Criminal Rig EffortArc System Works’ mega popular 2D anime fighter is under attack by hackers. A deadly vulnerability has apparently emerged that has rendered the game unplayable for some online players.
Like most competitive games, Criminal Rig Effort It has a method to store player data. It’s called the “R-Code” and it contains everything from your in-game identifier to your win-lose record, among other statistics. Not the most stable, as gamers reported a few years ago R-Code errors to want don’t let the game to connect to online matches. And last December, hackers discovered that they could change a player’s R-Code details, such as the name, to crash a game in the middle of a match. This exploit seems to be head over heels again, as the hackers found not only the name of a player, but also forcing a player to send in-game chat messages and create memory leak issues that slow down scanning and matching. This issue seems to affect mostly struggleOnline modes including arcade, dojo, education and others.
Like struggle said pro Julian “Hotashi” Harris January 3 YouTube video About the exploit, which seems to occur infrequently, “because whoever is doing this hack [appears to be on] Eastern Europe time. above sending unsolicited messages and crashing games, Hotashi stated that the attack “could cause some kind of GPU or CPU leak.” struggle to slow down your computer to an unplayable speed or worse, to a “black screen of your computer”. Hotashi also said that if you’re a prominent personality in the community, you’re more likely to be the target of this exploit, but the problem isn’t just limited to publishers on PC. Console players have also been reported to be affected. I guess no one is safe anymore.
Fighting game commentator Stephen “Sajam” Lyon said talking about hacking is an important discussion. Frosty Faustinglera well known tournament circuit where struggle will appearIt starts on February 2nd. Therefore, players are having a hard time getting their education while this exploit is rampant.
“There is a feature that allows you to follow people. Criminal Rig Effortsaid Sajam. “And so, even if the person isn’t broadcasting their matches live, you’ll know they’re playing with people online and doing stuff. So, the way you practice is you have to play in offline mode.
kotaku reached out to Arc System Works for comment but received no response prior to publication. However, Zack “Shini” Tan, an Arc System Works producer, tweeted, “back to the office” and I look at the reports.
Meanwhile, the R-Code exploit has gotten so bad that a struggle VTuber tournament Scheduled to start on January 6 deferred for now. Hopefully, Arc System Works can fix this soon so people can get back to the game.