OpTic Gaming’s Hector ‘H3CZ’ Rodriguez has released a new video reaction to the Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 reveal along with Jack ‘CouRage’ Dunlop and Seth ‘Scump’ Abner.
May 17th marked one of the most highly anticipated days in recent memory for the Call of Duty scene as the community reveal event for the next game, Black Ops 4, took place.
The event certainly lived up to expectations as Black Ops 4 multiplayer will include numerous new innovations, an updated Specialists system, changes to health regen and recoil patterns, and much more.
However, the announcement that got the biggest cheer from the crowd was undoubtedly the confirmation that Call of Duty will be entering the “Battle Royale” genre with an all new mode named Blackout.
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Blackout will bring together your favorite maps, characters, weapons, and vehicles from previous Treyarch Call of Duty titles and bring them all together to create a massive Battle Royale mode which sounds like it could be spectacular.
One person that was particularly excited about the various announcements was OpTic Gaming’s CEO, H3CZ, who recorded a live reaction with OpTic content maker CouRage and then got the thoughts from the professional team’s captain, Scump:
As is to be expected, the reactions are filled with excitement as H3CZ and CouRage totally lose their minds at the Blackout reveal. Scump is also “pretty excited” but he does point out that the developers need to do Blackout correctly the first time around:
“There’s opposite sides here, you know? I’m really excited if they do it correctly [...] however, it has to be perfect the first time or they’ll never get another opportunity to capitalize on the BR market which is obviously what’s been taking over recently”
Scump has a point - if Blackout is released in a state that doesn’t feel finished or refined, players will likely lose interest rather quickly. The new mode needs to capture the imagination of players from the get go.
More information about Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 is sure to be released in the coming months but the game itself will not be available to play for the general public until October 12th. Unless you get access to the private Beta, that is.