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eUnited Dominates Red Reserve in CWL Championship Winner Bracket Round One

Published: 17/Aug/2018 20:31 Updated: 17/Aug/2018 20:33

by Joe O'Brien

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eUnited stunned Red Reserve in the first round of the CWL Championship winner bracket with a 3-0 sweep.

Red is one of the big favorites for the tournament, having picked up second- and third-place finishes at the preceding two events. Following a loss to eUnited in the first round of the playoffs, however, they now face a long lower bracket run if they are to replicate those results.

eUnited themselves entered the match off of a slightly shaky group stage, having relinquished the top seed from their pool to Lightning Pandas. The squad came out hot against Red, however, with everyone firing on all cylinders for a dominant opening Hardpoint win.

Search and Destroy was a more back-and-forth affair early on, but in the later stages of the game it was once again eUnited that came through. A big clutch for Alec ‘Arcitys’ Sanderson in the eighth opened a gap which allowed eUnited to close the game out 6-3.

Flak Tower CTF was the closes map of the series. With neither team willing to risk a mistake, overtime was reached without a single flag captured on either side. It was Red Reserve that put the first on the board with a 50-second capture, but an incredible response from eUnited stole the game and the series with mere seconds to spare.

This is the first time since this Red Reserve roster formed that they have been defeated 3-0.

eUnited advances in the winner bracket, set to face UNILAD in the next round. Red Reserve, meanwhile, will be fighting for their tournament lives against compLexity.

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Bizarre Black Ops Cold War exploit completely removes sprint-fire delay

Published: 29/Nov/2020 11:01

by Daniel Cleary

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A strange exploit has been found with the Gung-Ho perk in Black Ops Cold War, which removes the sprint-fire delay from all weapons in-game.

As with other online multiplayer shooters, Call of Duty players, typically, have to have quick reaction speed in order to win gunfights and pick up kills against the enemy team.

While this reaction time can be difficult to improve, some players have found another way to gain an advantage over their opponents with a bug that allows you to fire the first few bullets even earlier.

Black ops characters shooting gun

This exploit was found with the Gung-Ho perk, which allows players to shoot their weapons while sprinting. The Cold War perk has been a go-to for those who love to run and gun, but this new bug completely cuts out the time it takes to start firing.

One Redditor u/b3nb0i shared this unusual glitch with the perk, revealing that, with the help of lethal equipment such as semtex, it’s possible to cancel the sprint-to-fire delay on a gun.

Usually, even with the Gung-Ho perk equipped, there is a small delay in the time it takes to straighten the weapon from the sprint position to be ready to fire.

NEW TECH: Run with a semtex and gungho to shoot without sprint-fire delay from blackopscoldwar

However, with semtex or another piece of equipment in-hand, the gun is already in a position to fire and cancels the delay, making it quite deadly in any gunfights. It is worth noting that it is not possible to ADS while using this exploit and that players would have to rely on their weapons attachments to make their shots more accurate.

While this strange exploit does require some getting used to, it could still be quite overpowered particularly on maps with short-range engagements such as Nuketown, especially as the grenade will drop if you’re taken down – like how the Martyrdom perk used to work.

As of now, it is unclear whether this was intended to be a feature in Cold War but, if it is found to be a glitch it will likely be patched by Treyarch in one of the future updates.