How to slide cancel in CoD: Warzone Season 5
Warzone players are always looking for new ways to gain an upper hand on opponents, and if you’re looking to use movement to outwit your enemies, slide canceling is a must-have tool in your armory.
Warzone Season 5 Reloaded introduced various new changes to the battle royale, including weapon buffs and nerfs, as well as a brand-new Iron Trials ’84 mode. However, the mechanics remain the same.
Great movement can often mean the difference between victory and defeat. Slide canceling is easily the most important trick you can use to improve your mobility in combat during a Warzone match.
How to slide cancel on PC in Warzone
Anyone who played Modern Warfare will be well aware of slide canceling, and it’s still an incredibly useful trick to wield in Warzone. It lets you chain together Tactical Sprints to move much faster than usual.
To do it on PC, you’ll need to change some keybinds to make it possible, but the mechanic is helpful no matter which platform you play on. Just go into the key settings and Rebind your left CTRL-key to “Change Stance/Slide.”
This will let you go prone while pressing that key. Here’s how you can slide cancel in Warzone:
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- Double-tap your left Shift button to start Tactical Sprinting
- Hold the left CTRL key to slide while you’re in the middle of your Tactical Sprint
- Immediately press CTRL again to crouch, so you return to a standing position.
How to slide cancel on consoles in Warzone
Slide canceling is much easier to do when playing Warzone with a controller. Here’s how you can get it done:
- Double-tap the left analogue stick to activate Tactical Sprint
- Hold Circle/B to start sliding
- As soon as the slide begins, tap Circle/B again to crouch
- Press X/A to return to a standing position
As soon as you hit the ground, tap it again to stand back up and repeat the process. Knowing how to Warzone slide cancel is easy in theory but will take some practice to master.
Hopping into a private match in Warzone will help you learn how to control it without worrying about enemies trying to pick you off.
That covers everything you need to know about slide canceling in Warzone. Once you’ve got it down, you’ll be able to move much quicker around the map and use it to evade players while giving yourself a leg up in close-range gunfights.
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