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Warzone dev promises to change Verdansk ’84 sun glare

After Warzone players called for change to Verdansk ’84’s bright sun glare, Raven Software’s lead VFX artist promised a fix.

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After Warzone players complained that Verdansk ’84’s sun glare was blindingly bright, Raven Software’s lead VFX artist promised change.

Warzone Season 3’s Verdansk ’84 brought much-needed change to the battleground, freshening up POIs and adding new areas to explore. The map was originally plagued by under the map exploits, but Raven Software appears to now have these under control.

Since the game-breaking issues have been fixed, Warzone players have turned their eyes to the map’s other glaring issues. Most notable is the blinding sun lens flare that comes over the top of hills and buildings, making it impossible to see anything else. Fans have been asking for change, and a Raven Software dev has promised to address the issue.

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One of the main complaints about the original Verdansk was its muted color palette. It was exceptionally easy for Operators wearing dark colors to blend into corners, and many PC players used NVIDIA filters to brighten the map. With Verdansk ’84, however, the sun came out and brought more vivid colors to the area.

In turn, this brought further visibility issues. Players complained that the lens flare covers up your whole screen when facing the sun, making it impossible to see anything else in front of you. Dexerto compiled these complaints, and it caught the attention of Warzone’s lead VFX artist, Reed Shingledecker.

“Is this true? The sun lensflare in Verdansk ’84 is bothering people?” asked Shingledecker on May 23. “I can easily tone it down if needed.”

Players and high-profile members of the Warzone community responded with a resounding yes, so Shingledecker confirmed he would be addressing the issue. “Looks like I know what I’m doing on Monday. I’m happy to look and address any VFX concerns.”

However, he confirmed that he doesn’t “have the power to change the entire lighting of the map,” and concerns over this should be sent to Raven Software’s Twitter account.

This is likely in response to players’ love for Rebirth Island’s new lighting, and asking for it to be implemented in Verdansk ’84.

Shingledecker felt he had to reiterate what he can actually change, so further clarified. “There seems to be some confusion as to what is in my control to adjust,” he explained. “I can only adjust the brightness of the lens flare on the screen. This includes the rays that draw on top of buildings and the screen dirt. I CANNOT control the haziness, god rays, or actual sun brightness.”

Although Shingledecker said he would be looking at the issue on Monday (May 24), the change will likely be applied in a future update.

Image Credit: Raven Software / Activision

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Warzone Red Doors feature officially arriving in Season 4

Warzone players have finally been given more information on Verdansk ’84’s mysterious Red Doors in the Season 4 roadmap, with a cryptic message.

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The official Season 4 roadmap is here for Warzone and Black Ops Cold War, finally giving players more information about the Red Doors spotted in Verdansk ’84.

Warzone players have a lot to excited about in the coming weeks, with the Season 4 roadmap revealing some exciting new developments for Verdansk ’84.

Along with a new Zombies map, multiplayer weapons, and a host of other content coming in Season 4, players were also given some details on the infamous Red Doors, which will be operational in Verdansk ’84 starting at launch on June 17.

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The cryptic message on the official Call of Duty website regarding the Warzone Red Doors reads:

“Our intel cannot explain the origin of these mysterious red doors around Verdansk, but one thing is certain: They allow you to [[REDACTED]] around the [[REDACTED]]. What’s behind them? Explore and enter them to [[REDACTED]] across the [[REDACTED]].

Red Doors won’t [[REDACTED]] unless you ping them, and after you step through, there’s no telling [[REDACTED]] exiting out the other side… and stepping into a [[REDACTED]].”

This has left fans excited and even more intrigued into how these Red Doors will work. Some believe they may teleport players around the map or even take them to a new location. Perhaps the missing first missing words are “travel” and “map.”

We first saw these Warzone Red Doors in the Verdansk ’84 cutscene, which sent players back in time, backing up the rumor that the Warzone Red Doors will teleport players around the map.

One thing is for sure. We will find out exactly what the Warzone Red Doors will do on June 17, as the feature will be available upon launch of the new season. This new feature will undoubtedly bring a whole new gameplay experience for players to experience and master for the foreseeable future

Stay tuned via Charlie INTEL for more on Warzone, and check out our recent article on what feature players want added from Battlefield 2042 and Halo Infinite.

