Call of Duty League 2021 Season on Black Ops Cold War Fails to Impress as Fans Pine for Modern Warfare

Published 01/24/2021, 1:13 PM EST


The 2021 season of the Call of Duty League kicked off recently. Transitioning from the 2020 season, the league decided to shift to the latest Activision title. Therefore, instead of Modern Warfare, the 2021 season is running on Black Ops Cold War. As players embrace the 4v4 structure, a new era of CDL has begun.

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The audience absolutely loved the 5v5 Modern Warfare league. However, when Activision announced the players will play CDL 2021 on Black Ops Cold War, it left many fans upset. Regardless, they looked forward to the season in hopes that the gameplay could live up to their expectations.

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Following the first few matches after kickoff, fans have enough to go on. The verdict is in, and according to fans, Call of Duty League 2021 is a bummer. People do not want to watch their favorite players play the league in Black Ops Cold War. They feel the Modern Warfare was a much better choice, suited for the style of the league.

In addition to the change of the game, the 4v4 mode is also something fans are finding hard to adjust to. They are calling it “very slow” making it a disappointing experience to watch league matches.

Fans react to Call of Duty League 2021 season

ModernWarzone went on Twitter to ask fans if they are enjoying the CDL on Black Ops Cold War. The answers and replies to the tweet are not far from what one would expect. While some replies came from nostalgia, others came from a pure discontent with Cold War.

The community seems divided on the issue. There are still some who try to remain optimistic about the future of Call of Duty League 2021.

In the end, it is only the start of a new season. There could be many external factors such as the roster changes and a new structure that might disappoint fans. However, once the season picks up and rivalries progress, it could definitely get interesting.

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The league shows its true colors once it enters the playoffs stage. The stakes are high and players fired up. Until then, players have enough time to adjust to all the changes and fans to the new league.

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Shwetang Parthsarthy

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Shwetang Parthsarthy is an eSports author at EssentiallySports. His love for arguments and games has led him down two paths: being a law student and writing about the world of gaming since 2017. What started as a teenage hobby in the relatively small mobile gaming world with FPS games like Critical Ops and Call of Duty: Mobile, has grown into a professional pursuit with EssentiallySports.

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