Call of Duty: Warzone developer, Raven Software, recently tweeted the new number of accounts that were banned from malicious activity, over 30,000 accounts. The number of banned accounts is now over 500,000 and the number is expected to keep rising.
Warzone has been battling cheaters and hackers since practically the beginning. The game released on March 10, 2020. Activision even filed a lawsuit against CxCheats and they will no longer be offering Call of Duty services to their customers. They issued an apology, but I’m not buying it.
Back in April, Raven Software’s creative director, Amos Hodge said in an interview with Video Games Chronicle:
We make this content for the players and while you’re upset that it ruined your game, I’m upset that it’s ruining some of the best work that I’ve done in my life. We put our hearts into this content, we have 100 million players, it’s been out a year, this is a huge stage and some of the best work we’ve ever done, and to have cheaters come in and ruin the game bothers us more than anyone.
Banned over 30,000 malicious accounts across Call of Duty yesterday… bringing us to over half a million accounts banned in #Warzone. 🚫
— Raven Software (@RavenSoftware) May 14, 2021
Cheaters Never Prosper
I’m glad that they aren’t giving up on this fight and I know the saying is ancient. I feel bad for the cheaters, but only a little. You become better at something by practicing. Cheating still means you’re not that good of a gamer and that’s okay. I’m not very good either. Does cheating feel like a big success or maybe just a hollow victory? If one is so far into cheating, they’re probably numb to that moral code glitching. Although, I do love the taste of justice. I wonder how many TVs were smashed when these cheaters found out their accounts were banned.
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