Wizards will no longer see other players following Call of Duty: Warzone’s Ricochet anti-cheat system update.
The Call of Duty franchise has been one of the biggest names in the gaming industry over the years, and after the launch of Call of Duty: Vanguard and Warzone, its popularity continues to grow. However, this also means that the series has become more vulnerable to hackers. As an effort to limit this situation, the developer behind Call of Duty: Vanguard Raven Software added its own anti-cheat system in 2021. Recently, the studio announced several additions to the game. system in a global update.
Hacking cheats in video games is nothing new, especially when it comes to online multiplayer games. But the problem has become increasingly serious since battle royale games began to dominate the cyberspace, and one of their biggest victims has been Call of Duty. This led Raven Software to implement Ricochet, their own kernel-level anti-cheat system. Since its implementation, this system has generated countless waves of fraudulent account lockouts. In March alone, Ricochet removed 90,000 ‘mage’ from Call of Duty: Warzone. The latest Ricochet update shows that the studio will continue to redouble these anti-cheat efforts.
According to Ricochet’s anti-cheat progress report, the system will now have a cloaking mechanism. Basically, “mage” will no longer hear sounds or see players, characters and projectiles throughout the game. However, normal players will be able to see cheaters affected by the system. This addition follows a similar approach to Ricochet’s Damage Shield feature, which also gives players an edge against cheaters in the game.
The update comes as part of the global release of Ricochet’s kernel-level anti-cheat security driver for PC that was used for Call of Duty: Vanguard. The new announcement also says that these additional functionalities will be rolled out to Call of Duty: Warzone once testing how well these updates work is completed. Raven Software states that this is a necessary step with important updates to the anti-cheat system and “to minimize any issues players may experience”.
In related news, the Call of Duty: Vanguard and Warzone Season 3 Battle Pass trailer was recently announced after the update launched on April 27. Dubbed “Classified Arms,” The new update will feature the familiar King Kong and Godzilla along with new weapons and equipment for players. As the studio looks set to continue building the brand’s heat with compelling new content, the company’s success will also depend on how well its anti-cheat software improves the gameplay experience. game. In the end, it will be interesting to see how these new additions to the anti-cheat system play out and how it affects “magicians”.
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