Warzone cheaters are causing havoc with teleporting helicopters

Warzone cheaters are causing havoc with teleporting helicopters
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Alex Garton

Published 

15th Feb 2024 11:40

When you think of a cheater in Call of Duty, the first thing that comes to mind is a poor shot equipped with an aimbot that beams anyone down instantly.

Unfortunately, third-party software is a little more advanced now, so on top of landing every shot on target, hackers in Warzone can teleport around the map. Helicopters are causing the most problems in Urzikstan, with cheaters manoeuvring vehicles like UFOs and moving around at immense speeds.

As you can imagine, this makes the game impossible for players to win, and as a result, the community is getting tired of the RICOCHET anti-cheat.

Warzone hackers are piloting teleporting helicopters

Taking to the CODWarzone subreddit, user WilsonatorYT decided to showcase a cheater "teleporting helicopters out of the atmosphere" and moving to the other side of the map in the blink of an eye.

Rising off the ground like a UFO, the hacker was able to move vertically with heli and reach the skybox instantly. WilsonatorYT quickly realised that any chances of a victory were slim with a cheater in the game, but they decided to play it out.

Reaching the final circle, the bad actor using third-party software was nowhere to be seen and was likely invulnerable to damage inside the heli. This left WilsonatorYT to die to the gas and, as expected, only achieve second place in the lobby.

Call of Duty fans slam RICOCHET as "worst anti-cheat on the market"

Helicopter squad in Warzone
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The response to the thread has been a massive backlash towards RICOCHET, which has been labelled as the "worst anti-cheat on the market." Some fans have even gone as far as to claim that RICOCHET doesn't actually exist and that the BR still relies on player reports for any suspensions handed out.

"RICOCHET is NOT an anti-cheat, it was marketing designed by Activision to make players shut up about CoD's lack of one," said one user, with another arguingm "RICOCHET is a band-aid for a gaping wound."

It's clear a lot of fans have lost faith that Activision's anti-cheat is suitable for the job, and unless substantial improvements are made, complaints from the fanbase are guaranteed to continue.

Alex Garton
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Alex Garton
Alex is a Senior Writer at GGRecon. With a BA (Hons) in English, he has previously written for Dexerto & Gfinity. Specialising in Call of Duty & Apex Legends, he loves (attempting) to improve his aim in competitive shooters and will always make time for a single-player RPG.
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