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CoD Cold War open beta this weekend on PS4 (XBOX & PC on 15th)

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Hopefully good impressions. Watching some streams on twitch.
Don't know if I should grab MW or this.
 

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Seeing the reactions on Twitter is pretty funny, everyone was so hyped for it, to then play it and find it a miserable experience.

I was watching drift0r's stream, after a couple of hours he tapped out, raided Xclusive Ace, then 15 minutes later Ace is tapping out as well. Lots of negatives, Nero also tweeting that the Black Market is coming back (hopefully just what they are calling the store in this game) but also.....supply drops could be coming back too.....oh dear, if they do this and put weapons in these RNG boxes? That's a no from me because you know how it goes, starts of cosmetic only, then they drop the new guns in there after Christmas.

Looks like a huge downgrade from last year. Can't support the lgbt thing either.
Yes, it is a huge downgrade from MW2019 in most areas.

With regards the bold part, what?
 
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Seeing the reactions on Twitter is pretty funny, everyone was so hyped for it, to then play it and find it a miserable experience.

I was watching drift0r's stream, after a couple of hours he tapped out, raided Xclusive Ace, then 15 minutes later Ace is tapping out as well. Lots of negatives, Nero also tweeting that the Black Market is coming back (hopefully just what they are calling the store in this game) but also.....supply drops could be coming back too.....oh dear, if they do this and put weapons in these RNG boxes? That's a no from me because you know how it goes, starts of cosmetic only, then they drop the new guns in there after Christmas.



Yes, it is a huge downgrade from MW2019 in most areas.

With regards the bold part, what?

Three genders in the campaign. We've discussed it a lot here.
 
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So were the devs right that said this was a mess? Going to hold off on buying this and hope there a next gen update for war zone.
 
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You now have to pre-order digitally to play earlier? Lame.

Seeing the reactions on Twitter is pretty funny, everyone was so hyped for it, to then play it and find it a miserable experience.

I was watching drift0r's stream, after a couple of hours he tapped out, raided Xclusive Ace, then 15 minutes later Ace is tapping out as well. Lots of negatives, Nero also tweeting that the Black Market is coming back (hopefully just what they are calling the store in this game) but also.....supply drops could be coming back too.....oh dear, if they do this and put weapons in these RNG boxes? That's a no from me because you know how it goes, starts of cosmetic only, then they drop the new guns in there after Christmas.



Yes, it is a huge downgrade from MW2019 in most areas.

With regards the bold part, what?
Also "what" to the bold part, but MW MP is utter garbage, this game is an upgrade across the board in both graphics and gameplay.
 
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Seeing the reactions on Twitter is pretty funny, everyone was so hyped for it, to then play it and find it a miserable experience.

I was watching drift0r's stream, after a couple of hours he tapped out, raided Xclusive Ace, then 15 minutes later Ace is tapping out as well. Lots of negatives, Nero also tweeting that the Black Market is coming back (hopefully just what they are calling the store in this game) but also.....supply drops could be coming back too.....oh dear, if they do this and put weapons in these RNG boxes? That's a no from me because you know how it goes, starts of cosmetic only, then they drop the new guns in there after Christmas.



Yes, it is a huge downgrade from MW2019 in most areas.

With regards the bold part, what?
Why did they tap out? The retarded SBMM or the snipers?
 
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You now have to pre-order digitally to play earlier? Lame.


Also "what" to the bold part, but MW MP is utter garbage, this game is an upgrade across the board in both graphics and gameplay.
I can't take you seriously when you say that graphically this game looks like an upgrade compared to MW2019, you may not like how M2019 plays, but saying CW is better? No, not correct.

FWIW, 98% of my time was spent playing Ground War on MW2019, I love that mode, rest was Warzone with a tiny amount in standard 6v6 because of the strong SBMM it was no fun there, slightly more tolerable in Warzone and no existent in GW which is why I enjoyed it so much.

