Lost Ark dev Smilegate is working on bringing back all those real accounts it accidentally banned

Misplaced Ark developer Smilegate lately banned a wave of bots to stop dishonest, however numerous actual gamers have discovered they had been banned too.

Bot bans clearly aren’t unusual in any on-line recreation, significantly MMOs which might have large playerbases. Smilegate lately put a ban wave into impact on Steam, eliminating numerous bots, but it surely additionally appears actual gamers had been caught up within the crossfire.

The ban seems to have largely affected gamers that have not logged in in numerous months, or people who have a small playtime. Whereas a ban would possibly not likely matter to the participant that is not too invested within the recreation, bans do matter in your total Steam account. Current evaluations on the sport’s Steam page are largely damaging on the time of writing on account of the current ban.

People who have not performed the sport shortly may not have observed, however as a result of some evidently did so for no matter motive, a quantity have found they’ve obtained a ban. This led to the moderators of the game’s subreddit put out a post acknowledging the massive variety of posts being made in regards to the subject.

Because the Reddit publish was made yesterday, Smilegate has put out a statement on the sport’s boards, and is working in direction of undoing them. “We now have decided the error that triggered these false bans, and are actively engaged on reversing them for all affected official gamers no matter whether or not a assist ticket who has been filed,” reads the publish. These which were banned can nonetheless submit a ban attraction ticket to buyer assist to try to get freed from the ban sooner.

In additional optimistic information for the sport, a crossover with CD Projket’s The Witcher is on the way, set to go dwell on January 18. There’s a complete quest to do with the primary man himself Geralt, and there are a variety of Witcher-themed objects and cosmetics to earn too, like a wallpaper pores and skin, weapon skins, and full character skins too.


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