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How to Get Banned in Modern Warfare 3

Here’s what not to do in Modern Warfare 3, unless you want to get banned.

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How to Get Banned in Modern Warfare 3

by on January 6, 2012
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How to get banned in Modern Warfare 3

There are numerous ways to get banned in Modern Warfare 3.  When playing online in either of the multiplayer modes, Infinity Ward is striving to keep fairness and order as a top priority.  The developer is regularly monitoring stats, player reviews, and other metrics to determine whether or not they should drop the ban hammer in response to the unscrupulous players.  In light of a recent ban wave that saw users exploiting a Prestige Token glitch, Infinity Ward has revealed a handy guide of things not to do when playing Modern Warfare 3 to avoid restricted access to the online portion of Modern Warfare 3.

Modern Warfare 3 Online Code of Conduct

a.  Boosting –  Any player demonstrating ‘game abuse’ in the form of organizing cooperative or single game play for the purpose of gaining experience, prestige, score, weapon levels, icons, titles or other related in-game unlocks.

( i ) First Offense: With proper verification, user is banned for 48 hours and a stats reset

(ii) Second Offense: With proper verification, user is banned for 48 hours and a stats reset, and a permanent ban from leaderboards.

(iii) Third Offense: With proper verification, user is perm banned.

b.  Cheating – Any player demonstrating ‘game abuse’ in the form of unknown boosting, glitching, hacking or other related offenses for the purpose of gaining experience, prestige, score, weapon levels, icons, titles or other related in-game unlocks.

( i ) First Offense: With proper verification, user is banned for 48 hours and a stats reset.

(ii) Second Offense: With proper verification, user is banned for 48 hours and a stats reset, and a permanent ban from leaderboards.

(iii) Third Offense: With proper verification, user is perm banned.

c.  Glitching – Any player demonstrating ‘game abuse’ in the form of organizing cooperative or single game play for the purpose of gaining experience, prestige, score, weapon levels, icons, titles or other related in-game unlocks. Examples: Exploiting map holes, the javelin glitch, and participating in modded lobbies

( i ) First Offense: With proper verification, user is banned for 48 hours and a stats reset.

(ii) Second Offense: With proper verification, user is banned for 48 hours and a stats reset, and a permanent ban from leaderboards.

(iii) Third Offense: With proper verification, user is perm banned.

d.  Hacking – Any player demonstrating ‘game abuse’ in the form of modifying the executable or creating infected lobbies with or without the purpose of gaining experience, prestige, score, weapon levels, icons, titles or other related in-game unlocks.

( i ) First Offense:  With proper verification, user is console banned.

e.  Offensive Behavior – Any player demonstrating in-game verbal abuse, harassing, or other related behavior deemed as universally unacceptable to other players.

( i ) First Offense: With proper verification, user is banned for 24 hours

f.  Offensive Gamertag – Any player demonstrating an offensive in-game gamer tag, to be decided as universally unacceptable to other players.

( i ) First Offense:  With proper verification, user is reputation banned 5000. A reputation ban that exceeds a certain threshold can lead to bans from playing.

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