Call of Duty: Warzone and Vanguard get a kernel-level anti-cheat called Ricochet

this Call of Duty Blog Announcing the implementation of a new anti-cheat system called Ricochet Anti-Cheat Call of Duty: War Zone with pioneerThis includes a powerful new system for sniffing cheaters and kernel-level drivers that help identify cheaters and improve game security. The kernel-level driver will enter Warzone first, then Vanguard.

Ricochet anti-cheat deals with cheaters from four different perspectives: enhancing the security of the game itself through server enhancements, implementing kernel-level drivers to check software and applications that try to access and change Warzone, and by ensuring that the drivers are only during the game. , And improve the player reporting system.

It should be noted that Ricochet anti-cheating will only be implemented on PC, but due to cross-platform games, console players will also get some benefits. The blog post has repeatedly emphasized that the system can only run when the game is running. This is a recognition of the increasingly prominent privacy issues among Internet users, especially game users.

Cheating in Call of Duty: Warzone is a problem that Activision has dealt with for a long time, so this is an expected but welcome move in the future of the game. At the same time, Vanguard will return to World War II. It should not be forgotten that all this happened during a time when Activision Blizzard was accused of workplace poisoning and sexual harassment.

Ricochet anti-cheat will be launched with Warzone’s Pacific update later this year, and Vanguard will be launched later this year.