Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare has announced two extreme difficulty modes for those that want an extra challenge.

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On Activation’s Blog they explained that Specialist mode can be unlocked if players finish the Infinite Warfare campaign on any difficulty. The game mode is explained as “intensely realistic and not for the faint of heart,” and will include the following restrictions.

  • Np health regeneration. Healing from Nano Shots only
  • Helmets take permanent damage and need to be replaced
  • Nano shots and helmets take up equipment slots
  • Movement impacted by receiving leg shots
  • Aim down sights and equipment use affected by receving arm shots
  • Enemies can shoot weapons out of your hands

They have stated that the cover mechanics are essential to master if you want to survive this mode. Another difficulty mode called YOLO is unlocked after beating specialist mode. This mode is permadeath.

It’s a breath of fresh air to hear that Call of Duty is putting effort into the campaign again, no matter if the gaming community seems to not like the game already or not. We don’t know if the story will be good, but if they are putting this kind of emphasis onto it, then they must be returning to their roots.

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