As detailed in an announcement post from a PUBG community manager, the anti-cheat update will go live on Feb. 5 at
The core aspect of the game that this update
“The new anti-cheat feature will block different helper programs that alter the graphics or aid in gameplay in some way,” the announcement post read. “What these programs have in common is that they all hook into our game and transform game files. Programs that are not used to gain an unfair advantage can also be blocked if they behave like cheats.
“One of the popular programs that will be blocked is ReShade. You will not be banned for having it on
There are several other programs such as NVIDIA ShadowPlay and some capture programs that’ll be temporarily disabled as well so that the PUBG team can “hone the new anti-cheat features.” Some programs may be blocked
It seems that the new anti-cheat measures couldn’t have come at a better time as well with cheating still a widespread problem in PUBG. Earlier today, it was also reported that the anti-cheat service known as BattlEye that monitors PUBG and other games had banned over a million players from the game in the month of January alone while adding that there’s still plenty more to do.