PS5 Update Disables Cronus
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PS5 Update Disables Cronus Cheating Devices

Nathan Lees
Nathan Lees

Sony's latest PlayStation 5 firmware update has taken a firm stand against cheating by disabling the functionality of Cronus Zen devices, notorious for their use in competitive gaming to gain unfair advantages. This move has sparked discussions within the gaming community, highlighting Sony's commitment to fair play.

Cronus Zen devices have been a contentious topic among gamers, particularly in titles like Call of Duty, where precision and skill are paramount. These devices allowed players to modify controller inputs, enabling unfair advantages such as automated aim assist and reduced recoil. However, as of January 24, 2024, Sony's update has put a stop to these exploits, much to the dismay of those relying on such devices to enhance their gaming performance.

The update's impact extends beyond just the cheating community. Cronus Zen devices also offered accessibility options for players with disabilities, allowing them to remap controls to suit their needs better. This aspect of the devices provided a valuable service, making gaming more inclusive and accessible to a broader audience. The recent update, while targeting cheaters, inadvertently affects these legitimate users, raising questions about the balance between fair play and accessibility in gaming.

This move by Sony is a significant step in the ongoing battle against cheating in video games, emphasizing the importance of integrity in competitive gaming. As the gaming community continues to evolve, the need for fair play remains a cornerstone of the industry, ensuring that skill and strategy remain at the forefront of competitive gaming.


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