Update: A representative from Amazon Games provided the following statement to PC Gamer: “We do not automatically ban based on player reports. All player reports are manually reviewed by our teams before any action is taken against a player. We know there is some confusion around this, and it has only increased Worse due to players receiving some inconsistent or unclear responses from our teams. It is important that we earn the trust of our players, and we will aim to do a better job of communicating more clearly going forward.”
Original story: It’s popular in some multiplayer games: get enough behavior reports in a short time, get banned automatically.
It’s a system ready to be abused in competitive MMOs, and New World seems to be rampant with an evil one as it combines winner-take-all rewards and The lists of participants are very narrow Make the best goals for your wave of aggressive false reporting very clear. Now, New World players seem to have discovered that they can target their enemies with reports to trigger this ban for 24 hours… before a time-limited war event.
New World players widely say they were banned for no reason, or that large swathes of their corporate membership were banned just before the war.
Posts across Steam forums, Reddit, and other social media give tales of the bans. One Reddit reads: “50 people in my company of 100 are now banned” Mail. “We have to give up our hard-earned territory because everyone can press the report multiple times? This is crazy that we need to fix ASAP,” the post continues.
“So my company went to war today and the company we are going to fight against the top reported players until they get a 24-hour temporary ban and they won’t be able to participate in the war,” he says. Job In the New World Forums. Posts complaining about the automated ban date back to late last week — although some on Reddit earlier this year were complaining about the automatic ban in the New World beta.
Another, now removed, post on Reddit provided details from a company member who discovered, and then exploited, the process of banning higher-level members at another company before a war event occurred. Perhaps the most damning, two pins Fextralife confirms that it has been temporarily blocked due to what appears to be a mass abuse of the reporting system. Banners are frequent targets in games with the problem of mass reporting.
Amazon’s moderators and customer service give mixed messages. Posted by Certain mediators It seems to indicate that there is a reporting limit for starting an automatic 24 hour ban. Other mediators in the New World Forums insist who – which every report Reviewed by a real person, an Amazon Games spokesperson also told PC Gamer.
All of our bans are reviewed by humans before any decisions are made. I randomly searched specific reports of unfair moderation from Twitter, pulled chat logs and every time there were code violations.24 July 2021
It has caused more than a little bit of confusion in the community, certainly due to mounting evidence that some 24-hour bans are a sure thing. automaticEven if they are not automated. An enterprising user in the New World forums has compiled a file Extensive list of guides About the problem of grouping forum threads and social media posts.
We are monitoring the situation and will update as needed.