Call of Duty: Warzone Season 5 Turns the Gulag to a Fan-Favorite Black Ops Map

Published 08/08/2021, 7:56 AM EDT

Call of Duty: Warzone and Black Ops Cold War season 5 are almost here and there’s a lot to talk about. Now, we have all the information on what exactly the new season has to offer, thanks to the grand reveal of the new roadmap. The roadmap shows tons of new content and exciting new changes in both titles. The new exciting content is breathing new life into both the games.


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Call of Duty: Warzone has been able to stand out from the rest of the battlefield games yet again, thanks to the Gulag, which is is all set to get another makeover. The season 4 famous Gulag is changed into a training version of the map Hijacked. Developers have also changed the paintball area into the Gulag, allowing players to dive behind any cover in 1v1. It is one of the most popular features of the game.

The Japanese theme and new operator of season 5 are quite intimidating. However, there’s a lot more than the already leaked maps and characters. First thing first, here’s every new detail about the brand new Season 5 of Call of Duty: Warzone as well as Black Ops Cold War.


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First, let’s talk about all the new weapons making their way into the games. In Call of Duty: Warzone, the two new weapons are EM 2 AR and Tec-9 SMG. Both the weapons are a part of Battle Pass.

  • EM 2 AR in Tier 15
  • Tec-9 SMG in Tier 31

later on, players can get two more super-powerful weapons.

  • Marshal Pistol
  • Melee (Cane)

Marshal Pistol will arrive in the mid-season update of the game and it will get unlocked after completing the in-game challenges associated with it. The weapon has 1-shot kill potential.

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3 brand new operators in Call of Duty: Warzone

Along with all the new cool weapons, new operators are also making their way into the game. The new playable characters are- Kitsune, Stryker, and Hudson.

  1. Kitsune- Cybersecurity expert and super skilled thief. Kitsune has already made her debut in the cinematic trailer of Season 5 a few days ago. She is available at Tier 0 of Battle Pass.
  2. Stryker– NATO operator that represents the ultimate one-man army.
  3. Hudson– Black Ops Cold War players who have played the campaign can recall the prominent character of Hudson.

Game Modes (Multiplayer)


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The most exciting addition in Season 5 is the brand new Double Agent mode. The mode will require good communication, smart investigation, and trickery. To get the ultimate win, players have to eliminate enemies all around the map. There will be clues to successfully target wanted criminals. Work together closely with the team member to eliminate the Double Agent before it is too late. This mode supports up to 10 players that’s why voice chat is highly recommended.

Double Agents are immune from all the dangerous radiation and have access to safety equipment such as Gas Mines, Helicopters, Hand Cannons, and much more.


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Looks like this season is going to turn everything around. There are so many positive changes coming to the game. Hopefully, it will live up to the crazy hype. Call of Duty: Warzone new season will drop on 5 August 2021. So, get ready to enter the brand new Gulag and many other positive changes.


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Vitasta Singh

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Vitasta Singh is an eSports writer at EssentiallySports. She is currently pursuing her graduation in English Literature and Psychology. Before joining EssentiallySports she used to write articles for Silver Mantle Solutions on various niches such as games, fitness, business, entertainment, and fashion.