‘PUBG’ Is Banning Between 6,000 and 13,000 Cheaters Per Day

PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds recently passed two million concurrent players, absolutely smashing Dota 2's 1.3 million concurrent players, the previous record. It's not hard to imagine, then, that Battlegrounds is filled with people trying to get an edge by cheating. The number is hard to wrap your head around, actually. According to BattlEye, the anti-cheat software used by Battlegrounds, between 6,000 and 13,000 cheaters are banned each day.

This is a companion discussion topic for the original entry at https://waypoint.vice.com/en_us/article/ne7abz/pubg-is-banning-between-6000-and-13000-cheaters-per-day

There goes the 3 million concurrent mark (Dota 2 is still #2 at 1.3m all-time peak):

That’s a lot of new knives for Gabe Newell (engagement with the Steam platform, even outside direct revenue for previous sales of PUBG, helps drive Valve profits thanks to how much is monetised).