Call of Duty: Ghosts
Call of Duty: Ghosts Multiplayer Details and Special Editions in Brief with New Trailer
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Call of Duty: Ghosts' multiplayer reveal ended a wee while ago, spewing forth a swathe of details on the bit that most people buy a Call of Duty game to play. According to Infinity Ward, Call of Duty: Ghosts' multiplayer is the "biggest overhaul to multiplayer since the original Modern Warfare."

Ghosts will introduce seven new game modes, including Cranked, Search & Rescue and the new co-op Squads game type. Cranked is described as a fast-paced take on Deathmatch, tasking players with racking up kills in sequence against the clock, exploding if they fail to bag a kill in time.

Search & Rescue is a twist on Search & Destroy, in which you collect your ally's dropped dog tags to allow them to respawn and stay in the game, while an enemy stealing the tags will eliminate them from the round. Squads meanwhile adds the 6-player Squad Assault and 4-player Safeguard solo or co-op modes, with support for offline AI rivals and teammates.

Each Ghosts map will also include new dynamic events that change the shape of the map and enable you to interact more with the environments. Some maps also include a hidden care package. New gameplay mechanics for multiplayer include the ability to knee slide, mantle over cover and contextual leaning to peek out or over obstacles and shoot.

There'll be 30 new weapons in your multiplayer arsenal too, and any progress you make will be tied in to your Call of Duty account and accessed via the mobile companion app. With your CoD account, you'll be able to take all of your stats, profile, prestige status and everything else from the Xbox 360 version of Call of Duty: Ghosts over to Xbox One should you wish.

Other additions to multiplayer include a completely new audio system to enhance the sense of immersion with 'locational chatter' and other such techno bobbins. Then there's Clan Wars, e-Sports stuff and new female soldiers that you can play as, which is part of the new Create-A-Soldier feature. You can see Call of Duty: Ghosts' multiplayer debut in the announcement trailer below.

And last but not least, there's the obligatory special editions that come bundled with all sorts of stuff. There's the Hardened Edition with a steelbook, Season Pass that'll transfer from Xbox 360 to Xbox One (available separately for 4000 MSP for four DLC packs worth 1200 MSP each) and a paracord strap. The Prestige Edition adds the Hardened content and a full-HD wearable camera, based on the in-game helmet cam.

You can check out the multiplayer debut trailer below, as well as images of the Hardened and Prestige Editions, available for pre-order now. Call of Duty: Ghosts is out on November 5th for Xbox 360, with the Xbox One version to follow.


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Comment #1 by UK x Jok3r x
Wednesday, August 14, 2013 @ 02:40:59 PM
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Comment #2 by BCRichoux5495
Wednesday, August 14, 2013 @ 02:41:48 PM
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i'm glad to see they're offering some new online game modes

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Comment #3 by Hi Time 2 xDie
Wednesday, August 14, 2013 @ 02:41:55 PM
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Comment #4 by Infomouse
Wednesday, August 14, 2013 @ 02:43:26 PM
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This new Shady track is dope!

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Comment #5 by doomsayer123
Wednesday, August 14, 2013 @ 02:44:06 PM
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Sounds like they've actually made some decent improvements

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Comment #6 by Poppa Krunch
Wednesday, August 14, 2013 @ 02:45:05 PM
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WHaaaatt 4000msp for a season pass!? lol you always end up with at least one terrible dlc. i assume you use the term "worth 1200msp individually" loosely. im out money grabbing a holes

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Comment #8 by Samigi
Wednesday, August 14, 2013 @ 02:48:39 PM
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Taking our money already? Yeah, no thanks not this year.

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Comment #9 by Furryvision78
Wednesday, August 14, 2013 @ 02:50:55 PM
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looks like great value

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Comment #10 by gazmaster1
Wednesday, August 14, 2013 @ 02:51:29 PM
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I missed the ''unveil'' I'm guessing I missed out...on nothing what so ever.

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Comment #11 by Nevander
Wednesday, August 14, 2013 @ 02:52:23 PM
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There goes the comments section.

Even though CoD has run its course, I will still buy it mainly for the campaign. I've always like IW's games more anyway. Hardened Edition is still the best deal.

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Comment #12 by Goldyman77
Wednesday, August 14, 2013 @ 02:52:37 PM
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I've purchased every single CoD to date (some may have been a mistake to make such a gesture) and this CoD just doesn't do it for me in the slightest with all the next gen competition it now has. I mean, it certainly looks interesting and like they've done some new things, but when I compare the fact that I can play with 63 of my friends on the same team at the same time in BF4 with far more destruction and mayhem (and thats just 1 other game I could be playing, not trying to start this whole stupid BF or COD argument), it makes me question what I'm throwing $60 at anymore besides to play with 10 and 11 year olds who think quickscoping is the coolest thing in the world. They need the IW guys making Titanfall back to really get this franchise back to where it was. Sure it'll sell more than a billion in the first few weeks anyways but its just not the same anymore...This is what happens when you fix things that aren't broken.

