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Seattle Surge’s Octane reveals his perfect Tundra BOCW League Play loadout

Published: 12/Feb/2021 17:57

by Jacob Hale

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Samuel ‘Octane’ Larew is commonly regarded as one of the most accurate shots in Call of Duty, and now he’s revealed his ideal sniping loadout for Black Ops Cold War League Play.

League Play was introduced to the game on February 8 for competitive-minded players, using CDL rules, modes and maps to give players a taste of the real esport experience.

While Treyarch received a lot of flack for the implementation of League Play, which had multiple bugs and issues at launch, many competitive players are glad to see it finally arrive.

With that comes the added pressure of sorting out your loadouts. While the game provides several loadouts using XM4s, AK74us and Krig 6s, you might be wanting to change up some of the weapons or attachments.

Black Ops Cold War league play ranks
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If you’re looking to rank up in League Play, you’ll want to make sure you’ve got a loadout for every situation.

Octane’s LW3 Tundra BOCW League Play loadout

One weapon that is highly desired yet missing from the default classes is a good sniping loadout.

There have been multiple complaints from pro and casual players alike that sniping in Black Ops Cold War is too easy, but regardless of where you stand on the debate, Octane’s sniper loadout will definitely make it easier to find picks in League Play.

The first thing to note is that Octane uses the Law Breaker wildcard so he can pair his sniper with an AK74u SMG. Here’s the attachments he uses for each weapon:

AK74u loadout

  • Muzzle: Spetsnaz Compensator
  • Barrel: 9.3” Extended
  • Underbarrel: Spetsnaz Speedgrip
  • Handle: GRU Elastic Wrap
  • Stock: KGB Skeletal Stock

LW3 Tundra loadout

  • Barrel: 26.5” Hammer Forged
  • Underbarrel: SFOD Speedgrip
  • Magazine: 7 Rnd
  • Handle: Airborne Elastic Wrap
  • Stock: Raider Pad

Loadout at 1:36

With the Law Breaker wildcard, Octane also opts for Tactical Mask, Flak Jacket and Ninja as his perks, while carrying a flashbang and semtex. Of course, the main field upgrade you’ll want to carry is the Trophy System.

Overall, this is primarily targeted towards Search and Destroy lobbies, but with how powerful the snipers are in BOCW, can probably be brought into the respawn game modes too.

It might not make you as proficient as Octane is on the battlefield, but this loadout should help you cause some serious headaches in League Play.

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Warzone Season 2 Outbreak Event: rewards, how to play, dates, more

Published: 25/Feb/2021 6:53

by Brad Norton

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To kick off Season 2 in Warzone, there’s a limited-time event for you to sink your teeth into. The Zombie-focused takeover known as ‘The Outbreak Event’ comes with new rewards, fresh loot, and plenty more. Here’s everything we know.

With the dawn of a new season in Warzone comes a heaping serve of fresh content. With Zombies taking over Verdansk and a new mode sending hordes to Fireteam maps, the undead are everywhere in Season 2.

The first thing you’ll notice upon booting up Warzone in Season 2 is a brand new event. The Outbreak Event is a limited-time takeover for the start of the new period in-game.

From event-specific rewards to limited-time modes, and everything in between, here’s what you need to know.

Warzone Season 2 The Outbreak Event: Dates

Warzone Outbreak Event
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The Outbreak Event is now live in Warzone and BOCW.

Having started at the very beginning of Season 2, you’ll need to get in quickly with this limited-time event. The Outbreak Event is already live in Warzone and runs through until Thursday, March 11 at 10 AM PT.

That gives players roughly two weeks to unlock every item and complete all of the unique challenges on offer. 

Warzone Season 2 The Outbreak Event: Rewards

Warzone Outbreak Event
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There’s plenty on offer throughout The Outbreak Event.

Similar to previous events in Warzone, there’s plenty on offer here. Your typical Stickers, Emblems, Calling Cards, and Charms are all up for grabs. Additionally, there are also exclusive Weapon Blueprints for The Outbreak Event.

In total, there are 18 unique items available throughout the brief takeover. Below is a complete rundown on every item along with how you unlock them.

  • Gas Mask – Charm: In Outbreak, successfully exfil 3 times
  • Aim for the Head – Calling Card: In Warzone, kill 20 Zombies with headshots
  • Amigos – Sticker: In Outbreak, eliminate 250 Zombies
  • Cleaning Supplies – Charm: In Warzone, eliminate 20 Zombies
  • Dark Aether – Accessory: In Outbreak, eliminate 10 elites
  • Strange Emission – Emblem: In Warzone, use lethal equipment to kill 8 Zombies
  • Grasp for Power – Sticker: In Outbreak, open 25 chests
  • Skull Survivor – Emblem: In Warzone, use vehicles to eliminate 3 Zombies
  • Pure Anguish – Charm: In Outbreak, complete 3 World Events
  • Heads Blazin’ – Sticker: In Warzone, eliminate 5 Zombies in a single match 3 times
  • On the Move – Calling Card: In Outbreak, Wrap 10 times
  • Shotgun Eliminations – Calling Card: In Warzone, use Shotguns to eliminate 8 Zombies
  • Special Eliminations – Calling Card: In Outbreak, eliminate 3 Special Zombies
  • One Punch, Two Punch – Calling Card: In Warzone, rapidly kill 2 or more Zombies 2 times\
  • Not the Last – Emblem: In Outbreak, use vehicles to eliminate 100 Zombies
  • Immolation – Emblem: In Warzone, use Pistols to eliminate 8 Zombies
  • Stitched Together – Charm: In Outbreak, complete 10 objectives
  • Quick Elimination – Calling Card: In Warzone, eliminate 8 Zombies before the first circle closes

How to play The Outbreak Event in Warzone Season 2

Warzone Outbreak Event
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Whether you play BOCW or Warzone, you’ll have access to The Outbreak Event.

This brand new event is available to players across both Warzone and Black Ops Cold War’s new Zombie-themed mode of the same name. 

If you own the full version of Treyarch’s latest title, you’ll be able to tick off challenges until the final day on March 11. However, if you’re a free-to-play Warzone player, you’ve still got every chance to see and do it all.

To celebrate the launch of the new Outbreak mode, Treyarch has made it free to all Warzone players from February 25 to March 4.

Be sure to jump in quickly and get everything done before it’s too late. Once this limited-time event disappears, these rewards will likely be gone forever.

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