PUBG: New State received an emergency maintenance Thursday to fix a bug that was causing some accounts to incorrectly claim in-game items. Developer Krafton mentioned that the accounts affected by this bug have been temporarily restricted while the issue is being resolved. Players with these blocked accounts will also receive compensation. Earlier this week, PUBG: New State received a mandatory update that brought new measures to improve its in-game detection of hackers. These measures were put in place to contain fraud.
Krafton announced in a release that PUBG: New State was in need of temporary emergency maintenance on November 25th. Maintenance was due to a bug where “in-game items could be incorrectly claimed by certain accounts”. Krafton also mentions that the accounts affected by this bug have been temporarily banned from accessing the game while it is retrieving the items and fixing the bug.
Players affected by this bug and whose accounts have been temporarily banned will be granted access once the bug has been fixed. PUBG: New State will also pay players compensation for being blocked by the in-game mail.
In his press release, Krafton said, “We sincerely apologize to all survivors affected by this issue, and especially to those whose accounts have been suspended.”
Earlier this week, PUBG: New State received a mandatory update that brought new measures to improve its in-game detection of hackers. The mandatory update is an attempt by Krafton to improve its anti-cheat measures and has been introduced for players on Android and iOS. The update brings extended measures for the detection of “unauthorized third-party programs” in real time.
Krafton mentions that increased use of unauthorized third-party software was noted on the weekend of November 20-22. This software helps the players and gives them special skills in the game. Potential weaknesses in PUBG: New State could have given hackers the necessary loopholes to cheat in the game, were also patched according to the developer.
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