Treyarch has a plan to combat Call of Duty: Black Ops 4’s emote peeking problem


Are you playing Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 this weekend? I am – and I’m having a blast (expect a review next week). But while everything appears to be running smoothly at launch, there’s one area of the game that’s already got players’ backs up: emote peeking.

Black Ops 4 has emotes that pull the camera back into third-person with free-look. The idea is clear: developer Treyarch wants you to see your epic gesture, as they’re called in-game, in all its social video game glory.

But there’s a problem: players are using these emotes to see around corners, peek from behind trees and, well, cheat.

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