Riot Games has expelled 8873 players cheats Valorant, its shooter tactician who has been in the closed beta phase since April 7. Philip Koskinas, one of the designers of the anti-cheat system of the game, Vanguard, has announced on Twitter these expulsions that affect both the user account and the hardware they used to play.
"Located a universe of Valorant where there are 8873 fewer cheats and I have all moved towards him, please be careful as your bones may have changed during the dimensional journey, "Koskinas joked on the social network. His tweet was picked up by the new Riot Games Twitter account dedicated to the anti-cheat system
Even though this is just closed beta, we've promised that we're going to be heavily committed to anti-cheat. This banwave is still only the beginning. We're going to ensure the highest standard of competitive integrity in VALORANT. https://t.co/EjxuYG0JEE– Riot Vanguard (@RiotVanguard) May 12, 2020
"Although this is just closed beta, we have promised that we are strongly committed to avoiding cheating.", reaffirm from @RiotVanguard. "This wave of evictions is only the beginning. We will ensure the highest standards of competitive integrity in Valorant, conclude the statement.
Asked by the American media Polygon, Riot Games claims that cheating player accounts have been removed, but that it has been avoided that they can use the same computer to enter the game. "We confirm that these are expulsions of accounts of Valorant, including expulsions of hardwarebut we can't share much detail beyond that. "
"We are doing this throughout the entire beta and at launch, as this has always been our commitment from day one," they continue in the statement, "but probably never in a 'concrete' cadence because we like to scare cheats".
In an article published in the official website of the game they explained that have built the game to avoid cheats as much as possible: "We started by building the game with cheating in mind and how to prevent it (with elements like fog of war and network code submitted to servers). Then we made sure that developing cheat programs would be very expensive and complicated ( with measures like Vanguard and other anti-cheat measures. "
For get a closed beta of Valorant Must see streamings of the game on Twitch, taking into account that the accounts of that service and Riot Games must be linked. The game arrive in open, like free to play with cosmetic micropayments (like a battle pass), to late summer.