Hacking is a major problem in first-person shooters. Warzone was no exception. Cheating was the main reason that many gamers left the game during its peak. Activision finally implemented RICOCHET which does work to some degree.
Some players are still unpunished, so it isn’t perfect. It can still be entertaining to see, since the game will start to cheat cheaters prior to the ban. The bullets won’t register anymore and will not be combined with cheaters in lobbyes.
Royalize and JGOD, the Toronto Ultra streamer showed some strange clips. A tweet claimed that the RICOCHET program was in action.
In a blog post announcing the feature, Activision says it only activates “when the server detects a cheater is tampering with the game in real-time,” and that there’s “no possibility for the game to apply a Damage Shield randomly or by accident,” in case you’re wondering about that.18-Feb-2022
Players caught cheating in Call of Duty can now be punished with a penalty that makes them unable to see their opponents, a new anti-cheat mitigation feature that Activision calls “cloaking.”27-Apr-2022
Call of Duty Warzone cheaters will have to face God Mode opponents in this latest anti-cheat initiative. “While anti-cheat is not a magic bullet, this is a battle we’re committed to fighting.” Call of Duty Warzone will now give all PC players God Mode if it detects a cheating player in the lobby.20-Feb-2022
While some people swear by it and believe that all players should have to run FACEIT to play Warzone, the company has confirmed that their anti-cheat system simply is not available on Warzone or Call of Duty as a whole. Activision Warzone has had a hacking epidemic ever since launch.06-Apr-2022
Activision’s new anti-cheat tools are built on top of Call of Duty’s Ricochet anti-cheat system, the kernel-level driver the company used late last year. Despite the tool’s low-level access to a player’s system, Activision says that Ricochet only actively checks the user’s system when a Call of Duty game is running.27-Apr-2022