Elden Ring patch 1.06 could make bans on illegal items clearer
Cursed items already have a long and storied history in elden ring. For example, players have been precautionary banned for collecting illegal panties hidden in the game files. And some have tried to ban others by forcing unauthorized items on each other. The whole thing has caused some confusion as to whether innocent players have been caught in the crossfire, and FromSoftware is trying to fix that in its latest patch.
buried towards the end the massive update 1.06 patch notesthe studio calls a small but significant change elden ring‘s nomenclature. “The text ‘ERROR’ has been added to unauthorized items,” it said. “Following the distribution of this update file, possession and use of these unauthorized items will be subject to a warning or penalty after a specified period of time.”
In other words, no more excuses, you’ve been warned.
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In the early days of elden ringclaimed to be a notorious hacker Soft ban player out of the game by throwing hacked items into their inventory during online multiplayer sessions. player later unearthed underwear for Fia, which was removed from the game and started passing it around via hacks itself. There were bans on that too.
FromSoft fixed the bug that allowed players to trade hacked items in update 1.04, but that wasn’t the end of the story. Of course, some players who said they never knowingly searched for or traded hacked items claimed also caught in the spell wave. Even now, some players Worry when a stranger is too generous. The latest update should put an end to some of those concerns and conspiracies.
Now all illegal items should be clearly marked as such, and it sounds like players have some time to remove them from their inventory before there are any consequences. Of course given FromSoft fans’ penchant for punishment, I wouldn’t be surprised if someone goes the opposite way and tries to hoard them. How many “ERROR” items can you collect before getting banned? The ultimate elden ring Challenge.
https://kotaku.com/elden-ring-patch-1-06-fia-underwear-item-ban-fromsoft-1849389818 Elden Ring patch 1.06 could make bans on illegal items clearer