Entries in 'bans' (6)

Gears of War leakers face Xbox Live ban

Gears of War leakers face Xbox Live ban

UPDATE: “To be clear, if a console is suspended from Xbox Live for a violation of the Terms of Use, it can still be used offline," a Microsoft spokesperson told ...

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on May 15th 2015 at 2:20AM in News
Valve gives developers the power to ban Steam users

Valve gives developers the power to ban Steam users

Valve has widened the ability for players to be banned on Steam by granting developers the right to direct player bans directly.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 30th 2015 at 12:55PM in News
Smite's year-long bans on pro players are harsh, but fair

Smite's year-long bans on pro players are harsh, but fair

Five competitive Smite players have received professional suspensions of up to one year for account sharing, Hi-Rez Studios announced yesterday.

Chris Higgins
by Chris Higgins
on Apr 8th 2015 at 12:57PM in News
Some players wrongly banned from Battlefield 3 multiplayer

Some players wrongly banned from Battlefield 3 multiplayer

Anti-cheat system Punkbuster has incorrectly banned some innocent players of Battlefield 3.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 24th 2014 at 11:51AM in News

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Over 4,500 players banned from Rust

Over 4,500 players banned from Rust

UK developer Facepunch Studios has banned 4,621 players from its open-world survival game Rust using its own anti-cheat software, CheatPunch.

Craig Chapple
by Craig Chapple
on Feb 12th 2014 at 3:31PM in News
Xbox One handing out 24-hour bans for swearing

Xbox One handing out 24-hour bans for swearing

Users who swear in videos they upload using the Xbox One’s Upload Studio are being handed 24-hour bans from the application.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 26th 2013 at 11:32AM in News