Which occurred right after the closing moments of the annual Steam Summer Sale on July 6. As per the report by Dot Esports
, the Valve Anti-Cheat or VAC system identified a huge number of accounts which players create to test out cheats for games like Dota 2 and Counter-Strike: Global Offensive. Where, naturally the guise of a sale is a more affordable way to cheat.
Ahh cheaters, always looking out for a good deal.
The VAC system, which normally hands out a staggering 3,000 to 4,000 bans per day, saw the number rise to a whopping 40,411 accounts that were banned by the close of July 6. Easily topping the previous record of 15,227 (according to Steam Database) from October 2016.