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Modern Warfare player discovers a perfect way to deny Care Packages

Published: 15/May/2020 1:55 Updated: 18/May/2020 12:29

by Alan Bernal

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Modern Warfare players are discovering killstreaks that come in Care Packages, like Juggernaut, can get blasted away to effectively deny them their upgrade.

Unlike most of the killstreaks someone can earn, the ones offloaded from a chopper are susceptible to their surroundings and aren’t an automatic pickup. This means that it can be affected by everything from environmental hazards and even other players.

As unfortunate as it is to have a package stuck atop of a building or elevated roof without a chance to recover it, it’s even more sinister when a player purposefully targets the incoming ordinance.

That was a tough lesson that user ‘Bwil34’ found out after finally getting their first Juggernaut while playing Hardpoint on Rust. The chaos of the close-quarter battlefield forced them to call down their kill streak in the corner of the map.

Rust is infamous for its close proximity, as a care package’s smoke in the sky can be easily spotted from any given vantage point on the map.

Another player must have got sight of Bwil34’s killstreak coming in, because moments after it was dangling in the sky, it was shot out of nowhere.

More accurately, someone must have used what was presumably a Strela-P to rip the falling crate away from its trajectory. The blast was enough to push it out of the map, forcing the player to look at it in dismay.

So I got my first juggernaut today, and… from modernwarfare

Unfortunately for the player, they were on the receiving end for one of the best ways to deny a Care Package from an unsuspecting opponent.

Pulling this off takes a few conditions to be met that includes lining up the shot, waiting for the timing, and hope the package is dropping close enough to the map’s side for the shot to force it out of play.

Bwil34 via Reddit
The missile took the Care Package with it outside of Rust’s boundries.

But on a map like Rust, where the only reliable safe spots to call in a Care Package are on specific corners of the map and dead center of the middle highrise, players can easily deny these kinds of killstreaks.

This has to be one of the worst ways to lose out on a Juggernaut in Modern Warfare, so make sure to give your care package a ton of cover then next time you call it in.

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CoD Mobile devs confirm iconic weapon coming in Season 14

Published: 16/Jan/2021 16:47

by Connor Bennett

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The Call of Duty Mobile devs have revealed that one iconic CoD weapon is coming in 2021’s Season 1 update, and it should be recognizable to any long-time CoD fan.

For years, Call of Duty fans have begged Infinity Ward, Treyarch, Activision, and anyone else who will listen, for a game that takes the best part of all previous releases and puts them into one.

Increasingly, we’re seeing more map remakes, classic weapons returning, and even character crossovers thanks to Warzone, but it’s CoD Mobile that really fits the bill of what that all-encompassing CoD game would be.

The mobile game has maps from CoD 4: Modern Warfare, Black Ops 1, as well as weapons from Advanced Warfare and even Black Ops 3 and 4. With the first major update of 2021 just around the corner, the devs have started teasing what’s coming next, and we’re getting more throwbacks.

Ghost in CoD mobile and the Crossfire map
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CoD Mobile has characters, maps, and weapons from almost every modern Call of Duty game.

Even though CoD Mobile is currently, as of writing, in Season 13, when the first major update of 2021 hits, we’ll be back to Season 1. Just like how Fortnite is now Fortnite Chapter 2, Season 5.

Regardless, when players finally get to play the new season update, they’ll be able to wield the FAMAS. Yes, the iconic Call of Duty weapon, that has been in a whole host of CoD games is finally arriving in CoD Mobile.

The devs confirmed the news on January 16, tweeting out their first teaser for the new season. “A new weapon is approaching! Can you guess what it is?” they said, with an image and it’s fairly obvious that the weapon in question is the FAMAS.

The name of the iconic weapon might get a slight tweak when it is added to CoD Mobile. The devs have tweaked the names of other recognizable guns before, just to give it a new feel for the mobile game.

There’s also the question of whether it’ll be as powerful as it was, say, back in Black Ops 1. Hopefully, we don’t have to wait too long.