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Call of Duty: Black Ops February 14 Update – Quad Feed, Close Quarters, and more



Treyarch released a new Reddit update on everything that’s happening in Black Ops 4 this week.

The post includes information on Valentine’s Quad Feed, Arms Race TDM for PS4, Close Quarters Frenzy Solos for PS4, and Ambush Solos on Xbox One and PC on February 15th. Additionally, new Echelon tiers are hinted at within the post along with an emblem of some kind.

The post also quickly mentions the next Operation, starting February 19th. Below is the full Reddit post from Treyarch.

From Treyarch:

Valentine’s Quad Feed Weekend Begins!

It’s a big week as we set the stage for our next Operation, and we’re getting a head start with our Valentine’s Quad Feed Weekend celebration, now live through 10AM Tuesday, Feb. 19!

Enjoy five days of 2XP in MP and Zombies, 2X Weapon XP in MP and Zombies, 2X Nebulium Plasma in Zombies, and 2X Merits in Blackout on us. We’re starting this one a day early and ending an extra day later than usual, just in case we’re butting into anyone’s Valentine’s Day plans. Then again, nothing says “I choose you” like staying in all night to rank up with your favorite Duo partner. Right?

And for those Blackout warriors who’ve already dominated their way to Echelon 80… we’ll just leave this here for now.

Introducing Arms Race Team Deathmatch

This week, we’re spicing things up with new and fan-favorite game modes as we prep for next week’s new Operation. Looking to level up faster, call in more Strike Teams, or finally take on the Gunship Challenge? Introducing the brand new Arms Race Team Deathmatch MP playlist on PS4, where every EKIA earns 150 points instead of the usual 100. This means more points, more XP, and more Scorestreaks, so be sure to bring a rocket launcher to the gun fight.

TDM 100 is Here to Stay

After thoroughly playtesting different point values and listening to community feedback on TDM pacing, we’ve raised the standard score limit for Team Deathmatch from 75 to 100, and for Kill Confirmed from 60 to 80. Yes, TDM 100 is now the new standard! Let us know what you think of this change in the comments below.

Close Quarters Frenzy is Back

Close Quarters Frenzy has returned to PS4 by popular demand as Ambush continues its second week on Xbox One and PC! We’ve heard your requests to bring CQF back to Blackout, so now’s your chance to get in on the action using only close-range weapons against a faster Collapse before our third Operation kicks into gear. And tomorrow, we’re launching our first Solo variants of these limited-time modes, starting at 10AM PT Friday, Feb. 15.

Our Next Operation Begins February 19

Black Ops 4 gets even bigger starting on Tuesday, Feb. 19. Our upcoming third Operation will deliver a constant stream of new content with several major updates dropping throughout February, March, and April, and we can’t wait to show you what we’ve got in store.

Some very special trailers are just around the corner to tell you everything you need to know. Keep an eye on our TwitterFacebook, and Instagram channels for some previews of what’s to come…

Onto what’s new in Black Ops 4 with our latest update this week:

  • Valentine’s Quad Feed Weekend now live with 2XP in MP and Zombies, 2X Weapon XP in MP and Zombies, 2X Merits in Blackout, and 2X Nebulium Plasma in Zombies through 10AM PT Tuesday, Feb. 19.
  • Arms Race Team Deathmatch added as Featured Playlist in MP on PS4.
    • Endurance Chaos Moshpit, Chaos Control, and Mercenary Deathmatch Moshpit added to Featured category in MP on PS4.
  • Endurance Chaos Moshpit added as Featured Playlist on Xbox One and PC.
    • Chaos Control, Mercenary Deathmatch Moshpit, and Mercenary Chaos Moshpit added to Featured category in MP on Xbox One and PC.
  • Close Quarters Frenzy limited-time mode now live in Blackout on PS4.
  • Ambush continues as Featured Playlist in Blackout on Xbox One and PC.
  • Score limit for Team Deathmatch raised to 100.
  • Score limit for Kill Confirmed raised to 80.
  • Pro Series Moshpit playlist continues on all platforms using the latest CWL competitive ruleset.
  • Our next Operation begins on February 19 with a full season of all-new features and content in Multiplayer, Blackout, and Zombies.


  • Featured Playlists
    • Arms Race Team Deathmatch added as Featured Playlist.
      • Earn 150 points per EKIA instead of the standard 100 point value.
    • Endurance Chaos Moshpit, Chaos Control, and Mercenary Deathmatch Moshpit added to Featured category.
    • Pro Series Moshpit continues using the latest CWL competitive ruleset.


  • Limited-Time Mode
    • Close Quarters Frenzy
      • Weapons limited to SMGs, shotguns, pistols, melee attacks, and launchers only.
      • Survive as the last squad standing against an even faster Collapse.


