Sledgehammer Games Announce an Update on the CoD: WWII Community Challenge - How to Claim the Reward - Dexerto
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Sledgehammer Games Announce an Update on the CoD: WWII Community Challenge – How to Claim the Reward

Published: 2/May/2018 20:54 Updated: 14/Mar/2019 13:07

by DG Goldstein


Sledgehammer Games announced the latest update on the Call of Duty: WWII ‘Community Challenge’ during the ‘Blitzkrieg Event.’

With over $1 billion in reported sales since its release in November of 2017, CoD: WWII quickly became one of the most popular titles across the globe with an enormous amount of hype surrounding its launch.

Throughout its lifespan, Sledgehammer Games, the developer of CoD: WWII, has maintained a constant line of updates and patches to introduce various items and changes into the title.

In order to give back to their dedicated player base, a ‘Community Challenge’ was announced for the ‘Blitzkrieg’ event, which allows users to obtain items after completing various tasks.

The Community Event takes place between April 20th and May 8th, with the goal of 75 million Contracts and Orders set for players to accomplish, with new rewards available for each ‘Tier’ completed.

On May 2nd, Sledgehammer Announced that Tier 3 of the Community Challenge has been completed, which unlocks the ‘Bang’ Weapon Charm.

To claim the reward, simply head to your ‘Mail’ in HQ if you managed to log-on to CoD: WWII during the period when the respective Tier was active.

More information of the Call of Duty: WWII Community Challenge can be found on the Sledgehammer Games website.

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Warzone FOV setting on PC can reduce visual recoil on weapons

Published: 25/Oct/2020 16:01

by Daniel Cleary


Call of Duty players have uncovered an unusual field-of-view setting in Warzone, claiming that weapons such as the CR-AMAX seem to have less visual recoil when it is toggled.

The weapon meta is continuing to shift in Warzone as more changes are released in Season 6, giving players plenty of unique weapons and playstyle to try in the battle royale.

Popular YouTuber Swagg was one of the latest to reveal a Season 6 loadout for Warzone but claimed there was also a “secret” setting that was helping him to rack up more kills in-game.

Modern Warfare settings screen
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CoD players like Swagg have claimed that Warzone’s FOV settings can affect recoil in-game.

While the CR-56 AMAX, which was featured as the Galil in past CoD titles, has been a solid weapon since its release, there are, apparently, some field-of-view settings that Warzone players can change to make the gun easier to use.

In his October 24 upload, Swagg revealed that having the “Affected FOV” setting enabled makes it seem as if the AMAX has little to no recoil. This is opposed to the default Independent FOV setting.

“Affected FOV on PC makes guns feel like they don’t have recoil,” Swagg revealed, in his Warzone gameplay, “[it’s the] reason why I use Amax now.”

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The AMAX does not usually stand out above other Assault Rifles in its class, but it still has one of the highest base stats when it comes to damage per second (DPS), meaning that less recoil would make this quite a strong choice in the current meta.

While the weapon, with these affected FOV settings, appears to move less compared to CR-56 AMAX gameplay for console players, it is unclear whether or not it actually has a major effect on the gun.

However, it seemed to be working quite well for Swagg, as he highlighted just how strong it could be, managing to pick up plenty of kills in his Warzone match with fellow content creator booya.

Another CoD YouTuber Webzy has previously highlighted the difference in recoil between the Affected and Independent settings, echoing the sentiment of the FaZe member and claiming it was actually easier to hit shots with it enabled.

Infinity Ward is regularly coming out with fixes for any bugs found in-game but it appears as if this FOV setting was intended to be a feature, making it unclear whether or not this will be patched.