Overwatch ban hammer hits 1,700 Chinese cheaters including the immortal “The world could always use more butts”

By Brenna Hillier
2 November 2016 23:19 GMT

Overwatch cheaters deserve the ban hammer but some of them clearly also deserve some love for their user names.


Overwatch is intended as an eSport so Blizzard has to take a pretty hard stance against cheating. The latest ban wave has knocked 1,700 Overwatch cheaters off the Chinese servers.

Unlike the western arms, Blizzard China not only bans but actually names and shames the accounts it bans from Overwatch in Battle.net posts (via Polygon).

Thanks to Redditor _CRISPR, a Chinese native speaker, we have translations for some of these names – and they’re great.

Accordingly, let the Overwatch community rejoice in the fall of these former comrades:

  • If I don’t get POTG I’ll stream me eating shit
  • The world could always use more butts
  • Justice Rains F-ughhhh
  • It’s High N-ughhhh
  • I hope there’s no Reaper in Heaven
  • Aimbot and Wallkack, deal with me
  • Sounds like someone’s sayin’ that I’m handsome
  • GF that leaks air
  • Can’t think of a name

There are several more quality examples in the post linked above.

Look, these people are not on my Christmas card list: cheating is pointless, boring and pathetic. But at least they have a sense of humour, a quality that I often feel is missing from gaming in general – especially the competitive scenes. A game like Overwatch, which is so joyous, deserves a bit of levity. I can’t stay mad.

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