Right after a famous CoD Warzone Youtuber and Streamer quit due to widespread instances of cheating, Activision finally took notice. YouTuber Vikkstar123 stated:
“Activision isn’t addressing how many hackers there are in the game. The playerbase of the game is now so saturated with hackers, you tend to find them in every single lobby. The game is in the worst state it’s ever been. Activision really isn’t being addressing how many hackers there are in the game. They never seem to go away and there’s always more and more hackers […] this needs to be fixed otherwise it truly will be the death of the game.”
This has been the third time Activision pulled a Thanos Snap – as the first happened April of last year, the company banned more than 70,000 accounts. Then in September it banned around 20,000 accounts, most of which were using EngineOwning, a popular cheat app.
The incapability of Activision to just put up an anti-cheat system always comes into question, as FaZe member Nicholas “NICKMERCS” Kolcheff and Twitch streamer Jaryd “summit1g” Lazar took their frustrations to social media just so they can air and vent out the lack of action the devs had taken into fixing the game. Case in point, EngineOwning users have been totally banned – with Activision releasing a statement as of what follows:
“We have zero tolerance for cheaters across Call of Duty and Call of Duty: Warzone,” the company wrote in a blog. “Our focus is to combat both cheaters and cheat providers. Today we banned 60,000 accounts for confirmed cases of using cheat software in Warzone, bringing our total to date of more than 300,000 permabans worldwide since launch.”
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