  • Featured Playlists
    • Endurance Chaos Moshpit added as Featured Playlist.
    • Chaos Control, Mercenary Deathmatch Moshpit, and Mercenary Chaos Moshpit added to Featured category.
    • Pro Series Moshpit continues using the latest CWL competitive ruleset.


  • Limited-Time Mode
    • Ambush
      • Weapons limited to sniper rifles, melee attacks, and launchers only.
      • Circle constantly advances with no delays between collapses.


  • Game Modes
    • Team Deathmatch
      • Score limit raised from 75 to 100.
    • Kill Confirmed
      • Score limit raised from 60 to 80.



Call of Duty players want a Battlefield Portal inspired mode in the future

After FPS fans were blown away by Battlefield Portal’s reveal, Call of Duty fans want to see a similar mode in the future.



Battlefield Portal and Modern Warfare 2

Battlefield 2042’s REDACTED mode was finally announced at EA Play: Battlefield Portal. This is a hub for content from previous Battlefield games, and Call of Duty players want to see a similar mode in the future.

Like Battlefield, Call of Duty has depicted various theatres of war over the years, both real and fictional. Although Battlefield 2042 is set in the near future, as a throwback for long-time fans of the franchise, they’ve included Battlefield Portal.

This brings weapons, maps, vehicles, and more from Battlefield 1942, Bad Company 2, and Battlefield 3 into one, ultimate sandbox experience. Impressed with the new mode, Call of Duty fans have been asking for a similar experience.

Battlefield Portal vehicles

Call of Duty fans have been desperate for remasters of their favorite games from the franchise, with Modern Warfare 2’s multiplayer being the most prominent. Black Ops Cold War is chock-full of maps from Black Ops 2, but players still want to see more content from the games they grew up with.

Battlefield 2042 found the solution to this with their new Portal mode. With access to a ton of content from previous Battlefield games, players can create almost any custom game mode they can dream up.

“And that’s how you incorporate remastered content into your game,” said renowned industry insider Tom Henderson after seeing the reveal. He followed this by theorizing that Call of Duty will create something similar in the “next 5 years.”

His theory was met with resounding excitement, with many Call of Duty players wanting to see their favorite multiplayer and Zombies experiences return in the same way.

Battlefield Portal “truly could be the next BIG THING for creators,” said popular YouTuber Chaosxsilencer. “Imagine a Call of Duty Portal with BO2, BO3, WaW, MW2, MW3 assets all usable and customizable.”

“The custom game options available with #BATTLEFIELD2042 and the Battlefield Portal are amazing. So many options and ways to be creative and have fun,” said Call of Duty news account ModernWarzone. “@RavenSoftware we need things like this in Warzone, especially with Battlefield announcing this today.”

With how extensive of a backlog Call of Duty has, it’s very likely that Activision will take inspiration from Battlefield’s exciting new mode – and the demand for it is certainly there.

If you can’t wait to play Battlefield 2042, you can check out how to get access to the Open Beta in September.

Image Credit: Activision / EA

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Zombies World Record beaten after nearly 300 hours of Call of Duty: Black Ops 3

It took one Twitch streamer nearly 300 hours of gameplay to beat the World Record for Black Ops 3’s Nacht Der Untoten Zombies.



black ops 3 nacht der untoten

One player has done the unthinkable and beaten the Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 Nacht Der Untoten Zombies World Record by reaching round 255.

Zombies has a storied history dating all the way back to 2008 when Call of Duty: World at War came bundled with a bonus mini-game called ‘Nacht der Untoten.’ The legendary Nazi Zombies mode would go on to reach ridiculous levels of popularity to the point that Treyarch had to make extra Zombies maps.

Since then, virtually every single CoD title has included new versions and variations of the Zombies formula. Black Ops Cold War is currently enjoying the launch of Mauer Der Toten, the freshest Zombies experience.

However, one Twitch streamer has overlooked modern Zombies in favor of a previous game – Black Ops 3. After 20 days of playing the same game of Nacht Der Untoten on and off, a new World Record was set.

The feat was accomplished by CoD Zombies Twitch streamer TomPhantasy as he smashed the previous record by a staggering 40 rounds to reach Round 255.

Beginning his run on July 2, he spent the next 20 days clocking up nearly 300 hours of game time to obliterate the previous Nacht Der Untoten record.

Remarkably, he was only downed twice, and they both came once he’d surpassed the record figure anyway.

The final seconds of the footage are of the streamer clearing up the last few dregs of Zombies until the round icon in the bottom-left changes to 255.

This absolutely smashes the previous record of 216 rounds set by user Chihiro-516, and may never be beaten.

