Most gamers feel uncomfortable with any kind of cheating in PvP games, even if it only happens in normal ranked matches. This issue becomes especially stressful when the hacking users are famous gamers or big names topping the charts.
That’s unfortunately what the Call of Duty: Vanguard community is going through right now. A controversy surrounding the world’s 2nd ranked gamer of the game Call of Duty: Vanguard has attracted much attention from the CoD community in particular and gamers in general.
The incident happened during a livestream of a gamer with the nickname “Plehxify”, this is not a professional gamer, but the second highest ranked player in the world in Call of Duty: Vanguard. After his character was defeated, to his surprise, the game screen showed the positions of other players through the walls. Immediately, Plehxify explained that the game was laggy and what the audience had just seen was just a game bug. However, this justification seems futile as many sharp-eyed viewers quickly recognize the signs of hacking.
After this incident happened, a strong wave of protests in the Call of Duty: Vanguard gaming community was raised. A lot of people think that the publisher should lock Plehxify’s account and strip him of any titles he has had in the past; even the 2nd place on the world rankings had to be crossed out immediately.
Currently, publisher Activision has not released any broadcast images with Plehxify. Perhaps they are gathering more evidence to convict this popular male streamer.