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Japanese Professional Call of Duty Team, Rush Gaming, Looks to Prove They Can Compete with Top Teams in eUnited Scrim

Published: 3/Jun/2018 16:22 Updated: 13/Oct/2020 16:35

by Scott Mahoney

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Japanese professional CoD team, Rush Gaming, is looking to prove they can hang with North American teams in a scrimmage against eUnited.

Rush Gaming, who has won the Japanese CoD championship in back to back years, have proven they are among the best in their home region.

James ‘Clayster’ Eubanks announced via Twitter that the scrim would take place at 4:30 P.M. EST., just before the June 3rd MLG GameBattles Pro League Challenge.

For eUnited the matchup marks an excellent opportunity for the team to prepare for the tournament later that day.

Fans interested in spectating the matchup were initially disappointed as Clayster had announced that there would be no way to stream the game.

Luckily, Anthony ‘NAMELESS’ Wheeler stepped up to the plate and volunteered to stream out the international bout.

The collaboration between both organizations could be vital to the growth of CoD esports in all regions, and that has players on both teams looking forward to the scrim.

You can check out the stream on NAMELESS’ Twitch; again, the scrim is scheduled for June 3rd at 4:30 P.M. EST.

[UPDATE] eUnited decided to stream the scrim and the match can be found here.

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Warzone FOV setting on PC can reduce visual recoil on weapons

Published: 25/Oct/2020 16:01

by Daniel Cleary

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Call of Duty players have uncovered an unusual field-of-view setting in Warzone, claiming that weapons such as the CR-AMAX seem to have less visual recoil when it is toggled.

The weapon meta is continuing to shift in Warzone as more changes are released in Season 6, giving players plenty of unique weapons and playstyle to try in the battle royale.

Popular YouTuber Swagg was one of the latest to reveal a Season 6 loadout for Warzone but claimed there was also a “secret” setting that was helping him to rack up more kills in-game.

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CoD players like Swagg have claimed that Warzone’s FOV settings can affect recoil in-game.

While the CR-56 AMAX, which was featured as the Galil in past CoD titles, has been a solid weapon since its release, there are, apparently, some field-of-view settings that Warzone players can change to make the gun easier to use.

In his October 24 upload, Swagg revealed that having the “Affected FOV” setting enabled makes it seem as if the AMAX has little to no recoil. This is opposed to the default Independent FOV setting.

“Affected FOV on PC makes guns feel like they don’t have recoil,” Swagg revealed, in his Warzone gameplay, “[it’s the] reason why I use Amax now.”

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The AMAX does not usually stand out above other Assault Rifles in its class, but it still has one of the highest base stats when it comes to damage per second (DPS), meaning that less recoil would make this quite a strong choice in the current meta.

While the weapon, with these affected FOV settings, appears to move less compared to CR-56 AMAX gameplay for console players, it is unclear whether or not it actually has a major effect on the gun.

However, it seemed to be working quite well for Swagg, as he highlighted just how strong it could be, managing to pick up plenty of kills in his Warzone match with fellow content creator booya.

Another CoD YouTuber Webzy has previously highlighted the difference in recoil between the Affected and Independent settings, echoing the sentiment of the FaZe member and claiming it was actually easier to hit shots with it enabled.

Infinity Ward is regularly coming out with fixes for any bugs found in-game but it appears as if this FOV setting was intended to be a feature, making it unclear whether or not this will be patched.