Minecraft Now Permabans Players Who Don't Follow Guidelines

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2011-11-18

Mojang Studios has announced a stricter version of moderation for the Bedrock editions of Minecraft. This means any Moderator can ban a player for messing around with the community guidelines. The community guidelines only exist for the online version of Minecraft, such as using the servers and using text through signposts and other forms of text chat.

Players have to be careful of this new change made to the Bedrock version of Minecraft, as once you get banned you will not be able to play Multiplayer at all. This ban extends towards every version of the game such as the ones found on Xbox One, PS4, Nintendo Switch, Windows 10, iOS, and Android. The bans do not have an impact on Minecraft Dungeons.

“By introducing these new tools, we aim to ensure that our Community Guidelines are enforced, which in turn will help us provide a positive and enjoyable environment throughout our games,” a member of the Minecraft development team said in a blog post. “And there’s even more to come. We are constantly evaluating new ways to help us make our community a safer space for everyone, and will keep you updated on the progress. In the meantime, please be nice to each other!” 

Personally, I think that is a terrible addition to Minecraft, as Moderators can get players permanently banned if the moderators feel like doing so. Even actions like typing in all capital letters can get you banned, as it is considered to be YELLING. Calling out the Moderators for any type of bans will also count as harassment and might lead to a permanent ban. Mojang Studios are also working on temporary bans for lesser offenses, which seems like a better idea. The ban system as it is now could remove a lot of creativity and content from the game.

You can read more about the Minecraft community guidelines here.

So what do you think about Mojang’s new guidelines on toxicity? Do you think banning players permanently will solve many issues within the community? Let us know your thoughts in the comments section below.

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