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Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War Zombies map Firebase Z out next month

By Stephany Nunneley, Thursday, 14 January 2021 20:33 GMT Treyarch has announced a new map for Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War’s Zombies mode. Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War players will be able to try out a new Zombies map next month on February 4 called Firebase Z.Treyarch teased the map earlier this week before announcing it today. As the blurb reads, with the destruction of the Projekt Endstation site, Requiem is now focused on the latest Dark Aether outbreak site: Outpost 25 which is also known as Firebase Z.The developer is celebrating 115 Day tomorrow on…

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Call of Duty: Warzone Rebirth Island map, new operator and more revealed

By Dom Peppiatt, Monday, 7 December 2020 18:54 GMT Call of Duty: Warzone‘s Rebirth Island map has been officially revealed by Activision, alongside new operator Stitch, in a Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War cinematic trailer.A new cinematic trailer shows off what CoD players can expect when Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War Season One arrives after a short delay on December 16.The trailer seems to suggest that Rebirth Island will be similar to the Alcatraz map from Blackout, with a few tweaks and differences here and there to make it feel new and exciting. You can see the first…

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Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War gets Nuketown today and double XP for the rest of the week

By Sherif Saed, Tuesday, 24 November 2020 09:19 GMT Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War’s first post-launch map arrives today alongside a new patch.Just as we got done downloading the recent Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War patch, Treyarch is already here with another one. Today’s update is, of course, the one that brings Nuketown ’84 to the game as its first free map.The update arrives on all platforms today at 10am PT, 1pm ET, 6pm GMT – the usual reset time for Call of Duty. This is also when double XP and double weapon XP kick off,…

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Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War map Nuketown ’84 coming next week

By Stephany Nunneley, Friday, 20 November 2020 20:45 GMT Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War players will get a new map next week.Nuketown ’84 will drop for Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War players next week on November 24.Alongside the map comes some other Nuketown goodness via a weapon bundle.To get the Nuketown weapon bundle, everyone who purchases Black Ops Cold War and logs in before December 4, or who play the game at any point online up until 10am PT/1pm ET/6pm UK on November 20, will receive a free Epic Shotgun Weapon Blueprint and nine cosmetic items.Here’s what’s…

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Call of Duty: Warzone gets 120fps update on Xbox Series X but not PS5

By Patrick Dane, Saturday, 14 November 2020 15:26 GMT Call of Duty: Warzone has seen a huge bump in performance… but only on one next-gen console.A new update to Call of Duty: Warzone seems to have disproportionately favoured one next-gen console over another. The Xbox Series X has received a stealth update that sees it exceed the performance of the PS5.With the hardware now out, early adopters of the consoles are marvelling at the power the new generation brings. Bumps in performance to pre-existing, ever-popular service games are sure to go a long way to filling out launch libraries too.However,…

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Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War players frustrated at weapon experience requirements

As players begin jumping into Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War, they are beginning to find long grinds ahead of them.Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War hit shelves yesterday, and players are already deep into the multiplayer experience. For many though, it looks like the grind for better usability in weapons is a little too much.For engaged communities, a new game launching is always a big deal. Players will often take time off work, and begin their grind, especially in multiplayer games. Getting early advantages can be key, so putting a lot of time into the game in…

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Xbox Series X/S, Call of Duty and Destiny 2 launches drive record UK broadband use

British broadband has been hit hard by a series of big game launches.Broadband providers in the UK are trying to keep up with bandwidth demands as new consoles and big, blockbuster games are released. The Xbox Series X and Series console launches, new Destiny 2 content and the upcoming Call of Duty are seemingly behind this huge spike in internet usage in recent days.The BBC reports that internet providers BT, Virgin Media, TalkTalk, Vodafone, City Fibre and Zen Internet all had to cope with a spike in broadband usage on Tuesday, November 10.That’s the same day that the Xbox Series…

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Call of Duty: Warzone Xbox Series X video shows huge leap over Xbox One version

By Patrick Dane, Thursday, 12 November 2020 16:33 GMT We now have a better idea of how Call of Duty: Warzone looks on Microsoft’s new machines compared to its older Xbox One models.If you’ve wanted to get a good look at how Call of Duty: Warzone looks on a base Xbox One compared to an Xbox Series X, you’re in the right place.A new comparison video from ElAnalistaDeBits shows the graphical differences between Activision’s free-to-play battle royale game on Microsoft’s machines.The jump between the consoles is fairly staggering, especially at its most extreme. The Xbox One looks much worse running…

