Blizzard wields its mighty ban hammer to over 100,000 accounts

By Shabana Arif, Thursday, 14 May 2015 15:30 GMT

Cheaters never prosper. Particularly those playing silly buggers in PvP.

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A statement from a Community Manager explained that the accounts that were banned were using “third-party programs that automate gameplay, known as ‘bots.'” and went on to say that anyone diddling their way through WoW to upset the balance of “an equal and fair playing field” would get their comeuppance.

According to Kotaku, over 100,000 accounts were affected, and have been dealt a temporary six-month ban, rather than kicking them out for all of eternity, like in the good old days.

What can we learn from this? “Cheating of any form will not be tolerated.” Well said.

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