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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


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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Call of Duty 2021 leaks hint at new Modern Warfare follow up

Published: 30/Oct/2020 6:04

by Brad Norton


Before Black Ops Cold War arrives, we may already have our first hint of next year’s Call of Duty setting as a prominent leaker has teased a new Modern Warfare sequel.

While the Call of Duty franchise has 17 mainline entries covering a wide array of timelines, two names stand out as the most iconic. Both the Black Ops series and the Modern Warfare series have seen the most iterations over the years. 

Treyarch has already released four titles in the Black Ops series with Cold War just weeks away. Meanwhile, Infinity Ward has four entries in the Modern Warfare series, the original trilogy along with 2019’s reboot. Now, it seems as though a fifth could also be on the way with Infinity Ward at the helm.

Sledgehammer Games and Raven Software will reportedly be taking a back seat. Instead of the typical three-year development cycle, Infinity Ward has just two-years to work with. We’re still 12 months off from 2021’s mystery release, but we may already have our first details on next year’s title. 

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Could Price’s story continue in 2021’s Call of Duty?

“It’s looking like CoD for 2021 is another Modern Warfare title of some kind,” prominent leaker Tom Henderson revealed. Not a whole lot is known beyond that key detail, though the setting for the next release appears to be locked in. 

“Understandably not a lot of information as of yet, but it’s a modern-day setting,” he confirmed. Given Modern Warfare’s hard reboot with 2019’s release, could a new sequel be the next step? This would essentially bypass the original Modern Warfare 2 from 2009 if Activision opts for another identical title.

To avoid even more confusion, there’s a good chance the name is a little different, similar to how Black Ops added Cold War to the title for 2020’s drop, despite it being a direct follow up to Black Ops 1. So expect to see Modern Warfare: ‘something something’ as the likely 2021 title.

This could see a direct continuation from where 2019’s game left off. John Price is looking to assemble a team of classic characters to put a stop to Russian terrorist Victor Zakhaev. If Warzone’s ongoing storyline doesn’t beat the single-player campaign to the punch, this could be our objective in 2021’s release.

While this aspect is purely speculation, the leaker also considered the original Modern Warfare 2 being bundled in. No different from how Infinity Warfare launched with Modern Warfare remastered in 2016.

We’re still months away from any official information on the 2021 title, so take this with a grain of salt for now. Black Ops Cold War is the focus for Activision. Anything regarding next year’s game will be kept under wraps for quite some time yet.