How to watch Hitch's $5K Blackout Pro-Am ft. Dr Disrespect, Pamaj, FormaL & more - streams, bracket, teams, format - Dexerto
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How to watch Hitch’s $5K Blackout Pro-Am ft. Dr Disrespect, Pamaj, FormaL & more – streams, bracket, teams, format

Published: 4/Sep/2019 3:55

by Albert Petrosyan

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Former OpTic Gaming content creator Davis ‘Hitch’ Edwards has partnered with tournament organizers BoomTV and eBeatsMusic to host a $5,000 Call of Duty Blackout Code Red tournament featuring top pro players and streamers.

With the competitive Call of Duty season now over, many in the community have turned their focus to Blackout battle royale, giving top content creators the audience they need to host a massive tournament.

Below, you can find all of the details for this competition, including the schedule, streams, format, players, and more.

When does the $5K Blackout Pro-Am start?

This competition is schedule to take place on Wednesday, September 4, 2019, kicking off at 12 PM PT / 3 PM ET / 8 PM BST.

Because there is no central stream for this tournament, we have included the personal Twitch channels of several top individual competitors below, for your convenience.

Watch live video from DrDisrespect on www.twitch.tvWatch live video from FORMAL on www.twitch.tvWatch live video from Censor on www.twitch.tvWatch live video from TeePee on www.twitch.tvWatch live video from Rallied on www.twitch.tvWatch live video from Clayster on www.twitch.tvWatch live video from H3CZ on www.twitch.tv

Official bracket for $5K Blackout Pro-Am

The bracket for this tournament will be run by BoomTV, who will be continuously updating it live throughout the day as the results come in.

An up-to-date look at the bracket will be available on the event web-page once all of the teams have been drafted.

Who is playing in the $5K Blackout Pro-Am?

This Blackout community event is set to feature some of the biggest and most prominent streamers, YouTubers, and pro players in the Call of Duty scene.

Names like Dr Disrespect, H3CZ, Pamaj, Maven, and more will make up the content creator side, while FormaL, ACHES, Clayster, and many more will represent the pro players.

The full list of players can be found below:

CONTENT CREATORS:

  • Dr Disrespect
  • hutchinson
  • OpTicH3CZ
  • blakecissel
  • JorgeSummertime
  • Xposedlive
  • x_Scp
  • HollyyLive
  • OpTicMaNiaC
  • danii
  • Pamaj
  • Testyment
  • LylanDove
  • Maven
  • JeremyStud
  • NAMELESS
BoomTV

PRO PLAYERS:

  • Neslo
  • Ricky
  • FormaL
  • ACHES
  • TylerTeeP
  • DougisRaw
  • JamesCrowder
  • JoeDeLuca
  • Rallied
  • Speros_OG
  • Clayster
  • Tommey
  • Censor
  • skrapzg
  • babydillster
  • Gangstazsalute

What are the teams for the $5K Blackout Pro-Am?

The teams for this competition have not yet been determined, as BoomTV will be hosting a draft to decide the pairs, with each content creator serving as a captain that gets to pick the pro player companion of their choice.

This draft will take place also on September 4, starting at 11 AM PT / 2 PM ET / 7 PM BST, and will be streamed live on Hitch’s Twitch channel, which we’ve included below.

Watch live video from Hitchariide on www.twitch.tv

What is the format for the $5K Blackout Pro-Am?

Once the teams are determined, the duos matched up against each other will load into two public Squads lobby together, where they will each attempt to try and get as many eliminations as possible.

After to maps, the duo with the more eliminations will be considered the winners and advance to the next round. If the kill-count is tied between teams after two maps, then a third tiebreaker game will be played. 

The bracket will be double elimination, meaning teams will have to lose twice before they are eliminated. 

PRIZE BREAKDOWN – $5,000

  • First Place – $3,000
  • Second Place – $1,500
  • Third Place – $500
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Best KSP 45 loadout Black Ops Cold War: Attachments, Wildcard, more

Published: 27/Nov/2020 11:59

by James Busby

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Black Ops Cold War is certainly no stranger to burst fire weapons, particularly those of the assault rifle kind. However, there is also one SMG that shares this firing pattern. Here are all the attachments you should be using to unleash the KSP 45’s full potential.

The KSP 45 may not be your go-to SMG in Black Ops Cold War, especially when the likes of the MP5 and Milano dominate the category. However, despite being a three-round burst weapon, the KSP 45 offers great damage and decent range. Only one burst is needed to drop an enemy in close-quarters engagements, while two are needed at mid-range. 

This deadly gun blends both AR and SMG playstyle together, making it a great choice for those that want to remain competitive across all distances. In order to help you get the most out of the KSP 45 in Treyarch’s latest title, we’ve created a loadout that will help you secure more frags in no time. 

Best KSP 45 loadout in Black Ops Cold War

KSP 45
Activision / Treyarch
This loadout balances the KSP 45’s range and close-quarter effectiveness.

Here’s how you need to kit out your KS5 45 SMG to dish out the most damage across all ranges. 

Attachments

  • Barrel: 10.5 Reinforced Heavy 
  • Body: SWAT 5MW Laser Sight
  • Underbarrel: Front Grip
  • Magazine: 42 RND
  • Stock: Tactical Stock

Secondary

  • 1911

Throwables

  • Stimshot
  • Semtex
  • Field Mic

Perks

  • Perk 1: Flak Jacket + Tactical Mask
  • Perk 2: Assassin + Scavenger 
  • Perk 3: Ninja + Ghost

Wildcard

  • Perk Greed

Whether you prefer to seek out close-quarter firefights or take down foes in mid-range engagements with deadly precision, then this KSP 45 loadout will enable you to do just that. The 10.5 Reinforced Heavy increases the SMG’s effectiveness at range and bolsters its bullet velocity. 

Combine this with the horizontal recoil control from the Front Grip and you have an extremely accurate SMG. While the KSP 45 will still struggle to outgun the game’s meta assault rifles, you’ll at least have a fighting chance. After all, being able to take down mid-range targets in just two bursts is hardly anything to scoff at. 

Meanwhile, the SWAT 5MW Laser Sight improves the gun’s hip-fire accuracy. Mobility and ADS speed remains a big part of Black Ops Cold War, especially when you’re playing on maps like Nuketwon ‘84. As a result, being able to accurately kill any targets without ever looking down your gun’s sights is great.

The 42 RND Mags ensure you have plenty of ammo when it comes to snagging those game-winning multi-kills. Lastly, the Tactical Stock increases aim walking movement speed, enabling you to keep on your toes and quickly sweep those corners. 

KSP 45 Black Ops Cold War
Activision / Treyarch
The KSP 45 may not be as dominant as the MP5, but it still packs a punch.

This loadout uses Perk Greed, which allows players to take six perks. The combination of Flak Jacket and Tactical Mask will keep you safe from any explosives and noxious gas. These perks are important for most loadouts, but especially hyper-aggressive ones that prefer the run and gun approach to combat.

Assassin enables you to shut down any enemies that are currently on killstreaks, while Scavenger keeps your ammunition reserves healthy. Lastly, Ghost and Ninja keep you hidden from pesky enemy spy planes and silences your footsteps. 

In terms of equipment, we’ve chosen the standard Stimshot, Semtex, and Field Mic items. Having the healing from Stimshot will keep you fighting, while the Field Mic allows you to pick up on any enemy movements. 


So there you have it, an extremely deadly and versatile KSP 45 loadout. If you want to keep updated with all the latest Call of Duty news and updates, then follow us over on @DexertoIntel