Streamers calling out cheaters in Call of Duty

Warzone, Call of Duty’s popular battle royale game mode, has been all the rage since it released earlier this month. Some of the biggest streamers, including Tyler “Ninja” Blevins, Jack “CouRage” Dunlop, Matthew “Nadeshot” Haag, Timothy “TimTheTatman” John Betar and Herschel “DrDisrespect” Beahm IV have been streaming the game. And with the coronavirus forcing major pro sports leagues to go on hiatus, many athletes including Ben Simmons, Devin Booker and Meyers Leonard have gone online to stream Warzone. Call of Duty is currently the third-most popular streaming category on Twitch, according to Twitch Tracker.

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Unfortunately, widespread cheating, particularly with players using aimbots, seems to be ruining the experience for many gamers lately. The problem has become so widespread that Activision issued a statement Tuesday saying the company had banned 50,000 users since the game released. Ninja, CouRage and TimTheTatman among others have taken to Twitter lately to express their frustrations.

Got second place in Wednesday Warzone! Hackers killed us game 2 2nd circle :/ Really hope Activision takes these cheaters seriously and cracks down hard, soon. Getting to the point where its almost every other game.

– Ninja (@Ninja) April 2, 2020

I love Warzone.

I played Warzone for 6 hours today.

I died to hackers/cheaters in 70% of my games.

This is truly without a doubt the most hackers I’ve ever faced in a game in my life.

It’s a true shame because Warzone is a great game that people should play.

So frustrating.

– Jack “CouRage” Dunlop (@CouRageJD) April 1, 2020

5 games played.

3 cheaters have killed us.https://t.co/Ns54x7hwkX

– Jack “CouRage” Dunlop (@CouRageJD) April 1, 2020

THIS IS UNREAL… pic.twitter.com/6fGvFl5tNe

– timthetatman (@timthetatman) April 1, 2020

there’s 250,000 people watching cheaters absolutely destroy and ruin the Warzone Wednesday tournament let alone individual streamers

Call of Duty will be ruined by this if not addressed no matter how good the game is

– Rod ‘keydaddy’ Breslau (@Slasher) April 1, 2020

I give it a week or less before all of the big streamers chalk up cod unless something happens to fix this https://t.co/ToNXdkTFyC

– FaZe Simp (@SimpXO) April 1, 2020

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It’s not only big-name streamers who have been complaining.

So, the legends are tru…#hacks

I love #Warzone, but I mean, this right here will slowly erode the game. @InfinityWard @ATVIAssist @Activision pic.twitter.com/ouGoLUc2i8

– ThePreacher [�� on Mixer] (@ThePreacherLive) April 1, 2020

Infinity Ward’s gotta sort the anti-cheat for Warzone, game has so much potential for tournament and viewers but being destroyed by hackers.

– Spoonz (@iSpoonz_) April 1, 2020

just watched a vid where a guy has played 113 warzone games avrg kills are 42 per game solo vs squads and he still hasnt been baned yet on Call of Duty rumor is there are only 6 devs that look over tape review and there is no anti cheat system.

– Snow (@Snow_eShot) April 1, 2020

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