Warzone players baffled by bizarre Season 4 weapon nerfs

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Dexerto 15 July, 2021 - 10:17am 17 views

When does Season 4 Reloaded come out?

The Season 4 Reloaded update goes live on July 14/15 at 9 PM PT / July 15 at 12 AM ET / 5 AM UK so you only have a few more hours to wait. Forbes‘Call Of Duty’ Season 4 Reloaded Update Start-Time, New Maps, Guns, Modes And More

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Best OTs 9 loadout for CoD: Warzone Season 4

CharlieINTEL.com 15 July, 2021 - 06:06pm

The OTs 9 SMG is a powerful new weapon in Warzone’s arsenal, so here are the attachments and perks you should be running with it in Season 4.

Warzone’s Season 4 Reloaded update has arrived, bringing a ton of weapon balance changes and even the ability to wheelie on Dirt Bikes. On top of this new content comes the brand new SMG, the OTs 9.

Fans of the AS VAL will enjoy the OTs 9, as even though it has an extremely competitive time to kill, its small magazine size holds it back somewhat. However, it can still be the perfect accompaniment for almost any loadout, so here are the best attachments and perks to run with it.

This OTs 9 is built to dominate at close-range but will be better suited for Warzone Solos and Duo matches because of its small magazine size.

To start, we’ve opted for the GRU Suppressor. This is the standard for most SMG builds because of its massive increase in bullet velocity, range, and recoil control while also keeping you off the mini-map while firing.

Next, the 8.1″ Task Force barrel further increases this range while boosting strafe speed. Its only downside is that it will make the OTs kick more, but it’s perfect for a close-range build.

For extra mobility, the Tiger Team Spotlight and KGB Skeletal Stock are a perfect combination. Your sprint to fire time and movement speed will see a massive boost, which is perfect for getting up close with the OTs 9 SMG. And to get the largest magazine size possible, you should use the Spetsnaz 40 Rnd mag.

For Perks, there’s no need to go against the norm while using the OTs 9. The Perk meta has been the same for the entirety of Warzone’s life, but that could soon change with the devs teasing that new perks are on the way.

To start, you want to use E.O.D to survive any explosive damage, which is necessary when using an SMG up-close. Then, you want to use Overkill so you can pair the OTs with a FARA 83 or Swiss K31. Afterwards, you want to take Ghost from your next loadout to hide from Heartbeat Sensors and UAVs.

Finally, Amped will allow you to swap weapons almost instantly, preventing any frustrating deaths while switching guns.

Unlocking the OTs 9 is relatively simple but time-consuming, requiring you to complete at least 15 different matches. It’s not part of the Battle Pass, so you’ll need to complete the following challenge:

We recommend jumping into either Plunder or Rebirth Island where you’ll have much more opportunities to get two SMG kills in quick succession.

If you haven’t unlocked the OTs 9 yet or are looking for something with more ammo for squad matches, there are plenty of viable choices. The Bullfrog’s large magazine size makes it a competitive choice in any squad mode, and you can’t go wrong with Modern Warfare’s MP5.

The launch of Call of Duty: Warzone Season 4 has been marred by the untimely return of the infamous invisibility glitch.

Lots of exciting new changes have happened in Warzone in the last few weeks with new weapons, meta changes, and a new Killstreak. There’s plenty of good happening in the world of Verdansk at the moment, but the good feeling is being soured by more glitches and hacks.

Between broken bundles, the threat of new cheats, and bizarre hacks allowing lots of players to reach Level 1000 unlocking all the Camos in the process, Warzone is fighting on all fronts. Season 4 Reloaded dawns a new day in the battle royale, but an old problem has returned in the invisibility glitch.

As experienced by Warzone’s analytical whizz JGOD, players are being killed by thin air as enemy players are disguised by invisibility.

In a video posted to his official Twitter page, JGOD was bemoaning being killed by an apparent invisible player.

“Well that’s what I’m saying I didn’t see the guy,” an exasperated JGOD said before witnessing his teammate succumb to the same fate.

