When Activision announced that the Ricochet anti-cheat system would be deployed during the Season 1 update in Call of Duty Warzone everyone sighed with relief that the game will be enjoyable again without looking over your shoulder searching for hackers.
We actually enjoyed a good run when the system hit the ground running just about a week after the Season dropped in early December but we have had a resurgence of cheaters as of late.
As the hacking problem has not been resolved since COD Warzone came out in 2020, players have been sceptic about the Ricochet system and now they have even more arguments to do so.
Players claim a rising number of hackers in Warzone as of late
Before the tropical Island of Caldera arrived with the Season 1 update of Warzone Pacific, Verdansk was already suffering from matches full of hackers that drove away players by the bunch as the playing experience started to become unbearable and frustrating.
When the Ricochet anti-cheat system was announced people started to hope to go back to the early days of the game where the playing field was levelled and the winners relied solely on their shooting skills.
Regardless of the social media platform you use the most, you can search the “ricochet warzone” keywords and you will see a flood of users complaining of a sudden rise of hackers within matches which obviously has ticked some people off.
The Ricochet anti-cheat system has not met expectations in Caldera
Activision or any other game developer has yet to release a statement but it should come soon enough before the conversation continues to snowball and the number of active players starts to decrease.
With the Vanguard fluke sales numbers, a sudden shrinkage of players is something the franchise cannot allow to happen so it is plausible to see something to be done about it in the near future.
We will stay close to this conversation to see if anything new comes up and when that happens we will promptly share it with you all.
Feature image courtesy of Activision
For more Call of Duty news, be sure to check out our dedicated section or some of our MW2 Guides & Tutorials below:
Modern Warfare 2 Guides - Jack Links Skin | Unlock All Operators | Check Server Status | Get Twitch Drops | Post-Credit Scene Explained | Unlock Gold Camo | Get Burger Town Operator | MGB Nuke | Unlock Every Weapon | All Killstreaks| Safe Code Locations|Check KD Ratio|XP Farm Trick|Chopper Gun Glitch|Weapon Tuning|Change Name Color|Hardcore Tier 1 Mode| Turn Off Crossplay|Steam Deck| Raid: Atomgrad | How To Play "Support A Team" | Unlock Orion Camo | Aim Assist Settings |
Modern Warfare 2 Fixes & Issues-Best NVIDIA GeForce Drivers | Dev Error 6036 | MW2 Missing Items | Unlimited Tactical Sprint Bug | Stuck On Installing Bug | Display Name Not Allowed Bug|Gold Camo Not Unlocking|Voice Chat Not Working| Display FPS Counter |
Best Modern Warfare 2 Loadouts - Best Weapon Tier List | M4 Loadout| PDSW 528 Loadout|TAQ-V Loadout|M4 Loadout|Fennec 45| No Recoil M4 Loadout | SA-B 50 Loadout | Kastov-74U Loadout |