Now that Tower of Fantasy has been out for just a few weeks, the crew at Hotta Studios has had ample time to stabilize the servers, scale back queue occasions, and apparently publicly disgrace the cheaters. In a tweet despatched final week from the official Tower of Fantasy account, the crew has banned over 10,000 accounts, and so as to add insult to damage, they’ve listed the account names on their web site, though, they’re masked partially in order that it will be troublesome for anybody however the homeowners to make a lot sense of them.
We love a great comeuppance story, and cheaters getting banned is at all times one in every of our favorites. The preliminary bans passed off August 17th, 2022, with greater than 1700 accounts banned on account of “severe rule violations” in all areas, together with: North America, Asia-Pacific, Europe, South America, and Southeast Asia. Yesterday, Hotta banned over 8,000 accounts within the Asia-Pacific and Southeast Asia areas, for a grand complete of 10,116 accounts. These customers have been completely banned, and the crew at Hotta states that extra bans are on their approach.
Hykros Central Control Room displays accounts to be used of dishonest software program and the usage of scripts for initializing account knowledge.We banned 1,706 accounts for extreme rule violations on 8/16.Click the hyperlink under to view the record of banned accounts.https://t.co/BxLPNykTLl
— Tower of Fantasy (@ToF_EN_Official) August 17, 2022
Severe violations embrace the usage of dishonest software program and the utilization of scripts for initializing account knowledge. Not all accounts that have been banned have been listed, however the crew states that they are going to publish the record of accounts in batches. Here is the assertion associated to the bans:
To present a good gaming surroundings and guarantee a wonderful in-game expertise for all of the Wanderers in Tower of Fantasy, Hykros Central Control Room displays accounts utilizing dishonest software program and the violation of utilizing scripts for initializing account knowledge.
* The record of banned accounts will likely be printed in batches, and there may be a time delay concerned on this means of in-game execution.”
– Hotta Studios, Tower of Fantasy Global Site
The crew additionally addressed a number of different points to MMORPG.com associated to the preliminary excessive queue occasions, crediting gamers who by no means acquired their purchases, and what gamers ought to do ought to they run into points sooner or later.
Regarding queue occasions and new servers:
“Firstly, we would like to thank all of our players who experienced wait times for their patience and understanding. Following Tower of Fantasy’s launch, we have increased the limits of server registration and the number of simultaneous online players several times. Problems related to queuing, disconnection, and inability to register and login have now been fixed. Tower of Fantasy also offered individual compensation (Dark crystal ×600) to all the players who registered by the deadline on August 11 at 23:59. However further increasing the cap will affect the game experience of registered players. As new players embark on their Tower of Fantasy adventures, we will add new servers, notify players and guide players to less busy servers.”
If you bought an merchandise and haven’t acquired it:
“By August 15, we now have delivered the entire lacking purchases to these affected gamers. Again, we admire their endurance and understanding whereas we resolved this problem.
As a approach of recompense, Wanderers who made the tanium buy, can have darkish crystals credited to their account. For these Wanderers who bought different gadgets, tanium equal in worth as the identical worth bracket of the bought merchandise will even be given to the Wanderers, together with darkish crystals, as compensation.
Players experiencing another buying points can contact customer support instantly in recreation (settings-customer service) to supply their ID, server, and cost info.”
How are you able to report bugs and know what Hotta has on their record to repair?
“Each week we’ll launch a Dev Report on our official social channels – Official Twitter/Facebook/Discord/Website – the place we inform gamers of the most recent points mounted, these we’re actively working to resolve, and an up to date FAQ.
We worth participant suggestions that may assist enhance the gameplay expertise. So if gamers encounter any issues, they’re welcome to contact customer support instantly in recreation (settings-customer service) to report any bugs. Players can even report the bugs within the #report-bugs channel of our official discord server, or instantly contact our discord moderators.”
The solutions could be attributed to the Tower of Fantasy improvement crew.
We admire Hotta studios reaching out and letting gamers know what has been carried out up so far. Currently Tower of Fantasy has over one million downloads on iOS and Android. It nonetheless sits within the prime 10 of most downloaded free video games, and is equally listed as one of many prime grossing apps based on SensorTower, eking out rivals like Genshin Impact. Of course, as a brand new recreation, the actual problem will likely be retaining its reputation over time. Tower of Fantasy is on the market on cell and PC platforms, with plans to launch a Steam and Epic Games Store model later this yr. If you are still ready to study extra concerning the recreation earlier than you bounce in, you possibly can learn our evaluate in progress and watch our complete preview when you await our full evaluate due later this month.