Call of Duty will now steal your weapons if you are naughty

The cheaters in Warzone and Vanguard are in for a rude awakening as developer Activision releases a new update to the games’ anti-cheat software.

Anyone caught cheating in Warzone or Call of Duty: Vanguard will now face the wrath of Activision’s latest ironic anti-cheat mitigation tactic, Disarm. As described in a blog post (opens in new tab)The new system does exactly what the name suggests: removes cheaters’ weapons mid-game to leave them completely defenseless.

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Cheaters won’t even be able to throw punches with their fists, as Activision says removing all of their offensive capabilities is an effective way to put them “on timeout”. By allowing cheaters to stay in the game but making it virtually unplayable for them, pesky hackers experience their own bitter medicine.

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