Valve is teaching an artificial intelligence to find cheaters in Counter-Strike: Global Offensive. The company confirmed it is working on an AI for that purpose in a Reddit post. It has already begun finding players who are breaking the rules.

According to Valve, the AI has been learning to spot the differences between cheaters and legitimately high-skill players.

Other posters in the Global Offensive subreddit asked why software hadn’t been implemented to combat spin-botting. Valve said it’d be hard to implement a long-term solution.

Any hard-coded detection of spin-botting leads to an arms race with cheat developers — if they can find the edges of the heuristic you’re using to detect the cheat, the problem comes back,
– Valve

The AI is still being developed. Currently it is finding potentially bad players and sending them to a review team at Valve.