Blizzard Bans Thousands of Overwatch Cheaters

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Blizzard isn't joking when it promised to permanently ban cheaters in Overwatch, including players using "hacks, bots, or third-party software that provides any sort of unfair advantage," on their first offense.

On the official Overwatch forums, a recent "worldwide" ban wave was announced, which includes 1,572 players in China alone.

Overwatch players can use the in-game report functionality to inform Blizzard about suspected cheaters, or you can email them at


Overwatch is now available for Playstation 4, Xbox One, and PC.

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