Counter-Strike: Global Offensive , the VAC has banned hundreds of thousands of players since announcing it free-to-play .

As you know the access to Counter-Strike: Global Offensive has become free-to-play with the launch of the battle royale mode. Apparently the move has increased the number of active players, but has also attracted a large amount of cheaters. This is evidenced by the very high number of ban imposed by Valve Anti-Cheat, or VAC, which only in December has hunted 609,375 players, according to data reported by SteamDB. This is a substantial increase compared to the 103,744 ban in November.

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The graph below, created by the user Twitter Nors3, shows the vertiginous growth of the ban in an unequivocal way. In short, what many feared at Valve ‘s announcement that Counter-Strike: Global Offensive would become free-to-play seems to have happened: the servers were filled with cheaters.

Izaan Zubair
Izaan's inquisitive in technology drove him to launch his website Tech Lapse. He usually writes pieces on emerging technology, anime, programming and alike niches. He can be reached at [email protected]
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