Call of Duty: Modern Warfare (2019)

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I played my very first round last night and got completely demolished. :( I was like there is no way will I catch up to people ranking up. Very next round I went 6-2. Yes!

But it seems people can find me camping because when I watch the killcam there is a yellow box over my head. They must have something enabled to see me :(
 
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The only store I hate worse than Gamestop is Best Buy. I think Best Buy will be gone on another year or two. BB already went from the "have salespeople follow you everywhere and hard sell" to the "empty store" by me. They look like they are getting ready to close.

They have some computer system that basically locks everything down. They lose connectivity or some other thing and the whole store basically shuts down.
I went in my local Best Buy often they had a big selection of movies and tv shows running good deals all the time. They also had a big gaming area. Then about a year ago they cut everything down to hardly anything left. I quit going there.
 
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I finally got to play some. Of course I got stuck at work until past 6:30pm.

-Weapon balance is still bad. The M4 is a joke. Until you get it unlocked, just camp. You really have no other choice. Once you get it, you can start to be aggressive. Until you get to level 6, you're just target practice. People who are 20+ are just going to dominate. I think it will be fine long term, but for people who work, it sucks to get owned like this. At least in past games the default loadouts had something useful, but not this time.

-The game is just campy. Teams set up on 2nd floors of buildings and basically turn it into a castle. Be ready for passive play. That's not to say you can't rush at times, but you have to be smart and follow teammates.

-Spawns are still a problem. When you first spawn, you load your gun. I've died before I even got a round chambered in my gun off spawn. Not fun.

-Killstreaks are just too much. You can see multiple red helicopters on the map at a time regularly. You can die to the same killstreak multiple times.

-The sound of footprints is crazy loud. You hear footsteps everywhere and loud. It gives a huge advantage to campers. It is hard to rush when you make so much noise.

-You can hack claymores! I come around a corner and see an enemy claymore. I go to shoot it and see 'X' to hack so I do. The guy comes back at me and dies to his own claymore.

-The gunplay is addictive and fun. Returning to current era real weapons is so much better and so much more satisfying.
 
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Played MP for around 3 hours tonight with some buddies. Definitely the best COD regular MP in years. Loving it. Only thing I don’t like much are the bigger maps. I never experienced any lag or connection issues all night.
 

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If anyone is wondering what the crossplay icons mean.. apparently the tower is for PC, the monitor is for the other competing console. So if you're on Xbox you see the Xbox symbol, but just a monitor for PS4. Supposedly it is the same. Apparently they didn't want the logo seen across platforms or something, which is kind of funny.

There is a controller or a mouse too showing their control input. I did get matched with PC players but only with the controller icon. I'm still worried about PC cheats getting into the game.

The networking has been good so far for me for sure. Some of the maps are built with some nasty camping spots. There's just no getting around it. If you only want to play the game a certain way, this game isn't for you. You have to play the map the way it was designed, and that often means camping. I'm still having fun because the gameplay is so good.
 

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Once you get custom classes, you can swap out your pistol for a launcher. The lowest level one is still fire and forget on aircraft, so you can get a ton of points just shooting down people's UAVs and radars.

What's funny is that people are aggressive in the game somehow. There's usually 1-2 people on each team who have a ton of kills. I spent most of my time camping in my tent...err I mean playing tactically so far. If you are going to rush, you have to use the flank routes for sure. I'm kind of thinking you need a buddy or two to really do it well. Solo rushing seems like a bad idea.

I can't stress enough how you have to play the way the map and the game dictates.
 
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For those playing on OG Xbox One, do you think it looks okay graphically? I heard from people during tbr beta that it looks absolutely awful
 

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Once you get custom classes, you can swap out your pistol for a launcher. The lowest level one is still fire and forget on aircraft, so you can get a ton of points just shooting down people's UAVs and radars.

What's funny is that people are aggressive in the game somehow. There's usually 1-2 people on each team who have a ton of kills. I spent most of my time camping in my tent...err I mean playing tactically so far. If you are going to rush, you have to use the flank routes for sure. I'm kind of thinking you need a buddy or two to really do it well. Solo rushing seems like a bad idea.

I can't stress enough how you have to play the way the map and the game dictates.
This game feels smooth as silk.
 

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Realized something today. When you search Dom or HQ mode it randomly puts you in the big maps/big team matches. They need to add a regular playlist that puts you in the small/regular sized maps.

HQ on the big maps suuuucks.
 

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I refuse to play anything but TDM at this point. Objectives? That's not happening.

My biggest gripe with the game is the lack of weapon balance. I can't do anything with any gun that isn't the M4. If I try any other gun I go negative. There seems to be no point taking something like a Fal or marksman rifle (even though so much combat takes place at range). You can just spray bullets with the M4.
 

