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PunkBuster™ Support for Battlefield 3

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News and Release Notes for PunkBuster for
Battlefield 3


Wednesday 07.10.2013 [4:15PM]

Version 2.331 of the PB Client for BF3 has been released to our PB Master Servers for auto-update and to our website download page. This is a maintenance release.


Wednesday 07.10.2013 [3:00PM]

We have confirmed that a misconfiguration on our backend caused a few cases of Violation #132056 inadvertently. We encourage server admins to give the benefit of the doubt to players who raised this violation code today.


Wednesday 03.20.2013 [4:00PM]

Version 1.867 of the PB Server for BF3 has been released to our PB Master Servers for auto-update and to our website download page. This is a maintenance release.


Friday 02.15.2013 [1:45PM]

Version 2.325 of the PB Client for BF3 has been released to our PB Master Servers for auto-update and to our website download page. This is a maintenance release.


Wednesday 01.30.2013 [6:00PM]

We have confirmed that Violation #89271 may be triggered by non-cheat software. This Violation code has been removed from our master servers and we encourage server admins to give the benefit of the doubt to players who raised this code over the past few days.


Thursday 12.20.2012 [11:15AM]

We have confirmed that Violation #89800 may be triggered by non-cheat software. This Violation code has been removed from our master servers and we encourage server admins to give the benefit of the doubt to players who raised this code over the past few days.


Thursday 09.27.2012 [2:00PM]

Version 1.863 of the PB Server for BF3 has been released to our PB Master Servers for auto-update and to our website download page. This is a maintenance release.


Wednesday 09.26.2012 [2:15PM]

Version 1.862 of the PB Server for BF3 has been released to our PB Master Servers for auto-update and to our website download page. This is a maintenance release.


Monday 09.24.2012 [11:00AM]

Version 1.858 of the PB Server for BF3 has been released to our PB Master Servers for auto-update and to our website download page. This is a maintenance release.


Friday 09.21.2012 [3:45PM]

Version 2.317 of the PB Client for BF3 has been released to our PB Master Servers for auto-update and to our website download page. This is a maintenance release.


Monday 05.07.2012 [6:00PM]

Version 1.850 of the PB Server for BF3 has been released to our PB Master Servers for auto-update and to our website download page. This version corrects a bug from version 1.849 released earlier today related to GUID generation.


Monday 05.07.2012 [11:00AM]

Version 1.849 of the PB Server for BF3 has been released to our PB Master Servers for auto-update and to our website download page. This is a maintenance release.


Thursday 04.05.2012 [10:00AM]

Version 2.292 of the PB Client for BF3 has been released to our PB Master Servers for auto-update and to our website download page. This is a maintenance release.


Wednesday 04.04.2012 [11:00AM]

Version 1.841 of the PB Server for BF3 has been released to our PB Master Servers for auto-update and to our website download page. This version corrects a bug from version 1.840 released Monday related to GUID generation.


Tuesday 04.03.2012 [10:00PM]

Version 2.291 of the PB Client for BF3 has been released to our PB Master Servers for auto-update and to our website download page. This is a maintenance release.


Monday 04.02.2012 [10:45AM]

Version 1.840 of the PB Server for BF3 has been released to our PB Master Servers for auto-update and to our website download page. This is a maintenance release.


Wednesday 03.21.2012 [12:00PM]

Violations #79551, #89246, #89296, and #89229 have been converted to Restriction kicks in our system since they can be triggered by common macro programs. We encourage server admins to give players the benefit of the doubt for these violation numbers as some of the kicks were not caused by a cheating macro.


Thursday 01.26.2012 [4:30PM]

Version 2.288 of the PB Client for BF3 has been released to our PB Master Servers for auto-update and to our website download page. This update addresses a problem many players were having with version 2.287 regarding anti-virus conflicts.


Monday 01.23.2012 [11:30PM]

Version 2.287 of the PB Client for BF3 has been released to our PB Master Servers for auto-update and to our website download page. This is a maintenance release.


Monday 01.02.2012 [11:30AM]

Version 2.286 of the PB Client for BF3 has been released to our PB Master Servers for auto-update and to our website download page. This is a maintenance release.


Monday 12.26.2011 [10:15PM]

We have confirmed that Violation #50597 may be triggered by non-cheat software. This Violation code has been removed from our master servers and we encourage server admins to give the benefit of the doubt to players who raised this code over the past few days.


Thursday 10.27.2011 [6:30PM]

Version 1.839 of the PB Server for BF3 has been released to our PB Master Servers for auto-update and to our website download page. This is a maintenance release.


Saturday 10.08.2011 [11:45AM]

We are currently supporting the Battlefield 3 beta release. Please use the Web Ticket System link above to report PunkBuster-related problems or to obtain support.



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