Like a Hans Zimmer soundtrack, the most recent Name of Obligation: Warzone glitch (or exploit, should you ask me) includes spamming the identical tactic time and again, probably reaping rewards without end. All you want is a revive pistol and the willingness to be obnoxious—a tall order, I’m certain, for Name of Obligation gamers.
Revive pistols are a brand new addition to Name of Obligation. An idea acquainted to shooters like Rainbow Six: Siege, the gun permits you to shoot somebody to revive them after they’re in a revivready, downed state. In Name of Obligation now you can discover such pistols laying across the map, or bought for a mere $2400 at a Purchase Station. Whereas gamers often use this gun on fallen comrades who’re simply out of attain, it seems the sport doesn’t discriminate in relation to who you shoot it at. Even plugging an enemy with a revive dart will get them again within the recreation. And that’s the place the exploit is available in: You’ll be able to, it seems, simply nook a downed enemy, revive them, shoot them, revive them, shoot them, revive—okay, you get the purpose. Refill the revive pistol’s ammo at a close-by Purchase Station, and the one restrict is how a lot money you have got readily available.
As noticed by PCGamesN, Warzone streamer GUARD Issac tweeted out a video demonstrating the exploit. With the keenness of a schoolyard bully pinning somebody down and yelling “cease hitting your self!” he repeatedly downs and revives an enemy. And, the XP continues to tick up as if he’s simply downed them for the primary time—stopping solely when he appears to have had sufficient of the torture.
Kotaku has reached out to Activision for remark.
Reactions to this show of recreation methods exploitation vary from people laughing on the absurdity, dropping the requisite “he’s already useless” Simpsons meme, and commenting on how low-cost and foolish it’s. “Sooner or later,” reads a reply from one such opinion, “video games is not going to have goals, it should simply be empty house the place folks hurl abuse at one another.”
Name of Obligation has already seen a lot of patches to mitigate unintended technique of farming XP. Whether or not this exploit falls beneath that class stays to be seen. $2400 is pretty trivial to earn in a match. That stated, I hope they don’t kill the flexibility to revive downed enemies. That kind of factor permits the sport to have its personal degree of simulation and inner logic that I believe makes for attention-grabbing, sudden occasions. In solos, I may simply see reviving a downed enemy at a distance to trigger havoc for different foes, for instance. Whereas it’s enjoyable to be cheeky and foolish, this type of exploit arguably ventures into, dare I say it, unsportsmanlike conduct. Two minutes within the penalty field for you.