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Bonus Content Revealed for Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 Specialist Edition

Published: 24/Aug/2018 19:00

by Albert Petrosyan

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The bonus content of the Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 Specialist Edition has finally been revealed.

This special edition of the upcoming title will feature the game along with five in-game bonus items and one piece of merchandise.

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Although the Specialist Edition was announced earlier this year, the bonus content was never revealed and simply listed as “to be announced.”

Now, GAME UK, one of the retailers that will be carrying this version of the game, has revealed what the additional content will include.

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  • A Gesture
  • Bonus Specialist Outfit
  • 1,100 Call of Duty Points
  • Calling Card
  • Emblem

In addition to the five in-game bonus items, the Specialist Edition will also come with a special sticker.

Also, for anyone who pre-orders this version, or any version of the game, will also be given access to the Blackout Private Beta, which will launch on September 10, first on the PS4.

It is not clear whether the bonus Specialist Outfit is for one Specialist or several, as Treyarch have not really gone into detail about how the cosmetic side of Black Ops 4 will work.

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Furthermore, this is the first true piece of evidence that gestures will be returning this year. While Black Ops 3 featured a multitude of different Specialist gestures, it was never confirmed that the animations would be returning for this year’s title. 

The Black Ops 4 Specialist Edition is available in only select regions, including the UK, Australia, and Canada. It appears that the US equivalent of it will be the Pro Edition, which is also currently available for pre-order.

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Weird Warzone glitch forces players into hearing never-ending rock music

Published: 13/Oct/2020 12:35

by James Busby

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Warzone players have been rocking out to the game’s new vehicle music as they drive through the frozen fields of Verdansk. However, for some, these catchy tunes never end.

There’s no denying that Warzone Season 6 has had its fair share of problems. Aside from the train station teething problems and return of the ‘demon gun’ texture glitch, there have been some new additions to the seemingly ever-growing bugfix list.

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So far, Activision has had to fix an overpowered bug that allowed the AS VAL to shoot through unlimited walls, a game-breaking unlimited Stim glitch, and now Modern Warfare fans are reporting a rock and roll related problem. 

While Warzone’s new music tracks certainly liven up your drive time commutes across Verdansk, they can also pose a risk to your game-winning plays. This is particularly true when the music in question doesn’t actually stop. The continuous blare of heavy rock certainly gets us pumped in games like DOOM, but it really doesn’t help in FPS titles like Warzone where you need to hear enemy footsteps. 

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What is the Warzone music glitch? 

The addition of playable vehicle music certainly isn’t a new feature in Warzone – in fact, players have been able to equip certain CoD related tracks since Season 5. However, music fans can now listen to their favorite tracks from the likes of DMX, Skrillex, Jack Harlow, and iconic themes from across the Call of Duty series. 

Unfortunately, these tunes have caused a rather interesting and mildly infuriating glitch. The bug seems to happen when you or any of your squadmates have any of the game’s War Tracks equipped and enter a vehicle. While this bug may not be that bad when listening to the game’s quieter tracks, things can get incredibly frustrating when the heavy metal Juggernaut theme plays on a loop.

You may be tempted to blow up your vehicle or drive it off the nearest cliff edge, but even this won’t stop the never-ending audio. Some players have reported that they still hear vehicle music, even when they have the audio option turned off in the game’s settings. “The rock music won’t stop, even after getting out of the vehicle. To top it off, my teammate and I had already turned the audio off before the game,” says one frustrated player

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“After it just wouldn’t stop and we couldn’t hear A THING, we even destroyed the vehicle in hopes it would quiet down. Ultimately, we just disconnected when we couldn’t take it anymore.” Some Warzone players have even reported that they managed to get to the final ring with the same heavy rock track blaring down their earphones. 

How to fix the Warzone vehicle music glitch

Modern Warfare Juggernaut
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It seems the Juggernaut War Track is the most common offender.

Fortunately, some crafty players have discovered that you can fix this pesky audio issue by selecting the Black Ops music pack from the War Tracks menu. Meanwhile, if you encounter the problem mid-game, simply enter another vehicle in the hopes that it fixes the never-ending audio loop. 

There have even been reports that constantly getting in and out of the offending vehicle will eventually fix the issue. Of course, your experience may vary and some of these fixes may not work. Warzone Season 6 certainly seems to be off to a rocky start and it looks like we’ll just have to wait until Activision officially fixes this audio issue in a future patch. 

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