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Leak shows fan favorite Black Ops 2 character coming to Black Ops 4

Published: 26/May/2019 14:18 Updated: 26/May/2019 14:30

by Joe Craven


It appears that a fan favorite character from Call of Duty: Black Ops II might be on his way to Black Ops 4, after one user’s game glitched and showed him on an in-game loading screen.

Call of Duty: Black Ops II is fondly remembered by a vast majority of the CoD community, known for its addicting multiplayer, immersive zombies and non-linear campaign. The campaign was split into two sections, the first being a late Cold War storyline, focusing on Alex Mason, who featured in the original Black Ops.

The second storyline was set in 2025, as Alex’s son David, takes on the game’s primary antagonist, Raul Menendez. It is David Mason who is believed to be coming to Black Ops 4.

TreyarchA number of Black Ops characters are already in Black Ops 4, including Menendez and Richtofen.

One Reddit user noticed the character appear as their loading screen, prior to any announcement from Treyarch as to the character’s return. 

It is likely he will be a playable skin in Blackout, given the game’s affinity for adding previous Black Ops characters into this mode. Also, given multiplayer’s continuation of Black Ops III’s specialist characters, it seems unlikely he will be introduced into this mode.

There are already a number of ‘throwback’ Black Ops skins in Black Ops 4, including Menendez, so it would be no surprise to see another added in. It just appears to have been leaked slightly earlier than Treyarch intended.

Game glitched and showed me david mason who didnt come out yet from r/Blackops4

Despite Black Ops 4’s improved graphics, many Reddit users were unimpressed with the design of the Black Ops II protagonist. One said that the “rendering looks like a divorced dad that tries to get drunk with 20 somethings”, while another went for: “Ugly motherfucker they ruined him.”

Regardless of what fans think of his character model, it’s fair to say that we can expect to see David Mason in Black Ops 4 fairly soon.

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How to watch $200k Warzone Twitch Rivals Season 6 Showdown: stream, date

Published: 23/Oct/2020 15:36 Updated: 23/Oct/2020 15:37

by Daniel Cleary


Twitch Rivals has announced another Warzone Showdown for Season 6, with plenty of the top content creators and pros ready to battle it out for a share of the massive $200,000 prize pool. Here’s everything you’ll need to watch the action live.

Warzone fans have had plenty of competitive action to watch since the release of the battle royale title, and many of the biggest stars in gaming have jumped to the new Call of Duty mode to entertain their fans.

With the Haunting of Verdansk event now underway and Black Ops Cold War fast approaching, Twitch Rivals revealed that they would be hosting one of their biggest Warzone showdowns yet in the Modern Warfare season. Here’s what you need to know.

the haunting of verdansk teaser
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The Haunting of Verdansk event has taken over Warzone.

When does Twitch Rivals’ Warzone showdown start?

The Season 6 Twitch Rivals Showdown event is scheduled to kick off on Friday, October 23, with the action getting underway at 9AM PT/ 12PM ET / 5 PM BST / 6PM CEST.

The event itself will be split into two regional tournaments, one for Europe and one for North American players, with $100,000 up for grabs in each region.

How to watch the Warzone Season 6 Showdown

As always, the Warzone Showdown will be streamed with commentary on the official Twitch Rivals channel, which we have embedded down below.

Each of the players competing will also be able to stream the Twitch Rivals Showdown from their point-of-view, giving Call of Duty fans plenty of ways to tune in to the action.

With the Haunting of Verdansk event now live in Warzone, players won’t have too long to adapt to all of the Halloween-themed changes in-game and it should make for some entertaining moments.

Official Twitch Rivals stream

Who is playing in the Warzone S6 Showdown

For this Twitch Rivals Warzone Showdown, the format will be Duos and the event is also expected to be stacked with 45 duos competing in each region.

While the full list of players has not been announced by Twitch Rivals, they have given some hints as to who will be making their appearance on October 23.

Pros and streamers like NICKMERCS, Scump, Tommey, TimTheTatman, UnRationaL, and more have all been teased, but it is likely that the full list of competitors will be shared before the event starts.