How To Claim Super Easter Egg Rewards In CoD: Black Ops Cold War Zombies
Here's how you can get further rewarded for completing the Zombies main story quests in Black Ops Cold War.
More Year 2 content has arrived in Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War, which comes just ahead of Call of Duty Season 3 for Vanguard and Warzone. This new update adds changes to Zombies Outbreak mode and adds "Super Easter egg" rewards. Here is everything you need to know to claim these new rewards.
As previously announced by Treyarch, the April 25 update adds a new secret location in Zombies mode, where you can go to claim more rewards. However, the number of rewards you earn will depend on how many of the main storyline quests you've completed within Black Ops Cold War's Zombies.
Where to find the secret location
In order to find the secret place to claim your new rewards, you'll need to play Zombies' Outbreak mode. The map rotation for each round of Outbreak is random, so you'll want to keep playing until you get to the Zoo region.
You'll need to head to the Foothills area in the Northeast section of Zoo, where you'll find a ritual site that has been added to the map. There's an altar here that you can interact with to unlock the rewards you've earned. Again, your rewards will depend on how many main quests you have completed.
Once you interact with the altar, you will receive a permanent weapon upgrade. Your starting weapon will have an upgraded rarity for all future Zombies matches, but the rarity will depend on how many quests you've completed. The highest upgrade seems to be epic (purple) rarity, but your weapon upgrade will be a lower rarity if you haven't completed all the quests. There are also a total of 12 emblems that are awarded, a Dark Ops calling card, and a legendary watch that counts your headshots.
Note: You can return to the altar at any time to undo the ritual pact, allowing you to remove the permanent weapon upgrade. This allows you to toggle the upgrade on and off.
Some Zombies fans might be a bit disappointed that this addition didn't lead to anything as elaborate as the "super Easter egg" in Infinite Warfare's Zombies mode, which featured new story cutscenes and a challenging boss fight. However, having some additional rewards in Black Ops Cold War is still not a bad thing. Upgrading your weapons in-game can get costly and takes quite a bit of time to reach a high-rarity upgrade, so the permanent weapon upgrade is a decent reward.
How to complete all the main quests
For those jumping in late and wanting to reap the rewards, we have guides to walk you through the various story quests. Here is the complete map list in chronological order:
For other tips to help you complete the main quests in Zombies, we have guides for how to obtain Outbreak's D.I.E. Shockwave Wonder Weapon, including all the areas to find the elemental upgrades for this powerful weapon. Here are all the ways you can get your hands on Outbreak's Aether Tool, which can also help you get your weapon upgraded faster. We also offer several recommended weapon loadouts to make sure you choose the best weapons for slaying zombies.
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