Cheaters beware, your nefarious Pokemon Go catches are going to be nothing more than a mark of shame on your account. The official Japanese Pokemon Go Twitter account posted today that developer Niantic would be taking action against those who acquired Pokemon through the use of third party software used to cheat.
An image of these red diagonal lines has already shown up in at least one reply on Twitter to the announcement of the punishment.
Pokemon Go is still being highly supported by Niantic, so it’s no surprise they would come down on the cheaters out there. With multiple events already announced for the next few months, including the monthly Community Day planned for June 16 and July 8, and Pokemon Go Fest taking place in Chicago from July 14-15, the developers have reason to want everyone to be on an even playing field this summer.