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Warzone map bug is turning trucks into death traps

Published: 29/May/2020 22:09

by Theo Salaun

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One of the latest assumed bugs terrorizing players in Call of Duty: Warzone is an inescapable truck that seems to trap players—leaving many concerned about the game’s other set vehicles.

There are countless trucks, buses, and cars littered throughout Verdansk that are not operable but do possess loot. One of them has become infamous for being easy to get into, but seemingly impossible to leave, and it is claiming lives left and right.

While other spots on the map are notorious for how difficult they are to navigate, this particular one seems more deadly than the rest. Located at the Apartment Complex at Zone 2F, near Verdansk’s Graveyard, a large truck is set adjacent to the complex’s ground floor—with the back of its semi-trailer open against one of the building’s windows.

 

Once you’ve entered the compartment you are unable to depart by traditional means. You can see daylight between the vehicle and the building’s facade and easily see a way out into the apartment, the same way you came in, but neither lets you exit your trap.

People have tried everything, from mantling onto the windowsill to crouching and jumping, jumping and crouching, sprinting into a slide and a mantle—whatever endless possibilities you can imagine. But, while a few tricks seem possible, countless frantic claustrophobes have been unable to get out alive.

I got physically trapped. Not sure if it is possible but devs might want to make sure if you put a truck close to a window that there is space to run out or jump. from CODWarzone

 

The awkward added height of the semi-trailer’s floor met with the tight space offered by the window make for a particularly unideal combination. And this seems to become an absolute path to the Gulag for those who become greedy for the loot that hides inside.

And the most tempting of goodies found within is often a trapped enemy, who can be easily killed, putting all of their belongings up for grabs.

But as discovered by several Reddit users (and the two squads that followed them), outgunning a confined foe does not make you therefore invulnerable to imprisonment.

I got stuck while looting a truck… then two other squads got stuck inside too! from CODWarzone

While Infinity Ward has yet to confirm if this is an intended difficulty or a bug, and players have not been unfortunate enough to discover other bugged trucks, a minority of gamers seem to have discovered a few ways to escape safely. 

Aside from various jump, crouch, and tactical sprint combinations that sometimes work, the most popular is to get on the windowsill, turn 90 degrees, go prone and then maneuver sideways into the apartment. Another, perhaps simpler option, is to grab one of the game’s quads and drive into the apartment so that your teammate can simply teleport to safety by entering the vehicle.

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How to watch New York Subliners’ $100k WarzoneMania: Draft, stream, more

Published: 29/Nov/2020 14:53

by Joe Craven

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New York Subliners have confirmed the running of a $100,000 WarzoneMania tournament, which will start with a player drafting system! Here’s everything you need to know about the draft, schedule, teams and the event itself. 

Warzone’s popularity has taken many by surprise, even those within the Call of Duty community. While Black Ops 4’s Blackout peaked the interest of many community members, it failed to attract the competitive following that has grown around Warzone.

We have seen thousands of dollars earned in various tournaments, with $100k in prize money set to join the total distributed off the back of the New York Subliners’ upcoming WarzoneMania event. It will present an opportunity for some of the best Warzone players in the world to expand their earned prize money totals.

Warzone character aiming at downed player
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Warzone esports has grown in popularity since the game’s March release.

New York Subliners WarzoneMania Draft Schedule, Team Captains & Stream

The draft for the event will take place on Tuesday December 1, 2020. It will be live streamed and hosted by caster Chris Puckett, so fans across the world can tune in to see the teams picked by their captains.

The stream will be broadcast from 6pm PST/ 9pm EST/ 2 am GMT/ 1 pm AEDT. As for the draft’s stream channel, we can expect to see it on the Subliners’ own channel.

There will be 19 teams competing for their share of the prize pool. 12 captains were selected by the Subliners, while the rest were chosen by fans ahead of the draft. The team captains and their chosen teammates are as follows:

Draft Pick Team Captain Teammates (updated after Dec. 1 draft)
#1 FaZe Swagg
#2 Symfuhny
#3 Attach
#4 HusKerrs
#5 MuTeX
#6 TeePee
#7 Aydan
#8 Pamaj
#9 Tommey
#10 Nufo
#11 ZooMaa
#12 Clayster
#13 Vikkstar
#14 Crimsix
#15 MissesMae
#16 IceManIsaac
#17 Bobbypoff
#18 Scump
#19 Tfue

New York Subliners $100k WarzoneMania schedule& prize pool

While the draft is taking place on December 1, the event itself won’t be happening until December 10 and 12. As you might expect, the total prize pool for the players involved is $100,000.

However, there will be an extra $25,000 distributed amongst viewers across the course of the tournament.

NYSL Warzonemania Stream

Finally, the stream will once again be available to view on the Subliners’ Twitch channel. It will also likely be streamed on the participants’ channels, if you fancy checking out one particular POV.

Once the draft gets underway, we’ll be sure to update this post with the teams, and some of their respective streams.

Plus, once the event is finished, you’ll be able to find the results on Dexerto.