Why did they tap out? The retarded SBMM or the snipers?
they just were not feeling it, drift0r did a video on his initial thoughts and wasn't a great look for the game IMHO. I was going to pick this up and switch to Zombies, but I honestly dont think I have the energy to go through a year of Cold War, maybe i'll dip into Warzone some time, but it's sad because the last 12/13 years I've played CoD yearly (even AW and Ghosts) but I think with the increase of SBMM that I am done with MP stuff, I'm just too old (39) to get smacked by kids because I can't be online all the time and just want to jump on and get a few kills here and there and not come away feeling like I'm trash lol. My average KD across CoD hovers from 1.4-1.6 so I am by no means good, but seem to go up against the best of the best every game jump/drop shotting everywhere. Sorry for the mini rant lol.
 
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I can't take you seriously when you say that graphically this game looks like an upgrade compared to MW2019, you may not like how M2019 plays, but saying CW is better? No, not correct.

FWIW, 98% of my time was spent playing Ground War on MW2019, I love that mode, rest was Warzone with a tiny amount in standard 6v6 because of the strong SBMM it was no fun there, slightly more tolerable in Warzone and no existent in GW which is why I enjoyed it so much.



they just were not feeling it, drift0r did a video on his initial thoughts and wasn't a great look for the game IMHO. I was going to pick this up and switch to Zombies, but I honestly dont think I have the energy to go through a year of Cold War, maybe i'll dip into Warzone some time, but it's sad because the last 12/13 years I've played CoD yearly (even AW and Ghosts) but I think with the increase of SBMM that I am done with MP stuff, I'm just too old (39) to get smacked by kids because I can't be online all the time and just want to jump on and get a few kills here and there and not come away feeling like I'm trash lol. My average KD across CoD hovers from 1.4-1.6 so I am by no means good, but seem to go up against the best of the best every game jump/drop shotting everywhere. Sorry for the mini rant lol.
No reason to excuse when you're right.

Do like me. Stay MW2019.
 
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I can't take you seriously when you say that graphically this game looks like an upgrade compared to MW2019, you may not like how M2019 plays, but saying CW is better? No, not correct.

FWIW, 98% of my time was spent playing Ground War on MW2019, I love that mode, rest was Warzone with a tiny amount in standard 6v6 because of the strong SBMM it was no fun there, slightly more tolerable in Warzone and no existent in GW which is why I enjoyed it so much.



they just were not feeling it, drift0r did a video on his initial thoughts and wasn't a great look for the game IMHO. I was going to pick this up and switch to Zombies, but I honestly dont think I have the energy to go through a year of Cold War, maybe i'll dip into Warzone some time, but it's sad because the last 12/13 years I've played CoD yearly (even AW and Ghosts) but I think with the increase of SBMM that I am done with MP stuff, I'm just too old (39) to get smacked by kids because I can't be online all the time and just want to jump on and get a few kills here and there and not come away feeling like I'm trash lol. My average KD across CoD hovers from 1.4-1.6 so I am by no means good, but seem to go up against the best of the best every game jump/drop shotting everywhere. Sorry for the mini rant lol.
I'm 42 and still getting smacked haha. I only play 6 vs 6 and found MW totally unplayable. I've been on Black Ops 4 the last two years. It's fun, but the cheese weapons are ridiculous. I had high hopes for Cold War but it doesn't look promising. The maps look like they were made by Infinity Ward. And SBMM is insufferable. Do well for 5 games. Get bumped up a level, get smacked for 5 games. Bumped back down, do well for 5 games. And the process repeats.

I can't remember the last time I finished in the middle consistently.
 

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No reason to excuse when you're right.

Do like me. Stay MW2019.
Yeah, I will do that but it gets a little slate to me at the minute, can't play long sessions and when CP2077 drops I will probably be on that all the time. Because I've exclusively played CoD for so long I have such a huge backlog of games I could never get bored.

I'm 42 and still getting smacked haha. I only play 6 vs 6 and found MW totally unplayable. I've been on Black Ops 4 the last two years. It's fun, but the cheese weapons are ridiculous. I had high hopes for Cold War but it doesn't look promising. The maps look like they were made by Infinity Ward. And SBMM is insufferable. Do well for 5 games. Get bumped up a level, get smacked for 5 games. Bumped back down, do well for 5 games. And the process repeats.

I can't remember the last time I finished in the middle consistently.
I dropped BO4 when they did the scummy black market update and never went back, just did not like that game at all, I loved Bo3 though and went to Prestige Master in it.
 
