Activision Weekly Wrap-Up for April 19: Sekiro Strategies, a sandstorm whips up Call of Duty®: Black Ops 4 Map Arsenal, and more Blackout tips!

While a trio of tricky Sekiro™: Shadows Die Twice Bosses received their comeuppance; this week was mainly focused on filling you in with advice and tips on Blackout.

by David Hodgson on April 19, 2019

Welcome to the weekly wrap-up for April 19, 2019, detailing the most important or interesting blog posts, major announcements, and other items of interest in the world of Activision games.

Whether you’re heading into the Blackout Free Access* for the first time, or you consider yourself a veteran battle royale player, we’ve tips designed to help you improve your game: There are tips for the main Blackout map, as well as some choice tactics for Alcatraz too. Even the most challenging Blackout mode – Hardcore – gets some tactical advice, as the mode goes live for a limited time.

For those seeking some Black Ops 4 multiplayer map knowledge, we whipped up an overview of Arsenal: Sandstorm, complete with tactics and recommendations tailored for the inclement weather on Arsenal.

Finally, if Juzou the Drunkard, Lady Butterfly, or the Great Serpent are causing you consternation, seek out some battle-tested tactics to thwart their grip on the world of Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice.


The limited-time Blackout Free Access period begins April 2, 2019 and ends on April 30, 2019. Available now on all platforms*.

*Online Multiplayer Subscription required for Console.

For more intel about Call of Duty: Black Ops 4, be sure to visit and follow @CallofDuty and @Treyarch on Twitter.

For further details about Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice, check out the Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice website, and follow @Sekirothegame on TwitterFacebook, and Instagram.

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