It seems EA and Respawn implemented some kind of ban system that works with hardware. They banned PC players and blacklisted their computer whether it's their Graphics Card, their motherboard or their IP address... They could even ban their router using IPV6. Some web servers already block entire households sometimes because of how IPV6 and routers' MAC address works.
According to people on Reddit, some cheaters are panicking.
Just saw a new hack today - the one punch knockdown.
Was shooting at this cheater and hitting him a fair bit and he teleports to me and knocks me down with one punch.
And before you ask, I had shields left (blue armour and blue helmet).
Well not if they are hardware banned
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Honestly, with the latency i have, i couldn't tell the difference between lag or a cheat.
I've had my Lvl 3 armour and health drop in 2 seconds while i've had minscule numbers dropping off the enemy i'm shooting at. I'd hit enemies with hit detection blinking for little damage, and i've hit them dead on for not even the hit detection to go off.
But i have a not so great connection rn, so i accept it and move on, win some, lose more. It's a shame when a tactical advantage loses out to lag though.. it would be nice if i could do stealth kills, i'd have killed entire squads even with the lag.
Watched one guy, not sure if it was an aimbot or not, was on my team, but i died and watched him finish the last two off, and his aim was behind the opponent, but the hit indicator was going off and he killed em, being behind the target and all..
You're wrong the hardware ban is exceeded useless and serves only to make the poor believe that the naive cheaters are really punished, but the only ones to be punished are those who have installed a cheat as if it were an app for the phone while all the others know that there is a tool that simultaneously rewrites all the banned hardware signature, in a nutshell 2 clicks and the hardware ban is gone ...