PS4 And PS5 Get Exclusive Call Of Duty: Black Ops Cold War Zombies Mode

The two-player co-op mode offers more fun with the undead.


Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War will offer an exclusive Zombie mode to PS4 and PS5 players for one year. Called Zombies Onslaught, the new two-player co-op features waves of increasingly difficult zombie hordes spawning and attacking. The goal is to kill the undead and survive.

According to PlayStation's blog, the Zombie Onslaught mode will deploy you and another player to locations from various multiplayer maps. Players will have the same custom loadouts as they do in traditional Zombies and Multiplayer modes.

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When arriving on the map, the players' range of movements will be restricted to a smaller area by a Dark Aether orb. Zombies will then start spawning and attacking, and each subsequent wave of the undead will be harder to kill. After defeating enough zombies, the Orb will shift locations. If you're inside the Orb, you will be protected from Dark Aether damage.

Players will receive rewards for the rank they achieve, and the rewards can be used across the Zombies and Multiplayer modes. Ranks--Bronze, Silver, or Gold--will be determined by how many Elites are killed.

The Zombies Onslaught mode will not be available on other platforms until November 2021. But the normal Black Ops Cold War Zombie storyline will still be available to all players when the game drops. In it, CIA team Requiem clashes with Soviet force Omega Group in order to find out why supernatural events are happening worldwide. Activision has commented that the Zombie story will progress in unexpected ways. The mode draws some inspiration from the original Zombies mode in World at War. This includes a similar location with an emphasis on defending windows from encroaching undead.

Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War will release November 13, on the heels of the Xbox Series X, Xbox Series S, and PlayStation 5 launches. Check out our Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War preorder guide for more information.

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