New Tarkov Feature Makes It Easy To Identify Cheaters
Escape from Tarkov underwent a huge update last week, along with a ‘wipe’ that resets the game on a global scale. It has proven to be a massive hit with fans the world over, with Battlestate Games having tweaked recoil, weather, loot dynamics, customisation, and pushing live the new session-based multiplayer game, Escape from Tarkov Arena.
One monumental evolution that has occurred in Escape from Tarkov has seen the addition of viewable player profiles to the game. They showcase the newly added string of achievements, but users can also see the loadout and stats for any player in the game – and that’s making it extremely easy to identify cheaters.
Oh, You Have a 78.2 KD?
In Escape from Tarkov, players can now bring up anyone’s detailed profile at the click of a button – this was never previously possible.
It’s a simple solution to finding out everything you need to know about a player, from the number of raids they’ve completed to their success rate and current loadout. It also shows the player’s kill-to-death ratio, amongst many other things. This is one of the most fundamental indicators of someone’s status as a cheater. If they’ve completed a mere 30 raids but have a KD of 80 and a raid success rate of 90%, then you could make the safest bet possible against them being a cheater.
There are players out there with staggering levels of skill in Escape from Tarkov, but nobody is that good. From there, it’s a simple step to report the profile and notify Battlestate Games that it could be a cheater that you’ve found in the game.
Historically, Battlestate Games has been tough on cheaters, pushing out sizeable ban waves that rip thousands of hackers from the game – but it never seems like enough, and the issue persists regardless.
It’s one of the biggest blockers to Tarkov’s success among the masses.