Editors Liked

  • Clever and meaningful additions to multiplayer
  • Greater team focus
  • Robust class system
  • Exceptional campaign
  • A campaign driven by excellent pacing and varied encounters
  • Campaign delivers big dumb fun
  • Extinction is a welcome addition
  • A wide variety of scenarios
  • Riley is just the cutest little companion dog

Editors Didn't Like

  • Maps too large
  • Overly complex
  • Strong feeling of familiarity - even on next-gen
  • Really bad dialogue
  • Weird design choices surrounding squads leave the multiplayer feeling gimped at times
  • Removal of competitive League Play option is unfortunate and feels like a step back
  • The spawn system often spawns enemies directly behind you, making high-end killstreaks all but impossible to obtain