The knife is the embodiment of lag compensation in this game. I can be standing behind someone shooting out of a window or whatever, they don't even know I'm behind them and I still can't knife this dude in the back. It just misses over and over. I have a great connection and this never happened in any of the other games, even broken ass MW3.
I play with tactical layout and have no problem stabbing people with B button. You aren't going to stab through bullets though, and if you run past each other you have to be facing the person exactly, no more insta-behind-the-back stabs.
It's good this way, I use it mostly for silent kills, lots of backstabber medals. The ballistic knife is pretty sweet too.
Get it right, do it nice. If you make a mistake, you're gonna pay for it twice. If you need it... got to have it. Get yourself a shotgun and bring it back home
The knives are rubber. I understand the lunging and what not. But if me and an enemy come around a corner and I am using a combat knife, him an SMG and he shoots a couple times and I knife I should hit him if we are right in front of eachother.
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