For a long time, one of the “natural enemies”, a persistent problem that plagues the world gaming village, especially fighting games, is cheating, which has become increasingly popular. There have been many super products, from being the most popular game that have dropped, declined and even had few players left just because the cheat hack in the game was too strong to be controlled. We can mention typical names like PUBG, CS: GO and many other typical games. But here, the world gaming village will probably turn to a new page, especially after the crispy victory of Bungie – the publisher of the Destiny 2 game against cheaters.
Destiny 2 just won a lawsuit against websites that provide cheat software
Accordingly, since 2021, Bungie has been pursuing a lawsuit with Mihai Claudiu-Florentin – a guy who specializes in selling fraudulent software on the website VeteranCheats. With its software, Mihai has allowed users to have an advantage over other gamers through features such as self-targeting, seeing through walls… Of course, this is more than enough for Bungie concluded that the software harmed fair competition in Destiny 2 – the game they released.
After 2 years of pursuing the lawsuit, this publisher was well compensated
Pursuing a long-running lawsuit, Bungie was recently won in court on charges that VeteranCheats violated the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA), breached contract, and knowingly interfered. interfere with contractual relationships – which gamers are required to agree to before experiencing Destiny 2. Even the publisher details that there have been at least 5848 cheat hacks that happened through through VeteranCheats’ service targeting Destiny 2 from November 2020 to July 2022.
Bungie was compensated nearly 300 billion VND after the lawsuit
As a result, Bungie won the lawsuit for 12 million dollars (about 300 billion VND). This can be considered as a new page for the world gaming village. However, the results may not be complete when, despite winning the lawsuit, the VeteranCheats website still works normally and continues to provide cheat software, only the homepage no longer displays the Destiny section. only 2 more. However, other publishers can completely learn from Bungie to completely eliminate the problem of hacking cheats in their games.