RICOCHET Anti-Cheat is already live across Call of Duty: Vanguard and Call of Duty: Warzone with server-side updates and other backend elements to combat cheating.
With the launch of Call of Duty: Warzone Pacific tomorrow, December 9th, #TeamRICOCHET continues its new anti-cheat security initiative with the rollout of an internally developed PC kernel-level driver for Warzone, which will activate first in the Asia-Pacific region before expanding worldwide.
Call of Duty: Warzone Pacific
The server-side upgrades as part of the overall RICOCHET Anti-Cheat program have been live in Vanguard and Warzone since the launch of Call of Duty: Vanguard. Since then, #TeamRICOCHET has made several updates to anti-cheat security for both titles, as well as targeting cheat developers, account resellers, and making changes to its security enforcement policy.
This week, the new – previously announced – PC kernel-level driver developed internally for Call of Duty begins a region-by-region release. The driver will first launch in Warzone in the Asia-Pacific region before expanding to other regions.
This strategic launch approach allows the devs to monitor stability, collect feedback, and make any required updates before expanding the rollout. Additionally, information about cheating behaviour provided by the kernel-level driver will help enforce security for all players around the world.
Q- Where does the rollout plan begin?
The initial rollout will begin first within the Asia-Pacific region before expanding worldwide.
Q-When does the rollout expand to my region?
#Team Ricochet will provide updates, including when the PC kernel-level driver rollout expands, across the teams’ franchise and studio social channels.
Q-When Warzone Pacific launches, what will I see?
When you boot up Warzone Pacific, you’ll see the RICOCHET Anti-Cheat logo as part of the game’s loading screen. The kernel-driver installation process is automatic. Once available, when Warzone Pacific launches, the driver will launch with the game. When you exit the game, the driver will shut down.
Q-What can I expect from RICOCHET Anti-Cheat?
RICOCHET Anti-Cheat is an evolving initiative that will grow stronger as its systems learn more about cheating behaviour. #TeamRICOCHET is committed to continuously monitoring and updating its security measures to fight unfair play. Every update the team makes forces cheaters to change their tactics, which provides them with more information to identify and expel them from the community. You can help the team by reporting cheaters as they happen:
- Learn how to report a player in Call of Duty: Warzone
- Learn how to report a player in Call of Duty: Vanguard
#TeamRICOCHET is focused on continuous anti-cheat security updates. The team will provide updates on their mainline and studio social channels as well as the Call of Duty blog when possible.