Treyarch not resetting Black Ops II stats

Developer says pre-release multiplayer statistics will not be scrapped when game launches worldwide tomorrow; ban policy detailed.

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Gamers who have gotten their hands on a legitimate pre-release copy of Call of Duty: Black Ops II will not have their multiplayer statistics wiped tomorrow when the game officially launches. Treyarch design director revealed the news over Twitter, saying pre-release stats will be maintained, so long as gamers are not found to be a "bad person doing bad things."

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Additionally, Treyarch has revealed its ban policy for Black Ops II. The developer's official security & enforcement policy has been posted to its website, revealing a long list of actionable offenses. Treyarch said temporary bans can range from 48 hours to two weeks, dependent on the severity of the issue, while permanent bans are "lasting and final."

Players caught modding or hacking, in possession of pirated content, utilizing unsupported peripheral devices and applications, boosting, glitching, partaking in offensive behavior, or creating an offensive emblem will be subject to possible penalty. Additionally, those who post offensive or unauthorized live stream content also face potential punishment.

For more on Treyarch's security and enforcement policy with regards to Black Ops II, check out the entire document.

Black Ops II is due out worldwide tomorrow, November 13, for Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, and PC, with a Wii U release to follow day-and-date with the system on November 18. PlayStation Vita game Black Ops Declassified also ships November 13.

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