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How to change Warzone looting to tap on PS4 and Xbox

Published: 15/Mar/2020 18:06

by Daniel Cleary

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This simple Call of Duty: Warzone setting allows players on Xbox One and PS4 consoles to massively cut down on the time it takes them to pick up in-game weapons and loot.

As with many battle royale titles, players often find themselves in a race, once they land, for weapons to take out any nearby enemies and it is no different in Warzone.

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The default looting settings on Warzone for console players have been set to quite literally ‘hold’ players back from maximizing their time in the early game, so here’s how you can change that.

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Call of Duty: Warzone players can cut their looting time down significantly.

Warzone’s default looting settings requires players to hold their ‘interact’ button, ‘X’ on Ps4 or ‘A’ on Xbox One, for a second or two to pick up any weapons or equipment that they find on the floor.

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It is possible to change your settings so that you can significantly reduce the time it takes to pick up items, although it may take some getting used to.

How to change to tap to pickup in Warzone

To change this setting so that you can simply tap to pick up loot, you will need to perform the following steps.

  1. Open up your options menu from the pre-game lobby or while in-game.
  2. Go to the “controller” tab in your options.
  3. Scroll down to Weapons > Use/Reload Behavior
  4. Select ‘Contextual Tap’ with your analog stick.

Demonstration starts at 0:34 for mobile users.

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It is likely that it will take an adjustment period of some matches for players to get accustomed to the new change after making the switch. Although you may already be used to tapping to pickup items if you play other battle royales on console already.

It is worth noting that this setting also has an impact on players’ interactions with doors, caches, and weapon reloads, requiring you to tap the interact button for these actions as well.

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Players will need to select Contextual tap for faster looting in Warzone.

Most players should notice a significant difference in the time it takes them to loot after getting used to the ‘contextual tap’ setting and it could even give a small edge in the early game.

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This is not the only Warzone trick that fans have been taking advantage of to get ahead, as players have also discovered a way to effectively use both Overkill and Ghost perks at the same time.

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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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