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Comment #13 by Zenka The Myth
Wednesday, August 14, 2013 @ 02:57:49 PM
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All I saw was OP handguns, no scoping and spray/pray. CoD... CoD never changes.

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Comment #14 by Blackest Metal
Wednesday, August 14, 2013 @ 03:02:03 PM
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The "reveal" didnt impress me much, I was a diehard COD player until BO2 ruined the franchise beyond repair. I will probably still get this (on next gen) when its a bit cheaper

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Comment #15 by Kailon791
Wednesday, August 14, 2013 @ 03:07:06 PM
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I went into this reveal feeling very "meh" but I was pleasantly surprised. Destructible environments, full customization, new game modes, new movements features... can't wait to play it myself. Looks very fun. Also, that new Eminem track was amazing; nothing to do with the game, but was still worth mentioning.

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Comment #16 by bLaKgRaVy
Wednesday, August 14, 2013 @ 03:08:15 PM
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The only thing I saw out of that video was the same multiplayer features from every other CoD, with these (old) new added features:

- Scripted "destructible" environments (BF has random destruction, hell, even Red Faction on the PS2 in 2001 had destructible environments)
- Sliding (been around for a while)
- Peek & Lean (been around since 2006 at least [RB6: Vegas])
- Vaulting (been around since 2008 at least)

Oooh, I forgot rehashed, I mean new, game modes and weapons.

I'll still buy it, not for the multiplayer, though. I'm not good at it, I don't claim to be good at it and I'll never be good at it. I'll leave that all up to the hackers, quickscopers and campers.

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Comment #17 by creaper210
Wednesday, August 14, 2013 @ 03:13:58 PM
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They didn't list how much the Hardened Edition will be.
I'll get that if it is cheaper than buying the game + season pass.

Disappointed that they keep putting things in their games that people have complained about for years now. As if they're trying to frustrate all of us as we play the game.

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Comment #18 by Dr Popodopolus
Wednesday, August 14, 2013 @ 03:14:40 PM
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If you don't buy this Day 1

you're a noob

fucking awesome

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Comment #19 by Major Bones
Wednesday, August 14, 2013 @ 03:15:55 PM
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Where's all the quick scoping and drop shooting, this clearly isn't Call of Duty. Oh that's right, they don't show all the terrible aspects of the multiplayer that make it a P.O.S.

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Comment #20 by thenewpeter
Wednesday, August 14, 2013 @ 03:18:57 PM
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So... what's the multiplayer overhaul? New game types and a chat system that will hinder team co-operation isn't really an overhaul... neither are more guns :/

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Comment #21 by RoboSeal1
Wednesday, August 14, 2013 @ 03:22:39 PM
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Couldn't even finish the video, I have played this very game since 2005, there is nothing you can add to make the game better, what you can do is stop making the game every year

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Comment #22 by GoSmurfUrself
Wednesday, August 14, 2013 @ 03:26:27 PM
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I was going to get the hardened edition but for $120 its not worth it all u get is a wristband and the season pass gta 5 special edition has more shit in it for $80 come on infinity ward get your shit together

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Comment #23 by GrandTheftAuto
Wednesday, August 14, 2013 @ 03:27:04 PM
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where is the promised graphic update ? that looks still like mw3

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Comment #24 by ViNyLek
Wednesday, August 14, 2013 @ 03:34:51 PM
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I am pretty excited for this. Haven't bought CoD on release in like 3 or 4 years, though I always get it later. I will defo pick this up on release with next gen console, but question is - will hardened edition stay $80? Seems like it may be more expensive this time around, due to season pass being included? I hope not, because I don't want to fork out extra and I do love steelbook cases...=/

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Comment #25 by coullgfx
Wednesday, August 14, 2013 @ 03:36:05 PM
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Still 6 v 6, very dissapointing

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Comment #26 by JMegid
Wednesday, August 14, 2013 @ 03:44:36 PM
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I miss the Sabotage game mode, browsing through the mode list it is again absent. Shame, it's all my friends and I would play. Back to Battlefield then!

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Comment #27 by Creasy47
Wednesday, August 14, 2013 @ 04:02:59 PM
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If it was slower paced, I would look into it. Gone are the days of CoD4. I'm not one for all this, and all this showed me was scripted destruction (lame) and lots of cheap killstreaks. I had this reserved, but I think I'll be canceling it. I make the same mistake of getting CoD every year.

