Latest Diablo 3 bans cause leaderboard shuffle

By Stephany Nunneley, Tuesday, 10 February 2015 21:28 GMT

If you are a Diablo 3 player and noticed a bit of shuffling has occurred on the leaderboard, it’s because some cheaters have been booted.

The notice was posted on the game’s forum by Blizzard.

“Some of the shifts you may be seeing on leaderboards are a direct result of a recent ban wave issued for cheating,” reads the post. “Players that were found to be in violation were removed from the leaderboards and other rankings have been adjusted appropriately as a result.

“This means your ranking may have increased if someone ranked above you was removed from the leaderboard.

“As we move forward to future seasons and eras, we’ll be continuing to monitor for such behavior and take appropriate action, though we may not always message when such ban waves occur.”

The ban is just the latest sweep performed by Blizzard in an ongoing effort to kick cheaters to the curb.

Thanks, Blue.

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