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Secret changes in Warzone update: drop weapons, bounty contracts, more

Published: 29/Apr/2020 18:24

by Daniel Cleary

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Call of Duty fans have discovered some changes in Warzone following the April 28 update – but some of them were surprisingly left out of the patch notes. Here are all the unannounced changes that have been found so far.

Warzone’s latest patch on April 28 has brought around many changes for fans to experience such as a new contract, new gunsmith customs, and more.

However, after logging to play the newly-updated Warzone, players noticed that there were some adjustments that had not been listed in the latest set of patch notes.

Drop weapons in Warzone

Among those hidden changes was a feature that many fans have been demanding since the release of Warzone on March 10 – the ability to freely drop weapons for teammates from the inventory tab.

Previously, Warzone players would need to find another gun on the floor to trade in its place when sharing weapons with a teammate, making it much more awkward to share loot with your squad.

The weapon drop feature is now available for all players to take advantage of, despite the fact Infinity Ward left it as a surprise by omitting the change from the patch notes.

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The ‘drop weapon’ feature is now available in Warzone.

Bounty Contract changes

Warzone’s latest update saw the addition of a brand new contract, ‘Most Wanted’, which, opposed to the BR’s original bounty contract, allows players to put a bounty on their own heads to revive their teammates.

This change has come at the cost of the previous bounty contracts, outside of the solo playlist, however, as Warzone fans have noticed that the former bounty contracts are nowhere to be found in-game.

The change was not received as positively as the weapon drop feature was, unfortunately, with popular streamers such as Ninja and TeePee voicing their disappointment with the former contract’s removal.

Warzone Access Cards

Infinity Ward has also seemingly teased some future changes to Warzone, as players have been finding new “access cards” following the latest update.

While it is unclear what these access cards have any current use, some have suggested that they may be linked to some of the locked bunkers that can be found in Verdansk.

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Players have found strange Access Cards in Warzone.

These are all of the secret changes that have been found so far in Warzone, but as it is still early following the latest patch we will be sure to update with any new discoveries.


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Black Ops Cold War CODE Bowl announced: how to watch & participants

Published: 3/Dec/2020 22:37

by Tanner Pierce

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Activision has announced the second iteration of the CODE Bowl, which brings together high-profile esports players and members of the US and UK military esports teams to help raise money for the Call of Duty Endowment. Here’s what you need to know.

The Call of Duty Endowment has been raising money for veterans for a while now. The company, which was started in 2009, helps veterans find jobs after their deployment. In 2019, the owner of the company, Activision, held the first Modern Warfare CODE Bowl, which brought together major streamers and members of the US Army esports team.

Fast forward to December 2020 and Activision is continuing this tradition with two major changes: Black Ops Cold War is the name of the game this time around, and members of the UK military will also be participating. Here’s everything you need to know about how to watch the tournament.

Who’s participating?

Like last year’s tournament, the 2020 CODE Bowl will feature teams made up of famous streamers/pro-players, including Courage, LEGIQN, Huskerrs, Swagg, TeeP, Espresso, Vikkstar, Tommey, C9Emz, and Spratt. According to Activision, more will be announced in the near future.

Beyond that, however, those players will be joined by members of the US Air Force, Army, Navy, Marines, and Space Force, as well as members of the UK British Army, Royal Navy, and Royal Air Force.

In addition, each team will be coached by a “Call of Duty League professional” but the exact list of those people has yet to be announced.

Currently, it’s unknown how the teams will be split, but all in all, it should make for a pretty interesting dynamic.

How can I watch the 2020 CODE Bowl?

According to Activision, the 2020 CODE Bowl is set to take place on December 11, 2020, at 6:00 PM GMT. If you’re unsure about what time that is in your area, we’ve broken it down for you below:

  • 1 PM EST
  • 10 AM PST
  • 3 AM JST (Saturday, December 12, 2020)
  • 5 AM AEDT (Saturday, December 12, 2020)

In addition, the event will be streamed entirely on Call of Duty’s YouTube and Twitch channels. It’s currently unknown if the event is going to be streamed on the above players’ respective accounts, but one would imagine they would be. Embeds for each stream will be added once they become available.