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Call Of Duty: Vanguard cheaters could get banned from the entire series

Activision have made a big deal of fighting cheaters with Call Of Duty: Vanguard, bragging about new anti-cheat tech Ricohet, and a new progress report on their anti-cheat efforts makes clear they really want wrong’uns gone. If you get banned for cheating, they’ll ban you from the whole Call Of Duty series (well, as much as accounts allow). Eat it, nerks. Read more

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Activision introduce Call Of Duty’s upcoming Ricochet Anti-Cheat system

As it goes in online competitive games, Activision are in a constant battle against cheaters in Call Of Duty games. They’ve banned more than half a million cheaters in Call Of Duty: Warzone and yet there are always more. They’ve announced a new tool to help crack down: their Ricochet Anti-Cheat system. When it launches in Warzone and Call Of Duty: Vanguard it will include server-side tools along with a kernel-level driver to monitor applications interacting with the game. Read more

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Anti-piracy firm Denuvo brings anti-cheat tools to PS5

By Alex Calvin, Wednesday, 10 March 2021 16:47 GMT Developers and publishers can get rid of bad actors in their games on Sony’s console.Anti-tamper company Denuvo has brought its tools to fight cheating to PS5.The firm has joined the console’s tool and middleware scheme, meaning that developers and publishers will be able to use this anti-cheat tech in their games on PlayStation 5.“Cheating ruins video games for honest players,” Denuvo MD Reinhard Blaukovitsch said.“This can lead to lower engagement, game traffic and shrinking revenues for game publishers. We are really proud be able to help the world’s most talented developers…

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Fall Guys quarantined its worst players on a special ‘Cheater Island’

By Dom Peppiatt, Monday, 14 September 2020 17:42 GMT Fall Guys developer Mediatonic used a secret place called Cheater Island to have fun with the game’s most dishonest players.Fall Guys: Ultimate Knockout fans that have been playing since the game’s launch on PlayStation Plus and Steam will have undoubtedly noticed the game’s cheater problem. It’s not a new issue for the developers, after all.This is a problem you get with most online games: there’s always a minority ruining it for the rest of us. But Mediatonic has a frankly inspiring approach to dealing with these dishonest players. I’ve got lots…