Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2’s open beta is live, although many players are discovering that the multiplayer has experienced hacking issues.
With the open beta of Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 now live, many players are finding that matches are being ruined by cheaters and vandals. Unfortunately, this problem has been all too common for recent installments in the Call of Duty series. In fact, previous betas of Black Ops Cold War and Vanguard also suffered from similar problems, while the wall hacking and aimbotting problems posed to Warzone were well documented.
While cheating has been a very common problem in recent Call of Duty titles, many players can expect this problem to be mitigated thanks to the addition of Activision’s Ricochet anti-cheat system. For whatever reason, that doesn’t seem to be the case as Modern Warfare 2 beta players consistently find their matches ruined by hackers using tools like aimbot to get headshots. perfect or hack the wall to see where the players are at all times. Clips have surfaced online, including a TikTok posted by MW2 Beta Plug on Twitter. Short clip from the perspective of a cheater in Modern Warfare 2. The player is also on a pretty long unbeaten streak, reaching 27 kills before the end of the video.
Other places, such as Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2’s SubReddit, have also seen new posts about hacking issues during the beta. A post created by PunchUrLeg features a video clip showing a player being dropped onto another player, before being abruptly pulled from a seemingly specific place. Killer cameras show enemy players using an exploit by gliding through a building, which can shoot through walls without being seen.
While everything seems relevant now, there are still a few weeks left for Infinity Ward to resolve the issue. Thankfully, Ricochet is out on day 1 for both Modern Warfare 2 multiplayer as well as Warzone, so perhaps with a few tweaks from the data received during the open beta the game could be protected. better from the start. However, many people are still concerned, not only with the growing hacker problems, but also other issues that the Modern Warfare community has identified including user interface as well as visibility issues. marketing related to detecting enemies in matches.
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