Call Of Duty: Black Ops Cold War Sets PS5 And Xbox Series X Release Date

Here's when you can pick up the military shooter on a next-gen console.


Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War is poised to be one of 2020's biggest games, and it's also notable because it's the first Call of Duty game for the PS5 and Xbox Series consoles.

CharlieIntel reports that Black Ops Cold War will release on November 13 for PS5/Digital PS5 and Xbox Series X/S. That date was already announced for the PS4, Xbox One, and PC editions of the military shooter, and now we know it also applies to the next-gen editions.

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A new campaign mission from Black Ops Cold War was shown during the PS5 event, and we also learned a little more about how the game will use the console's new features. Specifically, Black Ops Cold War will make use of the DualSense controller to provide haptic feedback to help you "feel the impact of every pulse-pounding move and explosion in your hands." The game also uses Tempest 3D AudioTech to make the game sound better.

While you have to wait until November to play the full game, a free and open alpha for Black Ops Cold War will be available this weekend. The alpha period will let you sample the game's multiplayer element spanning multiple modes and maps. Pre-loading begins on September 17 at 8 AM PT, while the alpha itself will go live the same time on September 18.

Black Ops Cold War will offer a $70 cross-gen bundle that gets you the game on PS4/Xbox One as well as a next-gen copy for PS5/Xbox Series X/S as long as you're staying within the same family.

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