Audio player loading… Player Unknown’s Battlegrounds is at the moment enjoying a second wind. Following a nonsensical name change last year ( to PUBG: Battlegrounds ) it followed-up by going free-to-play in January, a belated recognition that the genre it popularised risked leaving the game behind. It worked too, with the game picking up more than 80,000 users per day since the switch, and owner Krafton reporting a 20% bump in revenue. There’s still a lot of money in PUBG, in other words, and so it’s a target for all kinds of fraud attacks. It seems that one has met with temporary success before being noticed, and Krafton’s now stamped down on it. “As we’ve recently noticed a sharp increase in the number of potential Chargeback cases regarding certain PUBG: BATTLEGROUNDS items (G-Coin),” reads a Steam post (opens in new tab) , “we went through a thorough investigation with Steam and have discovered these in-game transactions were confirmed to be chargeback frauds.” Chargeback fraud is when users buy an item and then, rather than contacting the seller for a refund, dispute the transaction with their bank. When it works the fraudster receives the goods and is refunded their money directly… Read full this story
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