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Best C58 loadout for CoD: Cold War Season 4

The C58 is an awesome throwback to the original Black Ops, so here are the best loadout and perks to run with it in Cold War Season 4.

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The C58 is Black Ops Cold War’s latest Assault Rifle and is a nostalgia-inducing throwback to the original Black Ops Galil. Here are the attachments and perks you should be running with it in Season 4.

Cold War received no new Assault Rifle during the entirety of Season 3, but that Treyarch has changed that with Season 4’s C58. This fully automatic Assault Rifle closely resembles the Galil from the original Black Ops.

While this weapon has a slow fire rate, its damage, bullet velocity, and recoil control make it best suited for taking long-range fights in Cold War’s multiplayer. The main areas that need improving are its recoil control and damage range.

Here are the best attachments and perks for the C58 in Season 4.

Best Cold War C58 loadout & attachments

Cold War player fighting with C58
  • Optic: Microflex LED
  • Muzzle: Infantry Compensator
  • Barrel: 18.7″ Reinforced Heavy
  • Underbarrel: Field Agent Grip
  • Ammunition: Salvo 30 Rnd Fast Mag

Black Ops Cold War players have been asking for a buff to the C58, stating that the main issues are its lack of hit marker if the enemy is right in front of you, as well as the low damage to enemies within 20m of you.

This loadout will focus on priming the weapon for medium to long-range combat by improving recoil control and damage range. First off, we’re starting off with the Microflex LED optic for a cleaner picture when aiming down sights.

Next, we’ll focus on improving the weapon’s effective damage range. The 18.7″ Reinforced Heavy barrel will help you avoid rushing objectives and engaging in close-quarters encounters with the C58.

jackal using c58 in cold war season 4

Then we’re using the Infantry Compensator and Field Agent Grip for maximum recoil control. Combined, these attachments reduce both the horizontal and vertical recoil, making controlling the weapon easy.

The C58 only comes with a 20 Round Mag by default, so you’ll want to use the Salvo 30 Rnd Fast Mag as soon as you unlock it. 30 rounds isn’t a ton, so the increased reload speed offered by the mag is vital.

Best perks to use with the C58

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We recommend using the Perk Greed Wildcard with the C58, as this allows you to carry two perks from each category.

  • Perk 1: Flak Jacket & Tactical Mask
  • Perk 2: Gearhead & Scavenger
  • Perk 3: Ghost & Ninja

In Cold War’s multiplayer, players will often throw a grenade in front of them to stop your push, but with the Flak Jacket equipped, you can run endure the explosions, while Tactical Mask will keep you stun-free.

As Assault Rifle users play a support role, it’s extremely useful to get Field Mics or Trophy Systems down, and Gearhead allows you to carry two Field Upgrades at a time and recharges them faster. Then, to make sure you can hold on to your C58 for your whole killstreak, Scavenger is a great choice.

And finally, to constantly get the drop on your opponents, Ghost and Ninja will conceal your footsteps and hide you from Spy Planes.

How to unlock the C58 in Cold War Season 4

Cold War player using C58 Assault Rifle

Unlocking the C58 Assault Rifle is simple in Black Ops Cold War Season 4 as it’s included as part of the free Battle Pass. Play either Cold War or Warzone until you hit Tier 31, and you’ll have access to this powerful Assault Rifle.

You’ll have until August 9, when Season 4 is expected to conclude, to earn it in the Battle Pass, and then it’ll be unlocked through a unique challenge.

Best alternatives to the C58

If you’re looking for a great alternative to the C58, then you should try out the Krig 6. This has long been a fan-favorite Assault Rifle for its accuracy and high damage, and the XM4 received a buff going into Season 4, making it even stronger than it already was.

Also, see where the C58 stacks up against the rest of Cold War’s weapons and check out Charlie INTEL’s best C58 loadout for Call of Duty: Warzone Season 4 too!

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How to set up Custom Games in Black Ops Cold War Season 4

Use our in-depth guide to learn how to set up your own Custom Games in Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War Season 4.

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Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War Season 4 has many weapons and modes for you to experiment with. Here’s how you can set up your own Custom Game.

For many players, the thought of stepping foot into CoD’s multiplayer is a terrifying prospect, and a quick warm-up against AI or friends is necessary. Or perhaps you want to test out a new weapon to see how it handles, but a competitive match won’t do it justice. Then a handy Custom Game is just the thing that you need.

The limitless freedom is what makes a Custom Game so handy. Black Ops Cold War has an ever-increasing roster of weapons and maps for players to dive into. Season 4 and its Reloaded update has really fleshed out the game with Mauer Der Toten vastly expanding the Zombies universe and new multiplayer maps to enjoy.

So let’s go over Custom Games and how you can set them up privately.

How to make a Custom Black Ops Cold War game

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Here is how you can set up a Custom Game for yourself in Black Ops Cold War:

  1. Boot up Cold War
  2. Head to the Black Ops Cold War lobby screen
  3. Select ‘Custom Games’ from the bottom left
  4. Go down until you find ‘Edit Game Rules’
  5. Click on ‘Settings’
  6. Manipulate them until you are satisfied

You can alter the details of the match by changing the time limit, the number of times you can respawn, and how long it takes to do so. You can also change the round score and mess around with some of the more advanced settings. These advanced options will give you even more control over how the game goes.

