The game faced an attack from chatbots which populated chat lobbies, including private ones, with text chats.
The same month, Valve had also come under fire from the Counter-Strike community for not being able to counter Spinbot-hacking technique — which allows a player to be practically invulnerable to attacks from others in the game.
Last year, Valve was threatened with legal consequences by the Washington State’s Gambling Commission (USA) if they didn’t put an end to skin trading within the game, which is also ‘a large, unregulated black market for gambling. And that carries great risk for the players who remain wholly unprotected in an unregulated environment’.
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