Many a ‘Call of Duty’ veteran finds themselves reminiscing about the golden era that was the release of ‘Black Ops 2’ or as the gamers fondly refer – ‘[BO2].’
- Matchmaking was a blend of highs and lows; its unpredictability sparked fascination and camaraderie.
- The gaming equipment, specifically the SMGs, were a significant upgrade, revamping the gaming experience.
- Players fostered a deep sentiment of nostalgia towards this period, defining it as perfection.
The Matchmaking Rainbow
As Salemtom delightfully puts, ‘[BO2]’ was the real-life ‘Incredible Journey.’ Spanning lobbies from being a ‘sweaty’ combat zone to harboring average and bot players, it encapsulated a variance of experiences. Games were excitingly competitive and built strong camaraderie beyond virtual boundaries.
Art_Of_Peer_Pressure and TRethehedgehog_2 were clearly smitten by the technological upgrades ‘BO2’ introduced. The weapons, particularly, SMGs, were deemed a large stride towards gameplay improvement. It reached technology and design standards that would set the pace for future installments of ‘Call of Duty.’
Expressing an almost palpable nostalgia, parapetrifier goes as far as terming the game as ‘pure perfection.’ The sentiment is profoundly shared among gamers whose recount of their experiences spark joy and longing for the magnificence of the era.
Fyru_Hawk and others express a longing for the past, regretting that the modern iterations haven’t been able to recreate the heady perfection of ‘BO2.’ A majority opinion forms – the current ‘Call of Duty’ titles, while technologically advanced, seem to lack the soul that the franchise’s old titles resonated with.
And thus, we see a fascinating mix of specific praise for technical details, overlap of real and virtual camaraderie, and poignant nostalgia. These sentiments, and others, reaffirm the adoration veterans harbor for this Golden Era of ‘Call of Duty.’