Infinity Ward’s Call Of Duty: Modern Warfare II is almost here, which means it’s about time dolphin diving. The sequel to the 2019 Modern Warfare reboot arrives next month, October 28, 2022, and the second weekend of the multiplayer beta will run September 22-26 for PlayStation, Xbox, and PC, immersing FPS fans in new maps can (Breenbergh Hotel). , new modes (Knockout, Prisoner Rescue), old classics (Search & Destroy) and a new third-person playlist that introduces a completely different perspective.
There’s also a more robust gunsmith system, new perk packs, new field upgrades like drill charges, shock sticks, and inflatable decoys, and a short list of “advanced movement options” that experiment with ledges and underwater combat. And then there’s the break off the foil Mechanic; It doesn’t exist in Modern Warfare II and there’s a chance it won’t return. Infinity Ward’s removal of slide-cancelling has remained positive, and with Movement being a more grounded mix of Black Ops, Ghosts and World At War, it seems the prone swoop has finally found purpose again.
How to dive with dolphins in Modern Warfare 2?
To dive, players must perform a tactical sprint (L3/LS) and crouch (O/B). You’ll fly upside down like the free bird you’re meant to be, landing in a new position hidden from enemy line of sight.
Here’s a GIF example of the dive in action in the Modern Warfare 2 beta (via PlayStation Blog).
In Call Of Duty: Modern Warfare 2, the dive-to-prone mechanic has become a useful ability as slide-cancelling into the sun has been muted, but they also balance the new vertical movement technology with versatility. Dives can be used to dash behind vehicles, land in capture zones, dodge grenades and other random explosions, reposition between locations in the middle of raids, and toss Frogger around a corner for a quick final move. Its usage is simple in design, but its usefulness hasn’t reached its limits and it’s still a welcome addition to the memes and to those who live for Black Ops memories.
Check out the beta dates, best perks, and best killstreaks for more on Modern Warfare II.
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