Left 4 Dead 360 update beats cheaters

No more witches in the safe room.

Valve has released an update for the Xbox 360 version of zombie shooter Left 4 Dead that stops the proliferation of cheats and hacks in the game.

Last month, Ars Technica and others reported nightmare scenes of giant-sized players, and super-enemies like witches and tanks spawning in huge numbers in supposedly safe areas of the game. Like it was on a PC or something.

Now Joystiq has established that the title update to the game earlier this week has fixed all that.

In fact, Valve tackled the issue for games on its dedicated servers with a server-side fix last month. The latest update means the cheats are now blocked in player-hosted matches too, both on Xbox Live or via system link.

That's it. Slow news day.

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