Generally, you can choose to play against other players, but only those who you want to invite. You can also choose to play with bots so you have a bit of practice before initiating a private game. If you want to simply get a feel for the loadout, then turn the bot difficulty down.

When you’re in a Custom Game, you can take your time and go through various new guns like the C58 and MG 82 LMG, use their attachments, and see how they affect your ability to play. You won’t have to worry about being shot by other rowdy players who would ruin your concentration and keep you focused on your own survival the entire time.

How to make a Custom BOCW Zombies game

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Setting up your own game of Zombies is generally very similar to the creation of a regular match.

Here is how you can set up a Custom Game for yourself:

  1. Open the Black Ops Cold War Zombies screen
  2. Press your right bumper or click on “Private” which is next to “Public”
  3. Create your own Custom Game

That’s it. It’s that simple. Now you can enjoy localized versions of Dead Ops 3, Die Maschine, Firebase Z, Outbreak, and Mauer Der Toten.

Where is the Custom Game button?

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During one of the Black Ops Cold War updates, many people became concerned that Custom Games had been removed altogether. The reality is that Treyarch inadvertently moves it further down every now and again.

Due to the addition of so many different playlist options, Custom Games have been relegated to the bottom of the pile. Simply keep scrolling down through the modes, and you’ll see that it’s still there.

That should cover everything you need to know about setting up a Custom Game in Black Ops Cold War.

Also, check out the best Outbreak loadout for CoD: Black Ops Cold War.

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How to get Warzone & Cold War Thrust Engine Blueprint

The Engine Thrust Blueprint has arrived in Warzone and Black Ops Cold War, find out how to acquire it with our quick and easy guide.

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The Special Ops Pro Pack is a new bundle in Call of Duty: Warzone and Cold War Season 4. It comes with many cool items, including the new Thrust Engine Blueprint, and our guide will show you how to get it.

Special skins and weapon Blueprints help to prolong longevity in Call of Duty as players get drawn to these stunning new cosmetics. Whether it’s running around looking like Rambo and John McClane, or wielding a gun that is a literal dragon, items like this keep people coming back.

The July 22, 2021 update saw some new bundles be added to the CoD store, one of which includes the glorious new Thrust Engine Blueprint.

Check our quick guide to see how you can grab it yourself.

Warzone & Cold War Thrust Engine Blueprint Guide: How to buy & price

Special Ops Bundle in CoD

The Thurst Engine Blueprint is a special weapon skin for the FARA 83 Assault Rifle, and it gives it a secretive black coating to go with Portnova’s new Roze-like skin.

To claim the bundle for yourself, you’ll just need to do the following:

  1. Boot up either ‘Black Ops Cold War’ or ‘Warzone’
  2. Head on over to the ‘Store’ tab
  3. Search through the Bundles until you see the ‘Special Ops Pro Pack’
  4. Select it, and use COD Points to purchase the bundle
  5. Now equip any items from the bundle you desire!

If you’re looking to buy it, the Special Ops Pro Pack will set you back $19.99 / £16.79

What items do you get with the Special Ops Pro Pack Bundle?

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The main Operator skin and weapon Blueprint aren’t the be-all and end-all for everyone, so it’s important to know everything that comes with the bundle.

Here’s what you get with the Special Ops Pro Pack Bundle:

  • Hypersonic Operator Skin
  • Sound Barrier SMG Blueprint
  • Thrust Engine Assault Rifle Blueprint
  • Ace Pilot Calling Card
  • Challenge Coin Emblem
  • 2,400 COD Points

The COD Points are a decent part of this bundle as it can pay for more Bundles, or even pay for the Season 5 Battle Pass.

Also, check out the new CoD: Mobile Undead Siege Zombies game mode.

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Black Ops Cold War players call for major change to Special weapons

The Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War community is calling for Treyarch to make a major change to the Special weapons category.

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Special weapons are some of the most unique and exciting items in Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War, but community members are calling for Treyarch Studios to make a major change to how they operate.

There are various categories of weapons that players can use to battle their enemies in Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War. The game has the standard Assualt Rifles, SMGs, LMGs, Pistols, and more.

However, it also has a category known as Special weapons, which consist of unconventional weapons that allow players to collect some highlight and adrenaline-fueled kills.

While these weapons can be extremely powerful, Black Ops Cold War players have begun to call for a major change in how the Special weapons can be used in the game.

Black Ops Cold War Special Weapons

Taking to the official Black Ops Cold War subreddit, community member -Lusty- started a thread stating that they wished that the Special weapons had attachments players could equip like all of the other weapon categories in Cold War.

Many other players agreed as they wish there were attachments available for the Black Ops Cold War Special weapons that would allow them to change the playstyle of the weapons or offer new ways to use these items.

An example was given by community member springsight, who commented that they would like to see things like smoke rounds for the M97 Grenade Launcher.

“I want something that makes the launcher actually viable. Give me smoke rounds, flash rounds, semtex rounds, I just want to make things go boom :(.”

There is no doubt that the addition of attachments to the M97 Grenade Launcher, Ballistic Knife, Nail Gun, and R1 Shadowhunter Crossbow would make for even more exciting moments for Black Ops Cold War players to experience.

For more Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War, check out how to play Season 4 Reloaded Multiplayer and Zombies content for free, and stay tuned for future news and guides.

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