Activision bans 60,000 Call of Duty: Warzone cheaters

first_imgActivision bans 60,000 Call of Duty: Warzone cheatersThat brings the total number of permanent bans from the title to 300,000Marie DealessandriAcademy WriterWednesday 3rd February 2021Share this article Recommend Tweet ShareCompanies in this articleActivision BlizzardActivision announced the permanent ban of 60,000 Call of Duty accounts for using cheat software in Warzone.That brings the total number of bans to 300,000 since the title’s launch in March 2020, the publisher said. Going forward, Activision will reinforce its efforts to prevent cheating by bringing improvements to its anti-cheat software and “additional detection technology,” the company said.Related JobsSenior Build Engineer – AAA Studio – Yorkshire UK & Europe Big Planet3D Artist – Mobile Studio – Midlands UK & Europe Big PlanetProducer Indie Game Studio France UK & Europe Big PlanetDiscover more jobs in games More resources will also be allocated to monitoring and enforcement, and there will be a “zero tolerance” for cheat providers, alongside “consistent and timely bans.”Activision permanently banned over 50,000 cheaters last April, just one month after Call of Duty: Warzone’s launch.The Call of Duty franchise drove Activision Blizzard’s revenues up 52% year-on year, to $1.95 billion.Celebrating employer excellence in the video games industry8th July 2021Submit your company Sign up for The Publishing & Retail newsletter and get the best of GamesIndustry.biz in your inbox. Enter your email addressMore storiesActivision Blizzard wins patent lawsuit after nine yearsThe judge ruled that the patents were “not inventions” of Worlds Incorporated, which was suing for infringementBy Marie Dealessandri 5 days agoCall of Duty, King push Activision Blizzard to record Q1 revenuesPublisher’s revenues jump 27% to $2.28 billion as Call of Duty Mobile’s Chinese debut helps drive Activision division sales up 72% year-over-yearBy Brendan Sinclair 7 days agoLatest comments Sign in to contributeEmail addressPasswordSign in Need an account? Register now.last_img


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