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WAR will feature Punkbuster, cuts four classes and capitals for release

Discussion in 'Warhammer News' started by kennykilleduo, Jul 11, 2008.

  1. http://www.mmorpg.com/gamelist.cfm/game/239/feature/2041

    " Yesterday, we learned that EA Mythic would be changing their name back to Mythic Entertainment. In that article, I mentioned that we would be revealing three other exclusive pieces of news. Without any further ado:

    advertisement Punkbuster

    First, Mark Jacobs, the VP and General Manager of Mythic Entertainment, announced to MMORPG.com that the studio has partnered with well-known anti-cheat company Punkbuster in an effort to make sure that their upcoming RvR game (Warhammer Online) is as free from cheaters, hacks and the like as possible.

    “As you know,” said Jacobs in an interview, “we have fought a long battle against hackers, cheaters and other assorted slimeballs who think that it’s both fun and fair for them to have an advantage over other players.”

    “We obviously did a lot of things in Dark Age of Camelot that worked,” he continued. “ We banned cheaters whenever we found them. We made a tremendous effort to sort out and deal with hackers and companies or individuals who promote this sort of stuff. Did we do a perfect job? Absolutely not, nobody does, but we did a pretty good job.”

    In 2008 though, he said, Warhammer is seeing a much wider distribution than its earlier counterpart and the landscape of MMOs has changed, leading to more and more people who look to cheat. Rather than facing down these cheaters and hackers on their own, Mythic is taking on a partner in Punkbuster, a company with a strong reputation in the online gaming world.

    Says the company websit......"