Battlegrounds anticheat-tool delayed by “unexpected issues”
Meanwhile, the cheating problem escalates in PUBG.
Yesterday, the team behind the anti-cheat tool Battleye told us that in January, only one million cheaters were banned in Playerunknown’s Battlegrounds. They also told us that the situation continues to escalate. Yesterday, PUBG’s anticheat update would also be released to PC, but …
PC players, the patch for the anti-cheat update has been delayed, as an unexpected issue has occurred while testing its compatibility. We will soon update you when it will be released. Thank you for your understanding.
— PLAY BATTLEGROUNDS (@PUBATTLEGROUNDS) February 6, 2018
The patch is therefore delayed due to “unexpected issues”. The official forum tells you that the patch can force users to reinstall the game. The anticheat tool will block programs that change graphics and gameplay, but even innocent programs can end up as false positives. This is what the team wants us to report on – once the new patch is released.