Forza Motorsport 4 Players Mistakenly Banned from Xbox Live

The developer, Turn 10, is investigating these problems

By on October 18th, 2011 19:51 GMT

The developer of Forza Motorsport 4, Turn 10 Studios, has confirmed that it's investigating special cases where players of its recent racing title were banned, by mistake allegedly, from the Xbox Live online service.

Forza Motorsport 4 was released last week and it's already being hailed as one of the best racing games of this generation, convincing millions of Xbox 360 owners to experience it and reaching impressive sales.

Now, just as the community is starting to grow accustomed to the title and create new content in the form of skins and customizations for their cars, it seems that some players were banned from the Xbox Live online service by mistake.

Turn 10 Studios, the developer of Forza 4, has taken a harsh stance on those who exploit glitches or modify their save games, banning people that obtain unfair advantages over regular players. Now, it seems that quite a few mistakes were made.

"We are investigating claims from a select group of Forza 4 players who believe they have been unfairly banned from Xbox Live," a Turn 10 representative wrote on the game's official forums, via CVG. "We take piracy issues very seriously and will be investigating this matter case by case. If we find accounts that have been banned in error, we will reinstate them."

Quite a few exploits have surfaced since the release of Forza 4, including a credits glitch that allows players to gain more in-game currency, while other issues appeared after Forza 4 owners modified their save games to increase their stats or money.

Anyone who is caught gaining advantages from these exploits will be banned from Xbox Live, so it's probably not worth risking your access to the online service just so you can gain more money or have better cars than others in Forza 4.

The game is now available, exclusively on the Xbox 360, around the world. 

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