“We recognize that over time we have faced many hacks and hacked scores, we have a shadow ban system in place that takes care of most, but not all, situations,” said stated Dry Cactus in its ad. “We realize that a purge of the ranking is not ideal, which is why we limit it to the richest 1%.”
The third note on their list is certainly the one that has caused some controversy. Although the developers recognize that purging is not ideal, removing all the high scores in the hope of removing those that are not legitimate seems to be a major problem for those who have earned their place there.Poly Bridge Developers Reveal Long-Term Plans To Combat Cheaters On Leaderboards
Of course, those who are good enough to truly belong to the top 1% will undoubtedly be able to re-submit their time and reclaim their place! In addition, it will be a more impressive feat to hold such a place when you are not surrounded by cheaters.
It’s also reasonable logic, knowing that hackers and exploiters almost certainly use their underhanded tactics to gain first place. So someone would just cheat to finish floating around the edges of the leaderboard?