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Expectations are high for Omnimovement in Call of Duty Black Ops 6

Call of Duty: Black Ops 6 has high expectations and the highly anticipated ‘Omnimovement’ feature is already generating a lot of excitement among fans.

First published on June 11, 2024, 12:38

Call of Duty: Black Ops 6 may continue an iconic franchise, but it aims to be anything but iterative in its design and gameplay elements. One feature that makes this title stand out is the introduction of the new Omnimovement feature, which completely changes the way movements work in the game compared to the previous titles.

Obviously the fans are very excited about this, but with high expectations there is a high chance of disappointment. So let’s explore the current perception of the new Omnimovement feature, discuss what precisely It is, and evaluate whether this will be the highlight or a missed opportunity for Call of Duty: Black Ops 6.

Players have high hopes for the Omnimovement feature in Call of Duty Black Ops 6

Before we delve into fan reactions, let’s take a moment to explain the new ‘Omnimovement’ feature coming to Black Ops 6. Simply put, it allows players to sprint, slide and dive in any direction (forward, sidestep and backpedal). , providing a way to seamlessly link combat maneuvers together. This includes sliding, diving and a newly improved supine position, all with a full 360-degree range of motion, which should sound familiar to those who’ve played Max Payne.

Call Of Duty Black Ops 6 High expectations for omnimovement
The new Omnimovement feature promises a brand new way to fight, and with such high expectations, all eyes are on Treyarch and Raven Software. (Photo: Activision)

Combined with other added mechanics like intelligent movement and additional enemy hit zones, this feature could bring a whole new way of fighting, and players’ play styles will evolve as they get better at the game. If it works cohesively, it could become the best Black Ops movement system we have seen throughout the series.

Fans are also excited about its potential, as a recent post on X (formerly Twitter) from CharlieIntel received over 17 million views, proving fan interest in the new mechanics. The comments reflect positivity, with one user writing: “Treyarch is the best studio of all time and Black Ops 6 is already the best CoD in CoD history,” while another praised the potential skill gap the Omnimovement will create, saying, “The skill gap in this game is go be INSANE! I’m here for it.”

Of course, there are still comments expressing concerns that movement isn’t everything and that they still expect a well-polished game, but overall players are hyped for this new feature and to expect it must be done well. This puts COD Black Ops 6 in a unique position, as it has a high bar to reach. But if it can deliver, it will cement itself as one of the best Black Ops titles in the lineup.

For now we will do that just now will have to wait and see how the Omnimovement feature works and to decide from there. If Treyarch and Raven Software can make it work as well as they promised and showed in trailers, it will be a total win for the franchise. Stay tuned for updates and more news surrounding this Call of Duty Black Ops 6 feature.

Written by Shane Moosa

Shane started his career as a freelance writer for Gamezo while working full-time as a software developer. You often see Shane trying his best on no-hit runs of Souls Games like Elden Ring and Dark Souls 3 (and being quite unsuccessful). To relax, Shane often starts sessions of Overwatch 2 or Hunt: Showdown, but his interests are spread across a variety of games, from AAA titles (He loved the Dead Space Remake and RE4 Remake) to indies like Hollow Knight, Celeste and Hades. However, Shane is always willing to try new games, so feel free to send him an email with what you think he should try next.