Call of Duty’s Kernel Based Anti-Cheat To Debut After the Launch of Its New Game and Fans Are Divided Over It

Published 10/31/2021, 3:15 PM EDT


The age old-issue of hackers and abusers taking over FPS titles has long bothered gamers. Call of Duty has long suffered the brunt of this and finally, gamers have some hope. Prominent  FPS title Valorant found a great solution with its own version of kernel-level anti-cheat in Vanguard and it has produced wonderful results.

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It looks like Activision has taken a page out of Riot Games’book and has come with a similar system in Ricochet. The studio has promised to unleash the most server bans on players, who continue to break the rules. After weeks of speculation, and rumors, the system is finally to see a release according to new reports.

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Call of Duty is finally going to have its own anti-cheat system

According to a report from gamesradar, the anti-cheat system is finally ready to be rolled out. The new system is going to be put to the test in the upcoming weeks and it will finally go live in December. Call of Duty: Vanguard is set to release in November, but it won’t have the anti-cheat system initially.

The studio is actively planning to roll it out with the launch of the upcoming Pacific theme Battle Royale map. This will most likely be a part of the first season of the new title into Warzone and Vanguard.

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Fans have high expectations from this new system, which is said to dive too deep into players’ systems in pursuit of suspicious activities and files. Data collected from each player base is then sent to the developers and

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How effective will this new elaborate system is going to perform? Well, fans can always use Valorant as the best example for its performance. The community has reported that hackers barely ever manage to squeeze past the system and if they do run amuck, the reports and piling kill feeds usually catch the cheater in live matches. Ricochet might be the best thing to happen to Call of Duty and it might finally fix everything.

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Ayank Chourasia

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Ayank Chourasia is an eSports author at EssentiallySports. He has been writing since 2016 across various fields, having done his BBA from T.I.

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