Activision Blizzard Inc. this week previewed the multiplayer component for Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War Sony Corp.’s PlayStation 5, PlayStation 4, Microsoft Corp.’s Xbox Series X, Xbox One, and the PC.
Multiplayer battles will include land, sea, and air battles in global locations from Miami to Angola. A North Atlantic location will require users to ride wave runners and zip line between two ships.
New modes include 12v12 Combined Arms, 6v6 VIP Escort, and 40-player objective in Fireteam. In Fireteam, 10 teams of four engage in large-scale battles.
Set in the early ’80s, Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War is a direct sequel to Call of Duty: Black Ops. The title will include a single-player campaign, cross-platform and cross-generation online multiplayer functionality, and free post-launch content including multiplayer maps and modes.
The final game will include new Zombies co-op functionality.
The PS4, Xbox One, and PC SKU will be sold Nov. 13. The PS5 and Xbox Series X SKUs will be sold in their respective console launch windows.