Activision is getting set to launch a brand new, and dare I say enjoyable, system to counter cheaters in Name of Responsibility: Warzone. As a part of an replace to the sport’s Ricochet anti-cheat system, a brand new characteristic known as Splat will randomly and with out warning plummet detected cheaters straight to the bottom after deployment at first of a match. (Therefore the identify, Splat.)
Activision has toyed with Name of Responsibility cheaters in a couple of other ways as of late. The writer gifted an automated god mode and invisibility to gamers getting shot by detected cheaters and later shamed cheaters by asserting they’ve been booted within the kill feed.
Taking away parachutes isn’t the one mitigation included with Splat. If persons are detected as dishonest after the beginning of a sport, Splat can flip “a bunny hop right into a 10,000-foot drop,” immediately taking them out.
Activision has additionally been engaged on an improved server and client-side anti-cheat methods forward of Friday’s Name of Responsibility: Fashionable Warfare III launch. The corporate has additionally made enhancements utilizing machine studying to extra rapidly and precisely detect dishonest perpetrators.