The Twitch Rivals: Call of Duty Blackout Challenge takes place on Wednesday, February 27th and will feature top content creators from Europe & North America.
The Twitch Rivals Blackout challenge will be split into two competition, one for Europe and one for North America. Each region will be competing for $40,000 in prize money. The event can be viewed at twitch.tv/twitchrivals.Watch live video from TwitchRivals on www.twitch.tv
The competition for Europe begins at 9:00am PST/12pm EST/18:00 CET.
The competition for North America begin at 2:15pm PST/5:15pm EST/23:15 CET.
Teams will consist of two players each. The tournament will be played through a point system rather than the usual “wager” system. Each team will enter a separate online Blackout lobby and attempt to earn as many points as possible.
The point system works as follows:
- Win = 10 points
- 2nd/3rd = 5 points
- 4th/5th = 3 points
- Kill = 1 point
Each team will have two hours per round to earn as many points as possible in online Blackout matches.
The prizing for the Challenge is as follows:
The Challenge will also include bonus prizing for certain feats during the Challenge. They are as follows:
- Longest Winstreak – $1000
- Win w/ Bowie Knife Kill – $1000
- Win w/ Tomahawk Kill – $1000
- Win w/ Vehicle Kill – $1000
- Win w/ Grenade Kill – $1000
COD 2020 Teasers: Black Ops 4 Summit map, Treyarch social profile
As we opened our new crates that Activision sent through, Black Ops 4’s Summit map got an update.
The screens in the center of the map in Black Ops 4 turned on which seem to match to what some of our slides show:
There’s also a look at clocks of 4 out of the 5 locations that some of us got as part of the slides to see:
These changes do appear to be new, especially the screens with the targets on them. Analyzing older images of the maps showcase that the screens were not showing the same thing.
In addition, Treyarch has updated their cover photo on social channels.
It’s getting cold out there…
Gameplay from Black Ops 4’s canceled campaign mode revealed
A user on Reddit, r/BlackOps4, has shared what appears to be the very first footage of gameplay from the canceled campaign mode of Call of Duty: Black Ops 4.
Call of Duty: Black Ops 4, which released in October 2018, was the first Call of Duty game to not have a traditional campaign mode, instead opting to have three online-based modes.
Treyarch insisted throughout the year that they really didn’t have plans for a campaign and were focusing on an online connected experience for Black Ops 4, but many reports and sources described the campaign as being too ambitious and canceled because of issues with development.
On Reddit, a user has shared about two minutes of alpha footage of the gameplay of Black Ops 4’s campaign. The campaign, in alpha-state footage (meaning its not complete), had a very similar HUD to the MP experience of Black Ops 4. The user claims that the campaign and MP were supposed to be connected, and that’s why the HUD is so similar.
The gameplay starts by showing a message of “FIND THE AQUILUS CEO.”
Here’s the gameplay footage:
The user who posted this has not said where they got this gameplay footage as of now. He said he only has this footage, alongside an augmented footage of the engine of BO4, which he is not releasing at this time.
Double XP live in Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 through February 6
To celebrate the big game this weekend, Treyarch is activating Double XP Quad Feed in Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 this weekend – starting now.
Live in game now is:
- 2XP in MP
- 2XP in Zombies
- 2XP Party Game Moshpit
All of this is live in Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 on PS4, Xbox One, and PC. This is live through February 6 at 10AM PT.
For those still enjoying Black Ops 4, enjoy a new XP weekend!
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