CoD: Black Ops Cold War Campaign Has Gender-Neutral Pronouns And Character Creation

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We finally have a clear picture of Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War; it returns to the political thriller angle of single-player campaigns that Black Ops is known for. This time, as the title suggests, it centers around the Cold War and specifically the year 1981, with plenty of shady covert operations. And while characters like Woods, Mason, and Hudson return, you will actually be playing as your own character.Before starting Cold War’s campaign, you need to make a character and you’ll have several customization options. And as we saw from the character creation screen, you can choose your name, skin tone, gender, place of birth, military background, and psychological profile. But you also have the choice to leave any of those things “classified.”Psychological profile lets you choose a pair of traits out of 15 in total. Each offers its own perk, and we got a look at a few of them. Paranoia increases ADS speed by 50%, Violent Tendencies increases bullet damage by 25%, Lone Wolf doubles the amount of time you can sprint, and Professional grants full movement speed while in ADS. Another option we noticed was Fearless, but we didn’t get to see its effect.Continue Reading at GameSpot

We finally have a clear picture of Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War; it returns to the political thriller angle of single-player campaigns that Black Ops is known for. This time, as the title suggests, it centers around the Cold War and specifically the year 1981, with plenty of shady covert operations. And while characters like Woods, Mason, and Hudson return, you will actually be playing as your own character.

Before starting Cold War’s campaign, you need to make a character and you’ll have several customization options. And as we saw from the character creation screen, you can choose your name, skin tone, gender, place of birth, military background, and psychological profile. But you also have the choice to leave any of those things “classified.”

Psychological profile lets you choose a pair of traits out of 15 in total. Each offers its own perk, and we got a look at a few of them. Paranoia increases ADS speed by 50%, Violent Tendencies increases bullet damage by 25%, Lone Wolf doubles the amount of time you can sprint, and Professional grants full movement speed while in ADS. Another option we noticed was Fearless, but we didn’t get to see its effect.

Continue Reading at GameSpot

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