Activision Weekly Wrap-Up for April 12: Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice reviews and real-world contraption-building, a new CWL host, a Crimsix Control Guide, and more!

Whether you’re just getting started in Blackout, or you’re requiring advice on mastering Black Ops 4’s Control mode, we have the strategy for you. Plus, learn about Call of Duty® World League’s newest on-air talent, and what happens when you fire a flamethrower at a metal umbrella.

by David Hodgson on April 12, 2019

Welcome to the weekly wrap-up for April 12, 2019, detailing the major announcements, blog posts of note, and other items of interest in the world of Activision games.

For Sekiro™: Shadows Die Twice fans, or those thinking of picking up the game, we’ve gathered some of the media’s reviews for a round-up detailing why the game has scored 90+ on Metacritic. We also checked in on the inventor Colin Furse, who made and tested out two real-world Sekiro contraptions and lived to tell about it.

Over at Call of Duty World League’s blog, the newest on-air talent, Katie Bedford, details her unique introduction to esports and her role as host of the CWL analyst desk.

For those seeking a few pointers for mastering Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 Control mode, we talked to two-time World Champion Crimsix of OpTic Gaming. In addition, we rolled out some no-frills tactics for Barebones mode, as well as offering some initial advice on surviving your first few hours of Blackout during the Blackout Free Access.

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.