Black Ops Cold War Mid-Season Update: Details, Release, Free Zombies Access Week

Black Ops Cold War Season One is getting some major reinforcements with more new content in Multiplayer and Zombies on Thursday, Jan. 14. Read on to see what’s new:


New Fireteam map: Sanatorium – a low-wooded hills area where your team will unearth the clandestine secrets of Project Golova. Jump into a fleet of land, sea, and air vehicles and take the fight to the enemy in this sprawling new map.

New Mode: Drop Kick 6v6 – a frantic game of hot potato where two squads battle for control of a briefcase containing nuclear codes


New Mode: Cranked – a frenetic mode where every kill resets the timer counting down your eventual doom. In this limited time mode, if you spend too much time without a zombie takedown you’ll explode!

PlayStation exclusive: new Zombies Onslaught map Raid added to Onslaught playlist with new Dark Aether intel

Zombies Free Access Week

Zombies Free Access Week starts January 14 and runs through January 21. Treyarch’s legendary Zombies mode will be available for free for the first time in Call of Duty history during this access week. This fearsome free access period will be available to all players through their respective platform’s store and includes the following game modes:

  • Die Maschine
  • Cranked
  • Onslaught (PlayStation Exclusive*)

What’s in Store for Black Ops Cold War and Warzone

Get ready for the Disavowed Assassin to be released in Black Ops Cold War and Warzone on Jan. 14. This five-item bundle contains three Legendary items: a unique melee weapon Blueprint, a killer Operator Skin, and a dangerous Finishing Move known as the “Dangerous Approach.” It also includes an Epic Emblem and Calling Card.

Also available later this week is the Tracer Pack Indigo bundle, which contains two Legendary Blueprints – the “Great Pacific” assault rifle and the “Turbo Powered” SMG – that both fire indigo tracer rounds, as well as a new Emblem, Sticker, Charm and Calling Card. The Tracer Pack Indigo bundle will be available for purchase in the in-game Store on Jan. 17.

This Week in Competitive Warzone

Gear up for another thrilling Warzone tournament coming to you on January 15: Warzone Ravenstorm.
The London Royal Ravens will be hosting a Warzone tournament with a $25,000 prize pool starting at 10AM PST/1PM EST on the 15th. Fans can tune in on YouTube or Twitch to watch all of the action.
For more information on Warzone Ravenstorm and for team announcements, follow the Royal Raven’s official Twitter account.

That’s it so far! Of course, this isn’t all that Season One has to offer so be sure to check back soon for all still to come in Season One.

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