Respawn is hardware banning Apex Legends cheaters

Apex Legends cheaters are being hardware banned, so they can't make new accounts and play.

Published Mon, Apr 8 2019 8:25 PM CDT   |   Updated Tue, Nov 3 2020 11:48 AM CST

We all hate cheaters. They ruin games and in battle royale games it's even worse, which is why it's great to see Respawn tackling cheaters in Apex Legends with a harsh ban stick that hardware bans the pesky cheaters, period.

Respawn is hardware banning Apex Legends cheaters |

New reports suggest that people who are caught cheating in Apex Legends are getting their hardware banned which means they can't create a new account for Apex and play again. It's a pretty hardcore ban, but with Apex Legends being the hottest game on the market right now, Respawn need to handle cheaters seriously if they want to keep gamers happy.


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