Dexerto was even able to secure an exclusive word with the streamer to get more reaction to his feat: “The Zombies community has been supporting me for months when I have been attempting this record through the highs and lows,” he said.

He continued: “I knew I had to keep going, because after 24.8 days the game freezes, This meant I had to play 13+ hours per day for those 25 days.”

Massive congratulations need to go to the player who was able to gut his way through an arduous three weeks of Zombies. With Mauer Der Toten very much the new Zombies craze, we wonder if he will one day attempt to set the record for it.

Also, for some more incredible accomplishments, check out the Cold War player who reached 10th Prestige without killing a single player.

Image Credit: Activision / TomPhantasy

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How much are COD Points? How to buy, price, how to spend & more

COD Points are the currency of Call of Duty. Here’s a guide on their price, how you can buy them, where to spend them, and what you can buy.



cod points cold war warzone

COD Points have become an integral part of Call of Duty games as they can buy some great cosmetics and other items to show off. So here’s a quick guide to tell you how much points cost, how you can buy them, where you can spend them, and what you can get.

The gaming landscape has changed over the years with the incorporation of microtransactions and live-gaming services. Many games offer extra content – with cosmetics being a big proponent of this. With Cold War and Warzone offering special Rambo and John McClane skins and bringing back legendary Operators like Soap and Captain Price, it becomes easy to see why players would want to spend COD Points.

Call of Duty offers a huge palette of extra goodies you can add to your game and requires COD Points to do so.

So with our detailed guide today, we’re going to run through the basics of COD Points to help you understand them, tell you what they do, and more.

cod points store in call of duty

What is the price of COD Points?

There are different amounts and bundles you can opt for when buying COD Points that are tailored to different needs.

Some players just need to top up their account with a few hundred points to get the latest bundle. Whereas some need a big restock with the intention of spending many points. The more points you want, the bigger the discounts grow.

Here are the different prices for the various COD Points bundles:

  • 200 COD Points for $1.99 or £1.79
  • 500 COD Points for $4.99 or £4.31
  • 1,000 (+100 Bonus) COD Points for $9.99 or £8.49
  • 2,000 (+400 Bonus) COD Points for $19.99 or £16.79
  • 4,000 (+1,000 Bonus) COD Points for $39.99 or £34.99
  • 7,000 (+2,500 Bonus) COD Points for $74.99 or £69.99
  • 10,000 (+3,000 Bonus) COD Points for $99.99 or £84.99

How do I buy COD Points?

cod points coins

You can be very flexible with how you buy COD Points as there are a few different ways to do so. To make sure you’re buying them for the right platform, just double-check with our guide on transferring COD Points across platforms.

These are the various ways you can procure COD Points.

Official website

This method is only for PC players.

A quick visit to the shop will take you to the aforementioned COD Points bundles, and you can take your pick.

PlayStation Store

This method is only for PlayStation players.

Head to the PlayStation Store either on your PS4, PS5, or on the Official website and you’ll find the same selection of COD Points bundles.

You will be able to purchase them using money or PSN credit.

Xbox Microsoft Store

This method is only for Xbox players.

Head to the Microsoft Store either on your Xbox One, Xbox Series X, Xbox Series S, or on the Official website and you’ll find the same selection of COD Points bundles.

You will be able to purchase them using money or Xbox Gift cards.


Online or select physical retailers will have copious amounts of COD Points vouchers and gift cards for you to purchase. There will be no difference between official sales and retails sales as they will all sell the same bundles.

Where do I spend my COD Points?

Now that you have a nice bundle of COD Points, where do you actually go to spend them? Well, the answer is rather simple: head to the in-game store for the game you’re playing, browse, and buy.

What can I buy with COD Points?

Call of Duty’s currency is used to primarily buy two things: the Battle Pass for the current season and Bundles containing a variety of items.

Battle Pass

cod cold war battle pass

A Battle Pass is a paid Tier system that allows regular players to earn dozens of extra rewards and cosmetics for essentially playing the game.

Black Ops Cold War and Warzone are currently in Season Two of their respective lifecycles at the moment. Both titles are currently running in tandem with each other and share the same Battle Pass.

It features 100 Tiers for players to smash their way through the course of Season 2, and if players are committed enough, they can actually earn enough COD Points, through leveling up the pass, to get the next one for free.

You can buy the Cold War & Warzone Season 4 Battle Pass via a couple of different methods:


cod modern warfare bundles

The other main content you can buy is a wide range of Bundles and Operator Bundles. These special bundles vary in price, and each comes with its own unique items.

The collectibles you can expect to find are Calling Cards, Emblems, Operator Skins, Weapon Blueprints, Weapon Charms, and more.

Also, check out when Black Ops Cold War Season 5 and Warzone Season 5 are set to begin.

Image credits: Activision / Treyarch / Raven Software

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