Pokémon Go players who use cheats to catch Pokémon may find that those Pokémon are marked as illegitimate in their inventory and behave oddly in combat, a Niantic representative said on Reddit Wednesday.
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This new anti-cheat measure comes less than a month after players discovered that Niantic was preventing rarer Pokémon from showing up for players using third-party software. Niantic didn’t announce that specific anti-cheat measure, though it did confirm that cheaters could see their games impacted in negative ways.
The latest anti-cheat measure comes just a couple days after Niantic announced a large update to the game, including new cooperative raid bosses and a revamped gym system. It seems that Niantic wants to make the game as fair as possible ahead of its new content. Read more…
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