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How to watch Hitch’s $10K Modern Warfare Bot tournament ft. Dr Disrespect, Scump, more – streams, teams, bracket, format

Published: 7/Jan/2020 21:06 Updated: 7/Jan/2020 21:17

by Albert Petrosyan

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Popular NRG content creator Davis ‘Hitch’ Edwards and online gaming event organizers BoomTV are hosting a $10,000 Modern Warfare ‘Birthday Bot Bash’ tournament featuring some of the biggest names in the Call of Duty community.

With January 7 being his birthday, Hitch decided what better way to celebrate his special day than by putting together a massive Modern Warfare tournament, featuring many of the most popular Call of Duty content creators and pro players.

Called the “Birthday Bot Bash,” Hitch’s tournament is a 4v4 Search and Destroy competition, but with a major wrinkle – each team has one veteran-level Bot to go along with their three main players.

This means that some of the results will come down to how these AI Bots perform in-game, and some of what they do could end up determining which teams get a share of the $10,000 prize pool.

You can find all of the details about this event below, including when it starts, how to watch it, players and teams, the official bracket, and more.

BoomTVThis is the fourth year in a row that Hitch is hosting a Birthday Bot Bash tournament.

Hitch’s Birthday Bot Bash streams

This tournament is taking place on Tuesday, January 7 at 1 PM PT / 4 PM ET, and is expected to last for a few hours.

BoomTV will be livestreaming and casting the event on their official Twitch channel, which we’ve included below for your convenience.

Many of the participants will also be livestreaming their POVs on their own streaming channels, some of which we’ve included below.

Hitch’s Birthday Bot Bash bracket

The official bracket for Hitch’s Birthday Bot Bash is being managed by BoomTV, who will be updating it live throughout the tournament as results come in from all of the matches.

A live version of the bracket with up-to-date results can be found on the event’s official web-page at all times.

BoomTV

Hitch’s Birthday Bot Bash players & teams

As with almost every event that Hitch organizes, his 2020 Birthday Bot Bash features some of the biggest names in the online gaming world.

There is a healthy mix between star content creators and pro players – many from the Call of Duty community, but also some from other games as well, such as Fortnite.

Here are all of the 16 teams and their players:

  1. Testyment, Arcn, SoaR Rymm
  2. Hitch, Jorge, Blake Cissel
  3. Scope, Emzy, Chiefz
  4. H3CZ, Hutch, Di3seL
  5. Scump, summit1G, Crowder
  6. JERICHO, Keiti, ActaBunniFooFoo
  7. LuLu Luvely, AvaGG, Emiliaa
  8. Classify, Mako, Froste
  9. Dr Disrespect, FormaL, Symfuhny
  10. TBNRKenWorth, Nate Gibson, Trogan
  11. Swagg, Pamaj, The Korean Savage
  12. Bloo, Kitty, Agony
  13. I AM WILDCAT, BasicallyIDoWrk, LEGIQN
  14. Moo, Equuip, Katie Bedford
  15. TeePee, Maven, MerK
  16. Aydan, 2Pac, Holly
MLGIconic CoD pros Scump and FormaL are both competing in Hitch’s Birthday Bot Bash, albeit with different teams.

Hitch’s Birthday Bot Bash format

As mentioned above, this is a double-elimination 4v4 Search and Destroy tournament, with each team featuring three live players and a veteran-difficulty Bot.

Each match is a best-of-three, with the higher seed hosting the first map, the lower seed hosting the second, and the team with the more rounds won between the two maps hosting the third, if necessary.

Here are the pre-determined map rotations for each round:

  • WR1 – Gun Runner, Crash, Rammaza
  • WR2/LR1 – Vacant, Hackney, Arklov
  • WR3/LR2 – Rammaza, Gun Runner, Crash
  • WR4 (Winners Finals) / LR3 – Arklov, Hackney, Vacant
  • LR4 – Crash, Rammaza, Gun Runner
  • LR5 – Hackney, Vacant, Arklov
  • LR6 (Losers Finals) – Gun Runner, Crash, Rammaza
  • GF – Hackney, Vacant, Arklov
  • GF (reset, if nec) – Crash, Rammaza, Gun Runner

A full list of all of the weapons, attachments, items, scorestreaks, perks, field upgrades, equipment that are restricted from use can be found on the tournament’s rule page.

Hitch’s Birthday Bot Bash prize breakdown

The overall prize pool of this tournament is set at $10,000, which will be split accordingly between the top three teams based on this breakdown:

  • Total: $10,000 USD

  • 1st Place: $6,000 USD

  • 2nd Place: $3,000 USD

  • 3rd Place: $1,000 USD

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Best QBZ-83 loadout in Black Ops Cold War: Attachments, Wildcard, more

Published: 27/Nov/2020 17:03 Updated: 27/Nov/2020 17:07

by James Busby

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The QBZ-83 is may not be as strong or as accurate as the AK-47, but its superior mobility and handling make it a great pick. Here all the perks, attachments, and equipment you need to push this assault rifle to its peak. 

Whether you’re looking to level up every gun to grab those ultra-rare camos or just wanting to give the QBZ-83 a go, then you’ll want to use this loadout. This assault rifle is often overlooked by a lot of players and it’s currently one of the least used guns in the assault rifle category. However, if you’re willing to put in the effort into learning the QBZ, you’ll find that it is a pretty well-round rifle. 

This loadout boosts the QBZ-83’s already great speed, but also increases the gun’s accuracy and firepower. If you’re after an AR that can go toe to toe with the game’s SMGs, then look no further. In order to help you get the most out of the QBZ-83, we’ve put together a reliable loadout you can use to get those deadly Scorestreaks.

Best QBZ-83 loadout for Black Ops Cold War

QBZ 83 Black Ops Cold War
Activision / Treyarch
The recent FFAR 1 and M16 nerfs have made the QBZ-83 a more viable option.
  • Muzzle: Infantry Compensator 
  • Barrel: 15.5” Reinforced Heavy
  • Underbarrel:Foregrip
  • Handle: Airborne Elastic Wrap 
  • Stock: Raider 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

Due to the QBZ-83 having a very clear default sight, we’ve saved the attachment slot to make a much more comfy build. The Infantry Compensator and Foregrip help control both the gun’s horizontal and vertical recoil. This enables you to remain accurate at medium to long ranges. 

Adding to this is the 15.5” Heavy. Not only does this attachment increase the AR’s bullet velocity by a significant 40%, but it also increases the gun’s damage range by 100%. Whether you’re planning to play on the game’s bigger maps or just wanting to increase your kill potential, then the Reinforced Heavy is a must. 

Rounding things off at the bottom, is the Airborne Elastic Wrap and Raider Stock. These attachments increase ADS and sprint to fire time, allowing you to aggressively rush your foes without having to worry about sluggish performance. 

In terms of equipment, the standard Stimshot, Semtex, and Field Mic have been chosen. These items will keep you on your feet and enable you to get the drop on any potential targets. 

QBZ 83 Black Ops Cold War
Activision / Treyarch
The QBZ-83’s speed and firepower makes for some blisteringly fast kills.

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.

Meanwhile, Assassin reveals high priority targets and enables you to get the drop on any enemies who are on killstreaks. Scavenger also replenishes the QBZ-83’s ammo from fallen players, so you’ll never have to hunt for another gun when your ammo is low. 

Lastly, Ghost and Ninja keep your movements hidden from prying eyes and enable you to go for those sneaky flanks. After all, this loadout favors both close to mid-range firefights, so don’t be afraid to get into the very thick of a fight. 


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