Call Of Duty: Black Ops 4's Next Update Outlined

Gauntlets, new Blackout modes, and more are coming next week.

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Treyarch has a number of updates lined up for Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 this month. The developer rolled out the first of these--which added new Featured playlists, among other things--on January 8, and now it's given fans a preview of what's coming in the game's next update.

Over on Reddit, the studio outlined what's in store for Black Ops 4 this week. All three of the game's modes will be receiving some attention. Zombies is set to get Gauntlets, which Treyarch describes as "curated 30-round challenges with unique rules for each round." The developer is also holding a 115 Day Celebration Event in the mode from January 15-18. The event will be available on all platforms and offers double XP, weapon XP, and Nebulium Plasma.

For the Blackout battle royale mode, Treyarch will be implementing a new looting interface on consoles, making it easier to loot specific items. The developer says it will also hold two limited-time modes in Blackout next week. No further details have been provided yet, but Treyarch teases that it will reveal more info about the modes--as well as "more Blackout news"--soon.

Finally, in multiplayer mode, next week's update will add both Elevation and Madagascar to the map rotation for those who have the Black Ops Pass. Treyarch says that future maps will be added to the full rotation "as they’re released." The update will also bring new Featured playlists, as well as stability improvements and other fixes.

Later in the month, Treyarch will introduce League Play to Black Ops 4. This will make competitive multiplayer more akin to what's seen in professional matches, with skill-based matchmaking putting participants into 50-player groupings.

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unless it is CoD: No More and by that I mean they stop making them its been the same stuff for past decade with slight diffrent stories. Oh wait the people dont play it for singleplayer anymore they only play for mulitplayer were they can kill people and talk like that raised by an animal. forget about the parents that let there kid who should be playing said game play it and has potty mouth worse then an adult.

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Well, I guess I should have checked out this game info before buying, but had never been disappointed with the COD Series before...so I didn't. I buy 90% of the games hubby plays and got COD 4 among several other games for him for Xmas. After waiting forever for the game to download he started to play only to find out it had no single player campaign. He was so disappointed! He played the other two options but didn't like them at all, so the next day he ended up taking the game to Gamestop and getting something else. The dude there said a lot of people were upset and brought the COD 4 in to trade for a different game. Cool if they want to cater to online multiplayers also, but it's too bad they totally left out single player campaigners that had previously been included and have loyally played every game until this one.

Lesson learned, now I will check reviews on a game before buying it. The only good thing is, it wasn't a $60+ game, which I wondered about when I got it.

Very disappointed with COD 4!

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@msdb1: *Black Ops 4.

CoD 4 is Modern Warfare.

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@GinsuVictim: my bad...you're right!

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I really hope they fix the spawns, because they are just awful right now. I was spawn killed at least 5 times in a row at one point in a match. The other team won 75-14 doing this. A few times, I would hit X to spawn back in, and was dead before I even saw the screen.

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Black Ops 4's Next Update Outlined

more micro transactions

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@Flyin3lvl: and more micro transactions

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