// initialize jwplayer var playerInstance = jwplayer('player');// player dom elements var playerContainerEl = document.querySelector('.player-container');// returns video player position from top of document function getElementOffsetTop(el) { var boundingClientRect = el.getBoundingClientRect(); var bodyEl = document.body; var docEl = document.documentElement; var scrollTop = window.pageYOffset || docEl.scrollTop || bodyEl.scrollTop; var clientTop = docEl.clientTop || bodyEl.clientTop || 0; return Math.round(boundingClientRect.top + scrollTop - clientTop); }// returns the current y scroll position function getScrollTop() { var docEl = document.documentElement; return (window.pageYOffset || docEl.scrollTop) - (docEl.clientTop || 0); }// configure jwplayer instance playerInstance.setup({ autostart: true, playlist: 'https://cdn.jwplayer.com/v2/playlists/mYdavspX', primary: 'html5', setFullscreen: true, width: '100%' });// when jwplayer instance is ready playerInstance.on('ready', function() { var config = playerInstance.getConfig(); var utils = playerInstance.utils; // get height of player element var playerHeight = config.containerHeight; // flag determining whether close has been clicked var closed = true; // CHANGED // flag determing whether player is playing var playing = false; // ADDED // eventhandler for when close button is being pressed document.getElementsByClassName('icon-close')[0].addEventListener('click', () => { closed = true; onScrollViewHandler(); }); playerInstance.on('play', function() { closed = false; playing = true; // ADDED }).on('pause', function () { playing = false; // ADDED }).on('adPlay', function() { closed = false; // ADDED playing = true; // ADDED }).on('adPause', function() { playing = false; // ADDED });// get player element position from top of document var playerOffsetTop = getElementOffsetTop(playerContainerEl);// set player container to match height of actual video element playerContainerEl.style.height = playerHeight + 'px';// below we handle window scroll event without killing performance function onScrollViewHandler() { var minimized = getScrollTop() >= playerOffsetTop;if (closed && minimized) { minimized = false; jwplayer().pause(); playing = false; // ADDED } else if (!minimized && !playing) { closed = true; // ADDED } utils.toggleClass(playerContainerEl, 'player-minimize', minimized); // update the player's size so the controls are adjusted playerInstance.resize(); }// namespace for whether or not we are waiting for setTimeout() to finish var isScrollTimeout = false;// window onscroll event handler window.onscroll = function() { // skip if we're waiting on a scroll update timeout to finish if (isScrollTimeout) return; // flag that a new timeout will begin isScrollTimeout = true; // otherwise, call scroll event view handler onScrollViewHandler(); // set new timeout setTimeout(function() { // reset timeout flag to false (no longer waiting) isScrollTimeout = false; }, 80); };});

Over the past few days, David Vonderhaar has teased two quality of life features coming to Blackout.

In the wake of criticism on lack of content and a slow update schedule, Treyarch have begun to reveal more about the next Operation “Grand Heist.” Vonderhaar has also taken to Twitter to explain and reveal some new details on upcoming updates.

Vonderhaar sent out tweets regarding Blackout updates on February 14th.

The tweets are vague on details, but we speculate a bit on the content and timing of these updates.

As for release dates, we suspect the updates to becoming with the release of the Operation on February 19th. However, as Vahn did not give dates, the updates may come at a later date as part of a separate patch.

In terms of content, the Merit system as of current is the leveling up system with Blackout. The more Merits you earn, the faster you level through the 80 Blackout Echelons. A “Merit system refactor” may be a reference to rearranging the amount of merits given for kills, survival, and winning the game.

As for the “Inventory QOL updates”, the changes may be subtle, but necessary tweaks to the current looting and inventory management systems. This may include rearranged menu setups, streamlined actions, and other such quality of life upgrades.

We will update you on any more tweets by Vonderhaar and other dev-team members as they arrive. Be sure to follow us on Twitter at @CharlieIntel to get the latest as soon as it pops up.

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