Call of Duty Black Ops Cold War: New update is live - with changes to the e-tool

Call of Duty Black Ops Cold War: New update is live - with changes to the e-tool

Call of Duty Black Ops Cold War

A new update is available for Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War. Treyarch publishes the patch notes via its website - and goes into the individual changes and innovations. Changes are made to the e-tool, for example. As can be seen from the changelog, the shovel introduced in Season 2 is strengthened somewhat: Instead of two hits, you only need one hit to knock an opponent off the screen. In addition, the movement speed has been increased slightly. With the update, fresh modes are also coming to the first-person shooter.

After the St. Patrick's Day event, you can now let off steam in the classic stock pile. If you have killed an opponent, you collect his dog tag in order to receive rewards for your team. The team that reaches the point limit first wins the game. Knife Fight 3vs3 is also new. In the variant, you access random loadouts, which consist of blueprint versions of the machete, wakizashi, sledgehammer, e-tool and knife. The team that wins six rounds wins the game.

The update is also making individual changes in League Play. For example, Apocalypse has been added to the CDL Hardpoint Map rotation, while Crossroads Strike has been removed. In Search and Destroy, on the other hand, Express is recorded and Garrison is removed. There is also an updated playlist for Zombies mode. We keep the overviews ready below. Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War (buy now € 53.99) is available in stores on PC and consoles.

Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War: New Playlist

Stockpile [New] Knife Fight 3v3 [New] Throwback Moshpit (also in Hardcore) Gun Game Nuketown 24/7 Gunfight Face Off (also in Hardcore)

Current Zombies Playlist

Outbreak Firebase Z The Machine Dead Ops Arcade: First Person Dead Ops Arcade Onslaught (PS4 / PS5) Onslaught Apocalypse (PS4 / PS5) Onslaught Nuketown (PS4 / PS5)

Call Of Duty Glitch Turns Cold War Into A Neon Genesis Evangelion Scene

Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War is a technically polished game, but Treyarch's latest entry in the long-running series still has a few bugs lurking within it. One of the more disturbing glitches that Reddit user Supfrezze posted an image that doesn't just warp the entire fabric of the game's digital reality; it stares right back at you in a scene that's eerily reminiscent of Neon Genesis Evangelion.

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For the sake of comparison, here's the referenced scene from The End of Evangelion.

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As disturbing as that looks, it's even harder to see in action. 'I'm not epileptic and my eyes are hurting,' Supfrezze remarked. 'Imagine how this is for an epileptic person, this is some serious stuff right here!'

Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War isn't the only modern game to have accidentally included content harmful to people living with epileptic conditions, with the most notable recent example being Cyberpunk 2077's brain-dance sequences. Once that content was discovered, developer CD Projekt Red quickly worked on adjusting those potential epileptic triggers and added an additional warning.

How the glitch was triggered is unclear, but it's nothing that a new patch can't fix once Treyarch finds out how to replicate the nightmare fuel. If you're still planning to head into enemy territory in Cold War's multiplayer and the battle royale game Warzone, here's everything that's new this week in the aftermath of the St Patrick's Day celebrations.

The action is also heating up further in Warzone, as Zombies are spreading across Verdansk and more details on the rumored Nuke event are expected to be revealed soon.

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