“Every Call of Duty You Release Will Become Unplayable” – YouTuber Explains Why Activision’s Franchise Is Failing To Fix Online Hacking

Published 06/01/2023, 12:40 PM EDT

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Call of Duty series is facing a serious situation at the moment. As if the ongoing backlash against Modern Warfare II wasn’t enough, Activision’s iconic franchise has now been hit with endless instances of hacking.

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Such case have increased a lot in the recent entries such as Black Ops Cold war that has become unplayable due to the extreme risks involved after the reports indicating the presence of an exploit in Treyarch’s game. Considering the growing risk of playing COD titles online, one YouTuber recently tried to find out the root cause of this problem. Seems like he’s been successful in unearthing it.

Lex says Activision must change an outdated Call of Duty engine to prevent online hacking

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MrTLexify is a renowned gaming YouTuber who keeps posting multiple videos on COD. Recently he took to his Twitter account to post a clip where he showed how weak Activision’s games have become. Especially, when it comes to maintaining a healthy gameplay experience.

While tagging the Call of Duty publisher, Lex wrote this: “Every Call of Duty you release will become unplayable if you continue to use the CoD 4 engine from 2007. This footage proves how players can boot anyone on any game. It is well beyond time for a new, safer engine.”

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Through the above tweet, the YouTuber tried to explain that the devs are still using an engine from the days of Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare. The latter is a game that came out more than a decade ago. As a result, anyone can interfere with the servers of the recently released titles to turn the online experience into a nightmare for other players.

It will be interesting to see the response of the developing teams at Activision to Lex’s tweet. They will need to do something sooner than later in order to save the reputation of the action franchise. It’s been losing a lot of ground already since the last few months.

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