Activision Teases Return Of Sweaty Advanced Movement In Call of Duty: Warzone

Modern Warfare 2 and Warzone launched with changes that scaled back the fast-paced movement featured in recent titles, which included Call of Duty’s slide cancel mechanic. Now, popular content creators have received packages of items that tease the return of this advanced movement.

Activision sent mysterious packages to a variety of content creators and professional Warzone players, including Kris “Swagg” Lamberson of FaZe Clan and Tyler “TeeP” Polchow of OpTic Gaming. The packages contained an odd mix of items, with a pair of slides footwear, a can, and a burner cell phone, which seemingly hints at the return of the slide canceling movement. Put the three random items together and you get Slide+Can+Cell.

Originally introduced in Modern Warfare 2019, slide canceling was a popular and advanced movement trick that high-skilled players used to avoid enemy fire and keep their movement momentum. It allowed them to cancel the game’s slide animation, resetting their tactical sprint and maintaining momentum with more fluid sliding.

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