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Players desperate for “fun and fresh” Nakatomi Plaza to stay in Warzone Season 3

The addition of Nakatomi Plaza has gone down well with players and they are keen to see it remain in Warzone for the foreseeable future.

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Nakatomi Plaza has helped to reinvigorate Warzone Season 3 with players really enjoying the new POI. But CoD fans want the location to remain for some time and have even come up with a solution to combat the Vault’s vast wealth for tournaments.

Anyone who’s been fortunate enough to drop into a game of Warzone has probably had their fair share of games where they’ve just stayed at Nakatomi Plaza for as long as possible. Not only does it boast numerous, varied floors full of excellent combat spots, but its verticality and depth make for a fun game mode in itself.

This sentiment is being echoed by a large portion of the Call of Duty community who want the POI to remain for as long as possible.

The patrolling gunship is a testing dynamic obstacle that can cause problems, and it also has several fun side missions to complete that can lead you to the elusive Nakatomi Plaza Vault full of, quite frankly, ridiculously good rewards and goodies – including the Specialist Perk.

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Not only that, but even popular streamer Herschel “Guy” Beahm IV, AKA Dr Disrespect, has declared his liking for Nakatomi Plaza.

The recognition for Nakatomi comes from a Reddit thread titled – “A thread for the appreciation of the Nakatomi Plaza.”

The original poster said, “Honestly, I’ve been playing this game since release, and it’s been a long time since I felt like the game was fun and fresh. Let’s hope it stays in the game!”

Nakatomi Plaza’s high risk-reward factor has been a huge success for players with glyxph_ saying, “Unfortunately it’ll be gone. It’s so high-risk high reward and I love it. It’s much better than the old tower that was there as it did nothing but provide campers a sniping spot that only has 2 entrances. I wish it would stay.”

One bone of contention is with the game’s treasure trove tucked away in Nakatomi’s Vault, which could ruin tournaments. But a commenter came up with a simple solution to combat this: “They can just modify the Vault loot when the event ends, make it a few orange boxes or nothing special at all like the previously locked VIP rooms in Stadium.”

The plaudits continued in the thread with someone going as far as to say, “Sadly it’s probably only temporary, and gonna revert back to the old tower once the event is over. I’d be glad if they did keep it though, it’s such a good POI with so much about it.”

Reception for Nakatomi Plaza has undoubtedly been positive and has added some spice to Warzone Season 3. Activision has said it will be a limited stay for the building, but hopefully, that could change given its popularity.

Image Credits: Activision / Raven Software

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World Series of Warzone: Teams, Draft, Standings, & Stream

The World Series of Warzone is kicking competitive Warzone up a notch, and we have the teams, draft, standings and stream covered for you.

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The World Series of Warzone will be the biggest competitive event in the history of the Call of Duty battle royale, and we have the teams, draft, standings, and stream for the event covered for you.

The competitive scene for Call of Duty: Warzone has become extremely popular following the release of the battle royale game in 2020, and it will be reaching new heights when the first of four World Series of Warzone competitions takes place in June.

With this in mind, we have gathered together everything you need to know about the first World Series of Warzone tournament on June 22 and 23, including the teams, draft, standings, and stream so that you do not miss any of the adrenaline-fueled action.

World Series of Warzone Draft

The format for the June 23 tournament will see five captains select a total of 10 trios each from North America to represent them in the Captain’s Cup.

They will battle to get their collective teams the most points when the dust settles on verdansk ’84 on June 23 and the $100,000 prize pool for the Captain’s Cup.

The draft for the first World Series of Warzone event will take place on June 22 and will be broadcasted on the Twitch Rivals Twitch channel.

You can find the entire draft pool for the first World Series of Warzone tournament below:

World Series of Warzone Draft

We will update this piece with the June 22 World Series of Warzone draft results when officially revealed to the community.

World Series of Warzone Teams

The June 23 tournament will see a total of 50 teams of three players to get the most combined points for their respective squads (five teams of 30 players) under the leadership of one of the five captains, who will each have their own trios teams for the Captain’s Cup.

The five captains that will be leading all of the teams for the tournament can be found below:

  • Swagg
  • Nadeshot
  • DanDangler
  • Aydan
  • TimTheTatMan
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The 50 trios will also be competing individually across six matches to see who can collect the most points from kills and overall placements to secure a share of a $200,000 prize pool during the June 23 event.

We will update this piece with all of the individual teams competing in the June 23 World Series of Warzone tournament when they are officially revealed.

