Connect with us

News

Caution: Equipment that is supposed to make you silent in CoD: Modern Warfare 2 gives you away with a noise

You can improve yourself in Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 with a number of perks and skills and customize your way of playing. A popular ability now has a decisive disadvantage in the new CoD part, as players have found out.

What equipment is it? Dead Silence is a field upgrade in Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2. You can use it in some of the prebuilt loadouts or unlock it at level 30 to build your own Dead Silence classes.

Dead silence ensures that your footsteps are almost inaudible. This is a huge advantage, especially in Modern Warfare 2, because the soldiers stomp much louder here than in most of its predecessors.

In a round you can use the upgrade as soon as it has charged up. In the current Modern Warfare 2 beta, however, players have found that dead silence can give you away:

Recommended Editorial Content

At this point you will find external content from Reddit that complements the article.

I consent to external content being displayed to me. Personal data can be transmitted to third-party platforms. Read more about our privacy policy.

What sound is that? As seen and heard in the clip on reddit, a loud beeping and hissing announces that dead silence has been activated. The enemy soldier reacts immediately, turning around and turning off the player’s lights.

While you activate the upgrade, you are virtually defenseless for a short time and cannot fire back. Since Dead Silence gives you away with a sound, activating it near enemies is like a death sentence.

“Huge problem with dead silence”

What the players say: In some threads, players warn against using dead silence carelessly. Although the upgrade obscures your movement, it reveals your position when activated. On reddit, some fans joke with: “So much for the ‘silence’ part” and “But at least the death thing works.” But some players are quite annoyed by the decision:

Why? Just why? [Totenstille] already has a long cooldown and a rather short duration if you don’t chain kills. But now you have to activate it a few seconds before contact with the opponent? Really why?

ImNotEvenHerek on reddit

Others argue that this is a method against rushers who attack too heavily from the flanks and can wipe out teams. The situation is similar with the removal of the “slide cancelling”, which currently forces players to use new techniques.

Away from the dead silence, however, the beta is extremely well received. There’s not too much to complain about, the new ground war even reminds fans of the “old Battlefield”. However, there are a few points of criticism:

Modern Warfare 2 beta is well received, but some things are bothering players: “This is like 2019”

We have included the trailer for the current beta here for you:

CoD Modern Warfare 2: PlayStation trailer for the beta

How do I prevent my death? It’s best to use Dead Silence before launching a flanking attack, not during it. If enemies are already nearby, you only betray yourself.

Since Dead Silence’s duration increases when you land a kill, it pays to play ahead. It is best to use the field upgrade when a UAV is just uncovering the opponents and clean them up from behind one after the other.

You should just watch out for enemies that play “as it’s meant to be”, that is, targeting accesses for a long time.

If you want to get even better, you should definitely set your sound and other options correctly. MeinMMO editor and CoD expert Maik Schneider has put together 10 settings for you that will make you better in Modern Warfare 2.

Advertisement

More Posts

EXTRAS22 mins ago

First Alpha of Warhammer 40,000: RogueTrader launched – Esports Extras.

The alpha test too Warhammer 40,000: Rogue Traders lets go. Award-winning studio Owlcat Games has announced that anyone who pre-orders...

News33 mins ago

That’s why you should play Fortnite again right now

Fortnite has changed massively and is hardly recognizable. Find out here why now is the perfect time to (re)start. What’s...

News58 mins ago

How to unlock Kiriko in Overwatch 2 Season 2: these are the challenges you must complete

With the arrival of Overwatch Season 2, the game’s battle pass has changed drastically. One of the most important novelties...

Games1 hour ago

Kojima hints at another actress for his new project hours after The Game Awards

Hideo KojimaDirector of Death Stranding Y Metal Gear Solidhas posted on Twitter a teaser of one of his new projects....

EXTRAS1 hour ago

Pokemon Scarlet and Purple receives a 38/40 from Famitsu

Pokemon Scarlet and Purple is one of those games that has divided the community into multiple groups. Millions of players...

Games2 hours ago

2K would be developing a LEGO soccer game, according to a leak

The iconic dolls would return in a new sports title. Today the genre of soccer games has a clear king,...

EXTRAS2 hours ago

The AMD Radeon RX 7900 will not arrive in China due to its “Made in Taiwan”

It seems that the information around the availability of the AMD Radeon RX 7900 XTX and AMD Radeon RX 7900...

News2 hours ago

Zero Sievert, the Tarkov-style game that is rocking it

There are video games that reach different platforms and from one moment to another they become the titles of the...

Games2 hours ago

Disney Dreamlight Valley finally lets you change the time of day

How to change the time of day in Disney Dreamlight Valley. Many Disney Dreamlight Valley fans should know this: You...

News3 hours ago

Gray is coming to PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series next week

The USANomad Studio celebrate the fourth anniversary of Gris with a relaunch of the game, this time on current generation...

Advertisement