New CoD incoming!

Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War Beta Will Unleash New Mode

The countdown is on and the Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War early access beta begins today, October 8 (for some at least). In celebration, Treyarch has announced some fantastic news: a brand new mode will be revealed when the beta goes live!

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According to the Treyarch blog, the “large-scale” new mode will be entitled “Combined Arms: Assault,” and will focus on teams reaching a single object.

“Combined Arms: Assault is an exhilarating large-scale experience where both teams are focused on a single moving objective,” explains Matt Scronce, Black Ops Cold War’s lead game designer.

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“From charging the radar station in Crossroads on a Snowmobile, to storming the enemy’s ship in Armada, Combined Arms: Assault is where you’ll find some of Black Ops Multiplayer’s most intense and cinematic moments.”

If you were hoping for something different to Call of Duty: Warzone and Modern Warfare, the Black Op Cold War beta’s new mode might just have you covered!

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How to play the Black Ops Cold War beta

As is typical with Call of Duty games, the early access beta will be playable before the game’s full launch. PlayStation users who’ve pre-order the game will get access to the beta before the rest of the world, giving an extra incentive to pick up the title on PS4.

PlayStation 4 gamers who’ve pre-ordered a digital copy of the game will be able to play from October 8 – 9. The PS4 Open Beta will run from October 10-12.

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Xbox One and PC Early Access Beta will start October 15 – 16. All platforms will be able to play the beta October 17-19.

Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War is due to release on PC, Xbox One and PlayStation 4 on November 13 2020. Next-gen versions of the game will also be available.

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