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Call of Duty: Ghosts Perk System Detailed

Call of Duty players around the world can begin planning their loadouts now thanks to newly released information from Infinity Ward.

Infinity Ward released new details regarding the refreshed Perks system in Call of Duty: Ghosts. The new system allows players to customize their characters in a number of different ways, and tailor it to their personal play style.

Each perk is weighted with a specific point value ranging between 1 and 5 points, and players will be able to spend between 8-12 per round, depending on their specific loadout and the options they choose. Perks can be earned the traditional way of playing through the game and unlocking along the way, or by spending squad points. Squad points are also earned through playing the multiplayer game, and serve as Ghosts's in-game currency.

A full list of the detailed perk system is below, broken up by category, and the full post is available on the official Call of Duty: Ghosts website

Call of Duty: Ghosts launches November 5 on Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Wii U, and PC, PlayStation 4 on November 15, and Xbox One on November 22.

Call of Duty: Ghosts Perk System

Speed
  • Outrun and outmaneuver enemy players. Speed Perks are all about getting the lead and staying ahead. Examples include:
  • Sleight of Hand: Faster reloading.
  • Stalker: Move faster while aiming.
Handling
  • Dexterity and control drives the Handling Perks, improving actions and accuracy. Examples include:
  • On the Go: Reload while sprinting.
  • Steady Aim: Increased hip fire accuracy.
Stealth
  • Stealth Perks aid you in staying out of sight, maintaining a low profile and engaging on your terms. Examples include:
  • Takedown: Kill enemies without revealing their death locations.
  • Incog: Resistant to targeting systems including: Recon, Thermal Scope, Tracker Sight and Motion Sensor. No name or red crosshairs when targeted.
Awareness
  • Keep in tune with your surroundings. Awareness Perks help you survey the environment and detect enemy players. Examples include:
  • SitRep: Detect enemy explosives and tactical equipment.
  • Wiretap: Utilize all active enemy and friendly SAT COMs on the field.
Resistance
  • A hardened endurance reduces the effects of fatigue. Resistance Perks keep you going through tough engagements. Examples include:
  • Focus: Reduced weapon sway when aiming down sights and reduced flinch when hit.
  • Blast Shield: Increased resistance to explosive damage.
Equipment
  • Tacticians swear by their gear, and Equipment Perks ensure you have the best tools on hand. Examples include:
  • Extra Tactical: Additional Tactical equipment.
  • Extra Attachment: Extra attachment for your weapons.
Elite
  • Elite Perks offer special abilities that affect your loadouts in a variety of ways. Examples include:
  • Gambler: Spawn with a random Perk.
  • Ping: Activate a sonar ping upon killing an enemy, revealing nearby hostiles.
Published Oct. 31st 2013

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