Dota 2 players beg Valve to change behavior scores after lobby trap discovery

Dota 2 players beg Valve to change behavior scores after lobby trap discovery

Valve’s recent crackdown on smurfing and poor behavior in Dota 2 has been widely celebrated, but the removal of access to certain features for players with a low behavior score has well and truly backfired after reports of griefing using Dota’s pause system.

Following the changes, players with a behavior score lower than 5,000 can no longer pause and unpause the match. Meanwhile, those above the mark with ill intent are now abusing the feature to hold lobbies hostage.


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