World Series of Warzone Standings

We will update this piece with the latest World Series of Warzone standings throughout the course of each tournament.

World Series of Warzone Standings

Twitch Rivals Stream

The 2021 World Series of Warzone will be broadcasted exclusively on Twitch in a partnership with Twitch Rivals, so fans will be able to watch all of the action from each event unfold on the Twitch Rivals channel, which we will embed below when the broadcast for each event begins.

There is no doubt that a great deal of excitement will arise out of each event from the 2021 World Series of Warzone as teams compete to be at the top of the final standings and claim their title as the best Call of Duty: Warzone players in the world.

Image Credits: Activision

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Warzone devs announce MG 82 nerf is officially coming

The MG 82 LMG has already proven it is overpowered, as the Warzone developers have announced that a nerf is coming for the Season 4 weapon.

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Season 4 brought the MG 82 LMG to Call of Duty: Warzone, and it has proven to be a dominating force which has prompted Raven Software to announce that a nerf is indeed coming to the LMG.

Each new season of Warzone has brought new weapons for players to use in their battles, and Season 4 was no different with the addition of the MG 82 LMG, C58 Assault Rifle, and Nail Gun.

However, the MG 82 LMG quickly proved that it is taking over the meta, as the fast-firing and hard-hitting machine gun showed itself as easily one of the best guns that have ever been in the Call of Duty battle royale, with players having already called for it be nerfed.

After one whole day of this new LMG destroying players on Verdansk ’84 and Rebirth Island, Raven Software answered these calls and announced that a Warzone MG 82 nerf is indeed coming in the future.

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Warzone MG 82 nerf

The development studio took to its official Twitter account to reveal to the community that the new Season 4 LMG was a tad too powerful and that they would be taking a look and making adjustments to it. You can find Raven’s official announcement below:

“The MG 82 (BOCW) made one too many trips to the Pack-a-Punch machine before deploying to Verdansk. Element 115 is off limits in #Warzone, so we will be making an adjustment to this Weapon soon.”

Some players were sad to see the weapon already have a nerf planned for it after only one full day of it being in the game.

Others were happy to see that Raven Software was already working on a Warzone MG 82 nerf to make the LMG fairer than what it currently is in the first-person shooter.

The developer did not give an exact date for when players can expect to see the Warzone MG 82 nerf occur, so it remains to be seen how long the community will have to experience the new LMG in its current form.

For more on Call of Duty: Warzone, check out the June 18 update patch notes, and stay tuned for future news and guides.

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Warzone June 18 update patch notes: New weapon unlock challenges & bug fixes

The Warzone June 18 update patch notes have brought various bug fixes for the Call of Duty battle royale following the launch of Season 4.

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Raven Software has released the first update following the launch of Warzone Season 4, and the patch notes detail new weapon unlock challenges and a host of bug fixes.

Season 4 is officially underway in the world of Call of Duty: Warzone, and it has brought a great deal of new content for players to experience.

From the new MG 82 LMG and C58 Assault Rifle weapons to everything the new Ground Fall event has brought, such as the Satellite Crash locations, the community has plenty to enjoy at the moment.

However, this has not stopped Raven Software from working to fix various issues that have arisen while adding new weapon unlock challenges for two Season 3 Battle Pass weapons.

You can find all of these changes that were applied in the Warzone June 18 update patch notes below:

Warzone June 18 update patch notes

WEAPONS

  • Two New Weapon Unlock Challenges
    • PPSh-41 (BOCW)
      • Using SMGs, get 3 kills immediately after sprinting in 15 different completed matches. 
    • Swiss K31 (BOCW)
      • Using Sniper Rifles, get 2 Headshot kills in 15 different completed matches.

BUG FIXES

  • Fixed an issue that was causing Players in the Warzone client to see a placeholder image when receiving a gift from a Player in Black Ops Cold War.
  • Fixed an issue causing Zeyna’s third Operator Mission – “Accumulate 10 total seconds of airtime while riding a Dirt Bike” – to not track.
  • Fixed an issue causing the “Soldier of Fortune” Challenge to grant a different Calling Card than the one displayed in the Seasonal Progression Menu.
  • Fixed an issue where hovering over the “Power Surge” Reactive Bundle would force the player back to the Main Menu.
  • Fixed an issue where Players could only access the Options Menu while queued for a match.
  • Fixed an issue where receiving the Battle Pass Bundle as a gift would cause a crash when entering the Title Selection Menu.

Source: Raven Software

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