Following stories of as much as 500,000 compromised Call of Duty accounts over the previous couple of days, Activision has formally launched a press release calling these stories “not correct.” While the assertion does not make clear additional than that, it actually seems to be a full-fledged denial of stated stories. If there have been a breach of this magnitude, Activision would certainly concentrate on it at this level, proper?
“Reports suggesting Activision Call of Duty accounts have been compromised aren’t correct,” the assertion, launched late final night time, reads. “We examine all privateness issues. As at all times we suggest that gamers take precaution to guard their Activision accounts, in addition to any on-line accounts, always. You will obtain emails when main modifications are made to your Call of Duty accounts. If you didn’t make these modifications, please make sure to comply with the steps supplied.”
— Activision Support (@ATVIAssist) September 22, 2020
The official public assertion largely mirrors one supplied to ComicBook.com in a single day by an organization spokesperson when requested for touch upon the stories of an account breach. “Activision Call of Duty accounts haven’t been compromised,” the assertion supplied by e mail reads. “Reports suggesting in any other case aren’t correct. We examine all privateness issues. As at all times we suggest that gamers take precaution to guard their accounts always. Please go to our participant help web page for additional data, together with a useful set of suggestions and step-by-step directions: https://support.activision.com/articles/keeping-your-activision-account-secure“
The subsequent iteration within the Call of Duty franchise, Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War, is anticipated to launch for PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S, and PC on November 13th. Additionally, a multiplayer beta for the upcoming title has been introduced for early October. You can try all of our previous coverage of the latest and greatest Call of Duty title right here.
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