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Ubisoft has recently announced some good and bad news to all avid and interested gamers of Tom Clancy’s “Rainbow Six Siege.” While many were thrilled about the “Siege” Starter Edition, which is available for only $15 or €15, some felt threatened over the game developer’s warning regarding its cheating or hacking policy.
Tom Clancy’s “Rainbow Six Siege” developer Ubisoft is no stranger to cheaters and exploiters. In fact, the developer has faced these similar dilemmas in Tom Clancy’s “The Division,” where first offense lead to a 14-day suspension and second offenses will result in permanent bad, as previously reported.
Tom Clancy’s ‘Rainbow Six Siege’ Cheating And Hacking Penalty
After Ubisoft’s implementation of its newly improved cheat detection system and exploiter’s punishments in Tom Clancy’s “The Division,” the developer has updated its penalty rulings in Tom Clancy’s “Rainbow Six Siege.” According to IGN, Ubisoft’s new anti-cheat rules will include permanent bans as a punishment for first offense hacking or cheating.
“The presence of cheating in the game is something we take very seriously, and is a priority on the development team,” Ubisoft’s statements read, as seen on the Siege website. “This update is one step among many that we are working on to better engage with the community on this issue.”
Tom Clancy’s “Rainbow Six Siege” code of conduct was also updated. For a detailed explanation on Ubisoft’s ruling, check out GameSpot.
How Cheaters And Hackers Defined In Tom Clancy’s ‘Rainbow Six Siege’
According to Ubisoft, hackers and cheaters are players who provide a modified or “unauthorized versions” of Tom Clancy’s “Rainbow Six Siege.” They usually offer “unfair advantages” or the source of loss for other players.
Unfortunately, not all hackers and cheaters will be penalized with a permanent ban on their first offense. In fact, some will receive a temporary ban depending on the gravity of the wrongdoing as revealed on Tom Clancy’s “Rainbow Six Siege” Cheating and Banning FAQ.
In identifying cheaters, Ubisoft the server-side anti-cheat engine FairFight. But the developer is also currently testing other client-side anti-cheat options to be implemented in Tom Clancy’s “Rainbow Six Siege.”
Tom Clancy’s ‘Rainbow Six Siege’ Anti-Cheating Policy Similar To Blizzard Entertainment’s ‘Overwatch’
Meanwhile, the updated code of conduct and anti-cheating policy of Tom Clancy’s “Rainbow Six Siege” is reportedly similar to Blizzard’s “Overwatch.” With its anti-cheating efforts, Blizzard has already banned thousands of exploiters and has kept “Overwatch” cheat-free, Polygon reports.
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