As is typical with annual Call of Duty releases, this yr’s entry has leaked forward of an official announcement. According to a tweet that has since been corroborated by Eurogamer, Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War ought to launch later this yr.
The title first appeared on Twitter, and Eurogamer has since heard the identical information from its sources. This signifies that very like 2019’s Call of Duty: Modern Warfare, developer Treyarch goes again to the place Call of Duty: Black Ops started–a stark change from the longer term-based mostly warfare the Black Ops collection traded in with its third and fourth instalments.
The Cold War setting has already been teased in Call of Duty: Warzone, with reported plans for the battle royale to ultimately reveal the sport in its entirety. Players have discovered a Cold War spyplane by glitching via partitions. The reveal may need tied into the ongoing thriller behind the numerous vault doorways in Warzone at present.
The authentic Call of Duty: Black Ops was set within the 1960s and featured missions throughout the Vietnam War. It was a landmark launch for Treyarch, with our Call of Duty: Black Ops assessment scoring it a 9/10. At the time, critic Chris Watters wrote, “Call of Duty: Black Ops lives up to the top-notch pedigree that the series has earned, giving players an awesome new shooter to enjoy just in time for the holidays.”
Last yr Call of Duty: Modern Warfare acted as a tender reboot to the 2007 Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare, utilizing returning characters and recontextualizing them in a narrative that acts as a pseudo-prequel to the unique’s occasions. Whether this would be the system Treyarch follows too has but to be seen.
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