Call of Duty: Lawsuits, Hackers, and February Patch

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Call of Duty is, for more than a decade, one of the most relevant names in the world of video games. Therefore, at Full Esports we bring you a weekly summary. A compilation of the most outstanding news of the last week.

Lawsuit for Mara

Clayton Haugen, American writer and photographer, has filed a lawsuit against Activision Blizzard for allegedly an infringement of the copyright of the operator Mara. This character, based on the Alex Zedra model, seems to present sufficient similarities in Haugen’s eyes to a character present in his own short story: November Renaissance, published in 2017.

Alex Zedra in the roles of Cade Janus (2017) and Call of Duty: Modern Warfare (2019). Source: Rock Paper Shotgun

60,000 players get kicked out of Call of Duty: Warzone

Before the wave from Players who cheat in Call of Duty: Warzone, Activision Blizzard has decided to take action on the matter. For this reason, the publisher has announced the banning of a total of 60,000 players permanently, thus raising the figure to 300,000 players who will not be able to access the battle royale permanently. With this figure, the new wave of bans is positioned as the second largest of Warzone, something frequent since the first days of the title.

Warzone will look closely for cheatersActivision battle royale image

February 5 update

In addition to the expulsions at the beginning of last week, Warzone has also been updated to solve some bugs that accompanied it recently. Among the most outstanding arrangements we find:

  • Fixed the well-known Stim Glich, with which players could freely use the stimulant to stay in the storm for a long period of time
  • Adjusted the distribution of experience points when completing Kingslayer games.
  • Better progress tracking on some Stitch Operator missions.
  • Eliminated the level jumps present in the Call of Duty: Modern Warfare packages.
  • Fixed the problem related to Windows GDI32 that caused an error when starting Warzone.

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