Call Of Duty Cheat Seller Removes Cheats After Legal Action

A site that allowed the purchase of Call of Duty cheats has removed them due to a lawsuit from Activision.

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When it comes to popular competitive games, most of us have had to deal with a cheater or two in our time. If you're an Call of Duty: Warzone fan, however, it's now just a little bit harder to find the fun-ruining cheats that will make you reviled in every game you step into. A site that sells cheats and hacks has removed those for the Call of Duty series following a lawsuit from Activision.

The administrators of the site released a statement on their Discord to elucidate the changes: "As some of you may know, Activision Publishing, Inc has filed a lawsuit against CxCheats and has made it clear to us that our services violate their Terms of Use," a portion of it reads. "As a result of our lawsuit with Activision, we have agreed to cease development and support for all Call Of Duty related products or services sold through the site. These products will not be returning to CxCheats in any form."

Though CxCheats appears to be down at the moment, Eurogamer found that the site is still selling cheats for non-COD games, such as PUBG and Apex Legends. There's always the chance that the publicity of Activision's lawsuit will lead to other publishers making the same decision.

Activision has dropped the hammer on Call of Duty cheaters before, banning more than 70,000 players back in April and promising more ban-waves to come in recent months. The cheating problem has become so rife in Warzone that some console players have taken to disabling cross-play in order to avoid PC players, since it's much easier to use these tools on a PC than a console. Recently, a Call of Duty streamer accidentally revealed their cheat tools while bragging about his skills at the game, which led a swift ban on Twitch. These tools were intended to be undetectible by Call of Duty itself. However, showing the control panel for the program to hundreds of people makes that irrelevant. Justice has been served.

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