Michael Condry of Sledgehammer said in an interview with 3 News that Call of Duty: Advance Warfare will not have quick-scoping for snipers. The studio has been doing their best to make sure that every class is perfectly balanced so that players with high K/D ratios will mostly be from talent and not exploits. Below is what Condry had to say…
“Let me put it this way, sniper classes are not going to be overpowered relative to their peers. The ability to master a sniper rifle and be great at it will be equal to the ability to master any other class.
“We’ve done some things to make sure snipers are not able to take advantage of their properties – for example, there are attachments based on weapon classes that are specific. The ability to quick-draw with an assault rifle is important, but you don’t want to have the ability to quick-draw with a sniper rifle because that lends itself to being a faster, quick-scope model.
“We spent a lot of time trying to focus on it so I think sniper class players will find that it’s a really rewarding experience, but it won’t be over-powered relative to their peers.”