Raven Software he waved the banhammer again and now the total number of players banned Warzone rose above 500,000 – or half a million.
Scammers are nothing new for Warzone. Raven Software has fought hackers and fraudsters to a large extent since the game was launched. In February, we heard that a developer had launched more than 300,000 billing accounts, and then in April, we heard that lamentation hackers “are destroying some of the [studio’s] best work ”.
Over the weekend, in another attack against a steady stream of fraudsters, Raven banned another wave of players. “Over 30,000 malicious accounts were blocked in Call of Duty yesterday,” said the developer on May 14, “which brought us to more than half a million accounts banned in #Warzone.” Yeesh.
Needless to say, the studio does a lot to stop the influx of dishonest players in the game – the developer has even set up a specialized enforcement team to catch fraudsters.
Community management requires a dedicated community and a dedicated security team, but with more than 100 million players, it will always be difficult to catch every bad apple in the game.
The studio outlined its fraud policy in great detail, thanks to a blog post published in April. The blog outlines a fairly severe punishment for repeat offenders, where the studio warns:
“Some have asked if we issue hardware bans.” We issue hardware bans against repeat or serial fraudsters. This is an important part of our efforts to fight offenders. “
The company also warned that its security research team had released a report of malware hidden as a “dropper” in a fake fraud that was offered for sale, and You can read more about it here.
The latest Warzone patch has not re-edited AMAX, FARA, Streetsweeper and sanded the PPSh-41 – read more at the link.