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Call of Duty Warzone 2 – Infamous Cheater Gets Caught During a $100,000 Massive Tournament Based on the Battle Royale

Published 12/08/2022, 6:30 AM EST

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Since its grand debut last month, Call of Duty Warzone 2 has been trending a lot on the internet. Although it’s been in the talks mostly for the good reasons, being one of the best battle royale releases from Activision, the game has also attracted unwanted attention. Which is regarding the issue of bugs, glitches, and the incidents of cheating as well.

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Yes, it looks like despite all the constant efforts from Call of Duty developers, some players are still able to find loopholes in order to cheat extensively. In a bizarre incident, a Warzone 2 player was recently caught using a dedicated tool for cheating while competing in a $100,000 tournament.


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Call of Duty player gets exposed while cheating in the $100,000 Warzone 2 tournament, disappears from the internet

The biggest competitive tournament yet since the release of Warzone 2 recently took place. Gamers from various nations participated in it to win the ultimate prize of $100,000. However, everyone was shocked to witness an unexpected incident when an infamous cheater got exposed while being live.

Before the tournament began, a Call of Duty player known as Exoniz was under the radar of previously indulging in cheating. He was still allowed to participate in Warzone 2 World Classic tournament. To prove his haters wrong this time, he tried to show the people his actual setup and the number of monitors he was using to the people who were watching him.


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Unfortunately, for Exoniz, he happened to show something that he didn’t intend to. While giving a look at his monitor setup, he couldn’t stop a pop menu from appearing on his computer’s screen. People on the internet immediately concluded that it was basically a cheat menu that Exoniz was using, while competing in the $100,000 Call of Duty Warzone 2 tournament.

The player claimed that it was a glitch but it was difficult for him to prove his point clearly. Upon the increased criticism, the cheater eventually decided to vanish from the internet. He deleted his Twitch channel and also his social media profiles following the controversial incident. Well, this action by Exoniz implies that he was using a cheat menu while playing in the tournament matches.


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Written by:

Mintu Tomar


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Mintu Tomar is an eSports author at EssentiallySports. After completing his bachelor's in Philosophy, he has followed his passion for covering news as a budding journalist. He lives and breathes video games and is a die-hard Call of Duty fan.
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Gideon Mathson