xQc discovers ridiculous movement speed exploit in Call of Duty Blackout - Dexerto
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xQc discovers ridiculous movement speed exploit in Call of Duty Blackout

Published: 17/Oct/2018 14:01 Updated: 17/Oct/2018 20:23

by Calum Patterson

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Popular Twitch streamer Felix ‘xQc’ Lengyel discovered a glitch with the wingsuit in Blackout, that will allow your character to move much faster than simply sprinting.

The wingsuit is always on your character in Blackout, allowing you to jump from heights like the Hydro Dam or Construction site.

It is intended to only be usable from a certain height, however, xQc found a way to simply spam the wingsuit even when just jumping on the ground.

The character then appears to glide for a short distance, before sprinting again, which can then be repeated constantly.

The movement speed is much faster than simply sprinting, or sprinting and jumping. It is unclear what the exact combination or timing of xQc’s key presses are, but given how easily he replicates it, it appears straightforward.

To bring out the wingsuit, you just need to hold the jump key/button, while sprinting (off a ledge typically, but not in this case). 

xQc is of course playing on PC with a keyboard and mouse, and it is unknown if the same movement glitch can be replicated with a controller on console.

Developers Treyarch have said they will be rolling out a big game update sometime in the next week, so it’s possible that they are already aware of the issue and have a fix planned.

But, this is one of the first instances of the glitch captured by a top streamer or YouTuber, meaning if Treyarch wasn’t aware, they soon will be.

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First look at leaked Black Ops Cold War Season 1 maps & Operators

Published: 1/Dec/2020 23:56 Updated: 2/Dec/2020 0:13

by Brad Norton

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Everything from new maps to incoming Operators and plenty more has all spilled out early, with new Black Ops Cold War leaks revealing a bunch of content coming with the Season 1 update.

We’re still a few days out from the arrival of Season 1, though new Black Ops Cold War leaks are coming through almost every day. From classic modes making a return, to unique in-game events on the horizon, we’ve already got a decent idea of what to expect.

However, things haven’t stopped there. The latest set of datamined content has uncovered our first-look at Season 1 maps, Operators, and more. While the names of incoming maps may have been revealed a while back, we now have a proper look at all four additions coming soon.

Additionally, there’s also a unique Season 1 Starter pack that comes boasting some exclusive rewards. Here’s a rundown on everything we now know thanks to the latest leaks.

First look at Black Ops Cold War Season 1 maps

Up first, we’ve got a quick look at four new locations coming in Season 1. They’re bite-sized pictures that simply reveal the theme of each new map. The first appears to be some kind of game show set as camera equipment and bright signs can be spotted throughout.

Next up looks to be a darker map, perhaps something underground or even a subway system given the briefcases nearby. It may have been an evacuation site. Only time will tell for this one.

The third map pictured seems to be a wide-open locale with some kind of rocket in the center. Maybe a testing facility or a fully-fledged launch site somewhere in the United States.

Last but not least, we have a simple map that looks to feature some amount of office space, shelving, and a patriotic statue of sorts. If earlier intel holds up, one of these new locations will be a fresh Zombies experience. The first appears to be confirmed for Gunfight only, meaning a close-quarters design for 2v2 combat. While the remaining two maps are for core multiplayer game modes.

It’s worth noting that not all of these are confirmed to be launching on day one. While the major update is set to introduce a ton of this new content, some of these maps could be drip-fed throughout the season to keep players coming back. 

First look at Black Ops Cold War Season 1 Operator Skins

What would a new Season in Call of Duty be without some fresh cosmetics? A few of your favorite Operators appear to be getting some new outfits in Season 1. First up is Woods with a new winter look, rocking some snow goggles, thick gloves, a beanie, and a coat.

Next is Sims who has a more casual look this time around. Rather than dressing the part for a mission, he’s wearing a simple top with some cool shades and a hat.

Last but not least is some love for the Warsaw Pact. Portnova has a new skin this Season with a vibrant red top and a matching beret.

Also part of the leaks is an entirely new skin that could be the level 100 unlock in the Season 1 Battle Pass.

This Operator comes equipped for battle with multiple grenades and ammunition pouches on his upper body. Not to mention an imposing mask to cover his presumably scarred face.

Another new Operator wears a gas mask, only has one eye, and could not be more intimidating in an all-black outfit. 

These come alongside a previously leaked Operator skin for Adler. There’s no way of telling how to unlock these items; some might be tied to the Battle Pass, while others could be acquired through challenges like their current variants.