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I finally found another good gun - the Famas. It is only burst fire but is really good once you get a decent optic on it. It isn't great up close, but it can really beat the M4 at any kind of range if you're accurate enough with it.
 
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I finally found another good gun - the Famas. It is only burst fire but is really good once you get a decent optic on it. It isn't great up close, but it can really beat the M4 at any kind of range if you're accurate enough with it.
I’ve been using the FAMAS a lot. Love it.

On another note I played for awhile this evening/tonight I had zero crashes on my One S. My friends I was playing with on One X’s had frequent crashes all night. Very frustrating for them.
 

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My one X just decided to take a dump today and stopped providing a signal to my TV. Tried everything but to no avail. The system seems to still work fine, it's not my tv or the cables, but there is just no audio/ video to my tv. I can still turn the system off with my controller and turning the system on was still turning on my tv, dunno WTF the deal is, that has been pretty frustrating today as well. Happened while I was playing MW's campaign, screen started flickering then just went blank...
 
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My X1X turned itself off while I was renaming a load out. My X1X never turned itself off before.

I restarted it and finished my renaming and it was fine after that.
Weird.
I had the exact same thing last night. The devs have acknowledged it as a bug.
 
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My X1X turned itself off while I was renaming a load out. My X1X never turned itself off before.

I restarted it and finished my renaming and it was fine after that.
Weird.
its been acting like this as soon I installed COD. It also has a wired effect to my party chat.
 
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Occasionally when I restart the game (usually after taking a break and going back on) the game will have no sound.

I don't think it is our consoles, Reddit is talking about Xbox issues.
 

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I played my very first round last night and got completely demolished. :( I was like there is no way will I catch up to people ranking up. Very next round I went 6-2. Yes!

But it seems people can find me camping because when I watch the killcam there is a yellow box over my head. They must have something enabled to see me :(
Git gud son
 
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Occasionally when I restart the game (usually after taking a break and going back on) the game will have no sound.

I don't think it is our consoles, Reddit is talking about Xbox issues.
It’s not. It’s the COD build. Official forums are talking about it too. Someone else was renaming their load out and it restarted their Xbox.
 
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I've only had the one crash, so not too bad all things considered.

The skill based matchmaking can be tough sometimes. Have a few good rounds and you get put into a higher tier. I was running into people level 30 and up and lost 9 games in a row.

On the plus side, I've seen very few issues with the netcode. Not that it is perfect, but I haven't noticed the craziness that usually crops up in the series.

I finally unlocked the ghost perk too and that is huge. Can finally not be on radar the entire game.

They really need to consider changing the cost for the low end kill streaks. On a bigger game mode with 10+ teammates, it is far too easy to get UAVs and radars. I'll spawn, shoot 2 down and run out of ammo and 2 more pop up.
 
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I've only had the one crash, so not too bad all things considered.

The skill based matchmaking can be tough sometimes. Have a few good rounds and you get put into a higher tier. I was running into people level 30 and up and lost 9 games in a row.

On the plus side, I've seen very few issues with the netcode. Not that it is perfect, but I haven't noticed the craziness that usually crops up in the series.

I finally unlocked the ghost perk too and that is huge. Can finally not be on radar the entire game.

They really need to consider changing the cost for the low end kill streaks. On a bigger game mode with 10+ teammates, it is far too easy to get UAVs and radars. I'll spawn, shoot 2 down and run out of ammo and 2 more pop up.
I just want the Ghost perk!!!
 

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For those playing on OG Xbox One, do you think it looks okay graphically? I heard from people during tbr beta that it looks absolutely awful
I played the beta on OG and yea it looked terrible. I have a X1X now but haven't played MP yet to compare. Not sure if the campaign graphics differ from MP but campaign looks pretty damn good for a COD.
 

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There is a major pro lem where it shuts down the game and turn off your xbox one x.

This will be the last COD I will buy. No excuse!
 

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Broke down and bought the game, pretty much only for the single player. The graphics are clearly better than before although I have to say the structures still have that fake movie façade look to them, the lighting is much better though. I'm still early in the story but it's fun so far, the cut scenes look fantastic, can't wait until we get to a day when gameplay looks that good lol.
 
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Started hitting my groove in MP today. Had a 17 kill streak.
I can't get any streaks going. The matchmaking always puts me in tough matches. If I camp, I go like 9-5 or something dull. If I rush I can barely stay positive. I spawn and there are 3+ UAVs and personal radars overhead.

I always seem to get stuck on those two massive maps - Eupraties Bridge and the big Palace one.