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  • Summary: Black Ops Cold War will drop fans into the depths of the Cold War's volatile geopolitical battle of the early 1980s. Nothing is ever as it seems in a gripping single-player Campaign, where players will come face-to-face with historical figures and hard truths, as they battle around the globeBlack Ops Cold War will drop fans into the depths of the Cold War's volatile geopolitical battle of the early 1980s. Nothing is ever as it seems in a gripping single-player Campaign, where players will come face-to-face with historical figures and hard truths, as they battle around the globe through iconic locales like East Berlin, Vietnam, Turkey, Soviet KGB headquarters, and more.

    MULTIPLAYER
    Engage in deniable operations and signature combat in the next generation of Multiplayer.

    ZOMBIES
    Players will bring a Cold War arsenal of weapons and equipment into the next evolution of Treyarch's signature Zombies co-operative experience.
    WARZONE
    Black Ops Cold War will also support and build on the hit, free-to-play experience Call of Duty: Warzone.
    Cross Play, Cross-Progression and Cross-Generation Enabled.
    NEXT-GEN
    Unlock the power of next-gen Call of Duty experiences with higher framerate, hardware-based ray-tracing, shorter load times and more.
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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 23 out of 28
  2. Negative: 0 out of 28
  1. Nov 20, 2020
    100
    Probably the best Call of Duty game of the last decade. With a superb campaign, a great Zombies mode and a -mostly- balanced and rich multiplayer mode Cold War is a game no fan of the franchise should miss out.
  2. Nov 12, 2020
    85
    The new Call of Duty has enough content to make all the fans happy.
  3. Nov 17, 2020
    85
    Call Of Duty: Black Ops Cold War is another solid entry in the Call of Duty franchise. Fantastic shooting, great visuals, a strong story – fans of the series will find a lot to love in the latest entry. Unfortunately, for anyone else, it’s just another Call of Duty game that relies entirely on the same old multiplayer and zombies to carry it through.
  4. Nov 13, 2020
    80
    In multiplayer, Treyarch have gone back to their roots rather than trying to innovate, and clearly learned from previous titles, with signature maps and a simplified create-a-class system. The Zombies experience is definitely a lot more accessible, and maybe Treyarch are appealing to newer audiences more with the addition of the mini-map and indicators. But under the surface, the Dark Aether storyline is waiting for die-hard Zombie fans to unravel it, upon launch. Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War is an all-round excellent sequel to 2010's Black Ops. Although a little light on launch content in places, it definitely is a must-play title in the Black Ops universe.
  5. Nov 17, 2020
    80
    Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War lends itself as a bombastic, yet short-lived game. We can only hope that this project will be well-received by Activision higher-ups, and that Raven Software will finally make name for themselves.
  6. Nov 12, 2020
    78
    Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War is anything but a bad entry, with specially delightful gunplay, very streamlined integration with other modes and games and a great Zombies Mode. On the other hand, the game doesn’t really excel in anything, will definitely profit from the upcoming extra content and is mostly more of what we know and love.
  7. Nov 16, 2020
    60
    Call of Duty Black Ops is not the hottest episode in the series. It feels a bit rushed, as its campaign is too short and doesn't rely enough on its fresh ideas. Multiplayer doesn't offer enough maps and we can question weapons balance and netcode. Zombie Mode is probably the most satisfying thing, but we have to be patient, as new content is on its way.

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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 69 out of 356
  1. Nov 14, 2020
    10
    Unlike Modern Warfare, this game is NOT for scrubs. It isn't a campfest that allows you to camp in windows or high platform vantage pointsUnlike Modern Warfare, this game is NOT for scrubs. It isn't a campfest that allows you to camp in windows or high platform vantage points everywhere for free kills and that's why it's getting such low scores. This is what Call of Duty USED to be 10 years ago, and it's finally back. Expand
  2. Nov 15, 2020
    9
    Most of the reviews are misleading. Most reviews say the graphics are bad and look like an xbox 360 game. That is obviously false if you lookMost of the reviews are misleading. Most reviews say the graphics are bad and look like an xbox 360 game. That is obviously false if you look at gameplay. Most reviews mention OP weapons even though thats in every cod. This game is good but cod fans are blinded by nostalgia and think every little thing must be perfect or it's a 0 Expand
  3. Nov 15, 2020
    6
    bad game , mw 2019 better . bobby the cat starts milking users again create the same product every year.
  4. Nov 17, 2020
    2
    Gun flow is fun but that is about it. Trash maps like the last call of duty but with an even smaller selection. Around 3 guns that canGun flow is fun but that is about it. Trash maps like the last call of duty but with an even smaller selection. Around 3 guns that can actually be used. Skill based match making is the worst it has ever been. Terrible game overall. Expand
  5. Nov 17, 2020
    1
    I never played a worst CoD. The zombie mod is lagging, even on ps4 pro. The whole game is unplayable
  6. Nov 15, 2020
    0
    Оценка за мультиплеер, нечего личного. Игра ушла на 2 шага назад от прошлой МВ19. Сбмм,присоединение к уже запущеным играм в основном заведомоОценка за мультиплеер, нечего личного. Игра ушла на 2 шага назад от прошлой МВ19. Сбмм,присоединение к уже запущеным играм в основном заведомо проигрышным, зачем придумывать что то новое. Если так будет продолжаться вы потеряете онлайн.Продолжайте в том же духе. Ваши ошибки вас нечему не научили. Expand
  7. Nov 18, 2020
    0
    It is embarrassing that this is a 2020 triple A game. Also the first CoD on the next gen consoles and it looks worse than the last game. It isIt is embarrassing that this is a 2020 triple A game. Also the first CoD on the next gen consoles and it looks worse than the last game. It is full of bugs and glitches, it shows images of weapons out of BO4 when you unlock weapons, basically it is not complete yet it is being sold at full price.

    Then ofcoursd the SBMM ruins any fun you have with the gameplay.
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