PUBG Mobile bans 471873 accounts in huge crackdown; Cheats on Facebook, YouTube targeted too

    PUBG Mobile has banned more than 4 lakh accounts, 5000 plus devices, 8,228 online cheat ads and more. Check details here.
    By: HT TECH
    | Updated on: Apr 17 2022, 13:29 IST
    PUBG Mobile has released Ban Pan 4/8-4/14 Anti Cheating Report. Check details here.
    PUBG Mobile has released Ban Pan 4/8-4/14 Anti Cheating Report. Check details here. (PUBG Mobile Twitter)
    PUBG Mobile has released Ban Pan 4/8-4/14 Anti Cheating Report. Check details here.
    PUBG Mobile has released Ban Pan 4/8-4/14 Anti Cheating Report. Check details here. (PUBG Mobile Twitter)

    Now-a-days, the more popular a game is, the more it is being used by fraudsters to cheat players via cheat ads, etc. This forced the game to launch a crackdown and the latest PUBG Mobile Ban Pan 4/8-4/14 Anti Cheating Report reveals that it has permanently suspended 4,71,873 accounts and 5,694 devices from April 8 to April 14. The game further went on to say that it removed 8,228 online cheat ads with 14,526,920 followers and views, during week 14. To ensure fraudsters don't find any place to hide in the game, PUBG also shared a link where players can report cheating content to the community team- https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSc4OjEgxlYpcAO7zkd9-jLNvkB3nZRsrkMv-IqVII6EnL0DnQ/viewform.

    The information was provided by PUBG Mobile over its official Twitter handle. "#PUBGMOBILE #BanPan Report From 4/8 to 4/14, we permanently suspended 471,873 accounts and 5,694 devices. During week 14, we removed 8,228 online cheat ads with 14,526,920 followers and views. Report online cheat ads: https://bit.ly/3soBavK," PUBG Mobile tweeted. As per the information provided by PUBG Mobile, the game has taken down 66 pages and groups on Facebook, 8119 videos on YouTube, and 43 accounts on Instagram.

    Meanwhile, it can be noted that PUBG Mobile is banned in India. "To comply with the interim order of the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology dated September 2, 2020, Tencent Games will terminate all service and access for users in India to PUBG MOBILE Nordic Map: Livik and PUBG MOBILE Lite (together, “PUBG Mobile”) on October 30, 2020. The rights to publish PUBG MOBILE in India will be returned to the owner of the PUBG intellectual property," the game had said.

    PUBG Mobile keeps on informing about the events, and other details to its players via its official Twitter handle. The game on Sunday, April 17, informed that Royale Pass Month 9 will be ending on April 19th. It reminded the players to not to miss out on exclusive items from the Warframe collab. "Royale Pass Month 9 will be ending on April 19th! Don't miss out on exclusive items from the Warframe collab!," it tweeted.

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    First Published Date: 17 Apr, 13:29 IST
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