prosper pic.twitter.com/WBfkjNiP2g
-Anti-Cheat Police Department 🕵️ (@AntiCheatPD) March 28, 2021
The impact of cheating in competitive games has never been so obvious. Big games like Warzone continue to fight against it, and developers have been catching up. Some people even took the cheaters to court, the most famous being Bunge and Riot jointly prosecuting the cheaters in “Destiny 2” and “The Brave”.
Riot itself has its own problems with Riot Guard anti-cheat software. The intrusive nature of Riot Guard anti-cheat software and its ability to prevent suspected applications from launching on PCs with PCs have been hailed by many people.