Get better by learning about Multiplayer Mode in COD BO4. Get to know leveling up, weapons, specialists, & more.
Table of Contents
Leveling Up First
Leveling Up Can Make You Strong
Leveling up your account can make you a stronger player. It unlocks new items such as weapons, perks, scorestreaks, and more when you reach certain levels.Check Out How To Level Up Here!
Further Tweak Your Playstyle
By unlocking more items to equip to your soldier, you can further improve your gameplay style, or even straight up change the way you play! There are many different options that can let you approach the battle in different ways.
Unlock Weapons By Leveling Up
There are several weapons unlocked by leveling up. They can be used for your Custom Class.Check Out The All Weapons List Here
Leveling Up Weapons For More Attachment Options
Weapon Levels can be raised when you kill enemies using the same weapon in multiplayer game modes. You can unlock more attachments by leveling up weapons. You will then be able to equip them in your Custom Classes.Check Out The All Attachment List Here
Unlock Create A Class At Account Level 5
Once you reach level 5, you will be able to start creating a custom class for yourself. Try to reach level 5 as soon as possible to start creating your own class!
What Is A Custom Class?
A Custom Class is a unique class where you will be able to optimize your soldier's loadout by choosing which weapons, perks, and more will be equipped by your soldier.
Understand The Game Modes
Each Game Mode has a different set of rules and stipulations to win, making them unique in their own way. Enjoy your own strategy after learning features of each game mode.
Kill players on the opposing team to score points for your team. The team that reaches the score limit first, or has more points when time expires, wins the match!
How To Win
For players who want to play it safe, stick to the edges of the map since enemies usually don't go here. Aggressive players tend to go to the center of the map!Check Out How To Win On Team Deathmatch
Free For All
No teams, every soldier for themselves! Earn points by eliminating any soldier you see. The first player to reach the score limit, or who has the most points when the timer expires, wins the game!
How To Win
Play smart! Do not blindly rush around the map, but be patient. Check corners, and pathways by aiming down your sights before moving, and check your flanks and backsides regularly!Check Out How To Win On Free For All
There are three points on the map that two opposing teams can capture. Taking over, and holding these objectives will earn points for the team. The first team to reach the score limit, or have more points when time expires, wins!
How To Win
Focus on capturing only 2 flag points. This way, you will be able to predict where the enemy will spawn next, and be able to trap them in their spawn point until the end of the match!Check Out How To Win On Domination
Collect dog tags from fallen enemies to earn points for your team, and deny the enemy team points by collecting fallen teammates' dog tags. The team that reaches the score limit first, or has more points when the time limit is reached, wins.
How To Win
Do not immediately get dog tags! An enemy may be watching behind a few objects, and start shooting at you when you sprint forwards! Only collect dog tags if you are completely sure there are no enemies around!Check Out How To Win On Kill Confirmed
Search And Destroy
Teams take turns defending, and destroying an objective. Destroying the objective will make attackers win while nothing getting destroyed gives the defenders the win. First team to win 4 rounds will win the match!
How To Win (Attackers)
Immediately set up the bomb and wait for the defenders to try and defuse them. Defusing the bomb will leave them in a vulnerable state, and are an easy target for you!
How To Win (Defenders)
Ambush the enemy by using the center of the map. Attackers will stick to the sides to avoid as much combat as possible before setting up the bomb. Use the center of the map to flank the attackers from behind and eliminate them!Check Out How To Win On Search & Destroy
Opposing teams try to capture the hardpoint, an objective that moves around the map! Capturing the hardpoint will reward your team points when captured. The team to reach the score limit first, or has more points when the time expires, wins.
How To Win
Since the hardpoints follow a spawn pattern per map, memorize the pattern to know where it will spawn next. You will be able to capture objectives faster! Also, move with your team to focus fire on enemy targets!Check Out How To Win On Hardpoint
Two teams look for a bag of cash, and bring it to the extraction zone. The team to do this will win the round. You can also win the round by eliminating all enemies since there is no respawn. First team to win 4 rounds wins.
How To Win
Use your cash to buy a good primary weapon in the second round and equipment that reveals enemy positions on the latter rounds. You can get health and ammo around the map anyways. Don't forget to revive teammates!Check Out How To Win On Heist Here
Your team can win by reducing the number of respawns the enemy team has from 30 to 0. The team can also win if they have more respawns than the enemy when the timer runs out.
