Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 – First Impressions (PS4)
Activision’s yearly Call of Duty game will make its debut on October 12 , but those who pre-ordered Black Ops 4 are getting a first taste of what’s to come thanks to the Multiplayer Beta that’s now live exclusively for PS4 players.
If you’d rather play on PC (or Xbox One), you’ll be able to do so starting August 10, at 10am/PT, and until August 13, at 10 am/PT. Keep in mind though that the open beta for the PC will start on August 11 at 10am/PT, one day later than the closed beta.
Anyway, I got the chance to try out the PS4 version during the private beta and while I haven’t been impressed by the new Call of Duty game, I reckon that it plays and feels very different than the previous iteration.
The first thing that comes to mind is that it’s more tactical and less chaotic than Black Ops 3. And yes, the wall running move was completely removed. However, you can now prone and slide, which makes much more sense than being able to run on walls.
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