Fall Guys has already been the victim of players who have found ways to fool themselves. Players have already learned how to obviate obstacles and mourn other players in the blatant battle of Royale. Still, it looks like things could get better, the developer promises that there are already far fewer cheats in the game.
“Pathetic isn’t it?” said Redditor Beard_Of_Serpico to the Fall Falls subreddit. “Cheating in one of the most fun and friendly games ever kids. That’s why we can’t have good things.”
The UK-based Mediatonic studio launched Battle Royale on August 4 and experienced server issues after more than 2 million players connected to the game via Steam the first week. Since then, like many other online multiplayer games, players have found ways to cut through walls, run faster, and float in order to gain an unfair advantage in certain mini-games.
“We’re working as quickly as possible to fix this in-game problem,” Mediatonic told GameSpot via email. “Traps and other evils to increase performance are being distracted from everyone̵7;s pleasure and we are actively working to address it now.”
Players believe that scammers use third-party software to manipulate the position of their characters in the game. “There are already programs capable of allowing players to fly, teleport and hack at the speed that anyone can go and download right now,” Redditor Raging_Rob said. “The number of traps will only increase as the word is reduced.”
There is no way to report cheaters in the game, but Mediatonic advises players to report them on their Discord channel or via the Fall Guys subreddit. The developer added on August 11 that it has improved its own detection criteria and that even without players reporting cheating, they see them falling substantially.
Now it is no longer necessary to report individual traps, as we have adjusted our detection criteria we have noticed a significant drop in cheaters, getting better and better. 🙌
A huge thank you to everyone who played the game pretty much, you are all awesome and we love you! ❤️ pic.twitter.com/lPZJVBjzIm
– Fall Boys 👑 (@FallGuysGame) August 11, 2020
Alessandro Barbosa of GameSpots enjoyed his time playing Fall Guys and his variety of mini games. “With its short games and easy-to-grasp mechanics, Fall Guys is easily the most accessible and welcoming real battle yet,” he said in the GameSpot review. “Its bright color and different game modes do a good job of attracting you and keeping you hooked, even if a good handful is at odds with the easy nature of its premise.”
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