Call of Duty: Warzone‘s new Caldera map still feels a little rough around the edges with a host of bugs and glitches plaguing the experience of each match, but on a positive note, players say Activision’s new anti-cheat is doing its job.
Since its inception in March of 2020, cheating remained rampant for the entire lifespan of Warzone’s Verdansk map, leaving many fair-playing gamers to fall victim to aimbot and wallhacks. And despite banning over half a million accounts, there was always still an influx of cheaters in Verdansk. Thankfully, a new Warzone map brought new security measures.
The launch of Season 1 and Warzone’s Caldera map brought the initial roll out of Activision’s new Ricochet anti-cheat, which is a kernel-level driver required for PC players. This driver has a high level of access to manage and monitor various applications on a player’s PC, and it checks for any programs that may be attempting to interact with or manipulate the game. While that level of access can sound scary, Activision says the driver only runs while Warzone is being played and shuts down once the game is closed. It’s an extreme measure, but it seems to be working.
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