Check out this guide about the post release roadmap and Season 1 update summary for Call of Duty Black Ops Cold War (COD Cold War)! Know what comes next after release, & new content!
Roadmap Details & Summary
Mid-Season Update Is Now Live
The other half of Season 1 is now here. With its arrival are new maps, game modes, new Zombies mode, weapons, and other free content. Also, it has been announced that several free content will arrive in the coming weeks.Check Out The Mid Season 1 Update Summary Here!
Post Launch Content Summary
|November 24||- Nuketown '84|
(Season 1 Start)
|- Raid Map|
- Mall Map
- New Multiplayer Modes
- 2v2 Gunfight
- New Weapon (Groza)
- New Zombies Modes
- New Operators
- New Warzone Event
|- Cranked (Zombies Mode)|
- Drop Kick Mode
- New Weapon (Wakizashi)
- New Onslaught (Raid)
- Sanatorium (New Fireteam Map)
|January 21||- Zeyna (New Operator)|
|February 4||- Firebase Z (Zombies Mode)|
- Express (New Map)
Season 1 Roadmap
Season 1 Official Trailer
Season 1 New Content
New Warzone Map - Rebirth Island
Rebirth Island or "Alcatraz" will join Verdansk as a playable map in Warzone. Here, players can roam around the island and explore new details connected to the world of Call of Duty Black Ops. With the new map, a new Gulag is also expected to arrive.Know More About Rebirth Island Here!
3 New Weapons
Highly anticipated with each season are the weapons. These Season 1 guns are can be had via the Battle Pass, completing their unlock requirements, or buying them via the ingame store.
3 New Operators
With Season 1 comes new Operators that players can use in Cold War's multiplayer, Zombies Mode, or in Warzone. These Operators are available either via the Season 1 Battle Pass or the ingame store.
New Modes In Season 1
More choices, more fun. Season 1 is littered with new game modes that spice up the normal kill or be killed matches. These include drastic changes such as Prop Hunt, or faster matches like in Face Off and Gunfight. Expect to see more of these kinds of game modes during the course of Season 1.
Guides For The New Modes
9 New Maps
To further boost the number of maps in Cold War's multiplayer, Season 1 will introduce 8 more. 4 of these maps will be for 2v2 Gunfight, 4 for 6v6 multiplayer, and 1 for Fireteam. Some of these maps will be available for the PS-exclusive Onslaught Zombies Mode.
Season 1 Maps
|2v2 Gunfight Maps|
|The Pines Mall||Express|
2 New Zombies Modes
Zombies Mode is now getting free content and updates this Season 1. In the mid-season update, we got Cranked Mode and new Onslaught maps. Following these is the continuation of Die Maschine, Firebase Z, a new story map for Zombies Mode.
Event Zombies Modes
The following game modes are limited-time event game modes. Due to them being time-limited features, they are now not part of the game mode selection.
Season 1 Release Date & Details
Season 1 Release Date
|Release Date||December 16 (Thursday)|
Together with the roadmap, the release of the first Season of Call of Duty Black Ops Cold War has been revealed. Season 1 is expected to go live on December 16, 5 weeks after the game's release.
New Prestige & Progression System
With the new season, players can grind to get Seasonal Prestige, previously known as Officer Ranks in Modern Warfare & Warzone. With this, players that get to higher ranks/levels can enjoy season-exclusive rewards that they can use to display their status. Note that Prestige Rank resets after every season.Check Out The Prestige & Player Progression Guide Here!
New Battle Pass
Similar to previous Call of Duty titles, Black Ops Cold War will have a Battle Pass. The Battle Pass is seasonal and it offers rewards for each tiers the player has cleared. Note that in order to take full advantage of the season, players must buy the Battle Pass with COD Points which can then be bought with real money.Check Out The Battle Pass Details & Info Here!
Battle Pass Connected To Warzone & MW
Like what was implemented in Call of Duty Modern Warfare, the Battle pass for COD Cold War will be integrated with Warzone & MW. This means that progress in those games affect each other, giving you access to unlockable weapons and skins from each one.Check Out More Info On Cold War & Warzone Here!