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How to unlock Nail Gun in Warzone & Cold War Season 4

Call of Duty: Warzone and Black Ops Cold War will see the addition of the new Nail Gun weapon, and here is how you can unlock it.

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Plenty of new weapons will be making their way into Call of Duty: Warzone and Black Ops Cold War during Season 4, with one of the most exciting additions being the Nail Gun, so here is how you can unlock the Nail Gun in Warzone and Cold War for your future gunfights.

The official Season 4 content roadmap has been revealed for Warzone and Black Ops Cold War, and it has revealed a great deal of what players can expect to see added to the two high-profile games over the next few months, including a collection of new weapons like the MG 82 LMG and C58 Assault Rifle.

One of the more interesting weapons added in Season 4 will be the Nail Gun, and we have everything you need to know to unlock the Nail Gun in Warzone and Black Ops Cold War covered for you.

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How to Unlock Nail Gun in Warzone and Cold War

Players will be able to unlock the Nail Gun in Warzone and Black Ops Cold War Season 4 in two different ways.

According to the official Call of Duty Blog, you will be able to either acquire this weapon by completing an in-game challenge or getting a blueprint for the Nail Gun by purchasing a bundle in the in-game store for both games.

However, the exact details of what this challenge will entail or the store bundle have not yet been revealed to the community. Only that, it will be a launch weapon for Season 4 like the C58 and MG 82.

We will update this article with the details for the unlock challenge for the Nail Gun and the store bundle when they are officially revealed to the public.

According to the official description of this weapon, it is a “slow-firing, highly mobile power tool that uses compressed air to launch fast-moving projectiles that deal high damage at close range.”

It is the 1980s precursor to the more futuristic version in Black Ops III and will take down enemies with three shots in Multiplayer. However, players will have to lead their shots with this weapon if their targets are distant.

There are sure to be plenty of community members working to unlock the Nail Gun in Warzone and Black Ops Cold War whenever it becomes available for players to acquire it, with plenty of exciting moments sure to arise out of this unique tool.

For more Call of Duty: Warzone, check out what Rebirth Island spawn feature players want to change and stay tuned for future news and guides.

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How to unlock C58 Assault Rifle in Warzone & Cold War Season 4

The C58 is a new Assault Rifle coming to Warzone and Black Ops Cold War in Season 4, and here is you can unlock it for future battles.

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The arsenal of Call of Duty: Warzone and Black Ops Cold War are growing in Season 4 with the addition of the C58 Assault Rifle, and here is how you can unlock the C58 in Warzone and Cold War for all of your Season 4 gunfights.

Each new season of content for Warzone and Black Ops Cold War has brought new weapons for players to unlock and use in battle to achieve victory. Season 4 will be no different, as it will be bringing the MG 82 LMG, C58 Assault Rifle, Nail Gun, OTs 9 SMG, and Mace.

There is no doubt that many players will be excited to unlock the C58 in Warzone and Black Ops Cold War Season 4 and see how this new Assault Rifle stacks up with the rest in the first-person shooters. So here is how you can unlock the C58 in Warzone and Cold War.

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How to Unlock C58 in Warzone and Cold War

As with previous seasons, the Season 4 Battle Pass of Warzone and Black Ops Cold War will have two free weapons that players can unlock by leveling the Battle Pass up.

The C58 Assault Rifle is one of these free weapons for Season 4 and can be unlocked when players reach Tier 31 of the Season 4 Battle Pass. Once they have reached Tier 31, they will unlock the C58 Assault Rifle in both Warzone and Black Ops Cold War for all of their future battles.

Players will also be likely to acquire this weapon by buying bundles in the in-game store for both games with a blueprint included, which will automatically unlock this new Assault Rifle for use in both games.

According to the official description of this new weapon, it is a “full-auto assault rifle. High damage at close range with a slower fire rate. Fast bullet velocity and reliable recoil control with less ammo capacity.”

Plenty of players will undoubtedly be doing their best to unlock the C58 as fast as possible in Warzone and Black Ops Cold War to see if it is a contender to overtake the meta or be more of a background weapon is not super popular.

For more Call of Duty: Warzone, check out which feature from Battlefield 2042 and Halo Infinite players want to see added, and stay tuned for future news and guides.

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