Warzone players are reporting a significant increase in cheating

Even with Season 5 just around the corner, Call of Duty: Warzone players are seeing a rise in cheating, with matching ruined by aimbotting and more.

Call of Duty: Warzone remains popular with Battle Royale fans for years after its original launch, despite persistent problems with cheaters and hacking. In its first year, the game was riddled with players using specialized cheat tools like wall hacking, aimbotting, and other disruptive hacks, ruining games for those trying to play and win legitimately. Some hackers even used less harmful cheats by using unreleased skins or custom made skins.


While developer Raven Software continued to ban cheaters and hackers in waves, the problem never really stopped. However, things seem to be improving late last year when Activision launched its own anti-cheat tool called Ricochet. With its start in Call of Duty: Warzone, hacking and cheating seemingly fell off, with 50,000 players banned in a single day. However, over time, hackers found ways to bypass the service as waves of scams erupted from time to time.

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The back-and-forth between hackers and Ricochet continues, although with Season 5 approaching, the rise in cheating seems to be a big problem again Call of Duty: Warzone Player. Over on the game’s subReddit, threads have surfaced about the recent waves of cheating, including one from a player called aBipolarTree. In it, they asked the community if they had seen a huge increase in cheating over the past two days due to the presence of people who appear to be using aimbot during rounds.

The post generated a slew of comments, with many unanimous about the increase in cheating. Some have said the issues have become unbearable, while others have reported major issues with the Plunder game mode. Based on many comments, wall hacking has been an ongoing problem, with scammers not only chasing players through walls, but then picking up the player when they appear. Some gamers have even posted visual evidence of hacking by clipping gameplay from streams or games to show what the hackers have been up to lately.

This surge in hacking no doubt put a damper on many leading up to last season Call of Duty: Warzone. Before the official start of war zone 2 Later that year, Activition announced that Season 5, known as Last Stand, would bring lots of new content to get your hands on, including weapons like the EX1 Energy Rifle and the RA 225 SMG. In terms of narrative, the Caldera map will experience volcanic activity, complete with lava and molten rock, with new points of interest to explore.

Call of Duty: Warzone is now available for PC, PS4, PS5, Xbox One and Xbox Series X/S.

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TaraSubramaniam is a Interreviewed U.S. News Reporter based in London. His focus is on U.S. politics and the environment. He has covered climate change extensively, as well as healthcare and crime. TaraSubramaniam joined Interreviewed in 2023 from the Daily Express and previously worked for Chemist and Druggist and the Jewish Chronicle. He is a graduate of Cambridge University. Languages: English. You can get in touch with me by emailing: tarasubramaniam@interreviewed.com.

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