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Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War PlayStation advantages include bonus loadout slots, Battle Pass Bundle Bonus

By Stephany Nunneley, Saturday, 7 November 2020 14:31 GMT Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War PlayStation players will have some perks only available with the consoles for an entire year.Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War is out on November 13, and PlayStation users will receive some timed-exclusive benefits on PS4 and PS5. We already knew the Zombies Onslaught mode would be a timed-exclusive to PS4 and PS5 players, but it goes beyond the Zombies mode. According to a post on the PS Blog, other timed benefits include bonus loadout slots, Battle Pass Bundle Bonus, and more.Battle Pass Bundle…

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EA’s first PS5 and Xbox Series X Battlefield game seems to be going big

By Alex Calvin, Friday, 6 November 2020 14:21 GMT Publisher Electronic Arts has a new Battlefield game in the works.Speaking to investors, CEO Andrew Wilson said that its DICE studio is hard at work on a brand new entry in the Battlefield series and that this is set to impress thanks to the power of Sony and Microsoft’s new consoles.This new title is penciled in for release at the end of 2021.“DICE is creating our next Battlefield game with never before seen scale,” Wilson said.“The technical advancements of the new consoles are allowing the team to deliver a true next-gen…

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Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War – here’s how much space you need and when you can pre-load

By Stephany Nunneley, Wednesday, 4 November 2020 20:21 GMT Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War is almost here, and Activision has provided information on how much space you will need, and when you can pre-load the game.The game will be released on November 13 and if you pre-ordered Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War digitally, you can pre-load it to ensure it’s ready to go at launch.Below is a breakdown of when pre-ordering begins on all platforms: PlayStation  4: Pre-loading will be available on November 5  at 9pm PT /November 6 at 12am ET, 5am UK Xbox One:…

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Buy GeForce RTX 3080 or 3090, get Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War free

By Stephany Nunneley, Friday, 30 October 2020 13:03 GMT Nvidia has announced that for a limited time, buyers of GeForce RTX 3080 or 3090 graphics cards and PCs will get a copy of Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War.Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War is the latest game in the franchise, and starting today those that purchase a GeForce RTX 3080 or GeForce RTX 3090 graphics card or PC, from participating retailers and etailers by December 10 will get a copy of the standard edition with the cards.The game on PC features 4K Graphics, an uncapped framerate, RTX shadows, ambient…

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Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War PC trailer released, final specs announced

By Stephany Nunneley, Thursday, 29 October 2020 19:38 GMT Activision and Treyarch have released the final PC specs for Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War ahead of its November 13 release.Alongside the specs comes a new trailer showing off PC-specific features in Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War. You will need to watch it on a 4K compatible screen to see the benefits.As previously reported, on PC you can expect 4K Graphics, an uncapped framerate, RTX shadows, ambient occlusion, Nvidia DLSS and Reflex Technology, ultrawide and multi-monitor support, and crossplay.Below, you will find the minimum, recommended, competitive, and…

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Watch the Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War launch trailer here

By Dom Peppiatt, Monday, 26 October 2020 20:31 GMT Treyarch and Activision have released the Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War launch trailer ahead of the game’s release on November 13.Coming to Xbox One, Xbox Series X, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, and PC on November 13, the latest entry in the Call of Duty series has a tough job on its hands.It’s never going to be easy to improve on a phenomenon like Modern Warfare, but Black Ops Cold War is certainly giving it a good shot. You can check out 60 seconds of the game’s fast-paced, retro-flavored action below… all to…

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PUBG is finally getting a 60fps mode on PS4 Pro and Xbox One X

By Sherif Saed, Tuesday, 20 October 2020 14:20 GMT PUBG players on consoles may finally get to experience the game at framerates above 30fps.The first PUBG Season 9 patch has arrived on the PS4 and Xbox One test servers. The change log is nearly identical to that of the PC side of things, including, of course, the new map Paramo.But one big addition exclusive to consoles is support for 60fps. The Framerate Priority option, available on PS4 Pro and Xbox One X, now supports up to 60fps gameplay.This is achieved by dropping the resolution to 1080p, which isn’t surprising. PUBG…