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Ping System Secretly Disabled in Modern Warfare 2 Due to Bug

"You can Ping an enemy during the death screen and the Ping lasts for the whole game."
"You can Ping an enemy during the death screen and the Ping lasts for the whole game." / Activision

It appears a "wallhack" bug has emerged in Call of Duty: Modern Warfare II, causing Infinity Ward to quietly disable its ping system while it works on a fix.

Now that the highly anticipated launch of Modern Warfare is off and running, it's perhaps no surprise that many players have been encountering bugs involving the Vault Edition and a'Scan and Repair' error. On top of those issues, however, it appears another has caused the ping system to be unavailable in public multiplayer matches at the moment.

The apparent bug was pinpointed and reported on Reddit by u/zFStatic, who revealed that on day one, you could ping an enemy who killed you and have them marked for the entire game.

This, of course, is something that's never been a core mechanic of COD multiplayer, so it makes sense that Infinity Ward has disabled pinging for now.

It is rather off, however, that the developers have yet to directly acknowledge the issue, let alone give an estimate as to when it would be fixed.

For now, players can still use the ping system in private matches. It pretty much works just as it did in Warzone, allowing players to alert their teammates of nearby enemies without having to use a mic.


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