- Activision has filed a DMCA notice against Reddit;
- The publisher requests disclosure of the personal data of the user responsible for the leak concerning Call of Duty: Warzone;
- Reddit didn't comment on the case.
The fact that Call of Duty: Modern Warfare will get a battle royale mode has been known for several months now. Activision is not satisfied with the fact that we know about it - after all, the mode has still not been formally announced and all information about it comes from unofficial sources. For this reason, on February 14, 2020, Activision's lawyers filed a DMCA (Digital Millennium Copyright Act) notice in the California District Court against Reddit, the first location where the aforementioned leaks appeared.
According to the documents reached by TorrentFreak, the publisher requests Reddit to disclose personal data of user Assyrian2410, who is responsible for posting on the aforementioned forum a graphic bearing the Call of Duty: Warzone logo (depicting soldiers standing on a broken helicopter) and writing the following comment:
"I found this image online. Not sure what it is. Possibly Battle Royale"
Reddit must provide Assyrian2410's personal information to Activision no later than February 29, 2020. The Hollywood Reporter contacted Reddit, but they refused to comment on the matter.
According to the leaks, Call of Duty: Warzone is a title of a free-to-play stand-alone battle royale title. The game is expected to be released early next month (probably on March 10).
- Call of Duty: Modern Warfare - official website
- Call of Duty: Modern Warfare Review – Nearly the Best CoD Ever
- Call of Duty Modern Warfare - game guide