After a recent report by the Security Service of Ukraine (SSU) shutting down cryptocurrencies consisting of 3800 PlayStation 4s, it now appears that the consoles may have been used for farming: FIFA Ultimate Team cards.
Ukrainian magazine Delo was skeptical that anyone would use something as cheap as a slim PS4 to extract crypto, even given the price and availability issues of graphics cards. But the bigger result was that some of the images released by the Ukrainian security forces show that game discs have been left over from the latest generation of consoles. Ultimate Team (FUT) for Profit. Coins, or even self-loaded accounts, can be sold for real money.
FUT allows players to use 500 FIFA Points out of $5 - to buy card packs with random prizes but the lowest probability of winning some of the best players in the world is 1%. It's possible to play FIFA (for a long time) and earn enough in-game currency to buy individual player cards in the market or shop packs, and you can also buy FUT coins on the black market, although EA He says the latter can lead to a ban.
Mode is still a profitable feature for EA. FIFA Ultimate Team reached a record six million daily users last December, missing the quarter ($1.49 billion) in EA's net revenue for the past fiscal year.
Since more than 500 GPUs and 50 processors were also discovered in Vinnitsa's repository, some coding might be in progress, but this was not the main purpose of the farm. p>
The PlayStation 4 cipher repository was a FIFA bot farm