Call Of Duty: Black Ops Cold War has officially been announced and will be arriving this November with some substantial changes.
The latest entry in the franchise will arrive on November 13 for PS4, Xbox One and PC with a standard edition $59.99USD. A more expensive next-gen version will also launch on both the PS5 and Xbox Series X for $69.99, which also acts as a cross-gen edition.
Accompanying the official release date is an number of details about the single player campaign. Set in the early 1980s, the story is a direct sequel to the original Black Ops and takes place within the Cold War. Characters from the franchise due to make a return include Woods, Mason and Hudson, as well as a host of others.
New to the franchise will be a character creator, which will even allow players to create a gender neutral character if they wish to. More freedom will be presented through non-linear levels, offering the player to take on a range of activities and side-missions. Dialogue choices will also be a first for the series and intertwine through the gameâs narrative to create branching paths with multiple endings.
A reveal trailer has dropped giving fans a taste of Call Of Duty: Black Ops Cold Warâs narrative, which invokes espionage thriller vibes, amongst stunning action set-pieces and even a bit of former president Ronald Regan.
Outside of the campaign, the fan favourite Zombies mode will be returning alongside the seriesâ classic multiplayer, which is scheduled to receive a full reveal on September 9. PS4 players who also pre-order the game digitally will be eligible for early access to the multiplayer open beta, however no specific date has been revealed.
PC players will have to purchase Call Of Duty: Black Ops Cold WarÂ from the Battle.net launcher, as itâs been previously revealed that the title will only be available exclusively from there.
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