Call Of Duty Fan Project X Labs Shuts Down For Good After Receiving Cease And Desist From Activision

Things are not looking too bright for the future of the game's modding community.

Matthew D'Onofrio
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Another Call of Duty fan project bites the dust.

Activision has taken action against X Labs, the team behind the popular Modern Warfare 2 modded project called “IW4X.” They announced operations have closed permanently after receiving a cease and desist demand from the company behind the shooter franchise.

X Labs had been running dedicated servers for modded versions of older Call of Duty games for years without legal obstruction. The project was seen as a harmless fan endeavor that enhanced the Call of Duty community, but it is worth noting the team was accepting money from folks via Patreon.

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Matthew D'Onofrio
Matthew D'Onofrio, News Editor

Matthew “dinofries” D'Onofrio is a writer, content creator, podcaster and — most importantly — a gamer. With such a strong passion for video games and a severe case of FOMO, it's no surprise he always has his finger on the pulse of the gaming world. On the rare occasion Matt's away from a screen, you'll find him strumming away on his acoustic guitar or taking care of his cat Totoro.

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