Red Dead Redemption ban wave coming soon

Discussion in 'User Submitted News' started by Guild McCommunist, Aug 23, 2010.

  1. Guild McCommunist

    Guild McCommunist (not on boat)

    May 6, 2009
    United States
    The Danger Zone

    Tomorrow Gamertags and PlayStation Network IDs with hacked Red Dead Redemption game saves will be banned from playing, Rockstar has warned.

    "Oh yes. As promised, the ban hammer is a'coming," said the GTA creator.

    "Starting on Tuesday 24th August we will be swiftly and indefinitely banishing from the world of Red Dead Redemption multiplayer all Gamertags and PSN IDs we've detected with hacked game saves.

    "Such cheating is a clear violation of our code of conduct, and punishable at our sole discretion.

    Rockstar says those who took advantage of exploits to rapidly grind experience points will not be banned, but it is able to tell who hacked their save to have impossible scores.

    Banned hackers will also be removed from the leaderboards.

    "To be spared, any hacked saves that you have will need to be deleted – single player as well as multiplayer. You should be aware that everything is wiped when deleting saves. These are the only exceptions:

    "Players would keep any Achievements/Trophies they had already earned.

    "All preorder items tied to their accounts would be unlocked for them upon signing in and creating a new save while connected to Xbox Live or PlayStation Network.

    "Any cheats earned through Social Club would be unlocked for them upon signing in and creating a new save while connected to Xbox Live or PlayStation Network."

    Rockstar says after deleting your save, go online before tomorrow to register. For single-player saves, you will need to re-play the game while connected until you gain access to the safehouse at MacFarlane's ranch. For multiplayer saves, you will need to play one full game online or do one Gang Hideout. [/p]

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    It's good to see Rockstar putting so much time after the fact to improve the game. Now if only they could fix some balancing issues...
  2. DSGamer64

    DSGamer64 Canadian, Eh?

    Nov 9, 2007
    A cold cold place
    Good, hackers online piss me off so much. Too bad no one bothers with WFC games like Mario Kart or DQMJ.
  3. Fishaman P

    Fishaman P Speedrunner

    Jan 2, 2010
    United States
    Actually, they DO bother with MKW, but cheat codes can bypass the bans.
  4. soulx

    soulx GBAtemp Legend

    Apr 4, 2009
    That's good.
    A company that actually puts effort into a game after it's released.
  5. Delta517

    Delta517 Its okay...Im a ninja ;)

    Nov 25, 2008
    Man... Rockstar is best! [​IMG]

    Thanks for your wonderful support to this game! [​IMG]