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Valve Un-Bans Players, Offers Freebies

Valve's anti-cheat technology ran amok over the past couple of weeks and started banning Modern Warfare 2 players for no reason. Valve has now corrected the problem, and has un-banned these players. To compensate, they are offering a free copy of Left 4 Dead 2 to play and another to gift to a friend. A letter from Valve's Gabe Newell reproduced on Kotaku explains the problem, and the L4D2 deal: "We have reversed the ban, restoring your access to the game. In addition, we have given you a free copy of Left 4 Dead 2 to give as a gift on Steam, plus a free copy for yourself if you didn't already own the game."

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27. Re: Valve Un-Bans Players, Offers Freebies Jul 27, 2010, 10:58 Muscular Beaver
 
Grumpy Sod wrote on Jul 27, 2010, 06:50:
Muscular Beaver wrote on Jul 27, 2010, 06:17:
I vaguely remember the fanboys that always claimed that Valves anti cheat crap is "unfailable".

Prior to this there were only about seven false positives reported, so until now it was fair enough to call it infallible, fanboy or not.

Theres always at least one that will never learn I guess.
 
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