What does CQC mean in online gaming?

Close-quarters combat

FPS players and other gamers use CQC to refer to "close-quarters combat." In FPSes, these are the moments you put your sniper rifle away and break out your shotgun, rifle, or bowie knife to score an up-close and personal kill.

CQC typically occurs in enclosed or otherwise confined spaces, such as inside a building or a courtyard. However, if an enemy gets the drop on you, you could be forced into CQC at any time. So, it's always best to be prepared for an intimate confrontation.


This map is all small rooms, so be prepared for CQC
TMW it's time for some CQC
TMW it's time for some CQC

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Updated February 22, 2022

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