Activision announced that Call of Duty: Warzone And Call of Duty Vanguard they will exploit a new one anti-cheat system called Ricochet, which comes as a new kernel-level driver capable of blocking the use of incorrect tools in game multiplayer.
“Our teams have made great strides in the fight against this persistent problem that plagues us all, but we know that it is not enough”, Activision reported in the official communication on the Call of Duty website, “We are proud to introduce Ricochet Anti-Cheat, a robust Anti-Cheat system supported by a team of dedicated professionals, intent on fighting all kinds of impropriety “.
It is a multifaceted approach to fight the cheaters through server-side tools that analyze statistics to identify the use of cheats, improved processes to unmask who uses them and updates to improve account security and more.
The Ricochet Anti-Cheat system will be introduced alongside Call of Duty: Vanguard on November 5th, and with the Pacific update coming to Call of Duty: Warzone later this year.
THE kernel level driver have greater access to monitoring and managing PC software and applications. The RICOCHET Anti-Cheat System controls software and applications that attempt to interact with and manipulate Call of Duty: Warzone, providing data with which the security team can further improve the game’s systems.
Such a solution might worry PC gamers, but Activision wanted to ensure that the privacy of users will remain intact: the kernel-level driver is not always active and only analyzes applications that interact with Call of Duty, when you exit the game it is disabled. Apparently, it will be mandatory to play Call of Duty: Warzone, according to reports.
Call of Duty has been waging war on cheaters for some time now, apparently even with some tech base at this point.