As Microsoft blocks Xbox fighting game and disability accessories, XIM cheaters will escape the ban

What you need to know Microsoft is banning third-party “unauthorized” USB accessories from Xbox Series X|S and Xbox One consoles.  Many fair accessories are being blocked, from racing wheels to fighting game joysticks and adapters. Disability peripherals will need to connect via a pricy Xbox Adaptive Controller to still function, if they aren’t licensed through […]

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Destiny 2 is cracking down on Cronus and XIM cheating

What you need to know Destiny 2 developer Bungie has announced its intention to crack down on players using third-party devices like XIM and Cronus to cheat in-game. XIMs can be used to use mouse and keyboard with controller aim assist against controller players on console, while Cronus’ can be used to execute gameplay-altering scripts […]

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Activision takes a stand against XIM cheating in Call of Duty with new Ricochet countermeasures

What you need to know Ricochet, an anti-cheat team working for Activision’s Call of the Duty franchise, has created new countermeasures to detect and ban players using XIM-Style hardware. XIM is a product that lets the user plug in a keyboard and mouse into a console and tricks it into thinking it’s a controller — […]

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