For quite awhile, the topic of “quickscoping” in the Call of Duty series has been a toxic one. Fans of the series seem to be divided on the issue, but each developer in the franchise has seemingly worked to reduce its effectiveness.
If you thought “quickscoping” was frustrating, you won’t enjoy what you’re about to see. It appears that a new technique, called “blackscoping”, has emerged in Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare.
As the video above describes, players are able to fire within the first few frames of scoping-in on their sniper rifle to shoot a perfectly straight shot. This works at any distance or length, but seems to be most effective in close range. If you weren’t a fan of sniping in Modern Warfare 2, then things are going to get a bit frustrating for you in Advanced Warfare.
We’ve yet to hear from Sledgehammer regarding the issue, but it’ll be interesting to see how they address the issue. The issue seems to be caused by the traditional sway on sniper rifles not showing up within the first 2-3 frames, so it’s definitely a possibility that it’s a bug that could be patched.
Have you encountered anyone using this method yet? Are you still playing Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare? Be sure to let us know what you think by leaving us a comment below!