Over 355,000 Apex Legends cheaters have been banned

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Over 355,000 Apex Legends cheaters have been banned

Over on the Apex Legends subreddit, Respawn have posted their latest "check-in". It notes a few things they're looking at, but the most interesting is that using Easy-Anti-Cheat has led to over 355,000 cheaters being banned on PC. "The service works but the fight against cheaters is an ongoing war that we’ll need to continue to adapt to and be very vigilant about fighting", they write. "We take cheating very seriously and care deeply about the health of Apex Legends for all players."

Hitman 2's latest elusive target is a politician with a body double

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Hitman 2's latest elusive target is a politician with a body double

From March 8 to March 18 an elusive target will be available in Hitman 2's Hawke's Bay level—that's the New Zealand beach house from the tutorial. Dame Barbra Elizabeth Keating is a corrupt politician who has dodged a scandal and is about to embark on a PR tour with a body double for safety. If you manage to complete the contract without killing the double, you'll get a higher rating. Which is nice.

Cities: Skylines has sold six million copies

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Cities: Skylines has sold six million copies

This weekend Cities: Skylines, the city-building sim from Colossal Order and Paradox Interactive, will celebrate its fourth birthday. To mark the event Paradox have shared some numbers. Most notable is the fact that Cities: Skylines has sold six million copies in that time, a thoroughly decent amount for a game of its type. But they also note that players have made 39,733,045 simulated cities with a total combined population of 2,185,317,000,000 people—a number so big it's hard to think about.

Path of Exile: Synthesis expansion is live

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Path of Exile: Synthesis expansion is live

Path of Exile: Synthesis adds a new Challenge League to the popular free action-RPG. Synthesis is all about exploring lost memories and its dungeons are made by players, assembled from fragments of the decaying memories of an NPC named Cavas. It's an intriguing high concept for a game that's often a bit generic in its theming.

Subnautica: Below Zero update adds seatruck and cheeky monkeys

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Subnautica: Below Zero update adds seatruck and cheeky monkeys

The latest Early Access update for Subnautica's standalone expansion Below Zero is here. It's called the seatruck update because that's the main thing it adds: A new vehicle you can build by constructing a cab and then choosing modules to add to it. There's a storage container, a fabricator, and an aquarium that you can use to bring fish home or maybe take your pets out for an underwater road trip.