Fans of Call of Duty will be eagerly awaiting their newest shooter to dip into, and Treyarch are behind this year’s Call of Duty installment Black Ops 3, and as such are under scrutiny. The Director of Development, @pcdev has been responding to Twitter users on the games graphics, the possibility for mod tools being released and some further graphical options for high-end PC gamers.
Responding to @TheChaseAR, @pcdev states that graphics are still in development, so he isn’t quite ready to discuss graphics, what “max graphics” will be or what the required PC specs are going to be to constitute running at “max.”
@TheChaseAR Graphics features aren't even finished yet so it is premature to discuss what "maxed" means or the specs required for "maxed".
— pcdev (@pcdev) May 31, 2015
Fan @CookiesAreLaw went on to ask whether the PC version of Black Ops 3 would include a Texture Upscale slider (to match Battlefield) or whether it would be able to render different resolutions in windowed mode. @pcdev responded in a similarly ambiguous fashion, simply stating “we already have something like that” and lumping this in with the previous response, adding “we’ll talk more about graphic features later in the year.”
@CookiesAreLaw Yep, we already have something like that. We'll talk more about graphics features later in the year.
— pcdev (@pcdev) June 5, 2015
Finally, @pcdev responded to fan @KVennie, who asked about the possibility of releasing mod tools for Black Ops 3. @pcdev admitted it’s something he’d love to see happen, but it was too early to comment. He stated that “it would be a big project.” and that they “won’t know if its feasible until the game is much closer to done.”
@KVennie I would love to release modtools. It would be big project. We won't know if it is feasible until the game is much closer to done.
— pcdev (@pcdev) June 6, 2015
Overall, @pcdev’s responses seem largely encouraging and would seem to promise some interesting features for keyboard and mouse players of the biggest FPS. However, only time will tell if these features will make their way in-game before release on November 6th.