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Dirty, dirty Black Ops cheaters that downloaded the new PS3 firmware, update 3.56, are finding out exactly what Sony meant when it said the patch would help bolster "security." A grip of consoles have been permanently banned from Black Ops multiplayer servers for hacking or cheating after their users installed the new firmware -- though some of the outspoken among the banned are contesting the presumption that they are cheaters on the game's official forums. (Which is like, the first thing you'd do if you were a dirty, dirty cheater.)
http://www.joystiq.com/2011/01/28/ps...-ops-cheaters/

And unlike what people are saying 3.56 isnt ready for custom firmware.
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ahahah, good one sony
cheaters go to hell.

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Good, anyone who cheats in multiplayer games deserves to be banned. Though, if I had it my way, their entire console would be rendered useless, and some guy named Vinny would break their knees with a gulf club.

Others pay money to enjoy the product, why people think it's cool, or funny, or even fun to cheat and act like a complete douche chill is beyond me.
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Good, anyone who cheats in multiplayer games deserves to be banned. Though, if I had it my way, their entire console would be rendered useless, and some guy named Vinny would break their knees with a gulf club.
XD
I second that.
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Why just ban them from Black Ops? I say ban them from PSN!
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Why just ban them from Black Ops? I say ban them from PSN!
Most likely for reasons associated with profit. Ban someone from Black Ops and they still buy new games for their PS3 (games being the most profitable part of consoles). Ban them from PSN and they might buy a new PS3, might (the console being less profitable). So, more risk involved with revenue generation.
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Haha, thats what stupid cheaters get. Multiplayer cheaters are pretty close to the bottom of the gene pool. Sony finally did something useful.
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Good.
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Most likely for reasons associated with profit. Ban someone from Black Ops and they still buy new games for their PS3 (games being the most profitable part of consoles). Ban them from PSN and they might buy a new PS3, might (the console being less profitable). So, more risk involved with revenue generation.
Ban them from PSN and they may never buy another Sony console or game again, in fact it may alienate them from the entire Sony product range.

I think Sony made the right decision.
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Ban them from PSN and they may never buy another Sony console or game again, in fact it may alienate them from the entire Sony product range.
I'd be ok with that.
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