Blizzard gives thousands of Hearthstone bots the boot

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Blizzard gives thousands of Hearthstone bots the boot
"Several thousand" bots have been banned from Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft recently, Blizzard revealed in a blog. The developer found that the accounts were associated with third-party programs that automate actions within the game, and they will now be banned from the game until 2015.

"As we've stated, fair play is at the core of the Hearthstone experience, and cheating and botting will not be tolerated," the developer said. "From this point on, accounts found to be cheating will be permanently closed without warning." Hearthstone players that believe they've encountered an exploitative account in the game are encouraged to report it to the developer at The popular digital card game will reach Android tablets by the end of the year with Android smartphones and iPhone following in early 2015.
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