The world of online video games is certainly not free from cases of racism and in recent years the developers have started to take more or less effective countermeasures. He also wants to take sides on the same line Infinity Ward, who promised an increase in resources to monitor and remove racist comments and names from Call of Duty: Modern Warfareand apologizing for not doing enough in the past.
- Infinity Ward (@InfinityWard) June 3, 2020
"There is no room for racist content in our game" reads in tweet, “This is an effort that we started at launch and we need to do a better job. We are donating thousands of daily bans to racist and hate-oriented names. But we know we have to do more "
As you can read in the post, Infinity Ward is committing, among other things, to add new reporting systems to increase the number of banned players, new filters on name changes and more permanent bans to combat repeat offenders.
“We apologize to our players. This is our commitment with you, our fans, thank you ".
However, the decision did not exempt the software house from critical. Like that of Rami Ismail, co-founder of Vlambeer (Nuclear Throne, Super Crate Box) that has defined "Decidedly late" Infinity Ward's move, while considering it "a good thing".