Call of Duty’s first foray into the battle royale genre with Black Ops 4’s ‘Blackout’ mode has been a great success in the days immediately after its release, but that doesn’t mean it is perfect.
Some players have reported issues with hit registration during some games, and it looks like the usual explanation of “you just missed” doesn’t apply, because even Michael ‘shroud’ Grzesiek has experienced similar issues.
One of the biggest streamers on Twitch, shroud is known for his incredibly crisp aim and ability to master a game’s mechanics quickly, but even he has been missing shots that simply cannot be explained.
“I’ve definitely had some shots where my bullet literally goes through people,” the former CS:GO pro said during a recent stream. “I’ve definitely had that happen, a lot of times.”
However, the Canadian believes that the hit registration isn’t a major issue most of the time: “It feels okay because a lot of times it’s just a spray battle.”
The clip below is an example of one of the questionable shots that the Canadian star was describing. He attempts to snipe an opponent that is crouched behind a tree but misses two shots that seem to be perfectly lined up:
It is not unusual for a new game to suffer from some connection or hit registration issues in its early days, especially in battle royale modes with a huge map and player count.
Blackout was only released on October 12, so some teething issues should be expected and they will do little to bring down the overall opinion of the game, which has already been a massive hit with streamers and Call of Duty fans alike.