Battlegrounds Mobile India Publisher Krafton Bans Over 70,000 Accounts for Cheating in One Week

Deepak Gupta January 12, 2022
Updated 2022/01/12 at 6:48 AM

Battlegrounds Mobile India (BGMI) developer Krafton banned over 70,000 accounts in one week. The ban is part of strict measures taken by the developer against illegal activities, which they say are affecting the gaming environment. It also published a list with the names of banned accounts. Previously, Krafton had banned nearly 60,000 accounts between December 27th and January 2nd. He has been banned since December 6th and has banned over 400,000 accounts in his weekly takedowns.

Krafton announced through a publish that 70,543 accounts on BGMI were banned for using illegal activities in the six-day period from December 27th to January 2nd. published the cheaters list. Krafton bans players if they have downloaded the BGMI game from an unofficial channel or have illegal auxiliary programs on their devices.

In its previous takedown, Krafton banned nearly 71,000 accounts for cheating. The maximum number of bans occurred between December 13th and 19th (almost 1 Lakh) and more than 142,000 between December 6th and 12th.

Meanwhile, a report states that the next update for Battlegrounds Mobile India (version 1.8) will arrive on January 14th. Krafton has partnered with Sony Pictures to bring special content, including collaboration skins, from Spider-Man: No Way Home to the battle royale game. Players who complete in-game quests can claim these special items in BGMI, says Krafton. The publisher has yet to provide an official release date and other details.


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