What is PunkBuster Services?
PunkBuster is an anti-cheat program for multiplayer online games. It aims to protect the games from hacks and cheats to keep an even mode of playing so the games are played as they are designed to be. It is currently contracted to provide support for games including America’s Army version 3, Assassin’s Creed Revelations, Assassin’s Creed III, All Points Bulletin Reloaded, APB Reloaded [Brazil edition], Battlefield 2, Battlefield 2142, Battlefield 3, Battlefield: Bad Company 2, Battlefield Heroes, Battlefield Play4Free, Battlefield Vietnam, Blacklight: Retribution, Bullet Run, Call of Duty, Call of Duty 2, Call of Duty: World at War, Call of Duty 4, F.E.A.R. Perseus Mandate, Ghost Recon Future Soldier, Ghost Recon Online, Medal of Honor, Medal of Honor Warfighter, Need for Speed Undercover and Red Orchestra 2: Heroes of Stalingrad.
PunkBuster contracts directly with the game developers to provide game users with free anti-cheat services. The use of PunkBuster is also optional. Major features include real-time memory scan by PB Client to search for hacks and cheats, double-layered background automatic update with multiple Internet Master Servers to ensure updates are secure and free from corruption, frequent highly encrypted status reports, PB Admins that can remove offensive players manually for a specific time or to be banned permanently, optional “bad name” facility, search functions for PB Admins, PunkBuster Player Power facility for self-administering game servers when Server Administrator is absent and optional built-in http Web server mini interface for game servers to administer remotely through Web browser from anywhere through the Internet.
File types supported by PunkBuster Services
Our users primarily use PunkBuster Services to open these file types: