Pokemon Go new ban wave affecting some legit players, according to reports

Vaibhav Chawla Vaibhav Chawla Jun 12, 2020 Gaming, News

Pokemon Go is a widely followed game worldwide & is played by millions of players each year. Niantic released PoGo in the year 2016 & since then devs have added tons of features to make the game more enjoyable & interesting.

Based on a similar concept, Niantic also released the Wizards Unite game, which presented the Harry Potter world in the augmented reality. But it didn’t gain that much popularity & has fewer downloads compared to the Pokemon GO game.

Pokemon Go

Why Wizards unite didn’t work well, can not be said clearly but why Pokemon Go is still popular can be inferred. Niantic added Team Go Rocket last year, which was applauded by fans & this year, we saw the inclusion of GO Battle League. So, this timely addition of new features has maintained the popularity of the game even after three years of its release.

Pokemon GO GBL

Cut to now, it seems like a new wave of strikes has been sent by Niantic for the violation of Terms of Service & using unauthorized apps. In the last few days, many Pokemon trainers have shared reports regarding getting strikes on their accounts.

Pokemon Go Crashing

Well, many cheaters use the third party or spoofing apps to change their location & to do in-game tasks just by sitting home. To curb these types of cheats, Niantic sends ban waves from time to time.

Pokemon Go Ban wave

But the problem with the current strike/ban wave is that many legit players are also receiving strikes. One of the most popular Pokemon Go subreddit, TheSilphRoad, is filled with such reports. Have a look at the down below.

Pokemon Go Ban Wave

Pokemon Go Ban Wave

Pokemon Go Ban Wave

Well, it seems like this ban wave has affected some legit players along with cheaters & hackers. Affected players are hoping to get away with the shadowban within a week, such that they can enjoy the game again.

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Vaibhav Chawla

An avid follower of the latest technology & gaming trends. Looks for positivity & happiness around. Follows the mantra "Work Hard & Play Hard." A sports enthusiast, and Federer fan. I believe in myself & currently enjoying the journey of life.