How To Win
Stick with your teammates to capture objectives faster, and focus fire on enemies. Focusing your fire can quickly reduce their respawns to zero. Also equip scorestreaks or equipment that can reveal enemy positions!Check Out How To Win On Control Here
Teams take turns escorting a Drone to and from different points on the map. Attackers must stay close and escort the Drone while Defenders try to stop the Attackers from completing their objective.
How To Win - Defenders
Use Sniper Rifles & Launchers to defend against Attackers. You will be able to shoot from far away while keeping yourself safe. Since the Drone's path is set per map, you will know where to hole up to pick off enemies!
How To Win - Attackers
Fan out and clear a path for your team and the robot to push forward. Eliminate any Defenders lying in wait since they may be using launchers and snipers to impede your progress!Check How To Win On Safeguard Here
Players spawn in as a team of survivors with one player becoming randomly infected. Survivors must fend off infected players as long as they can, while the infected team must kill and infect all remaining survivors to win.
How To Win - Survivors
Keep close with your team and take out infected enemies from a far. Get to high ground or look for cover as infected can only use throwing axe and bowie knives to kill.
How To Win - Infected
Use your throwing axe as much as possible as survivors tend to group up, increasing likelihood of getting a hit. Sneak in through their flanks to get up close. Use the Tracker perk to hunt down stray survivors.Check Out How To Win In Infected Here!
Understand Weapon Traits
Weapon traits differ mainly by categories. Damage, range, accuracy, and more will differ depending on the weapon type. Below are some traits of the different weapon classes in CoD.
Weapon Category Table
|Assault Rifle||Average damage. Effective at middle range.|
|Submachine Gun||High rate of fire. Deadly at close range.|
|Tactical Rifle||Burst Fire Mode. Decent to high damage at close-mid range.|
|Light Machinegun||High rate of fire, and damage. High recoil.|
|Sniper||High damage. Effective at long range. Low fire rate. Bullets have travel time.|
|Handgun||Decent amount of damage at close range. Semi-automatic firing mode.|
|Shotgun||High damage output. Pellets spread over an area. Most effective at close range.|
|Launcher||High damage. Rockets explode around an area. Can damage you.|
Understand Traits of Specialists
You need to choose a specialist before getting into a battle. Each specialist has a special equipment and weapon. Those special weapons are the actual difference between specialists, so get to know more about their special weapons.
Specialist Sample Table
The Best Specialist Differs From Game Mode
Each specialist possesses traits that allow them to shine on different game modes. Make sure to know the objectives from each game mode, and choose the best specialist whose traits best fit the situation!Check Out The Best Specialist For Beginners!
Use Traits For Your Team
Traits of specialists can be classified as attacking, tanking, defending or supporting. Get to know how you should role in the games based on the traits of specialists.
Game Play Tips
Practice Against Bots In Custom Game Modes
In custom game modes, you can practice your aim and actions. Also, by adding Bots in the game, you can practice against them.How To Set Up A Bot Match
Practice All Weapons & Attachments
All weapons are available in costume games. Get to know traits of weapons and how their performance change with attachments!
Test and Find Best Custom Classes
All equippables are available in custom games, so it is a nice practice to create the best custom classes.Check Out Best Custom Class Per Weapon
No XP For Bot matches
Just a little caution. You cannot get any XP by playing custom matches against Bots. Use the mode only for your practice!
Make Sure The Area Is Clear Before Proceeding
Move Foward With Care
It is recommended to always go about exploring the map with extreme care. Running into an enemy while your guard is down could give them enough of a window to bring you down!
Always Predict Enemy Locations
As CoD is a fast-paced game, it is always best to think ahead of the competition. Try to predict enemy movement and locations by familiarizing yourself with the map to get an advantage.
Move Forward With Your Allies
When you are new to this game, it is hard to predict enemy positions. So, follow your allies and support them. It is always good to have backup with you.
Know And Memorize The Map
Knowing the map like the back of your hand will give you a lot of advantages when facing enemies. You will be able to exploit unknown routes, single out lone enemies, and more!
Ambush Enemies With Advantageous Positions
By knowing the map, you will be able to get to different locations using more than one route. You will be able to get to an unsuspecting enemy by passing through places that cut their line of sight!
Deploy Traps At Choke Points
By having extensive knowledge of the map, you will be able to set traps like Torque's Barricade at choke points. Allowing you to remotely damage them, or maybe even get kills!