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Call of Duty: Warzone gets 120fps update on Xbox Series X but not PS5

By Patrick Dane, Saturday, 14 November 2020 15:26 GMT Call of Duty: Warzone has seen a huge bump in performance… but only on one next-gen console.A new update to Call of Duty: Warzone seems to have disproportionately favoured one next-gen console over another. The Xbox Series X has received a stealth update that sees it exceed the performance of the PS5.With the hardware now out, early adopters of the consoles are marvelling at the power the new generation brings. Bumps in performance to pre-existing, ever-popular service games are sure to go a long way to filling out launch libraries too.However,…

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Xbox Series X/S, Call of Duty and Destiny 2 launches drive record UK broadband use

British broadband has been hit hard by a series of big game launches.Broadband providers in the UK are trying to keep up with bandwidth demands as new consoles and big, blockbuster games are released. The Xbox Series X and Series console launches, new Destiny 2 content and the upcoming Call of Duty are seemingly behind this huge spike in internet usage in recent days.The BBC reports that internet providers BT, Virgin Media, TalkTalk, Vodafone, City Fibre and Zen Internet all had to cope with a spike in broadband usage on Tuesday, November 10.That’s the same day that the Xbox Series…

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Call of Duty: Warzone Xbox Series X video shows huge leap over Xbox One version

By Patrick Dane, Thursday, 12 November 2020 16:33 GMT We now have a better idea of how Call of Duty: Warzone looks on Microsoft’s new machines compared to its older Xbox One models.If you’ve wanted to get a good look at how Call of Duty: Warzone looks on a base Xbox One compared to an Xbox Series X, you’re in the right place.A new comparison video from ElAnalistaDeBits shows the graphical differences between Activision’s free-to-play battle royale game on Microsoft’s machines.The jump between the consoles is fairly staggering, especially at its most extreme. The Xbox One looks much worse running…

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Call of Duty: Modern Warfare smashes franchise sales record

By Alex Calvin, Monday, 2 November 2020 12:27 GMT Call of Duty: Modern Warfare has sold more copies in its first year than any other entry in the franchise so far.That’s according to publisher Activision, who told investors – as transcribed by Seeking Alpha – that Modern Warfare had smashed series records. Notably, the firm didn’t actually put a figure on how many copies it had shifted in the last 12 months, but two-thirds of these purchases were made digitally.The company also boasts that the premium Modern Warfare and the free-to-play battle royale Warzone have “more than three times” the…

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The Haunting of Verdansk brings Leatherface, SAW and more to Modern Warfare and Warzone tomorrow

Call of Duty: Warzone’s very first Halloween event – The Haunting of Verdansk – is about to kick off, Activision and Infinity Ward have confirmed.According to a press release from the publisher, the SAW and The Texas Chainsaw Massacre universes collide to become part of The Haunting of Verdansk, a limited-time community event which runs from October 20 to November 3.The Haunting of Verdansk will introduce a new “Trick or Treat” reward system to the game for the duration of the event, which contains “frights” or “frighteningly good blueprints and personalization items”. These boxes full of loot will be found in…

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Call of Duty Warzone crashing after Season 6 update

By Matt Martin, Wednesday, 30 September 2020 08:36 GMT Call of Duty Warzone is crashing on PC, PS4 and Xbox One following the introduction of its big Season 6 update. Activision has said its looking into the problem after numerous angry reports from players, but there doesn’t seem to be a fix or update from the publisher almost 24 hours after the latest update went live.“We’re actively investigating an issue where some players are experiencing crashes after the update in #ModernWarfare and #Warzone. Stay tuned for updates,” said Activision Support. We’re actively investigating an issue where some players are experiencing…

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Modern Warfare and Warzone Season 6 pre-load now live on PS4

By Dom Peppiatt, Monday, 28 September 2020 13:59 GMT You can pre-load Call of Duty Modern Warfare and Warzone Season 6 today ahead of its launch tomorrow if you’re playing on PlayStation 4.Similarly to Season 5’s pre-load setup, anyone on PlayStation 4 can get the download lined up and ready for the next big update ahead of time according to a tweet from PlayStation itself.Once the patch is finished downloading, you’ll be able to continue playing the current version of the game before the installed patch goes live tomorrow (September 29).The game has become something of a meme thanks to…

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Call of Duty: Modern Warfare Season 6 trailer shows Farah and Nikolai take the fight underground

By Stephany Nunneley, Tuesday, 22 September 2020 17:43 GMT Check out this cinematic trailer for Call of Duty: Modern Warfare Season 6.In Call of Duty: Modern Warfare Season 6, Farah and Nikolai “bring the fight underground,” as you can see in the trailer. They will be re-entering the fight to help Captain Price with the ongoing conflict following the breakdown of the Armistice.Farah is the founder and Commander of the Urzikstani Liberation Force, and Nikolai is the leader of the Chimera, a PMC within the Allegiance.Both will be playable operators in Season 6. You can play as either one when you pick up the Season Six…

