The investigation revealed that the 3,800 PlayStation 4s they initially thought were used for Bitcoin mining were actually programmed to automatically play FIFA and obtain the Ultimate Team card.

July 21, 2021

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Just a week ago, the Ukrainian Security Service reported that they found a Bitcoin mining farm However, investigations revealed that the 3,800 PlayStation 4 (PS4) consoles discovered at the scene were actually programmed to automatically play FIFA video games.Our goal is to earn FIFA Ultimate Team coins and cards and then resell them to passionate game player .

This news went viral on the Internet and caused a great impact, because the equipment also Work with stolen electricity , To avoid estimated monthly payments of US$1.86 to US$260,000.

The most sensational news is Bitcoin or others Cryptocurrency Can be mined with PS4 (or several, in this case).One of the people who questioned this information was the local media jobs , They noticed that in the photos of the report You can see the CD comes out of some devices .

On the left, you can see some of the 3,800 PlayStation 4 consoles that were mistaken for discs from Bitcoin mining farms.Image pass Ukrainian Security Service .

Most equipment belongs to the economic version Game console 4 , Called Slim And only 1.84 teraflops of power, although they don’t rule out other sources Dear Version with 4.2 teraflops power.

According to experts, none of these devices have enough capacity to mine Bitcoin. If there are, even if nearly 4,000 devices are used at the same time, it will not be a large number.

The same media pointed out that Expropriated PS4 Could have been Programming to automatically play FIFA video games And start again.

Goal is earn The coins in the game can then be exchanged for real money or Ultimate Team Card These cards are very popular among FIFA fans, if you get a rare card, you can resell it and get a good profit margin.

Another quite profitable option game player The market is to accumulate enough coins and/or cards to be able to sell player accounts in its entirety.

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