good post thread - a few times i have been too lazy to do anything about cheaters/boosters... i will try and make much more of an effort to report these idiots now tho, i know it wont really make much difference, and i know IW prob can do little about it, but the cheaters should be allowed to think they can just ruin it for everyone.
I´m happy to see that 400 people have read this thread already - and some commited they will be with my task!
Tonight I had contact to Activision-Support - and they assured me that the developers are really working on the cheat/hack
and they really will fix it - and they want to fix the leaderboards as well!
This means to us: Keep on going! Even more when it´s been fixed! We all need to report hackers and cheaters immidiately to
IW-Enforcers on Twitter when we´ve discovered them!
We all need to tell hackers/cheaters what we think about them - and we will leave their lobbies all together - so they probably won´t
have a full match completed!
Please feel free to tell your friends in CoD and your Clan-Mates to support this issue!
Let´s start to enlight those hackers/cheaters on Youtube - maybe someone feels like founding an own channel for those videos?!
Let us, the legit players, make them feel that we ain´t find it funny what they do with CoD!
Thank you all.
I, like you am tired of the straight up hackers, but I am also tired of this B.S. referred to as lag. It's not lag when someone intentionally forces there network traffic into delayed burst transmissions. Like the above poster said, they can't even fix this issue, which is a really simple one-what makes you think they give a damn about hacking. All they care about is the cha-ching $$. Well, after having to host three back to back matches of I'm gonna go 10 and 0 in about 30 seconds all the while shooting people who seem to not even realize I'm there scenarios, I for one say to hell with Black Ops 2. I'm going to find some better way to spend my time and money. In truth, I only play this game from time to time in short bursts, but this is ridiculous. Ever heard of time stamps Activision?? Packet rate enforcement?? In truth these problems have existed for some time with all of us premium internet subscribers, everyone else is just realizing it with the upgrade that cable and lots of DSL subscribers got (ehem docsys 3.0, cough - U-verse 2.0 Mbps upstream - cough) somewhat recently.
Torrent upstreaming and wireless lag switching have been a round for a long time. I, for one, am tired of the B.S. excuse of match making fairness. Hell, I've hosted games where people less than 50 miles from me can't manage a solid three bar connection but can still manage to carry a 2.0+ k/d ratio, can you imagine that?
Please forgive the gripe session, but host advantage became a myth about 2/3 of the way through Cod 4's life cycle. It only is a reality in W@W anymore, and that game is so badly hacked that this post might get removed due to the mere mentioning of it.
Sorry AR-76, we all know about the matchmaking/ Lag issues - but that´s not the matter with reporting Hackers/Cheaters I think!
Sure, Lag-switching can be cheating (and I agree with you, that this is done by some idiots!) - but:
No one can bring a real proof! if someone does it on purpose - or he just has an poor internet-connection or poor router configurations!
Anyway: If someone is living just 5 Miles or 5,000 Miles away from you, does not really matter! You´ll never know which way the game-data will take around the world of the internet!! The only fact we know: They will take the way of the less resistance - that could be from New-York via Tokyo to Berlin!
The next factor you can not influence is how much traffic is on your next internet-knot, and how far you are away from it!
There are so many different factors concerning and influencing every players connection - you will never be able to do it all right!
I have an 16 MBit/s DSL (which is the most used Flatrate (costs around 30 Euros/month combined with national telephone flatrate & IP-TV) in Germany this time (Cable provides 32 MBit for private Users, 100 MBit is only provided for business users) with 1 MBit/s Upstream - and an PING that´s between 25 and 34 ms most of the time. My PS3 is on DMZ so NAT is "Open".
In 8 of 10 Matches I have 4 of 4 green-bars.
But: I´ve been in Lobbies with everyone having 1-2 bars only! Unplayable - needless to say.
So let´s keep to watch out for the really bad guys who hack the game!
Do you agree?
Kind regards from Germany
Not to sound like a jerk or anything but until I hear from someone from activision lagitley say this I will not believe so. And even if they do they have to actually follow through with their word. I don't see this happening with any of their games, especially older ones because those have become the hacking enterprise and they don't service them because they are old. Black ops 2 will be coming out soon so they'll be giving this game up and the 1st black ops has already been forgotten long ago. Considering I can knife a person in a tdm and he'll stand back up and kill me.
Actually it is Beach Head who deal with the stat reset, boosters and cheats, reporting to them is more effective. Activision simply use Beach Heads data base to see who is banned and for how long etc.
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