Changes to UAV...good, bad, indifferent?

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Changes to UAV...good, bad, indifferent?

Out side of host selection an matchmaking, the the largest issue to me has been the streak spam. In particular...

...the UAV.

As I'm sure you know (and if not, you do now), the UAV has been replaced with a ground based Sat-comm. The change to a ground based streak is not the only change. It's now "stackable" in 4 tiers.

1. Line of Sight detection

2. Standard UAV

3. Faster scanning UAV

4. Advanced UAV (it still scans)

That's a lot of change... but how much is good, bad, or indifferent?

The good....

+ It's ground based. No more scanning the sky like a moron to just get picked off.

+ It's easy to destroy. And that's needed since I'm unsure there are EMP 'nades.

The bad...

- It's still a low streak. 3 pts for assault. 4 for support. It'll still be spammed.

- A perk that let's you use enemy Sat-comms as though they were yours. You don't have to hack it... you just magically link into it. I'm unsure if this affects only you or your entire team.

The indifferent...

~ How well will Ghost/UAV jammer/Whatever-the-perk is called will counter them will matter-ish.

~ As they stack... not sure how many are individual or team.

My concern  is instead of UAV spam... we'll get Advanced UAV spam. It doesn't take much for a team of 6, running support and Hardline, to get 4 Sat-comms.

Count on it.

That's my opinion but it should be yours ;-),
RAN
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Re: Chnages to UAV...good, bad, indifferent?

in reply to RAN Kismet

Well as you mentioned, Wiretap perk allows you to utilize the enemies UAV (probably for just yourself) so regardless of how much it is spammed there's always a simple alternative. You can always result to the off the grid perk as always.

As far as I know Emp Nades will not be returning to the game, thank god.

Edit: They have 9Bangs now which fully charged give the effect of an emp. Thank goodness. Now they cant be spammed.

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Re: Chnages to UAV...good, bad, indifferent?

in reply to RenovaKunumaru

RenovaKunumaru wrote:

As far as I know Emp Nades will not be returning to the game, thank god.

I know right.  As for temporarily disabling things there is the 9-Band Grenade.

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Re: Chnages to UAV...good, bad, indifferent?

in reply to RenovaKunumaru

RenovaKunumaru wrote:

Well as you mentioned, Wiretap perk allows you to utilize the enemies UAV (probably for just yourself) so regardless of how much it is spammed there's always a simple alternative. You can always result to the off the grid perk as always.

As far as I know Emp Nades will not be returning to the game, thank god.

The question for OTG (I think you're right about the name)... does it work like BO2 Ghost or MW3 (I'm spacing on the perk name)? I was/am not a fan of forcing rapid movement for the sake of rapid movement.

Overall, I think it's a welcome change... but it may replace one issue with another.

That's my opinion but it should be yours ;-),
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Re: Chnages to UAV...good, bad, indifferent?

in reply to RenovaKunumaru

9shot flashbang charge it fully and its a emp

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Re: Chnages to UAV...good, bad, indifferent?

in reply to RAN Kismet

My perk set up:

Off the Grid-Keeps you off of UAVs

Wiretap-Turns enemy UAVs into yours.

Recon-Any damage inflicted to an enemy makes them show up on the MiniMap

Ping-When you kill an enemy, enemies closeby show up on the MiniMap.

I think that this will be come the ultimate red dot chaser class, and it will be AWESOME!

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Re: Chnages to UAV...good, bad, indifferent?

in reply to iivrruummii

Who will need killstreaks.... specialist with said perks and you won't even need to your teams satcoms up.

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Re: Chnages to UAV...good, bad, indifferent?

in reply to Sleeping_Crow

I don't think that you will be able to get all perks this time, or I would use Specialist.

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Re: Chnages to UAV...good, bad, indifferent?

in reply to iivrruummii

They confirmed you won't get all of them. Because, which is very true this time around. You would be OP.

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Re: Chnages to UAV...good, bad, indifferent?

in reply to iivrruummii

They're bringing back Recon?!?!?! lol I wonder the extent to which Off the Grid works. Recon was a perk the people I played MW3 with almost always ran because of how overpowered it was (in my opinion). Hopefully there's still a counter to it lol

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