It was good for a while, but cheaters are bypassing Warzone’s Ricochet anti-cheat

Welp, it lasts just fine. war zone Recently, players have reported more and more conflicts with cheaters.Although the hype Bounce Anti-Cheat The experience of the battle royale game’s first drop has been vastly improved, and it appears that more evil players have found a solution.

Ricochet Anti-Cheat is kernel-level software added to Warzone late last year when the new Caldera map was released. Mandatory for all players, it removes many of the cheats players are using and has resulted in waves of bans.


However, the sweet catharsis we all felt seemed short-lived. It peaked on the official Warzone reddit, with reports of cheaters coming back to spoil the fun. One such post by user VinniGreti begs for console-only cross-play, so that console players can stay away from cheaters on PC who could dash their hopes of winning Warzone.

Another article highlights the backlash from popular battle royale content creator Dr. Disrespect Because he was murdered by such a liar. In the clip, he says: “This doesn’t work. Now let’s work on a new solution, you’re going to have to figure out something for this engine, it doesn’t work”.

Now, the team at Raven Software has claimed from the start that implementation is only the first step in the ongoing fight against cheating. In the section titled “This is just the beginning” on the official blog page, it said: “We are committed and determined to develop the RICOCHET anti-cheat system over time, fighting for the community against those who aim to disrupt their gaming experience.”

Not only that, but just last week, Activision Blizzard filed a lawsuit against one of Warzone’s biggest cheating distributors — and is demanding compensation for every instance of the site causing serious damage to its IP.

So while it now appears that the team behind Warzone is at a disadvantage in the endless conflict with cheaters, the battle is certainly far from over.

For more Warzone coverage, we just reported on the FOV controversy today, and console players are still on their toes. We’ve also featured the best huge weapons in our Warzone guide, which gives you an in-depth look at the best guns to bring into your Caldera.