Half a million accounts found cheating in Pokemon GO and Harry Potter: Wizards Unite

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Half a million accounts found cheating in Pokemon GO and Harry Potter: Wizards Unite
Niantic, the company behind Pokemon GO and Harry Potter: Wizards Unite, has just announced some important policy updates meant to keep the gameplay environment of both games as healthy as possible.

The first step towards making sure that players benefit from a fun and fair gameplay experience is to expand the so-called Three Strikes Discipline Policy from Pokemon GO to its other games, including the recently launched Harry Potter: Wizards Unite.

A much-needed action since Niantic identified and initiated action against more than half a million accounts who were found to be using cheating apps in Pokemon GO and Harry Potter: Wizards Unite.

To prevent that from happening going forward, Niantic announced it has improved detection of rooted and jailbroken devices to prevent people from sideloading cheating apps or modified versions of Pokemon GO and Harry Potter: Wizards Unite.

Keep in mind that these games will no longer work on devices that have compromised root access, and using a modified device while playing Pokemon GO and Harry Potter: Wizards Unite could put your account at risk of suspension.

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