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Yeah, I will do that but it gets a little slate to me at the minute, can't play long sessions and when CP2077 drops I will probably be on that all the time. Because I've exclusively played CoD for so long I have such a huge backlog of games I could never get bored.



I dropped BO4 when they did the scummy black market update and never went back, just did not like that game at all, I loved Bo3 though and went to Prestige Master in it.
Loved BO3, too. Think I prestiged 8 or 9 times.
 

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Yeah, I will do that but it gets a little slate to me at the minute, can't play long sessions and when CP2077 drops I will probably be on that all the time. Because I've exclusively played CoD for so long I have such a huge backlog of games I could never get bored.



I dropped BO4 when they did the scummy black market update and never went back, just did not like that game at all, I loved Bo3 though and went to Prestige Master in it.
Understandable. I also grinded the first few battle passes and got fatigued.

Actually I started on csgo again, and it's actually quite fun. It's GaaS done right, and it doesn't get a yearly sequel
 
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I can't take you seriously when you say that graphically this game looks like an upgrade compared to MW2019, you may not like how M2019 plays, but saying CW is better? No, not correct.

FWIW, 98% of my time was spent playing Ground War on MW2019, I love that mode, rest was Warzone with a tiny amount in standard 6v6 because of the strong SBMM it was no fun there, slightly more tolerable in Warzone and no existent in GW which is why I enjoyed it so much.



they just were not feeling it, drift0r did a video on his initial thoughts and wasn't a great look for the game IMHO. I was going to pick this up and switch to Zombies, but I honestly dont think I have the energy to go through a year of Cold War, maybe i'll dip into Warzone some time, but it's sad because the last 12/13 years I've played CoD yearly (even AW and Ghosts) but I think with the increase of SBMM that I am done with MP stuff, I'm just too old (39) to get smacked by kids because I can't be online all the time and just want to jump on and get a few kills here and there and not come away feeling like I'm trash lol. My average KD across CoD hovers from 1.4-1.6 so I am by no means good, but seem to go up against the best of the best every game jump/drop shotting everywhere. Sorry for the mini rant lol.
I mean as far as I know graphically Black Ops Cold War is more impressive from a technological standpoint, and I understand that it being more of a demanding game isn't really relevant but it says something.

I could already tell that reflections and GI are already above MW2019's, and next gen will even have RT included. So yeah, I'd say it's more impressive graphically but MW2019 may have better animations and that's about it.
 
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Three genders in the campaign. We've discussed it a lot here.
This shit just pisses me the fuck off. These people need to stop interfering with every facet of society. Like seriously fuck off. I don't care if you wanna be a different fucking made up gender but stop trying to push it on other people and into video games that I want to play. No one who served in the Special Forces in the 80's identified as a transgender or any other of the 37 fucking made up genders.

And the devs of this game went out of their way to add this classified option to the game in order to please these people and they still are not happy about it. Fuck off.
 

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This shit just pisses me the fuck off. These people need to stop interfering with every facet of society. Like seriously fuck off. I don't care if you wanna be a different fucking made up gender but stop trying to push it on other people and into video games that I want to play. No one who served in the Special Forces in the 80's identified as a transgender or any other of the 37 fucking made up genders.

And the devs of this game went out of their way to add this classified option to the game in order to please these people and they still are not happy about it. Fuck off.
As long as this doesn't affect the Zombies mode, I will pick up the game at discount sometime next year probably.
 
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This shit just pisses me the fuck off. These people need to stop interfering with every facet of society. Like seriously fuck off. I don't care if you wanna be a different fucking made up gender but stop trying to push it on other people and into video games that I want to play. No one who served in the Special Forces in the 80's identified as a transgender or any other of the 37 fucking made up genders.

And the devs of this game went out of their way to add this classified option to the game in order to please these people and they still are not happy about it. Fuck off.
The funny thing is, people with these mental health issues are still mad over the game, because Ronald Reagan(isn't that the president in the game?) apparently hated homosexuals, so they are calling the game extremely hypocrisy.

You can't just satisfy these idiots.

But why not add more mental illnesses? How should people with ADHD, bipolar and schizophrenia identify them selves if they aren't represented in the games?

The fucking saddest thing is these transgender fuckers aren't even gamers, so devs catering to these people pisses people without these mental illnesses off.
 

