Saturday, August 30, 2014
Everything You Need To Know About Call of Duty: Ghosts Multiplayer

Everything You Need To Know About Call of Duty: Ghosts Multiplayer

Really, it’s everything you need to know, and then some.

Call of Duty: Ghosts Multiplayer – Built on Three Pillars

Your Soldier


In Call of Duty®: Ghosts you don’t just create a class, you create a soldier. Choose the head, body type, head-gear and equipment, and you can even create a female soldier for the first time. With over 20,000 possible combinations, you can create the soldier you’ve always wanted. And each soldier you create will also have his or her own load outs.


The new Perks system has more perks than ever before. Every perk has a value from 1 to 5, and you have 8 points to allocate. So for example, choose 4 perks each valued at 2 points a piece, or even 8 perks, each valued at 1. You could also choose to get rid of your secondary weapon and get up to 11 perks.


There are over 20 NEW Kill Streaks in Call of Duty®: Ghosts — such as Juggernaut Maniac, Helo-Scout, Vulture and the ODIN Strike. You can even bring in Riley, from the single-player campaign, as your guard dog to warn you when enemies are near, and to attack enemies if they get to close.


Squads introduces a whole new level of competition to Call of Duty. We’ve taken the best parts of the Multiplayer experience and combined that with a vastly improved AI and our new mechanic of creating your own squad-mates. All the hard work you’ve put into customizing, playing, and prestiging your squad can now be put to use on a brand new playing field.

Your World


From maps and modes, to animation and audio, to who you are as a player — this is the biggest overhaul of multiplayer since the original Modern Warfare®. Things like Sub-D, Displacement Mapping, Real-Time Lighting, and Dual-Rendering tech gives us the ability to build the most visceral gameplay experience we’ve ever created. And at 60 frames-per-second across all platforms, there is nothing like Call of Duty Multiplayer.

In Call of Duty®: Ghosts multiplayer, customize your soldier and squad for the first time. Level environments are more realistic and immersive than ever before, and now Call of Duty Anywhere lets you stay connected to the game wherever you go.


We’re immersing players in the multi-player maps in ways similar to what we’ve done cinematically in single-player, while adding new ways to play and interact with the environments in a meaningful way. So we’ve introduced new interactive elements and player triggered events that make the maps evolve as the match goes on. There’s a huge range here. From player-triggered traps to map-changing killstreaks, the entire landscape can shift and require new tactics and strategies.


Call of Duty®: Ghosts has redefined how you move through the world.

  • A new contextual lean system now allows you to lean around obstacles without adding button combinations
  • A new mantling systems allows you to move fluidly over objects, while not losing momentum.
  • The knee slide allows you to naturally transition from sprinting to crouch to prone.

A completely revamped audio design featuring an ADSR-based reverb system, reactive emitters and locational battle chatter gives you a more immersive experience.

COD Anywhere


Adds a new dimension to Call of Duty®: Ghosts, allowing you to stay connected wherever you go, and engage in new experiences.


The Call of Duty App includes some of the best and most popular features from Call of Duty® Elite, such as tracking your career stats, as well as the ability to check out a friend’s or rival’s stats.

Communicate via the Rally Up and Clan Chat features, to keep in touch with your friends and Clan members

Second Screen functionality is there to enhance your experience, and not get in the way.Pre match, you can edit your squad. In match, you have one-touch access to swap your loadout for your next spawn.


Clan wars: A brand new, 24/7 game mode that connects directly to Call of Duty®: Ghosts multiplayer, where clans compete against each other for additional XP and in-game content

More Multiplayer Details

Weapons and Killstreaks

  • 30 new weapons
  • 20 new Killstreaks
  • New weapon class – Marksman Rifles
  • Dual scope rendering allows scopes to zoom in more realistically, keeping peripheral vision free
  • Attachments and Killstreaks are free
  • Strike Packages return – Assault, Specialist and Support
  • No deathstreaks
  • ODIN Strike changes the look and layout of the map
  • Infinity Ward is reducing the number of air-based Killstreaks
  • Introducing more visceral, in-your-face, ground-based Killstreaks.

Squad Points and Prestige

  • “Squad Points” can be earned and can unlock items in any order, including new soldiers
  • Create a squad of 10 soldiers, each who can prestige once
  • 10 levels of Prestige total

New Game Modes

  • 7 new game modes, including Cranked, Search and Rescue, Infected, Grind, Blitz and more.
  • “Squads” includes Squad vs. Squad, Wargame, Safeguard (4-player, wave-based co-op mode) and Squad Assault (6-player co-op)

Additional Notes

  • Current- and next-gen versions of Call of Duty: Ghosts will be similar in terms of features and content
  • Unlocks, stats, progression and Season Pass contents can transfer between similar console families, current- or next-gen
  • Infinity Ward will continue to support eSports – theater mode or livestreaming features are not included, however
  • Call of Duty: Ghosts will be the flagship title of MLG 2014

Live Stream Stills

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Reveal Trailer

Multiplayer Modes

Enhanced Audio

Clan Wars


About Ernice Gilbert

Ernice Gilbert here. Founder and Editor-In-Chief of Gamesthirst. Thanks for stopping by, make yourself at home!

    the knee slide is pretty sick, also the leaning feature this is a call of duty game i’ve been waiting for i always wanted to create a character not just changing the face paint but the whole thing. my mind is BLOWN