A SEASONED Call of Duty pro has revealed his top tips for destroying enemies in the shooter’s multiplayer mode.
Scot YouTuber Gary Marley, AKA Marley Thirteen, says using teamwork and the right gun attachments can take you from bumbling n00b to killing machine in no time.
His hints were released by Activision ahead of the launch of Call of Duty: Modern Warfare’s second season.
Out tomorrow, the update will hand players new maps, operators, weapons and more.
1. Utilise the Gunsmith
Gary’s first tip is to play around with attachments using Modern Warfare’s Gunsmith system.
“Take some time to mess around with Gunsmith in Modern Warfare because it’s like nothing we’ve ever seen in a Call of Duty game before,” Gary said.
“Your primary weapon can have up to five attachments on it which includes sights, underbarrel attachments, various stocks and more.
“All of these attachments carry various pros and cons so do make sure you study them carefully before equipping them.”
Gary said there are so many options available to gamers that you can turn the same gun into two very different weapons using attachments.
“For example, changing an AK47 into an AK74u,” he said. “So spend some time getting familiar with the Gunsmith and see what you can do.”
It’s even possible to access the system mid-game, which you couldn’t do in previous CoDs.
Just bring up your loadout selection menu and you should see a Gunsmith option next to it.
2. Play the Objective
It’s easy to lose your focus while chasing kills in Call of Duty but playing the objective will make your a better player, Gary said.
“With a variety of game modes on offer each one often has a different objective and the team most likely to win will be the one focusing on completing the objective at hand.
“If you need to capture a domination flag or hold down a hardpoint location make sure you’re doing your bit for the team.
“Familiarise yourself with the different objectives these modes have to offer and try to focus on them as much as possible.
“On most teams there will be one player who isn’t playing the objective, don’t be that guy!”
3. Communicate in Gunfight mode
Gunfight is Modern Warfare’s close-quarters 2v2 mode, and and you’ll have to have you whits about you if you want to survive.
According to Gary, communicating with your teammate is key if you want to rule the battlefield.
“When it comes to Modern Warfare’s Gunfight 2v2 mode it’s all about communication with your partner, whether you know them or not,” Gary said.
“The team with the better communication and call-outs will win on this mode nine times out of 10 so make sure you’re providing vital info to your duo from the first second of the match.”
That could include where an enemy player has run, or whether or not they’ve left their spawn.
“Letting your teammate know this info helps them shape their own tactic for each round,” Gary said.
“Every piece of communication from calling out enemy positions to calling out your own grenade throws will go a long way to helping your team secure that victory.”
4. Try using Specialist
Using specialist mode throws away your killstreaks in return for extra perks, and is a great way to boost your game, according to Gary.
“There are so many different perks to choose from and by default you can only pick three,” he said.
“If you’d like to get yourself more than three perks try using specialist mode.”
Each kill you get will now work your way towards a new perk until you become a super-powered killer.
Gary added: “You won’t have to spend time calling in your kill streaks and instead you’ll be able to run around the map with more perks than the average player.”
5. Squad up in Ground War
Ground War is Modern Warfare’s massive multiplayer mode where 64 players square off against one another split into two teams.
Joining a squad when you enter a game will give you an advantage over anyone going it alone.
“When you’re playing the Ground War mode you get placed into a squad of four players,” Gary said.
“When you respawn you are given the option of spawning at one of your team’s flag points, or spawning on one of your squad members.
“Choosing a squad member can be a really quick way to get back into the action, but it can also drop you right into the heat of it and end up being short lived.”
Once in a squad, make sure you help them out by giving them opportunities to spawn in the heat of battle.
Gary added: “To support your squad, play smart to allow them to respawn safely.
“If you’re the last squad member left alive, back away from the fight, give your squad time to respawn and join you.
“This way you can tackle the opposition’s flags together, take hold of key points around the map and not have to constantly spawn away from the action.”
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