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Bizzare Call of Duty: Blackout glitch is sucking players under the map

Published: 19/Mar/2019 11:10 Updated: 19/Mar/2019 11:29

by Connor Bennett

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Call of Duty: Blackout players have stumbled onto a shocking new bug that can end games before they have even begun.

Call of Duty’s Apex Legends and Fortnite in the fight for Battle Royale supremacy, but that doesn’t mean players have completely abandoned the game mode that had been highly anticipated with the release of Black Ops 4.

A loyal fanbase has stuck around and been rewarded with additional content like the Hot Pursuit mode in the recent Grand Heist update. Yet, like other battle royales titles, the game still has its flaws – and players have uncovered a new game-breaking error when deploying into matches.

TreyarchFans had been extremely excited for the release of Blackout – but other BR games have taken the crown.

One fan, Reddit user Microwavedonut, posted a video of their misfortune to the Black Ops 4 subreddit, showcasing how they had landed in a completely new place – which just so happened to be under the map.

While sliding down a slope, the player was handed an MX9 – without looting – and proceeded to fire shots into a number of other players who also had the unfortunate luck of landing in the bizarre location. 

However, before they could claim a kill, the player was sent sliding down towards the ground and greeted with a “mistakes were made” death message in the in-game feed.

Found a secret area of the Blackout map! from r/Blackops4

Treyarch only recently released an update for the game on March 18, which fixed a number of issues in Blackout – but it seems they have missed this one.

Whether or not the bug is fixed anytime soon remains to be seen – but we suspect that the developers may nip this one in the bud in the near future. 

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Black Ops Cold War CODE Bowl announced: how to watch & participants

Published: 3/Dec/2020 22:37

by Tanner Pierce

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Activision has announced the second iteration of the CODE Bowl, which brings together high-profile esports players and members of the US and UK military esports teams to help raise money for the Call of Duty Endowment. Here’s what you need to know.

The Call of Duty Endowment has been raising money for veterans for a while now. The company, which was started in 2009, helps veterans find jobs after their deployment. In 2019, the owner of the company, Activision, held the first Modern Warfare CODE Bowl, which brought together major streamers and members of the US Army esports team.

Fast forward to December 2020 and Activision is continuing this tradition with two major changes: Black Ops Cold War is the name of the game this time around, and members of the UK military will also be participating. Here’s everything you need to know about how to watch the tournament.

Who’s participating?

Like last year’s tournament, the 2020 CODE Bowl will feature teams made up of famous streamers/pro-players, including Courage, LEGIQN, Huskerrs, Swagg, TeeP, Espresso, Vikkstar, Tommey, C9Emz, and Spratt. According to Activision, more will be announced in the near future.

Beyond that, however, those players will be joined by members of the US Air Force, Army, Navy, Marines, and Space Force, as well as members of the UK British Army, Royal Navy, and Royal Air Force.

In addition, each team will be coached by a “Call of Duty League professional” but the exact list of those people has yet to be announced.

Currently, it’s unknown how the teams will be split, but all in all, it should make for a pretty interesting dynamic.

How can I watch the 2020 CODE Bowl?

According to Activision, the 2020 CODE Bowl is set to take place on December 11, 2020, at 6:00 PM GMT. If you’re unsure about what time that is in your area, we’ve broken it down for you below:

  • 1 PM EST
  • 10 AM PST
  • 3 AM JST (Saturday, December 12, 2020)
  • 5 AM AEDT (Saturday, December 12, 2020)

In addition, the event will be streamed entirely on Call of Duty’s YouTube and Twitch channels. It’s currently unknown if the event is going to be streamed on the above players’ respective accounts, but one would imagine they would be. Embeds for each stream will be added once they become available.