Warzone's new Covert Exfil feature isn't exactly garnering praise from Call of Duty players. The controversial new feature gives the shooter's players the ability to exfil from Battle Royale matches early by purchasing Covert Exifls from a Buy Station. The idea is to grab the also new Weapon Case feature which grants bonus rewards if you either exfil or survive. For most players, exfil will be the best option to hang on to those Weapon Case Rewards.
Warzone Developer Raven Software took to Twitter to try to clarify how the new Cover Exfils work.
With the #Warzone Season 1 Reloaded update next week, we'll be introducing Covert Exfil - a challenging new way to escape the match that provides players with one of two methods to secure the Weapon Case!
Successfully extracting via Covert Exfil does not count as a traditional…
— Raven Software (@RavenSoftware) January 10, 2024
"Successfully extracting via Covert Exfil does not count as a traditional win - rather as a separate stat - and will not count towards Champion's Quest progress," the Tweet explains.
Replies to the post show that fans still aren't buying it, however.
Covert exfil is the lamest thing I've ever seen added to this game and that's kinda impressive
— Dr.ChubzDPT (@chubzdpt) January 10, 2024
Here’s a tip:
Every time somebody in your think tank says “IVE GOT THIS COOL NEW IDEA”
— NorCal Kelvin 🔥 (@the_kelvinator_) January 10, 2024
Yeah don't release this, no one wants it LMFAO
— Ben (video editor) (@CtrlDub) January 10, 2024
Will the Warzone devs listen? Doubtful. For their part, Raven Software says that more details and design intent will be shared in next week's patch notes.
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