Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War’s Zombies mode heads to the ’80s for a brand new chapter

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Developer Treyarch will usher in a brand new chapter of the franchise’s Zombies mode with Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War, whereas retaining the four-player co-op play that makes the enduring mode so widespread. This time round, Zombies followers will wield Cold War-era weapons to fend off a zombie invasion set through the 1980s — however the undead risk remains to be rooted in World War II.

Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War Zombies will function a narrative mode set in Die Maschine, a graffiti-laden, boarded-up bunker with nods to Nacht der Untoten, the unique Zombies map featured in Call of Duty: World at War. Players will discover Die Maschine as a member of the CIA-backed group referred to as Requiem, which has additionally piqued the curiosity of the rival Soviet-led group referred to as Omega Group. Intrigue, and swarms of indignant zombies, will presumably comply with.

The new Zombies mode will function lots of the gameplay parts gamers are accustomed to: Perks, Pack-a-Punch machines, and thriller packing containers. This time, nonetheless, there’ll not be a restrict to what number of completely different Perks you gamers can devour, “so go ahead and crack open a six-pack,” Treyarch says, “if you have the points to do so.”

Two glowing green zombies from Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War

Image: Treyarch/Activision

Black Ops Cold War’s tackle Zombies will even function:

  • Field Upgrades — which sound just like the Modern Warfare skills of the identical title — that may provide “offensive buffs to abilities that aid in evasion or healing and reviving;”
  • Equipment that may be discovered or crafted, like grenade launchers, sentry turrets, explosive bows, and helicopter gunners;
  • and an opportunity to flee bushy conditions through Exfil, which is able to allow you to name in a helicopter rescue but additionally dials zombie spawns “up to 11,” Treyarch says, and may earn squads rewards when you handle to outlive.

Treyarch says that play time in Zombies mode will even contribute to Black Ops Cold War’s Battle Pass and that gamers can deliver their Gunsmith-crafted weapons of alternative into the mode. Better nonetheless, Zombies can have cross-generation, cross-platform play, which means a squad might be straightforward to place collectively.

Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War might be released Nov. 13 on PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Windows PC, Xbox One, and Xbox Series X.



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