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No More Going Commando In Modern Warfare 3

by Jeff Cork on Aug 01, 2011 at 04:15 AM

Balancing Call of Duty's multiplayer mode can be a tricky proposition, considering the number of customization options it offers and its overwhelming popularity. With the sheer number of players competing online, it's no surprise that people discover exploits and find techniques that are a bit out of whack. One of Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2's perks was called Commando, which increased the lunge distance for melee kills. If you were ready to jump around like a ninja in Modern Warfare 3, consider your reign of terror over. Commando is out of the game, according to a tweet from Infinity Ward.

Infinity Ward's Robert Bowling revealed the axed perk in a Twitter response to a fan's question. When asked to clarify how the game's melee had changed, Bowling responded with "It's been balanced, plus Commando is no longer in the game. Beyond that, you'll have to wait and see."

If you'd like to see what you'll be missing out on, check out this excellent example below. Rest in peace, ol' knifey.