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Eleventh Hour Games has shared how they are addressing gold exploits and real-money trading in Last Epoch, including the recent actions taken to safeguard the game's economy and maintain fair play.

The Last Epoch team has raised concerns over a recent gold exploit and other general exploits within the game's online environment. Below, we will cover everything you need to know about the situation and the measures they are implementing to prevent it.

Eleventh Hour Games has detected several recent exploits, particularly concerning gold, as well as real-money trading (RMT) within Last Epoch's online realm. The team is concerned about the use of these systems and plans to take immediate action if such activities are detected.

Since the launch of Last Epoch 1.0, two significant exploits have emerged: item duplication through the bazaar (for which a fix has already been deployed) and a gold exploit, which has now also been addressed. 

In response to the gold exploit, EHG is looking into gold transactions on accounts to identify and permanently ban everyone involved in illegal gold transfers, including buyers and sellers. 

"We take exploits within Last Epoch very seriously and ensure that any time an exploit comes up, we give it our full and immediate attention." - Eleventh Hour Games

While the methods of tracking these activities remain secret—to prevent exploiters from countering it—the Last Epoch team is actively banning accounts engaged in RMT services. The aim of this plan is to regulate the in-game economy and reduce inflation within the Merchant's Guild.

Moving forward, Eleventh Hour Games is committed to not only responding quickly to emerging problems, but also actively preventing them. For more details on the steps taken, you can check the official forum post here: RMT and Exploit Statement

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