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Ghosts Online Code of Conduct

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Below is Infinity Ward’s posted Code of Conduct for Call of Duty: Ghosts. All infractions undergo a thorough review process by the Infinity Ward Online Services team before enforcement, and penalty is not subject to further review.

 

Definition of commonly used terms.

 

Temporary Ban - A ban that can range from 48 hours to 2 weeks, depending on the severity of the infraction.

 

Permanent Ban - Bans that are lasting and final.

 

Minor Offense - An offense in which no quantifiable damage has been done to another user or the game community at large.

 

Extreme Offense - An offense in which a player has caused detriment to other users or has organized large groups of users to commit additional offenses.

 


 

Modding / Hacking - Any user who runs a modified version of game code or uses a modified game profile is subject to penalty.

 

First Offense: User will be permanently banned from playing the game online, will have their stats reset, and will be blocked permanently from appearing in leaderboards.

 

    • Console users who modify their hardware or profile data will also be reported to console manufacturers.
    • PC users on Steam will be reported to the Steam enforcement team.
    • This includes any PC users running third party software to manipulate the game.

 


 

Pirated Content - Any user who illegally acquires Call of Duty: Ghosts content is subject to penalty.

 

First Offense: User will be permanently banned from playing the game online, will have their stats reset, and will be blocked permanently from appearing in leaderboards.

 

    • Console users in possession of illegally acquired content will also be reported to console manufacturers.
    • PC users on Steam will be reported to the Steam enforcement team.

 


 

Boosting - Any user who colludes with another user to exploit the game for the purpose of gaining XP, prestige, game score, weapon level, or in-game unlock is subject to penalty.

 

First Offense: User will be temporarily banned from playing the game online, will have their stats reset,and will have their leaderboard entries deleted.

 

Multiple Offenses: User will be temporarily banned from playing the game online, will have their stats reset, will have online split-screen privileges revoked, will be blocked permanently from appearing in leaderboards, and will lose the ability to use squad points/unlocks.

 


 

Glitching - Any user who abuses an exploit in game code or other established rule of play is subject to penalty. An example includes but is not limited to using a hole in the map geo to intentionally go outside of the map boundary.

 

First Offense: User will be temporarily banned from playing the game online, will have their stats reset, and will have their leaderboard entries deleted.

 

Multiple Offenses: User will be temporarily banned from playing the game online, will have their stats reset, will have online split-screen privileges revoked, and will be blocked permanently from appearing in leaderboards.

 


 

Offensive Behavior - Any user who is found to use aggressive, offensive, derogatory or racially charged language is subject to penalty.

 

First Offense: User will be temporarily banned from playing the game online.

 

Multiple Offenses: User will be temporarily banned from playing the game online, will have their stats reset, will have online split-screen privileges revoked, and will be blocked permanently from appearing in leaderboards.