False Bans Hit Thousands of Players in Modern Warfare 2
Thousands of players are claiming that they have been falsely banned from Modern Warfare 2 following its launch on Friday, October 28.
According to emails sent by Activision, the majority of these bans have been because of users using “unauthorized software” and “manipulation of game data”.
Research I conducted during Battlefield 2042’s false ban claims earlier this year suggested that around 90% of users were using some form of RBB software. Although there has been no official word or research conducted on Modern Warfare 2’s false bans as of yet, it might be worth uninstalling your RGB software for the time being.
During the research, several other software programs might lead to a ban. To be safe, it might be worth uninstalling these software programs:
Logitech G Hub
Razer Synapse 3
If you believe you have been falsely banned in Modern Warfare 2, reach out to Tom Henderson on Twitter here.
Please DM me with your Activision ID, what system you received the ban on, RGB software you had installed (if on PC), controller input, and if you’ve conducted any activities that Activision might deem against its Terms of Service. In addition, please include if you’ve used a VPN, Cronus, or any other method in order to get past Modern Warfare 2’s SBMM system.
Please include a screenshot of the email sent from Activision. All data will be compiled and reported to Activision in due course.