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Comment #28 by D13H4RD 64M3R
Wednesday, August 14, 2013 @ 04:14:38 PM
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It looked rather battlefield-y to me to b honest. Im glad they changed some things tho. Probably wont b a day 1 for me cuz i traded black ops 2 after 1 week of playing since i got bored cuz my friends didnt want to get it.

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Comment #29 by The Kingslayer
Wednesday, August 14, 2013 @ 04:17:05 PM
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Looks slick, very slick. God this fall/winter is going to be insane I can't wait.

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Comment #30 by Sanchezz4387
Wednesday, August 14, 2013 @ 04:26:22 PM
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Dedicated servers?

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Comment #31 by MabusScarab
Wednesday, August 14, 2013 @ 04:31:49 PM
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There's already a FPS with squad based multiplayer and it's a hell of a lot better. Keep recycling for sales Activision, I stopped buying into it years ago.

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Comment #32 by Creasy47
Wednesday, August 14, 2013 @ 04:33:35 PM
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The funny thing is that we all have incredibly valid complaints, and most of us state that we aren't getting it, yet every CoD seems to outsell its predecessor. The best thing to do: don't buy it. At all. That's what I'm doing this year. Save myself the $60 and put it on absolutely any other game.

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Comment #33 by GottaGetMy
Wednesday, August 14, 2013 @ 04:35:39 PM
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@19 i did notice a Grenade Launcher in the vid, thats one of those Sh177y things they just cant let out.

Should have dropped it after the rain in MW2

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Comment #34 by chrishaney23
Wednesday, August 14, 2013 @ 04:44:55 PM
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IMO - CoD has run its course. Battlefield 4 is just to big this year and with Titanfall around the corner... say goodnight Activision! Well at least til after the first week when it sells like 15 million copies that everyone said they weren't buying... then its goodnight activision...right?!?! lol

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Comment #35 by Roose91
Wednesday, August 14, 2013 @ 04:48:42 PM
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So are the 360 and Xbone versions the same game? I.e. is all this sparkly new stuff from the xbox one version or are we 360 hangers on gonna get it too?

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Comment #36 by fixurownemail
Wednesday, August 14, 2013 @ 04:51:25 PM
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Wow looks exactly like like each and everyone to date. I picked up BO2 and wished I hadn't. They added in some stuff that's been around forever and so "trap" destructible and call it all new. I bet they won't even allow for split-screen LAN multiplayer still so yea not having it.

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Comment #37 by Cirative
Wednesday, August 14, 2013 @ 05:02:59 PM
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Doesn't look any different than other CoD games. The problem with this series is its multiplayer is just arena-style combat, whereas Battlefield is a combat simulation franchise.

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Comment #38 by DeadlySinz86
Wednesday, August 14, 2013 @ 05:03:57 PM
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Search & Rescue looks like it could be alot of fun.

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Comment #39 by thud17
Wednesday, August 14, 2013 @ 05:05:23 PM
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Prestige edition is $199.99 hahaha! I collected these, but the Black Ops 2 care package was the first I skipped on because I thought it was a huge waste.. I still like my night vision goggles, and the rc-xd is fun to an extent.. I probably would have gone for this if it were $150 like MW2 and Black Ops but these are going downhill fast, (just like the gameplay) and they're just charging more for them each time..

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Comment #40 by H0p3sfalL
Wednesday, August 14, 2013 @ 05:18:57 PM
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I'll just go SP thanks.

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Comment #41 by Samigi
Wednesday, August 14, 2013 @ 05:32:50 PM
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@40 If by SP you mean single player, that is a huge waste of money. The single player will be short and rushed.

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Comment #42 by Petreauxleum
Wednesday, August 14, 2013 @ 05:34:09 PM
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That looked like gina carano.

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Comment #44 by The Bum-Mobile
Wednesday, August 14, 2013 @ 05:52:20 PM
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Nice-looking steelbook, but I'm not particularly interested in Call of Duty anymore. When I get the urge I'll play a match of CoD4.

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Comment #45 by Reed12
Wednesday, August 14, 2013 @ 06:05:42 PM
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Too pricy for the hardened. I'd pay 100.

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Comment #46 by thenewpeter
Wednesday, August 14, 2013 @ 06:07:36 PM
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I decided to actually watch the trailer... and oh boy, that's disappointing... CoD has fallen very far behind here :/ I was considering giving this game a go... but that multiplayer trailer... has nothing to draw me in at all.
Other games have everything that could be considered in that overhaul, and will of done them better, hell, the main rival has random scenery destruction, only having a few bits of destructible scenery isn't that impressive. Is the player count still the same as well? This generation has shown it can handle up to about 120 players per game (that ps3 game, forgotten it's name) the next generation has bf with 32 i believe, and planet side 2 with thousands per game. If it's still only 16 players on both editions, that's going to hurt the game some and make it fall further behind then it already is.

