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ASUS to release cheat drivers?

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A disturbing report on German hardware site RivaStation suggests that, despite an outcry from the online gaming community and open letters from both The Online Gamer's Assocation and America's Online Gaming League, Taiwanese hardware manufacturer ASUS may be planning to officially release their "3D SeeThrough Technologies" in the next driver release for their GeForce 2 based graphics cards.

This new "feature" allows players to switch to wireframe or transparent view modes in 3D games, making it possible to see through walls. Needless to say this could have a massive impact on online gaming, and particularly on the many online leagues taking place around the world, as the drivers will allow players to cheat in a way which current games won't be able to detect. Expect more on this story in the coming weeks...

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