In the Killcam, you can blatantly see the invisible player run right up to one of the team and Melee them to death.

Invisible People are Back SMH pic.twitter.com/91MqK88f3A

Most of the replies to the Tweet were unanimous in their disappointment of seeing the glitch return in Warzone Season 4. One user’s extreme view said: “This game needs boycotting on a global scale or we need a GOD hacker to just shut the servers down to teach them a lesson.”

Each time the invisibility glitch comes back it’s usually swiftly dealt with by Raven Software. We expect this instance to be no different.

The OTs 9 is a new SMG coming to Warzone and Black Ops Cold War in Season 4, and here is how you can unlock it for future battles.

There is currently a great deal of excitement in the Call of Duty community, as players anxiously await all of the content revealed in the official Season 4 roadmap for Warzone and Black Ops Cold War to be added to the popular games.

A large portion of this new content is the new weapons players can acquire and level up for future battles. One of these new Season 4 weapons is the OTs 9 SMG, which will undoubtedly be exciting to try out, like the C58 Assault Rifle, MG 82 LMG, and Nail Gun.

With this in mind, here is how you can unlock the OTs 9 SMG in Warzone and Black Ops Cold War.

Players will find two different ways to unlock the OTs 9 SMG in Warzone and Black Ops Cold War. These are either completing in-game challenges or purchasing a store bundle. You can find the unlock challenges for this SMG below:

This follows the same manner as previous seasons where weapons arrived following the start of a new period of content, such as the CARV.2 Tactical Rifle from Season 3.

Players will also unlock the OTs 9 in Warzone and Cold War by purchasing the Inside Job bundle in the in-game store for 1,200 COD Points, which will grant you the Undercover Agent blueprint for the weapon you can use immediately.

According to the official description of this SMG, it boasts “great stopping power and a phenomenal rate of fire” and is only “hindered only by its low magazine capacity of 20 rounds.”

“Those who control its recoil will find it can work well in individual engagements, and with available magazine attachments, it holds its own in squad fights,” according to the official description of this weapon.

There is no doubt that plenty of players will be excited to unlock the OTs 9 in Warzone and Cold War and see what it has to offer on the battlefield.

For more on Call of Duty: Warzone and Cold War, check out what JGod believes is the most underrated loadout or how a fan-favorite Black Ops Zombies map could be included in the new Mauer der Toten map.

The Season 4 Reloaded patch notes saw the Warzone devs tease the addition of two new perks for the battle royale and a major High Alert buff.

The Warzone community has been anxiously awaiting the release of the Season 4 Reloaded update patch notes, as players have been curious about what changes Raven Software will be making for the Call of Duty battle royale when the update goes live at 9 PM PST on July 14.

Players were not disappointed when the patch notes went live, as they contained a plethora of major changes and updates for the game that will undoubtedly make huge changes, such as various weapon buffs and nerfs.

The Season 4 Reloaded update patch notes also contained teases for adding two new Warzone-specific perks and a huge buff to the High Alert perk that will undoubtedly make players very happy when they all arrive.

There is no denying that perks are some of the most powerful things in the world of Warzone and can be the difference between winning or losing.

However, many players have grown tired of the perks in the game since it was released and have felt that there needed to be a revamp or new ones added to switch the Warzone perk meta up.

Raven Software looks to have heard this feedback loud and clear, as the development studio teased in the Season 4 Reloaded patch notes that it will be adding two new perks to the battle royale in the future.

We are excited to share that we are planning the debut of two new Warzone-specific Perks,” stated Raven Software. Unfortunately, the developers did not share a timetable for when players can expect to see these new Warzone perks make their debut.

Another major criticism that players have had recently is that they feel the Dead Silence field upgrade is too common and too powerful to make players silent when they run.

Seeing that there was no way to counter Dead Silence, Raven Software revealed in the Season 4 Reloaded patch notes that an upcoming change would be made to the High Alert perk.

High Alert will also be receiving an update that allows players to hear Dead Silent footsteps,” stated Raven. This change will undoubtedly make High Alert an extremely popular choice, as it already allows players to see which direction enemies from outside their field of view are aiming at them from.