If CoD stays like this, we can all be glad to say it'll be getting put on the shelf in a few years time. I wonder what the next big thing will be then though (if not the obvious battlefield or possibly halo provided the series returns the multiplayer to what it was).

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Comment #47 by Hurricane Of 87
Wednesday, August 14, 2013 @ 06:09:05 PM
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Of all the things they added, the knee slide? No-one just a flying fuck about it in Far Cry 3 or Crysis so I'm puzzled why they thought their own audience would want it all of a sudden.

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Comment #48 by D00MSMAN
Wednesday, August 14, 2013 @ 06:23:51 PM
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Dear guy, who fucked up the comments;
I hope you have an anal fissure that causes you to die.
OT: Even though I generally like the treyarch games a little more,
I think this one could be a nice change from the Modern Warfare series (if they do it right, which, Knowing all CoDs, it'll be buggy as hell
and the 'new' feeling will probably wear off really quick.)
But I'll see for myself.

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Comment #50 by Afc JoNNy Rfc
Wednesday, August 14, 2013 @ 06:49:42 PM
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I thought I wasnt gonna care about this. I was wrong. Bring it on for the Xone.

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Comment #51 by fangfyre
Wednesday, August 14, 2013 @ 07:01:22 PM
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Am I the only one who noticed that you can be a female? How many potty mouth 11 year olds do you think will be running around a chick....

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Comment #52 by Creasy47
Wednesday, August 14, 2013 @ 07:17:52 PM
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@51, how would you have been the only one?

"Am I the only one who noticed the game is called 'Call of Duty: Ghosts'??!!'

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Comment #53 by Stig Semper Fi
Wednesday, August 14, 2013 @ 07:23:21 PM
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S.S.D.D. Same Shit, Different Disc

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Comment #54 by LSK71
Wednesday, August 14, 2013 @ 07:39:41 PM
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Looks good to me. I think it is almost like CoD with a touch of Battlefield. So, I can go with CoD Ghosts for fast paced multiplayer with movement and map improvements, or BF4 for slower paced gameplay, high scale destruction and more players, with more chaos. But that's just how I see it.

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Comment #55 by noobpwner
Wednesday, August 14, 2013 @ 07:46:23 PM
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agreed eminem FTW :D

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Comment #56 by creaper210
Wednesday, August 14, 2013 @ 07:49:46 PM
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Agreed with #54.
They're both good for certain types of gameplay. I really enjoy both BF and CoD. CoD is just focused on infantry, while BF is focused on all out war, with a realistic approach. And not everyone likes that.

I don't really understand the way prestige works though?
You have 10 characters, and each characters has ONE prestige? So it is essentially just 20 prestiges(leveling up once, then prestiging once)?
This is one feature I would've preferred they keep it like before. Ranking up should be simplistic and straightforward.

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Comment #57 by xxdiamondxxinfernoxx
Wednesday, August 14, 2013 @ 08:11:10 PM
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What's that sound.....the wind. You can't polish a turd

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Comment #58 by Ace IIXII
Wednesday, August 14, 2013 @ 11:35:22 PM
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I'm guessing every adolescent on the game(that's a lot) will be playing as the female character. Meanwhile I'll be playing BF4 with dedicated servers and 64 players.

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Comment #59 by GetInTheVanIHaveCandy
Thursday, August 15, 2013 @ 02:09:32 AM
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Sounds like a title update not a sequel.

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Comment #60 by oO Troggy Oo
Thursday, August 15, 2013 @ 04:01:17 AM
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I miss the days when Call of Duty was simple. No stupid amount of gadgets and ridiculous perks such as that stupid portal think at the end of the trailer. Look back at 4 and WaW; they were fantastic games and never stopped playing them. So simple yet so effective.

Ever since then I've not really like Call of Duty. I used to like both BF and CoD but now with 64 players on the consoles online, I'm sorry, but there is only one to have when next-gen launches.

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Comment #62 by General Boredom
Thursday, August 15, 2013 @ 06:32:25 AM
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So scripted destruction and you can play as girls. Truly a next-gen experience.

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Comment #63 by Pizzorno
Thursday, August 15, 2013 @ 06:45:42 AM
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There are three types of gamers these days;

1) Those who genuinely hate Call of Duty yet still buy it every year and play it regularly.
2) Those who pretend to hate Call of Duty to fit in with the cool kids yet still buy it every year and play it regularly.
3) Those who actually like Call of Duty and buy it every year and play it regularly.

...and life goes on.

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Comment #64 by Agent00047
Thursday, August 15, 2013 @ 09:53:27 AM
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Cool! Lag free gameplay!!
u saw it, I saw it.
Now lets see if Activision will keep this up the moment me and my friends sart playing...

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