Among Us becomes the latest victim of Hackers in the long list of affected mainstream games. These hacks are running the game for other players. The latest discovered hacked, shows that crewmates can travel through the vents. However, according to the rules, only the imposters are allowed to use the vents so they can hide from crewmates after killing someone.
Among Us is one of the most popular 2020 games, many famous YouTubers and twitch streamers are playing it online in front of millions of viewers daily. The game is famously known for its unique social deduction theme. In fact, custom created lobby feature enables close friends to enjoy the gameplay with each other.
Other types of different hacks, like increased movement speed of imposter to kill crewmate and the ability to see the imposter have also been reported by fans on social media. But, this is the latest case reported by Big_Nate_on_juice on Reddit. The short video clip shows how the crewmate is going through the vent with not being an imposter.
Most of the cases arise in the public lobby where you are playing with random players. This ruins the experience of other gamers who just are playing for fun. However, there are some questions that have no answers yet like what is the point of hacking in a game that gives no special rewards or items after a win.
InnerSloth the developers are working extremely hard on a moderation system to stop and ban the hackers. But, reports say, it will take some time because the game lacks a proper progression system.