Activision is looking for the real names and identities of the manufacturers of cheat software sold to Call of Duty players. In a Thursday submission to the United States District Court of the Central District of California, Activision has requested “permission to serve fifteen lawsuits necessary for Activision to ascertain the identities of unnamed or alias” Doe “Defendants in this action and to ensure that all necessary parties have been mentioned in this trial. ” Registration was saw formerly by Axios.
Activision proposes to use social media, payment processors, domain name services, Github code layer and Steam to track cheat manufacturers’ names, addresses, email addresses, IP addresses and other identifiable information. The defendants have also “created accounts and groups intended to” conjure “Activision and its agents,” Activision claimed on Thursday.
The original complaint was lodged on 4 January.
“Activision has spent and continues to spend a huge amount of resources to combat cheating in its games,” the complaint said. “Despite these efforts, the defendants’ sale and distribution of the fraudulent software has caused Activision to suffer massive and irreparable damage to its goodwill and reputation and to lose significant revenue.”
Activision did not immediately respond to a request for comment.