PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds is already one of the most popular games in history, and when a game gains great popularity, a small part of the players want to stand out above the rest, and unfortunately the use of tricks in the game begins to become commonplace. And things are not different from PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds too, and developers are banning lots of players on a daily basis. Now, Brendan Greene, director of the game indicates that 99 percent of these cheats are from China.
“There’s a massive cheat market not only in China, but around the world,” he said. “But it’s seen as kind of a little bit more acceptable to cheat in games in China. Also geographically, they just have a lot more people than anywhere else in the world.”
Due to this, many users have requested in the official forums the complete ban of Chinese players, and obviously, it is something that will not happen, because it is a very strong market, to the point that thanks to the PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds, the largest number of active users on Steam are from China, something that had never been seen until the launch of this game on the PC, and that translates into millions of copies sold.
“I don’t think that’s a good idea at all,” he said. “Yes, the majority of cheats come out of China, but that doesn’t mean all Chinese players are cheaters. This idea that just because you’ve got a few bad eggs, you’ve gotta ban a whole country is a bit reactive.”