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Unbreakable gas masks are ruining Warzone as devs are trying to fix it

Published: 13/Aug/2020 21:24

by Alan Bernal


Call of Duty players are finding the unbreakable gas mask glitch once again in Warzone, as the bug that had once been subsided has made an unwelcome return.

As Infinity Ward contest with some of the biggest problems in their popular battle royale, like the ‘demon gun’ glitch, others are dealing with a more annoying headache when taking fights in the middle of Warzone’s gas.

Unlike other battle royales, Warzone has a system that lets players momentarily withstand the damaging effects of its outer ring while wearing a gas mask. These masks aren’t made to last, but as some have already shown, that hasn’t always been the case.

Not to be confused with the Durable Gas Masks that secretly came in the Season 5 update, these glitched items have been around for a while and even the devs previously recognized the issue but have still yet to come up with a fix.

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The unbreakable gas mask glitch is making a return in Warzone.

But, despite being patched, the glitch is now back into the spotlight and has been popping up in more games, like when Tyler ‘TeePee’ Polchow’s got eliminated by someone deep in the gas.

The kill-cam revealed the enemy player had a regular gas mask with the typical indication that it was glitched. The item’s gauge was showing that it was already completely spent, but the player was harmlessly navigating the next fight outside of the circle.

This obviously can change the outcome of entire matches, as instead of having to scurry back into the zone once their mask hits 0 health, people are being able to just hang around in the gas and eliminated unsuspecting opponents.

The glitched masks are just players working with what they loot off the ground, so it’s not a hack or something players can knowingly exploit, but it does pose a big issue for Warzone’s competitive integrity.

This is just another one in a long list of bugs and glitches that are currently making the popular battle royale unplayable, on top of the aforementioned visual issue with weapons looking horribly distorted.

A fix for the glitch is still labeled as ‘in progress’ and it’s something that the Warzone community will be eager to see resolved sooner than later.

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NICKMERCS rates the best Warzone players from to Scump to HusKerrs

Published: 24/Oct/2020 1:06

by Theo Salaun


Tasked with drafting a team for a Call of Duty: Warzone tournament, NICKMERCS went through some of the game’s biggest names, ranking them while determining who he would most want to duo with.

To start Davis ‘Hitch’ Edwards’ $10,000 “Cracked Creators” Warzone tournament, 16 creators were tasked with drafting their duo from 16 “cracked” streamers.

As one of the creators allowed to select their tandem, NICKMERCS sifted through 16 of the game’s best to determine who he would prefer to play with.

Ultimately, the FaZe streamer ended up putting his decision to a poll among his fans. But, before doing so, he originally went through all 16 and gave thoughts on how each of them ranks. And the options were varied, but all shared one thing in common: talent.

With professional Call of Duty League players like Matthew ‘FormaL’ Piper and Seth ‘Scump’ Abner available, as well as Warzone streamers like Aydan and HusKerrs, the candidates were excellent. Still, NICKMERCS sifted through and broke down who he truly believes ranks as the battle royale’s best.

Segment begins at 00:20:45.

NICKMERCS starts by going through the list and just expressing what an absolute struggle it will be to pick from such a talented crop of peers: “Oh, it’s going to be so hard to pick man … No matter what, everybody that I would pick from is cracked.” But, after going through and complimenting practically everybody, he starts the process of elimination.

Since Nick chooses second after DrDisrespect, he immediately eliminates Zlaner as Doc’s likely first pick. Then, he eliminates JoeWo with two simple reasons: “I’ve never played with him and every time I play against him, I beat that little ass.”

Then, BobbyPoff is gone: “BobbyPoff, I love the guy, but take him off the list.” And the “Scarf Lord” is followed quickly by the Chicago Huntsmen’s FormaL and Scump: “Love ‘em, love ‘em. But I feel like there’s better BR players.” After that, things start getting complicated.

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The list of “cracked” players in Hitch’s Cracked Creators Warzone tournament.

Similar to Zlaner, Nick decides to sacrifice Merk so that he can play with his longtime duo, Maven. Then, recognizing that all of these remaining players are absolute menaces on Verdansk, he goes with two simple metrics to determine his personal preference. He immediately prioritizes controller players and the highest earners in Warzone tournaments.

That eliminates stars like HusKerrs and Symfuhny for their mouse and keyboard usage, while also eliminating Crowder and DougIsRaw for their low earnings. Finally, he eliminates Jukeyz because of his struggles understanding the UK maestro’s accent and decides to put the decision to a poll.


Ultimately, it’s between Aydan and Tommey, with Cloakzy popping on to let NICKMERCS know that Aydan’s been playing some Fortnite recently. That leaves the FaZe star choosing Tommey, noting that “he’s got great communication, phenomenal player, guaranteed to get some chopper kills off rip.”

Despite going through full rankings for his options and landing upon an excellent duo, the decision-making process proved to be futile. NICKMERCS and Tommey could only end in the Top 12 for the tournament, while the easily dismissed BobbyPoff actually came in first place.