‘Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War’: Launch date, teaser, features and all you need to know about Activision’s new video game

‘Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War’: Launch date, teaser, features and all you need to know about Activision’s new video game

Activision is all set to launch another Black Ops title in the ‘Call of Duty’ franchise. While the rumors surrounding the new game were strong, the video game developing company released the first teaser of ‘Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War’ on Wednesday, August 19, thus confirming the highly-awaited game in their franchise.

When is it launching?

‘Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War’ will be formally unveiled on Wednesday, August 26, 2020. However, Activision hasn’t confirmed the release date yet. But a few speculations on Twitter are suggesting that the game might be made available in October. 


What features does it offer?

‘Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War’ will be the first ‘Call of Duty’ game made for Playstation 5 and X Box Series X. It’s also coming to PC, PS4 ad Xbox One. 

According to Polygon, the 'Call of Duty' was involved in multi-day ARG, including various forms of Cold War-Style Codebreaking, videotapes corresponding to years in Cold War history, and clips resembling the ones featured in the teaser. The reports also hint at a connection between ‘Black Ops Cold War' and the other 'Call of Duty' game 'Warzone’. 


Who is developing it?

American video game developing company, Treyarch, has created the new game. According to Kotaku reports, Treyarch led the development of the project after studios Raven and Sledgehammer “argued frequently” over the production.


The official teaser comprising historical footage and newsreel opens with a note that reads, “At the height of the Cold War, KGB Defector Yuri Bezmenov issues a chilling warning.” The former journalist explains in the video how the Soviet Union had long-planned to attack America. “He claims a Soviet spy codename: ‘Perseus’ has infiltrated Western Intelligence,” reads another message in the teaser. The rest of the video showcases clips forms wars, riots, protests and political gatherings.



The teaser trailer for ‘Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War’ has gathered immense attention as gamers from across the globe are tweeting about the new video game. One excited gamer on watching the video tweeted, “I’m not gonna lie. That Black Ops Cold War trailer is probably the best video game trailer i think I’ve ever watched. Compare what they say to today’s events and it’s so crazy. I’m interested.” Another said, "I just seen the black ops Cold War teaser and I am most certainly gonna buy it on the Xbox series X 100%."







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