Oct 12 / 2011
There are so many strategies, so many ways to approach Spec Ops: Survival mode and be successful at it. If you had the opportunity to see some of the Waves people were reaching at Call of Duty XP, it's absolutely amazing how some can immediately pick it up and stay alive for a long time. The concept behind Spec Ops Survival Mode is intriguing for a variety of reasons.
You have the ability to experience a progressive ranking XP system built specifically for Spec Ops consisting of leveling up, stats, leaderboards, and more. I mean, that alone should capture the interest of some of you competitive types out there right? You reached Wave 41 on Dome? Well, now you can prove it along with the time it took you via the leaderboards.
Second, you're dealing with a lot of elements directly involved in Multiplayer. Unlock perks, upgrade weapons with an assortment of attachments, and unleash point streaks such as turrets, predator missiles etc. Spec ops allows you an opportunity to maximize your understanding of the terrain. By playing, you start to realize where the power positions are, what line of sights work for you, and overall, how to stay mobile within the map without having to really think about the little elements that could dictate your agility during battle.
Here are some quick tips:
Hopefully some of these tips work for you. I can't wait to see what you guys think when you dive deeper into the system come 11-8-11!
Check out the previous episode of MW3 Maximized where we discuss the Bouncing Betty -http://sledgehammergames.com/blog/view/77