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Warzone streamer brags on Twitch without noticing his cheat engine is showing

A popular Call of Duty: Warzone player recently outed himself as a cheater while he was live on Twitch, bragging about skills enabled by a cheating engine he thought was off-stream. The streamer in question, MrGolds, was talking himself up as a top player at the time, asking if any of his viewers had ever seen anybody play like him. In fairness, his performance actually would have looked pretty impressive if not for the massive “EngineOwning” aimbot program open in the middle of his screen. Check out the clip below.“Have you ever seen anyone play like me?” MrGolds asks at…

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Call of Duty: Modern Warfare Season 5 Reloaded brings King Slayer to Warzone and more

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare Season 5 Reloaded is an upcoming update set to introduce new trials, rewards, weapons, and more to both Warzone and Modern Warfare. Call of Duty: Modern Warfare Season 5 Reloaded kicks off at 7am BST on August 25, while the official Games of Summer event begins three days later on August 28 at 6pm BST/1pm ET/10am PT. The occasion will see players from all over the world represent their country in a variety of Trials, which allow them to earn medals for the country they’re representing.There are five Trials overall and they will be available…

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Call of Duty: Warzone patch fixes FAMAS shotgun bug, nerfs the Bruen again

By Sherif Saed, Friday, 21 August 2020 09:10 GMT Infinity Ward has squeezed in one more Call of Duty: Warzone patch before the end of the week.Call of Duty: Warzone and Modern Warfare have received a new patch overnight to address some outstanding problems, and a few that emerged following the launch of Season 5.The highlight is a fix to the recently discovered FAMAS (FR 5.56) shotgun exploit, which caused the weapon’s under-barrel shotgun to deal massive damage, which some players have been exploiting.The Bruen MK9 LMG, which only just got nerfed, has been hit with another round of balance…

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Call of Duty: Modern Warfare and FIFA 20 were the UK’s best-selling games during lockdown

By Sherif Saed, Monday, 17 August 2020 09:06 GMT Lockdown in the UK boosted the sales of the country’s favourite video games.The Entertainment Retailers Association has revealed (via Eurogamer) the top 40 best-selling titles in the UK during lockdown. The period covers March 23 to June 13, with 40 titles across various categories.Video games, unsurprisingly, had the most entries on the list, with 21 titles in total. Its closes competitor was video (films and TV) with 16 titles. The list doesn’t look all that different from the weekly UK charts, though the figures are certainly interesting.At the top was FIFA…

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Call of Duty: Modern Warfare and Warzone patch is rather big on Xbox One

By Stephany Nunneley, Saturday, 15 August 2020 18:16 GMT A new update for Call of Duty: Modern Warfare and Warzone has been released, and it’s a rather big download for Xbox One users.The Call of Duty: Modern Warfare and Warzone update addresses a few bugs, but primarily fixes the issue of weapon models corrupting on screen.Xbox One users should note this is a rather large patch, coming in at 66.3GB. The reason for the size, according to Infinity Ward,  is due to an “unforeseen bug” with the Microsoft patch delivery process. Because of this, Xbox One users will have to…

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Call of Duty: Modern Warfare Season 5 PS4-exclusive content includes Crash for Survival mode

By Cian Maher, Wednesday, 5 August 2020 17:14 GMT The recently unveiled Call of Duty: Modern Warfare Season 5 PS4-exclusive content includes Crash for Survival mode. The full list of new Call of Duty: Modern Warfare Season 5 PS4-exclusive content recently appeared on the official PlayStation blog and includes a range of features designed to be timed-exclusives until at least October 1, 2020. Perhaps the most notable change coming to Season 5 is the addition of Crash as a map for Modern Warfare’s Survival mode.“A familiar Crash site is the locale for the newest map playable in the PlayStation exclusive Survival…

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Call of Duty: Modern Warfare Season 5 roadmap revealed

Infinity Ward recently revealed the official roadmap for Call of Duty: Modern Warfare Season 5 for both standard multiplayer and Warzone. Call of Duty: Modern Warfare Season 5 kicks off tomorrow, Wednesday, August 5. It’s worth mentioning that Activision Support recently tweeted that players can pre-download it from August 4 (that’s today!), so if you’ve got rubbish internet and want to make sure it’s ready to go as soon as it goes live, make sure to start installing it ASAP.But that’s not why you’re here! Here’s the roadmap for Call of Duty: Modern Warfare Season 5, as tweeted out by…