Black Ops 4: Treyarch drops teaser and release date for updated Blackout map - Dexerto
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Black Ops 4: Treyarch drops teaser and release date for updated Blackout map

Published: 4/Dec/2018 18:19 Updated: 4/Dec/2018 18:26

by Wyatt Donigan


Following hints from the v1.08 patch notes, Treyarch is gearing up for a major update to the Blackout map on December 11. 

Blackout has been highly successful and popular ever since the release of Black Ops 4 on October 12, but the map has yet to receive any updates of any kind. 


It looks like fans wanting some major changes won’t have long to wait, however, as a huge hint has now been revealed for incoming updates. 

A short teaser was posted to the official Call of Duty Twitter account on December 4 with a cryptic message of “Incoming” along with a date of when the updated map will hit.


In the video, a small blip on the radar can be seen off the western coast of the map, which hints at the possibility of Hijacked being added to the game. 

The popular Black Ops 2 map is set on a hijacked cruise ship, which would fit right along with the blip seen out in the water during the short clip. 

The addition of the map would also fall in line with the possible leak spotted in a video posted soccer star Neymar Jr. on December 3. 


The updated map, as is the case with all Black Ops 4 content, will come to PlayStation 4 first on December 11, with Xbox One and PC to follow seven days later. 

For all the up-to-date info on updates coming to the Blackout map, be sure to follow us on @DexertoIntel

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How to watch Hitch’s Cracked Creators $10k Warzone event: schedule, players

Published: 20/Oct/2020 4:55

by Brad Norton


Team Summertime’s Davis ‘Hitch’ Edwards is hosting another huge Call of Duty tournament and this time, Warzone is in focus as the best players will be coming together in an entirely new format.

From Black Ops 4 to Ghosts and even Modern Warfare 2, Hitch has been hosting an assortment of throwback CoD events throughout the offseason. However, his sights are now set on Warzone as the next competition is on the horizon.


Call of Duty’s best pro players will be joining the top Warzone challengers and some of the biggest streamers in the ‘Cracked Creators’ event. 16 “cracked” players will be thrown into the mix alongside 16 content creators with $10,000 on the line.

The format is something completely new so expect every competitor to be tested like never before. From where you can watch to every player lined up, here’s what you need to know about the Cracked Creators Warzone tournament.


How to watch the Cracked Creators Warzone Tournament

While no specific start time has been made public just yet, we know when the next big Warzone event will be kicking off. Expect to see your favorite personalities competing on Wednesday, October 21.

Given the unique format with this event, there’s a good chance it runs for quite a while. So expect a good few hours of action once it gets going. We’ve embedded the BoomTV stream below so you can catch the event as it goes live.


Cracked Creators Warzone Tournament format

Rather than having players form their own teams for this event, things will be a little different. 16 “cracked” players will each be picked by 16 content creators to form every duo for the tournament.

This means that almost every duo could be playing together for the very first time as streamers choose their partners from the list of professionals. Once all duos are together, they’ll be paired up to square off in typical Quads action.

The exact point system is yet to be revealed, though the event will likely follow a familiar structure; eliminations will rack up points as will overall wins. The duo with more points at the end of each round will move on in the tournament bracket.


Cracked Creators Warzone Tournament players

The list of content creators is set to be announced prior to the event. However, we already know the full list of “cracked” players. It’s safe to say this will be one of the most stacked Warzone events to date.

Call of Duty League pros are set for action as the T2P duo of Scump and Formal drop in. Meanwhile, some of the most successful Warzone competitors in Huskerrs and Symfuhny are also at the ready.


The full list of ‘cracked players’ can be found below.

  • Merk
  • Crowder
  • AverageJoeWo
  • Huskerrs
  • DougisRaw
  • Formal
  • BobbyPoff
  • MuteX
  • Rated
  • Jukeyz
  • Tommey
  • Symfuhny
  • ZLaner
  • Scump
  • TeePee
  • Aydan

From veteran pro players to multiple-time Warzone event winners, the 16 cracked players fill out a truly elite list. It’s only a matter of time before we find out which content creators will be joining them.