Next Tuesday, Rockstar San Diego will swing low its terrible banhammer, winking players with hacked Red Dead Redemption game saves out of existence. If you're one of these miscreants, but you'd rather not have your Gamertag/PSN ID permabanned from the Wild Western's multiplayer component, you still have an out: Delete your hacked game saves. Yep, your single-player saves, too. It's harsh, we know -- but maybe you should have thought of that before adopting your life of petty crime.

For more info on how to avoid the Harvest of the Cheaters™, check out Rockstar Games' official blog.

This article was originally published on Joystiq.

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