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CoD leaker claims Call of Duty 2020 will not be Black Ops reboot

Published: 20/Apr/2020 21:22

by Albert Petrosyan

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The next Call of Duty title that’s expected to launch this fall will not be an official installment within the Black Ops series, according to new information from prominent leaker TheGamingRevolution.

When it was announced back in May 2019 that Treyarch would be taking over the main development of CoD 2020 from Sledgehammer Games, many of the rumors and leaks that followed claimed the game would be yet another Black Ops title.

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Some claimed it would be Black Ops 5, while others believed it would be a reboot of the series and take place during the Cold War era in the 1960s.

TreyarchTreyarch took over the main development of CoD 2020 from Sledgehammer Games back in May of 2019.

On April 20, well-known CoD leaker TheGamingRevolution published a video dispelling those theories, and claiming that the next game will not don the legendary Black Ops title.

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That’s not to say that it won’t be tied into the same universe, however, as TGR made it a point to note that it is expected to crossover with BO story in some way.

In fact, while it’s apparently not going to be a reboot, CoD 2020 could still be set in the Cold War era with some of the focus around the Vietman War, which the original BO game also featured.

Speaking in TGR’s video, another YouTuber named ‘dkdynamite’ mentioned that Sledgehammer Games had reportedly been working on a Vietnam-themed CoD game back in the early 2010s, a project that got shelved early on but apparently was being revisited in 2017 for a possible 2020 release.

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Despite the fact that Treyarch took over the 2020 game’s development, they could have kept what SHG had been working on and just built upon that, which would tie in with all the speculation that’s been going around.

As for what the game’s title will be, that’s still very unclear. Dkdynamite explored the possibilities of it being called “Call of Duty: Vietnam” which wouldn’t be out of the question since there have been several CoD titles in the past that have been directly named after wars, most recently WWII in 2017.

TreyarchDespite the rumors, the latest leaks claim that CoD 2020 will not feature Black Ops in its title or be a reboot of the popular series.

As always, this sort of information should be treated as nothing more than speculation until Activision and/or Treyarch officially announce the game.

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TheGamingRevolution has proven to be more reliable than most when it comes to Call of Duty leaks, and even CharlieINTEL said that some of these new details matched up with what they had learned about the upcoming title.

Whatever it turns out to be, the game is expected to be released this fall with cross-generational support, meaning that it could be released on the new PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X in addition to PS4, Xbox One, and PC.

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As always, make sure to follow us on Twitter @DexertoINTEL for the latest news, leaks, rumors, and more.

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Fastest way to unlock Blue Dot reticle in Warzone & Modern Warfare

Published: 20/Oct/2020 15:49

by Jacob Hale

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The Blue Dot reticle has fast become one of the most popular in Warzone and Modern Warfare, with players claiming it helps with their aim and accuracy when engaging in gunfights.

The Blue Dot has seen a massive uptick in use, especially as it becomes more popular among Warzone content creators who are constantly seeking new ways to maximize their ability in their gameplay.

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This is somewhat similar to Infinite Warfare, another Infinity Ward game, in which pro players would use the Blue Dot to get a bit of a better view on their enemies and increase their chances in gunfights.

That said, it’s not easy to unlock, and is a bit of a grind, so be prepared to spend a good amount of time trying to get it.

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Holo Sights have become increasingly popular thanks to the Blue Dot.

How to unlock the Blue Dot reticle for Holo sights

There are exactly nine tasks that have to be completed to unlock the reticle, and in a certain order, so it’s guaranteed to take up a solid wedge of time, especially if you’re exclusively playing Warzone.

Let’s take a look at the challenges you have to complete to unlock the Blue Dot for holographic sights:

  • Get 200 Kills using the Corp Combat Holo Sight
  • Get 50 Headshots using the Corp Combat Holo Sight
  • Get 200 Kills using the APX5 Holographic Sight
  • Get 50 Headshots using the APX5 Holographic Sight
  • Get 200 Kills using the PBX Holo 7 Sight
  • Get 50 Headshots using the PBX Holo 7 Sight
  • Get 200 Kills using any Holo Sight
  • Get 50 Headshots using any Holo Sight
  • Get 3 kills without dying 150 times using any Holo Sight

These have to be done in this order, as completing each challenge unlocks the next, and each one will also unlock a new reticle as it builds up to the big one.

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This isn’t a quick unlock, so expect to sink a lot of time in.

How to unlock the Blue Dot reticle for Reflex sights

The process for unlocking Blue Dot on Holo sights is fairly similar, though there is an additional challenge thrown in there that will make the process take even longer.

Here’s what you’ve got to do:

  • Get 200 Kills using the Operator Reflex Sight
  • Get 50 Headshots using the Operator Reflex Sight
  • Get 200 Kills using the Aim-Op Sight
  • Get 50 Headshots using the Aim-Op Sight
  • Get 200 Kills using the Viper Reflex Sight
  • Get 50 Headshots using the Viper Reflex Sight
  • Get 200 Kills using any Monocle Sight
  • Get 50 Headshots using the Monocle Sight
  • Get 3 kills without dying 150 times using any Reflex Sight
  • Get 500 kills using any Reflex Optic

Fastest way to unlock Blue Dot

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Season 6 has brought a bunch of new content, but we’re also seeing a lot of Blue Dot reticles on the battlefield.

Now you know how to do it, you’ll want to know the quickest way to unlock the reticle, too. While we can find ways to minimize how much time you have to spend grinding, it’s worth noting that this really is a grind, and will require a lot of time spent picking up the kills necessary.

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We recommend playing in Shipment 24/7 or Shoot the Ship playlists in Modern Warfare multiplayer if possible, especially as with Shipment you can simply slap the Holo sight onto a shotgun or SMG and hipfire at the enemies, racking up kills as you go without being held back by aiming down the enhanced-magnification sights.

When attempting to get headshots, your safest option would probably be using a single-fire weapon like the FAL and aiming for the head — for this, you might be best off heading into the Hardcore playlists.

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That said, there are plenty of ways to unlock Blue Dot, and as long as you keep up with the challenges, you should be able to unlock them through any method, though some processes may take longer than the ones we’ve laid out above.