Outriders releases in lower than per week and when you had been planning on dishonest, be warned: You’ll be perpetually branded a grimy cheater and received’t be capable to play with rule-following gamers through matchmaking.
In a pre-release weblog put up on Steam, Outriders developer Individuals Can Fly laid out a bunch of details about issues like pre-loading, post-launch help, modifications made to the sport because the demo, and extra. One part was devoted to cheaters. And it appears Individuals Can Fly are severe about cheaters. What’s attention-grabbing about that is that Outriders is strictly a co-op and solo on-line shooter. There’s not PVP or aggressive side to the sport.
In line with the devs, solely about 0.01% of demo gamers cheated. However to be clear, the studio sees you all. All of you. It even singled out one cheater who gave themselves 600 ill-gotten legendary weapons. That’s spectacular! (Contact me in case you are studying this, I’ve questions.)
When you do determine to cheat, you received’t be banned, however you’ll be punished in another methods. For starters, cheaters shall be saved separate from legit gamers throughout matchmaking. Individuals Can Fly warns this may in all probability result in longer wait occasions. Additionally, a small, discreet however easy-to-spot mark shall be added to your HUD. So in case you are say, a preferred streamer, everybody will be capable to see you cheated.
The devs additionally laid out what they think about dishonest. Right here’s the record:
- Deliberately operating the sport on PC with out Straightforward Anti Cheat (EAC)
- Modifying recreation information to boost a personality: ranges, expertise, stock, and so forth.
- Externally modifying recreation time to scale back time-dependent options reminiscent of distributors and challenges
- Utilizing a coach program or just like acquire benefits throughout the recreation
- Utilizing gameplay altering packages reminiscent of aimbots or wallhacks.
When you cheated throughout the demo, Individuals Can Fly is providing you with an opportunity to repent and wash away your sins. Earlier than beginning the complete recreation, which can let gamers convey over their demo characters and equipment, you’ll have to delete all characters and gadgets in your whole account. A full wipe. Try this and your account received’t be branded a cheater.
Individuals Can Fly additionally clarified that farming for loot isn’t dishonest. So be happy to exit on the lookout for Outriders’ loot cave-equal. And to be clear, dishonest received’t get you banned. So when you solely wish to play solo or with a good friend who additionally cheats, you’ll be able to nonetheless try this. You’ll be branded a cheater however you in all probability don’t care anyway!
Outriders is ready to launch on April 1 for (deep breath) PS5, PS4, Xbox Collection X/S, Xbox One and PC. Will probably be obtainable on day one on Xbox Sport Move.