On January 4, Activision submitted a litigation Fight EngineOwning in Central California, which is currently one of the more popular websites selling “Call of Duty: Warzone” and other online shooting games cheating. The lawsuit described EngineOwning as “a German commercial entity and numerous individuals”, accusing them of “selling circumvention equipment”, “intentionally interfering with contractual relationships” and “unfair competition.”
The subscription provided by EngineOwning bundles cheats, including aiming robots, wall hacking, radar, triggering robots (automatically fire when aiming at the player, or automatically fire when within a set range), recoil and bullet diffusion elimination, rapid firing, and various modifications Method of anti-cheat detection.
EngineOwning’s cheats can be used in various “Call of Duty” games, as well as a variety of battlefield games, Star Wars Battlefront 2, Titanfall 2, Splitgate and Halo Infinite. Obviously they are also cheating for Overwatch.
Activision’s lawsuit “is aimed at stopping the illegal behavior of an organization that distributes and sells a large number of malicious software products designed to give the public an unfair competitive advantage for profit.” The publisher also stated that “Activision is entitled to the defendant’s profits”, otherwise, “Or, Activision is entitled to the highest statutory damages…for each violation by the defendant, the compensation amount is US$2,500” and legal costs. .
At the end of last year, “Call of Duty: War Zone” stepped up efforts to prevent cheating and added a kernel-level program called Ricochet on December 8.