There is no doubt that the tease of the new Warzone perks and the major High Alert buff are two of the biggest things that will have the community talking from the Season 4 Reloaded patch notes.

Black Ops Cold War's OTs 9 SMG is locked behind a challenge that players are finding too frustrating to complete.

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Auto-aim cheatmaker halts development at Activision’s request

Ars Technica 15 July, 2021 - 06:06pm

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The makers of a machine-learning-powered auto-aim cheat tool have halted development and taken down their website "at the request of Activision Publishing." That's according to a message posted on the User Vision website, in which developer USER101 promises the group "will no longer be developing or providing access to software that could be used to exploit [Activision]'s games. My intent was never to do anything illegal."

User Vision's proposed auto-aim cheat was designed to work without any modifications to the hardware or software running the game itself, thanks to a combination of external capture cards, machine-learning algorithms to detect enemies, and external hardware to emulate user input.

Many of User Vision's promotional videos—which showed the tool being used in Call of Duty games—were taken offline late last week due to a copyright claim from Call of Duty publisher Activision. The entire YouTube account seems to no longer exist, and the User Vision Discord appears to be offline as well.

While USER101 wrote on the User Vision website that "this statement was not required," it seems clear that legal threats from the publisher are behind the sudden shutdown (Activision has not responded to a request for comment from Ars Technica). Those threats are no joke; publishers including Riot Games, Ubisoft, Take Two, and Epic Games have taken cheatmakers to court in recent years. The cases have often resulted in significant monetary damages against software-makers that violate an online game's terms of service.

USER101 stressed that the auto-aim functionality showcased in User Vision's videos had yet to make it to a published version of the software. USER101 also tried to refocus the conversation by saying that "this type of technology [has] other actual assistive benefits; for example, by pointing a webcam at yourself, you could control movement without the use of limbs. Unfortunately, because of its potential negative impact, I will not be developing it further."

The apparent death of User Vision won't stop the same general cheating method from continuing in other corners, of course. As artificial intelligence technology gets more powerful and accessible, anti-cheat efforts will need to be increasingly vigilant to detect non-human play of this type.

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Call of Duty Warzone: Latest Patch Nerfs Almost Every Assault Rifle and Drastically Changes the Meta

EssentiallySports 15 July, 2021 - 12:20pm

Right now the game is being dominated by a selective few rifles like Fara 83 (BOCW), FFAR 1 (BOCW), AK-47 (BOCW), Ram-7, XM4, and more. These weapons will no longer be in the prominent position, as today’s patch has brought promising changes to the game.

video source:  JGOD

The studio rolled out patch notes for Season 4 reloaded update that will turn the game on its head. These changes are aimed at shaking up the meta that seemed a bit stale with assault rifle meta ruling the roost. Players might not be happy about all the changes, but the new update promises to add many new items. Veterans of Call of Duty would be ecstatic to see the returning sentry guns.

This will serve as a brand new kill-streak that can be purchased from buy stations. This automated sentry will help players to cover their tracks, as it can shoot automatically at opponents. This will basically discourage enemies from advancing on your position, while also alerting you of enemies’ movement in your proximity.

Call of Duty: Warzone Community Angered by Developers Pushing $20 Tracer Bundles Down Their Throat Instead of Fixing the Rampant Hacker Problem

Call of Duty: Warzone Community Angered by Developers Pushing $20 Tracer Bundles Down Their Throat Instead of Fixing the Rampant Hacker Problem

The studio has even added a brand new operator in Weaver: NATO as a part of the new Tracer Pack. Players can also pick up three legendary weapon blueprints, a new finishing move, and “Kremlin’s Eye” Operator Skin.

The studio has even added a brand new game mode in Payload that will pit two teams of 20 players against one another to deliver a truck to a certain location. Patch notes also shed light on the mysterious changes being made red door, as they might take you to many new locations.

What do you think about this update? Are you happy about the meta changes? Let us know your thoughts in the comments below.

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