Call of Duty Season 5 Cinematic Trailer Teases Mason's Return

As Season 5 is wrapping up, Treyarch dropped a final cinematic trailer for the season, providing more story intel and hyping up the return of Alex Mason.


Today, Treyarch shared a final cinematic trailer for Call of Duty Season 5, and the trailer teases more intel for the ongoing Black Ops Cold War narrative and return of Alex Mason. This outro cutscene arrives as Season 5 is wrapping up soon, with Call of Duty Season 6 set to launch around October 7.

The teaser clip shows operators Frank Woods and Jason Hudson discussing the recent events from Season 5's previous cinematics, which revealed much of Stitch's plans for brainwashing agents with the Numbers program. Woods and Hudson discuss their fellow operator Alder, and how they now believe him to be a compromised agent. Adler has now gone rogue in Verdansk, and the operators need to find him.

The cutscene ends with Hudson telling Woods that he needs to find Alex Mason, who was the main protagonist and brainwashed agent from Black Ops 1. Alex Mason was featured in Black Ops Cold War's campaign but returned as more of a sideline character in this new brainwashing storyline.

Woods has mostly held the spotlight for Cold War's seasonal narrative, as Alex Mason has presumably been M.I.A., and fans have been waiting to see Mason as a playable operator in Cold War and Warzone. Today's cutscene is a good indicator that we could finally see him arrive with Season 6.

Mason's potential return is perfectly timed with Call of Duty's ongoing Numbers event, which tasks players with interacting with Mobile Broadcast Stations that are emitting the brainwashing broadcast.

All of this Call of Duty content arrives as Activision Blizzard faces a lawsuit from the state of California over alleged harassment and discrimination against women.

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