Some Call of Duty gamers are concerned they might be mistakenly banned due to the limited matchmaking system. The goal of this system is to ban problematic players from the matchmaking pool in a way that they don't realize it.

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Call of Duty has suffered from unruly players who create problems for others with their toxic behavior or cheating. To address this issue, CoD recently detailed its limited matchmaking system, which effectively blocks certain toxic or dishonest players.

Players who engage in cheating, spoofing, offensive behavior, griefing, boosting, malicious reporting, and more may find themselves subject to limited matchmaking for periods ranging from 48 hours to weeks. Those targeted by this system will be placed in lobbies only with other offenders.

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Violations in Call of Duty's Limited Matchmaking include:

  • Extreme or Repeated Violations
  • Spoofing
  • Circumventing Security
  • Use of Unauthorized Software for Cheating/Modding/Hacking
  • Pirated Content
  • Unsupported Peripheral Devices and Applications
  • Boosting
  • Glitching
  • Griefing
  • Offensive Behavior
  • Improperly Obtained Downloadable/Unlockable Content
  • Decompiling or Reverse Engineering of Game Data
  • Malicious Reporting

These categories may be intentionally vague to further discourage users from engaging in such practices.

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