Treyarch announces a previously PC-exclusive feature will be available to all Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War players regardless of the platform.
The newest entry in the Black Ops franchise will add a FOV (Field of View) slider, available on all platforms. We will be able to adjust the width and height of what we can see in-game, with more visibility based on the aspect ratio of our monitor or TV. Here is what you need to know.
New Feature Details
While some players might consider the new feature to be a relatively small benefit, it might make a significant difference in a first-person shooter.
The FOV slider will be available right under the Display section of Black Ops Cold War’s menu, and other features such as removing motion blur and colorblindness modes can also be found. These options will make the game more open to players with visual impairments, similar to what Twitter introduced recently.
While additional features like accessibility modes and FOV sliders are incredibly beneficial for developers and players, other changes are spotted in Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War and they’re getting mixed feelings.
Professional Call of Duty players have taken issue with another thing, the Ninja perk, that will now make footsteps quieter rather than outright silent like in previous entries.
However, even with those types of quibbles on the competitive front, Activision seems to be focusing more on making the next Call of Duty entry more accessible and open to a bigger audience. Besides the new features like the console FOV slider, Black Ops Cold War now has a character development feature in its campaign. We can customize our protagonist the way we want, including a gender-neutral pronoun option.
Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War’s arrival is set for November 13.