"We have recently created a very advanced technical response."
PUBG Corp. he opened himself and took a look at how the company finds and investigates cases of cheating in the extremely popular royale battle, Battlegrounds PlayerUnknown.
Thanks to the video description, which simply sounds "updated by the PUBG team working behind the scenes to respond to fraudsters and unauthorized applications," the four-minute video presents the details of some of the automatic checks and balances introduced by PUBG Corp. also underlines the importance of user reporting.
"We're always looking for ways to provide our communities with the most positive gameplay experience," said Dohyung Lee, head of the PUBG anti-scam unit.
"The Anti-Cheat unit identifies suspicious player behavior through player reports and our internal systems," added Wonha Ryu, anti-fraud operations manager. "When we find something, we check related logs, get a used tool or hacking device and start our investigation. The analytical team and engineering team are analyzing the hacking tool and are starting to create a response logic. "
If all this sounds a bit vague and unspecific, it is intentional; To keep a step ahead of scammers, PUBG keeps details of its methods secret. It turned out, however, that he uses his systems to locate hack tools of other companies, and then develops ways to counter them (of course, banning cheaters). It also uses artificial intelligence to investigate fraudulent claims more quickly.
"Developers will always develop their techniques to try to avoid ours," admitted Dongwan Kim, an anti-fraud engineer. "We have recently created a very sophisticated technical response that makes it difficult for criminals to create illegal programs such as pointer and memory encryption, code virtualization, section shuffling and much more."
For more information, check out the full video below (thanks, PCGN):
PUBG Corp. announced last month that it is expanding into narrative titles with a new studio, Striking Distance. The studio, which includes Glen Schofield, former Visceral and Sledgehammer Games, "will create an original narrative experience in the PUBG universe."