Garena released the new biweekly report on the hacks.
1,348,888 HACKER ACCOUNTS BANNED ON FREE FIRE IN THE LAST TWO WEEKS
Garena Free Fire is a blockbuster mobile game, titled Battle Royale recently crossing a billion installs on Android's Google Play Store . In 2021 alone, game downloads exceeded 100 million.
Also read: how to report hackers on Free Fire for support .
When it comes to revenue and downloads, Free Fire broke many records. It was the highest grossing game on the Play Store in June and won Mobile Game of the Year at the 2020 Esports Awards .
Despite its tremendous success, the title has been plagued by cheats and hackers . As a countermeasure, Garena uses a system that detects and bans any player who tries to gain an unfair advantage using third-party software.
To inspire confidence, the Free Fire developers also release fortnightly reports detailing cheating statistics.
The latest report published by the Free Fire developers provides information about banned hackers and employee cheats. In the last two weeks, 1,348,888 accounts have been banned . Among these numbers, 55.8% were suspended due to complaints from multiple players.
A total of 37,181 players who played with hackers to gain an unfair advantage were also banned.
Garena has optimized its anti-hack measures to improve detection. In addition, it encouraged players to report any hackers they encountered in the game.