New 'Heist' Multiplayer Mode Will Feature in Weekend Two of Black Ops 4 Private Beta - Details and Gameplay - Dexerto
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New ‘Heist’ Multiplayer Mode Will Feature in Weekend Two of Black Ops 4 Private Beta – Details and Gameplay

Published: 9/Aug/2018 20:03

by Albert Petrosyan


Treyarch has introduced a brand new Multiplayer mode that will feature in Call of Duty: Black Ops 4.

Called ‘Heist,’ the new mode is unique in its aspects and will be playable in Weekend Two of the BO4 Private Beta from August 10-13.

The premise of Heist is simple – there are two teams who are both trying to grab the ‘bag of cash’ and get it to an extraction site, where a helicopter will arrive to extract it.

The team that stays alive in this process and gets their bag of cash extracted, wins the round.

The important things to note for this mode is that there are no attackers or defenders, there is just a neutral objective which is the bag of cash that both teams will have to try and extract.

While each player will be afforded just a single life each round, there is the ability for teammates to revive each other once one of them goes down.

“So when a player takes fatal damage, they are going to go into a “bleed out” stage, and you’re  going to have the chance to revive teammates.”

Perhaps the most important aspect of this new game mode is that it is completely “self contained,” which means that all of the weapons, perks, scorestreaks, gear, and other loadout items must be earned within that specific session to be used.

These weapons and other items can be unlocked by spending the cash that each team has managed to extract; the more cash extracted the better weapons each player can afford.

This means all players, regardless of their Level or weapon progression, will be at even footing when playing Heist.

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Modern Warfare glitch reveals unreleased Makarov pistol

Published: 28/Oct/2020 1:35 Updated: 28/Oct/2020 1:58

by Brad Norton


Infinity Ward adds weapons to Modern Warfare with each new season, though it appears even more have been in the works behind the scenes as a secret pistol was accidentally handed out due to a confusing glitch.

Problematic bugs have been on the rise once again throughout Modern Warfare’s sixth and final season. Warzone players have had their runs ended by broken Loadout Drops while others have literally been left in the dark as a result of a game-breaking issue. Despite these problems, every now and then, glitches can actually be a pleasant surprise.

This was the case on October 27 as a player shockingly stumbled upon a new weapon. While playing offline, they noticed something suspicious. One of the AI-controlled enemies was wielding a unique pistol.

After taking them down and picking up the gun, the Makarov was revealed in all its glory. Fit with custom animations, an unfinished model, but all the firepower you’d expect from the classic secondary.

The Makarov pistol first appeared in 2010’s Black Ops and soon featured in the game’s sequel before disappearing. It was usable across the campaign and multiplayer in the first game, though only appeared in the story for the follow-up.

Evidently, it’s an extremely rare weapon compared to some iconic guns in the Call of Duty franchise. Having only appeared in Treyarch releases, it’s a surprise to see the pistol up and running in Modern Warfare.

It appeared as a Renetti on the ground and the icon matched up as well. Though it’s very clear a good amount of work has been put into the gun. From unique reload and inspect animations to its own balancing, it may have been in the plans for a previous seasonal update.

Given the unfinished model of the weapon, however, there’s a good chance we don’t see it properly anytime soon. Infinity Ward could have been testing it months ago before scrapping the gun. Perhaps it’s simply in the game’s files as a placeholder. There’s really no telling at this point in time.

Black Ops 2 Makarov gameplay
The Makarov pistol has only been usable in Black Ops 1 and 2.

It popped up during an offline session against bots, so don’t expect to see this random bug in an online match either. It would be surprising to see the weapon appear in an Infinity Ward title for the first time after such a long gap, though anything is possible.

With Treyarch taking over Warzone with the transition to Black Ops Cold War, however, it would make more sense to see the Makarov in 2021.