report this adBattle Royale games are all the rage these days, so it made sense that gaming’s biggest franchise, Call of Duty, would want to cash in on the trend with its newest entry in the FPS franchise, Black Ops 4. Their take on the genre, Blackout, has done well with both fans and critics who seem to enjoy the mode’s fast-paced gameplay, so it makes sense that there would be some players leaping off the PUBG boat to check out the uncharted waters of Black Ops 4, but it appears that isn’t the case. In fact, PUBG only had a drop off of 4% over Black Ops 4’s opening weekend, a surprisingly small sum considering that Black Ops 4 broke digital sales records for Activision. This drop in players wasn’t even as severe as some of PUBG‘s other weeks without competition, such as one in May 2018 that saw a startling drop of 20%. This is good news for the PUBG Corp, as it means that they now have … [Read more...] about Has Black Ops 4 Battle Royale Hurt PUBG’s Player Base?
report this adCall of Duty: Black Ops 4 has released to plenty of fanfare, with the latest Treyarch title both offering new content with the likes of Blackout mode and evolving traditional content like Zombies, which has been an ever-present force in the Call of Duty franchise since World at War. Gamers who picked the game up can enjoy three different Zombies scenarios in their entirety, with many fans quickly discovering a plethora of easter eggs within the undead mode. Today, Treyarch has hyped up the fourth Zombies map, which is only available to gamers who purchased the Black Ops 4 Season Pass.Those with the $50 pass can already access the new map, and Treyarch has just revealed a new trailer to show off what the rest of gamers are missing. The video features regular Zombies alumni Edward Richtofen, Takeo Masaki, Nikolai Belinski, and Tank Dempsey. It looks like Classified is chock-full of easter eggs too, though gamers have been slower to find them given the map’s paid … [Read more...] about Black Ops 4 Zombies Releases Classified Map Trailer
report this adAfter the Easter eggs in the Zombies mode of Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 went live, it seems likely that many dove in to discover the secrets contained across the four maps: IX, Voyage of Despair, Blood of the Dead, and Classified. Per usual, the main Easter egg often takes several steps to accomplish and can be strenuous to complete. Nevertheless, for those willing to try their hand at the main Easter egg for Voyage of Despair, we’ve compiled this guide. Of course, it’s worth mentioning that these are easier to accomplish with friends, and it doesn’t necessarily need four players. This means Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 fans can attempt this in a private match with friends, provided that they play on normal difficulty or above. So, without further ado, here’s the steps discovered thus far:Step 1: Retrieve the Sentinel Artifact By retrieving the Sentinel Artifact, players essentially unlock power, as some doors cannot be unlocked without activating … [Read more...] about Black Ops 4 Zombies: How to Complete Voyage of Despair Easter Egg
report this adEven though Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 has only been available for a few days, the game has already proven to be a hit with fans as it quickly broke Activision’s digital sales record across all platforms. This number includes giant franchises like Destiny, Skylanders, and even previous Call of Duty titles as well. As the multiplayer-focused title continues to hook players with new modes like Blackout, one feature that is missing from this year’s title are supply drops. As it turns out, it seems that Treyarch may have something else up its sleeves. In a post on Reddit, user GrandPaladin22 revealed that a friend contacted Activision Support to discuss an issue with Call of Duty: Black Ops 4. Before signing off with the support technician, the topic of supply drops was brought up and when players could expect to see them. Surprisingly, the tech revealed that Supply Drops are not being added to the game at all as Treyarch is planning on adding a system … [Read more...] about Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 Likely Abandoning Supply Drops
report this adCall of Duty: Black Ops 4 is already breaking franchise records less than a week after release. In fact, it broke a major record on its first day. According to Activision, Black Ops 4 broke the publisher’s record for day one digital sales. More players purchased Black Ops 4 digitally through its first day of release than have purchased any previous game in the Call of Duty franchise, any Destiny release, any Skylanders or Cabela’s. Activision continued by confirming that Black Ops 4‘s day one digital sales broke the publisher’s records across all major platforms, too. The record wasn’t a product of Black Ops 4 being made available via Battle.net or a surge in Xbox One support. No, Black Ops 4 broke the digital day one sales record on PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC individually, as well as the overall record. Though Activision did confirm that PC day one digital sales more than doubled last year’s numbers.The final statistic … [Read more...] about Black Ops 4 Breaks Activision’s Day One Digital Sales Record