PS3 Firmware update blocks cheaters on CoD

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Sony+Activision+Microsoft fight back against the life sucking zombies/hackers

In conjunction with the new map pack for Call of Duty Black Ops, Sony and Activision have apparently been secret cohorts in the war of attrition against digital piracy.  Cheaters and hackers who downloaded the 3.56 firmware update on the Playstation 3 found themselves up a creek when they were banned from Black Op’s online features.  Of course, many of these playa’s are protesting on the forums.  Really, though, who is to believe?

In an interesting twist, it was found that the most recent update on the Xbox 360 also implemented anti-pirate and anti-modding measures for copies of Black Ops and MW2.

So if Sony, Microsoft and Activision have these kind of cooperative strikes, what else is coming?! Conspiracy theories… commence!

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  • This is great !! STOP THE PIRATES AARRRRRR !!!!! .. love that poster artwork

  • Travis Bruno

    I saw a picture that showed the the latest update to Call of Duty on the PS3 actually said No Xbox Live Party Chat supported

  • jaypea360

    Great to hear. Nothing worse than Modding Ponies ruining the fun for everyone else.

    If only all games applied these tactics.

  • blakehu

    Sony, Microsoft and Activision doing anti-pirate things?! NICE!!!

  • frankcastle66

    i love thst this happened it makes it more fun for everyone

  • ropes

    Nothing worse than playing against enemies you couldn’t not beat ever.

    Now that is fixed yay!

  • v8hilux

    Mixed feelings on piracy, but at least they’ve stopped the people who hack mod the games so you have no chance of beating their ridiculous scores and stats.

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