Did the popular Call of Duty Warzone become a “cheat zone”? – (C) Activision – Image montage: DailyGame
Call of Duty: Warzone is still a popular free-to-play game, even if the title struggles with cheaters and hackers. Given that the game is free to play, anyone can create an account and log in. That is in part why hackers are plaguing the game on the PC platform in particular. What is Raven Software doing?
Activision and Raven Software continue to try to contain the tide of fraud, turning to ban waves to primarily take on the task of removing hackers. Activision has also gotten creative in the fight against hackers by being Removed YouTube videos highlighting or promoting Call of Duty: Warzone hacks and cheats. Even Google has advertised Warzone hacks before. Despite all these measures, there are still thousands of cheaters and hackers in the game. And these are “felt” more.
In mid-July, Raven Software released a short security update confirming that the last “wave of bans” was on July 16 Removed 50,000 accounts. While this seems like a large number, the reality is that 50,000 compared to Activision’s claim that Call of Duty: Warzone has over 100 million players, actually quite small. Above all, that happens every month that you remove roughly this number of accounts from the Battle Royale game.
It certainly helps to contain the problem to some extent, but many fans point out that this measure is far from being enough.
Call of Duty: Warzone – Raven Software has to do more for anti-cheat measures, so the fans
Responses to Raven’s Twitter statement came quickly, with the majority of those being frustrated Call of Duty: Warzone players were demanding more anti-cheat methods like two-factor authentication. From now on, banned players can simply create a new account and continue as if nothing had happened, which basically makes the anti-cheat work of the developers useless. As a fraudster, you simply create a new account.
The other problem seems to be the number of people caught in the spell wave claiming to be innocent and never to have cheated at all. Some Warzone players have even gone to extreme lengths to prove their innocence.
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Warzone players are calling for real action!
In terms of cheating and hacking, it appears to be escalating for the game, according to an anti-cheat twitter account. In fact, the account warned of new Warzone hacking tools that can now infiltrate consoles, making it more of a trend rather than just PC where the problem is currently a big problem. In essence, the new hacking tools use machine learning to send input to the user’s controller when a valid target is visible. This means that hackers simply have to target enemies and let the program do the rest.
Call of Duty: Warzone is available for PC, PS4, PS5, Xbox One, and Xbox Series X / S.
More about cheaters and hackers in Warzone
Last month we told you that the problem in Call of Duty: Warzone was “getting worse, not better”. In addition, Xbox players are finally calling for an end to cross-play. After all, PlayStation gamers can use this feature, but not those on Xbox platforms.