Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War & Warzone: Season 5 roadmap and content revealed

Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War & Warzone: Season 5 roadmap and content revealed

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A few days before the start of Season 5 in Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War & Warzone, the creators shared a roadmap that gives us a look at the content that we can expect in the new season. At the moment, the beginning of Season 5 is planned for August 12th on all platforms of the shooter. For example, Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War players will soon receive five new multiplayer maps: Echelon, Slums and Showroom - the Zoo and Drive-In maps will be added in the course of Season 5.

The Roadmap of Season 5 in Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War & Warzone. Source: Activision In addition, there will be two more game modes with Double Agent and Demolition. The former is based on titles like Among Us. The double agent's job is to sabotage the mission or eliminate every single player in the group. The goal of the other participants is to find the double agent in order to win the game. In the world of zombies, a new outbreak region is on the agenda with Collateral. Other extras include a tank as a new vehicle and a grappling hook for equipment.

Season 5 in Call of Duty: Warzone will include a map update. Accordingly, the "Mobile Broadcast Stations" celebrate their debut in the battle royale shooter. During the season there is also another game mode for Warzone with Clash. Here the participants will compete against each other in 50v50 battles. In the classic death match, the team is declared the winner with 200 points. Fallen players can also look forward to a new gulag card called Rush.

There is also a brand new Battle Pass with various items on the way across all games. Additional operators (Kitsune, Stryker, Hudson) and weapons are also planned for the upcoming Season 5 of Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War & Warzone. With "The Numbers", the creators have already teased the shooter's mid-season event.

Source: Call of Duty Blog

Can GTA 5 Challenge Call Of Duty's Sales Throne In 2021?

When we talk about massive yearly sales, there’s only one game that comes to mind every single year without fail: Call of Duty.

When we talk about massively lifetime sales, there’s only one game that is so far ahead of all its competitive it barely even makes sense: Grand Theft Auto 5.

This year, these two are combining in an unusual way, and I’m wondering if a eight year old game that launched on PS3 and Xbox 360 might actually be the best-selling game of 2021. Or close.

This is the longest Call of Duty has waited to announce a new release outside of 2020’s Cold War. Not because of the recent Activision Blizzard lawsuit that has taken over the news cycle, but because the plan was always to announce the new game within Warzone, rather than at or near an event like E3 in June. The new season of Warzone will begin soon, but it may be as short as a 2-3 month lead-up until the game is actually out in November.

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Besides Warzone itself now being a directly competitor to its own companion game, there are three more factors to consider this year in particular.

Battlefield 2042 – This has always been a rival to Call of Duty as a fellow multiplatform military-based FPS, but it doesn’t come out every year. But 2042 is shaping up to be one of the most anticipated games of the fall, after promising previews earlier this summer, and could eat into COD’s spotlight pretty easily.

Halo Infinite – COD versus Halo is an ancient rivalry at this point, but this year, it’s actually relevant again given the glowing reviews everyone has been giving Halo Infinite’s multiplayer, based on recent technical test. Given that it will be on Game Pass, and only on Xbox and PC, actual sales of Infinite won’t rival Call of Duty, but will it zap away eyeballs and interest? To be sure.

GTA 5 – Rockstar has just announced that GTA 5 has moved 150 million copies since its release in 2013. It has already spanned two generations and is now about to be released on a third this fall, with the game coming to PS5 and Xbox Series X at last in a form other than backward compatibility. This is not a free upgrade to existing versions, so far as we know, as Rockstar is trying to get another full generation of sales out of the game here, and I do think it could pose a threat to Call of Duty, despite its age. Simply nothing sells as well as GTA 5, and there’s a reason it’s stayed on yearly top ten lists for its entire lifespan.

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