Call Of Duty: Black Ops Cold War/Warzone: Triple-Double XP Live Now For The Weekend
New weapon blueprints, double XP, and more are in Call of Duty this week.
Call of Duty's biggest games are getting some new updates, and the patch notes show a variety of additions. These include a special bonus XP weekend which is live now, a new weapon, and the Nuclear Apocalypse event. Activision outlined all the major developments for Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War, Warzone, and Call of Duty: Mobile in a blog post, and we've broken down all the key details. It includes also includes new store bundles and Zombies tweaks.
Beginning March 25, the Nuclear Apocalypse kicks off with a Nuketown '84 and Apocalypse 24/7 playlist. Additionally, the snipers-only moshpit playlist returns, making it the ideal time for sharpshooters to jump back into the game.
Before we get into what's new this week, Activision teased that Treyarch is planning a "mid-season update" for Black Ops Cold War. The first details will be announced this week.
A teaser from Treyarch suggests that this update will touch on Zombies and specifically the next evolution of the Dark Aether.
New Black Ops Cold War Crossbow
The R1 Shadowhunter crossbow, which was accidentally set live recently, officially went on sale on March 24. Players can unlock the weapon by completing the in-game challenge that requires you to get three One Shot, One Kill medals in 15 different matches using a weapon with no attachments. Alternatively, it can be purchased directly from the in-game store.
If you are having trouble equipping the weapon, Raven Software is aware of this issue and is investigating it. More information will be available soon.
Black Ops Cold War Modes
The popular Stockpile, Gun Game, and Face Off modes are staying in rotation this week, alongside the regulars like Team Deathmatch and others. Activision said there will be additional modes in Black Ops Cold War starting next week.
New Store Bundles
Players looking to spend Call of Duty Points this week can pickup the Archaic Range bundle, which includes the medieval-looking Lancehead weapon blueprint. This bundle also comes with the Medieval Archer emblem, the Old Time Sniper sticker, and the Stolen Idol charm. This bundle goes on sale March 24.
Then on March 27, players can pick up the Tracker Pack Rose bundle that includes the Xoxo Love Lost Milano 821 weapon and the Broken Heart AK-47. The bundle also comes with the Drop Dead charm, the Heartbreaker vehicle skin, and the Lonely Valentine emblem.
There will be a double XP event--for standard XP, weapon XP, and battle pass XP--that runs March 26-29. This applies to both Black Ops Cold War and Warzone. That event is live now, meaning you should get in all the matches you can in order to level up and craft your ultimate loadout.
Call of Duty: Mobile
Call of Duty: Mobile's Day of Reckoning update rolls on this week with the new Tank Battle mode. As its name suggests, this limited-time mode challenges players to find vending machines across the map that spit out attachments to acquire a tank. After collecting five tank parts, players can call in an armored tank to use on the battlefield.
Call of Duty Endowment Bundle
The Challenger Pack for Black Ops Cold War and Warzone is now available from the in-game store. It comes with two blueprints, including The Stripe marksman rife and The Standard Issue pistol, which are emblazoned with stars and stripes. This bundle also comes with a dog tag weapon charm, a calling card, an emblem, a sticker, and a token for double XP.
Proceeds from this Call of Duty Endowment bundle will go to Activision's charity that helps place military veterans in jobs for their civilian lives. This campaign will end should funding reach $5 million.
- 2XP now available on PlayStation through 10AM PT March 26.
- Triple-Double Weekend begins 10AM PT March 26 on all platforms (Double XP, Double Weapon XP, Double Battle Pass XP). Ends 10AM PT March 29.
- Addressed a visual issue where Naga’s legs could display improperly.
- R1 Shadowhunter (added Mar. 24)
- New one-shot kill crossbow available via in-game challenge and the Store.
- Added to the Special weapon category in Create-a-Class.
- Nuclear Apocalypse [NEW]
- TDM, Domination, Kill Confirmed, and Hardpoint on Nuketown ’84 and Apocalypse.
- Also available in Hardcore via Quick Play.
- Snipers Only Moshpit
- Gun Game
- Nuketown 24/7 (also available in Hardcore)
- Face Off (also available in Hardcore)
- Addressed an issue where multiple players would not receive a prompt to accept the Exfil after a player used the radio to call in the helicopter.
- Firebase Z
- Die Maschine
- Dead Ops Arcade: First Person
- Dead Ops Arcade
- Onslaught (PS4/PS5)
- Onslaught Apocalypse (PS4/PS5)
- Onslaught Nuketown (PS4/PS5)