Read the Call of Duty Voice Chat Moderation Q&A
Since the launch of Modern Warfare II, Call of Duty’s existing anti-toxicity moderation has restricted voice and/or text chat to over 1 million accounts detected to have violated the Call of Duty Code of Conduct. Consistently updated text and username filtering technology has established better real-time rejection of harmful language.
In examining the data focused on previously announced enforcement, 20% of players did not reoffend after receiving a first warning. Those who did reoffend were met with account penalties, which include but are not limited to feature restrictions (such as voice and text chat bans) and temporary account restrictions. This positive impact aligns with our strategy to work with players in providing clear feedback for their behavior.
As part of the collaboration with our partner studios, the anti-toxicity team also helped add Malicious Reporting to the Call of Duty Security and Enforcement Policy to combat a rise in false reporting in-game.
Read more about the Malicious Reporting policy update
This type of commitment to the game and the Community from our players is incredibly important and we are grateful to our community for their efforts in combating disruptive behavior. We ask our Call of Duty players to continue to report any disruptive behavior they encounter as we work to reduce and limit the impact of disruptive behavior in Call of Duty.
Teams across Call of Duty are dedicated to combating toxicity within our games. Utilizing new technology, developing critical partnerships, and evolving our methodologies is key in this ongoing commitment. As always, we look forward to working with our community to continue to make Call of Duty fair and fun for all.
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