Call of Duty: Warzone bans will transfer over to Call of Duty: Vanguard, ensuring that cheaters don’t get a second chance within the new game.
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Anyone banned from playing Call of Duty: Warzone won’t have the chance to enjoy Call of Duty: Vanguard when released this November. It appears there’ll be no second chances for people who have broken the principles within the past, seeing as Call of Duty: Vanguard is seemingly tightening up its security measures to assist keep the sport fair, fun, and safe upon launch. during a similar vein, Warzone’s developers have attempted to eliminate cheaters for a short time now.
Activision already confirmed it’d implement a brand-new anti-cheat system in Vanguard when it launches later this year; something fans have been demanding for quite a while. After Modern Warfare allowed cross-play with PC users, some players noticed an influx of hackers infiltrating the series. The matter has only worsened over time as hackers realized Activision only banned their accounts; as a result, they might make a replacement account and continue playing Warzone with little to no consequences. The bans have been more severe recently, though, with some reporting hardware bans – and it seems the slate won’t be cleaned anytime soon.
Activision plans to release a replacement Warzone map alongside Call of Duty: Vanguard, an introduction alittle reboot for the battle royale game. That said, players placed on the publisher’s naughty list won’t be allowed to participate in the fun. consistent with Call of Duty news site Charlie INTEL’s Twitter, players who were hardware or account banned won’t be ready to play Call of Duty: Vanguard or its new map. This is often a result of players checking in for an Activision ID, which links accounts between each entry within the series.
If you are currently banned in Call of Duty: Warzone – including hardware or account banned – you are banned from playing Call of Duty: Vanguard.
For those in the cheats Discords/forums etc. asking why, I think it's pretty obvious why. But thought I'd let you know.
— CharlieIntel (@charlieINTEL) September 16, 2021
This past May, Raven Software tweeted that over 500,000 Warzone players had been banned since the sport launched in 2020. Although it is a solid breakthrough to kick such players out of the sport, the size of this effort also shows how seemingly commonplace it’s to cheat within the game. For one thing, Raven also explained that 30,000 of the half million banned accounts were addressed in only one day.
There haven’t been any significant details about this new anti-cheat system coming to Call of Duty: Vanguard, but one can only hope it reduces the number of cheating within the first-person shooter. Cheating will never be completely eradicated, but ideally, this may create more of an anomaly. Until then, cheating could be a preexisting expectation when loading a match in Call of Duty: Warzone.
Call of Duty: Vanguard releases on November 5, 2021, for Xbox One, Xbox Series X/S, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, and PC.
Source: Charlie INTEL