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The funny thing is, people with these mental health issues are still mad over the game, because Ronald Reagan(isn't that the president in the game?) apparently hated homosexuals, so they are calling the game extremely hypocrisy.

You can't just satisfy these idiots.

But why not add more mental illnesses? How should people with ADHD, bipolar and schizophrenia identify them selves if they aren't represented in the games?

The fucking saddest thing is these transgender fuckers aren't even gamers, so devs catering to these people pisses people without these mental illnesses off.
Exactly! They don't even play these games!
 

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I'll be playing some rounds on PS4 this weekend. I vastly prefer IW's gameplay to Treyarch's, but they make some fantastic maps and there is a nice selection of weapons. I really wish COD would move to a platform model...let all of these studios iterate on the same game.
 
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I'll be playing some rounds on PS4 this weekend. I vastly prefer IW's gameplay to Treyarch's, but they make some fantastic maps and there is a nice selection of weapons. I really wish COD would move to a platform model...let all of these studios iterate on the same game.
One step at a time. They just switched to battle pass model, which is much better than the crap they were doing for 10 years with the paid map packs. MW 2019 actually has a playerbase that survived well into the next year. Its still getting maps, guns, and characters. Thats a huge improvement over the usual cycle.
 
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Disbanding lobbies. It’s hilarious how they brought that back from the alpha. Went 45-10 my first game, 30-12 my second and third game onwards felt like MLG finals with everyone slide cancelling and bunny hopping with Milano’s.

I sadly think this series is dead to me at this point. They’ve moved on from the hardcore who made this franchise what it was in favour of the casuals who need protection and safe spaces instead of learning from defeats like we all did ten years ago in COD4.
 

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I'll give it a go but I wasn't impressed with the Alpha. The big ship map had ridiculously wide open sightlines and even the maps on small modes seemed a bit too big and open also. And Domination (the best gamemode) was merged into a playlist with Team Campmatch.
 
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Disbanding lobbies. It’s hilarious how they brought that back from the alpha. Went 45-10 my first game, 30-12 my second and third game onwards felt like MLG finals with everyone slide cancelling and bunny hopping with Milano’s.

I sadly think this series is dead to me at this point. They’ve moved on from the hardcore who made this franchise what it was in favour of the casuals who need protection and safe spaces instead of learning from defeats like we all did ten years ago in COD4.
They're still breaking up lobbies after every game like in MW so the SBMM can kick in? If that's the case I'm passing this year.
 

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SBMM destroyed what enjoyment I had in CoD for me, but I'm sure it helps the casuals enjoy it more because they won't be getting steamrolled by my sweatiness and killstreak chains.
 

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Something seems a little off on the framerate or VSync compared to the alpha. CoD really shouldn't have issues on this front.

I still think this one is a lot of fun. New map Cartel is nice.
 
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Seeing all the hate for SBMM in this thread makes me happy. I know you got me brothers and I got you. Fuck that retarded shit.
I'm sorry for using the r-word but I can't help it in this case. It's so unbelievably stupid. Just because I am intelligent (mildly) when playing against my rivals doesn't mean I deserve to get fucked by Shroud every few matches. Fuck SBMM and let's hope the next Battlefield is good again lmao.
 
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I'm downloading it right now such a mess they said for all players the beta is accessible on the 10th but it's accessible since today WTF
 

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I like it more than the Alpha. So thats a positive. But its a far cry from MW. I really liked MW the first few months. Its favorable to campers which could've been fixed I think by removing certain perks and lean but the mechanics, graphics, gunplay etc felt like the best in any CoD ever. BO feels like a downgrade, its more arcade and looks more goofy.
 

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Disbanding lobbies. It’s hilarious how they brought that back from the alpha. Went 45-10 my first game, 30-12 my second and third game onwards felt like MLG finals with everyone slide cancelling and bunny hopping with Milano’s.
Hate to be that guy, but going 45-10 and 30-12 would indicate you were way too good for who you were matched up with?

I'm sure with a bigger player base, the step ups will be less gradual.

Having said that, I welcome these systems that stop people from piling on those with less ability.
 
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I'm more positive than alpha weekend. It's fun to play. Can't wait to get back home and play some more. I love health bars!