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Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War revealed via Warzone

Call of Duty: Warzone has been updated with some easter eggs in recent months. The big one was a mysterious Bunker 11, with a nuke being built. Then a shack near the prison appears… with a keypad. PrestigeIsKey found the passcode to get it opened, but nothing came of it. Just small papers, a RXCD being built. On August 10th through August 19th, Activision, Infinity Ward, and Treyarch collectively had players on a scavenger hunt for the first leaks of Call of Duty 2020. It started with a box sent to youtubers, streamers, and other content creators to unravel what’s in the box, and beyond. Players were hunting for clues for 6 days. Yesterday, a new update arrived, the Season Five Reload update. This afternoon, Infinity Ward pushed a hotfix to Modern Warfare and Warzone to create a live event…

Here is the official reveal trailer of Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War…

Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War will have a stage presence during Gamescom 2020 Opening Night Live on August 27, 2020. Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War’s Multiplayer Reveal is slated to be showcased on September 9, 2020. No word on when the Black Ops Cold War beta will take place, but Activision will let people know ahead of time. Black Ops Cold War’s release date is November 13, 2020 for PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X, and PC. To learn how “cross-gen” is going to work, hover over this link, and click it. I’ll pull a few excerpts for you…

Next-Gen Physical Standard Edition – PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X

  • PlayStation 5 Standard Edition: Includes the PlayStation 5 version of the game on disc. The PlayStation 5 Standard Edition works on the PlayStation 5 console with a disc drive. This version of the game will not operate on a discless PlayStation 5. For a version of Black Ops Cold War that is compatible with the discless PlayStation 5, please refer to the digital Cross-Gen Bundle.
  • Xbox Series X Standard Edition: Includes both the Xbox Series X and Xbox One version of the game on disc.

Physical Standard Edition – PlayStation 4 and Xbox One

The physical Standard Edition features the base game Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War, and is available for pre-order now on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One through select retailers.

Next-generation upgrade options

  • PlayStation 4 version will have an option to upgrade to PlayStation 5 through the PlayStation Store. Please note: The PlayStation 4 disc must be inserted into the PlayStation 5 to access the digitally upgraded PS5 version of the game.
  • Xbox One version cannot be upgraded to Xbox Series X. Please note: Please see the information below regarding the Xbox Series X version as part of the digital Cross-Gen Bundle.

Digital Standard Edition – PlayStation 4, Xbox One and PC on Battle.net

The digital Standard Edition features the base game Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War along with the Confrontation Weapons Pack that includes two Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War weapon blueprints, available at launch.

Pre-order and get the following rewards:

  • Early access to the Multiplayer Open Beta
  • Instant reward Woods Operator Pack – featuring a Sgt. Frank Woods Operator Skin, M4 Weapon Blueprint, Voice Quip and Finishing Move available for immediate use in Call of Duty: Modern Warfare and Warzone

Next-generation upgrade options for PlayStation 4 and Xbox One

Both digital console versions of Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War offer upgrades, within the same console family, from PlayStation 4 to PlayStation 5.

  • PlayStation 4 will have an option to upgrade to PlayStation 5 through the PlayStation Store.
  • Xbox One upgrade to Xbox Series X through the Microsoft Store is currently being evaluated and new information will be updated in this FAQ when available. Please see information below regarding the Xbox Series X version as part of the digital Cross-Gen Bundle.

Both current generation versions (PlayStation 4 and Xbox One) will be playable on their respective next-generation console via backwards compatibility by downloading the game from your account’s digital library. But, the game will not include any of the next-generation features, such as higher framerate, hardware based ray-tracing, faster load times, and more.

The digital Standard Edition is available for pre-order on PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC on Battle.net through platform stores and select Call of Duty in-game stores.

Call of Duty Black Ops Cold War is being developed by Treyarch and Raven Software as lead, with support from High Moon Studios, Beenox, Activision Shanghai, and Sledgehammer Games.