In addition to bringing back the elements of the Black Ops franchise, popular characters from the franchise also make their return. Alex Mason, Jason Hudson, and Frank Woods come together to stop the impending threat.
Teaming up with CIA operative Russel Adler, who is appointed by President Ronald Reagan, the team uncovers secrets in a bid to stop Soviet agent Perseus, who is at large once again. Together, they must find a way to put an end to his/her schemes in order to prevent a possible global war.
Black Ops Cold War is the seventeenth installment in the series and the sixth in the Black Ops Series.
Minimum PC System Requirements
|OS||Windows 7 64-Bit (SP1) or Windows 10 64-Bit (v.1803 or higher)|
|CPU||Intel Core i3-4340 or AMD FX-6300|
|HDD(at launch)||50GB (MP only), 175GB (all game modes)|
|Video||NVIDIA GeForce GTX 670 / GeForce GTX 1650 or Radeon HD 7950|
Recommended PC System Requirements
|OS||Windows 10 64 Bit (latest update)|
|CPU||Intel Core i5-2500K or AMD Ryzen R5 1600X processor|
|HDD(at launch)||175GB HD space|
|Video||NVIDIA GeForce GTX 970 / GTX 1660 Super or Radeon R9 390 / AMD RX 580|
A DirectX 12 compatible system and a broadband internet connection is required to run the game as well.
Call of Duty Warzone was integrated with Black Ops Cold War in December 2020. According to the latest reports, the game will run on the same engine. In addition to this, the Black Ops Cold War weapons will have the same time to kill (TTK) as Modern Warfare weapons. This will help keep the game balanced and will also deliver a smooth experience when playing the BOCW version in Warzone.
Black Ops Cold War is also optimized for consoles in terms of visuals and gameplay settings. For example, players will now have a FOV slider for consoles as well, which is a feature that was absent in consoles for Modern Warfare.
In addition to this, the game will also run at 4K 120FPS on the PS5 and Series X, delivering a great visual experience. Additionally, the game will also have crossplay enabled to play with friends across different platforms.
The famous Zombies mode also makes its return to the franchise. The story will see the return of Samantha Maxis, a character from the previous Zombies storyline. Although, this Zombies mode will follow a completely different storyline and will be set in a different universe.
Black Ops Cold War launches on November 13, globally across all platforms. The game is priced at $60.