In Escape from Tarkov, cheaters are increasingly causing mischief, using a kind of invisibility hack and you steal your inventory unnoticed. On Reddit there are several posts that deal with the problem.
Here you can see how one of these cheaters suddenly emerges from nowhere than his invisibility apparently quits her job at short notice:
A player also complained about his suffering on YouTube. The poor guy got his modded M4 from a brazen cheater stolen directly from the hands in the middle of the raid. We have embedded the video for you:
Developers are on the trail of hackers
Meanwhile, the chief of developer Battlestate Games, Nikita Buyanov, spoke on Reddit about the new problems with cheaters. So you have already »countermeasures initiated«, on the one hand to banish the cheaters and on the other hand to fix the causes.
"We are aware of the issue, the situation is being monitored and all necessary measures are already being taken. All these fraudsters are being banned and we are preparing additional measures against such exploits."
Great interest in cheaters
The increasing number of cheaters should also be related to the increased interest in hardcore shooters since the beginning of the year. After a successful promotion, Battlestate Games announced that Escape from Tarkov now has hundreds of thousands of concurrent players, which in turn caused server problems.
Escape from Tarkov has had problems with cheaters in the past. In order to create more transparency about the measures against fraudsters, the developers published a list of timely banned cheaters in the official forum in 2019.
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