Ronald Reagan, vehicular warfare, and explosions on an airport runway backed to a remixed rendition of New Order’s Blue Monday; it could only be the official reveal trailer for Call Of Duty: Black Ops: Cold War.
As part of Call Of Duty: Warzone’s reveal event, players were treated to the first gameplay trailer for the direct sequel to 2010’s Black Ops. In the play menu on Warzone, a new mode sits at the top, called Know Your History, seen below.
To summarise the proceedings of this mode (for my footage of Warzone gameplay is woefully bad), an average Warzone match is riddled with the now all-too-familiar ‘Know Your History’ messages, before being interrupted by the arrival of the official trailer.
As previously predicted in a datamine leak, Cold War is due for release on November 13, 2020, and will also feature a worldwide multiplayer event for September 9, as teased in a shorter teaser.
Watch below for the visual taster to what Treyarch and Raven Software have conjured up together.
The description for Black Ops: Cold War explains that players will be dropped into “the dark center of this global conspiracy alongside iconic characters Woods, Mason, and Hudson and a new cast of operatives attempting to stop a plot decades in the making.”
The description further confirms a Zombies mode will be included too. Pre-orders for a digital copy of Cold War are open now, with an Early Access Open Beta exclusive to the PS4.
For those who pre-order, the digital version of the game will further receive access to the Woods Operator Pack, available in Modern Warfare and Warzone.
Last Thursday, Activision revealed an official trailer for Call Of Duty: Black Ops Cold War. The trailer, titled ‘Know Your History,’ depicts the geopolitical landscape behind Black Ops Cold War’s narrative. With this in mind, the trailer does not reveal any gameplay footage or cinematic.
In the trailer, KGB defector Yuri Bezmenov warns of a spy by the codename of Perseus, whose infiltrated Western Intelligence to subvert the U.S in a bid to win the Arms Race, employing a process called Active Measures.