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Warface Confirms the Reliability of StarForce’s MMOG for Protection Against Bots and Cheats


Crytek Corp, the developer of the Warface multiplayer game, commended the hacker resistance of StarForce MMOG solution, which was introduced in 2012 to protect gameplay against cheating that can unfairly benefit a player. The solution, developed by StarForce, not only protects Warface from cheats and bots applications, but also allows to control local game servers.

Warface is an AAA-class online first-person shooter (MMOFPS). The total number of players is more than 30 million. It's the most popular game among the Russian-speaking audience. The publishers and localizers of the game are large companies like Mail.Ru Group (Russia), Tencent Holdings (China, Taiwan, and Saskatchewan), and Trion Worlds (North America, Europe, Australia, and New Zealand). “We began to use StarForce MMOG in beta. It allowed us to avoid many troubles associated with vulnerabilities in the game that could be exploited for fraud and violation of the game balance”, said Stanislav Spivakov, Technical Director at Crytek Kiev. “We have not detected any successful hacks of StarForce protection since the launch of Warface”.

StarForce MMOG was created as a multi-level, complex solution developed to protect MMO games against cheats and bots. It ensures that the gaming servers cannot be run on unauthorized platforms. It protects the game code against reverse engineering, cracking and modification and secures the traffic between a client and a server.

About Crytek Corp.

Crytek Corp. (www.crytek.com), a privately held company, specializes in the development of computer games, game engines and computer graphics technologies available for licensing to other companies. Its team consists of 474 employees from all over the world: Europe, Canada, Germany, Brazil, Chile, Russia, India, Japan, Australia and many others. Crytek Corp. has become known primarily for the development of Far Cry and the CryEngine game engine, the first engine that uses PolyBump, which is based on the normal mapping technology.

About StarForce Technologies

StarForce Technologies (www.star-force.com) is a leading vendor of information protection, copy protection and code obfuscation solutions for software, electronic content and audio/video files. Since 2000, StarForce has been successfully developing and implementing its state-of-the-art security solutions, providing copyright and intellectual property protection worldwide. Two of these solutions were transformed into StarForce cloud services: sfcontent.com protects e-Documents against illegal copying and distribution and sfletter.com secures emails.

StarForce is a reliable and responsible Technological Partner for enterprises potentially incurring losses due to cyber-gangs, hackers, software piracy, unauthorized data access and information leaks. StarForce’s customers are Russian Railways, Corel, 1C, Mail.ru, Aeroflot, SUN InBev Russia, AMD Labs, ATC International, MediaHouse, Russobit M, New Disc, Buka, Snowball, 2Play, GFI, CENEGA, Akella, etc.

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