Activision asks court for real identities of Call of Duty cheats sellers

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Cheats are sold for many Call of Duty games.

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Activision is looking for the real names and identities of the makers of the cheat software being sold to Call of Duty players. The request is part of legal action that Activision is taking in the United States District Court in the Central District of California against German corporation EngineOwning — which Activision alleges sells cheats for many of its Call of Duty games.


In a court filing on Thursday, Axios. previously viewed by, Activision “for the leave of fifteen subpoenas required by Activision to know the identities of the unidentified or nicknamed ‘Doe’ defendants in this action and to ensure that all necessary parties to this lawsuit are named.” Said it.”

Activision is proposing to use social media, payment processors, domain name services, Github code repositories, and Steam to track fraudsters’ names, addresses, email addresses, IP addresses, and other identifiable information. Activision alleged Thursday that the defendants “also created accounts and groups with the intention of ‘trolling’ Activision and its attorneys.”

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The original complaint was filed on January 4.

“Activision has spent and continues to spend an enormous amount of resources combating fraud in its games,” the complaint alleges. “Despite those efforts, the defendants’ fraudulent software sales and distribution caused Activision to suffer enormous and irreparable damage to its goodwill and reputation and to lose substantial revenue.”

Activision did not immediately respond to a request for comment.

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