Following the leak from the Australia PSN Store earlier today, Activision and Treyarch have officially announced the first Black Ops Pass content drop for Call of Duty: Black Ops 4, which is available starting December 11 on PlayStation 4, with release on other platforms to follow.
The Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 Black Ops Pass is the replacement for the previous Season Passes that have existed for Call of Duty. Activision plans to release more content, more often for Black Ops 4.
We’re aware that some gameplay footage featuring pre-release versions of upcoming Black Ops Pass content has released in some regions a little earlier than planned.
The real deal arrives tomorrow, along with a new trailer, so stay tuned and stay spoiler-free out there.
— Treyarch Studios (@Treyarch) December 10, 2018
The leaks have stated that the first Black Ops Pass content drop brings two new MP maps — Elevation and Madagascar — alongside the first of four Zombies experiences, Dead of the Night.
The new content is available first on PS4, with release on Xbox One and PC to follow 7 days later. This new Black Ops Pass content debuts alongside a host of free content with Operation Absolute Zero on PS4 starting December 11.
COD 2020 Teasers: Black Ops 4 Summit map, Treyarch social profile
As we opened our new crates that Activision sent through, Black Ops 4’s Summit map got an update.
The screens in the center of the map in Black Ops 4 turned on which seem to match to what some of our slides show:
There’s also a look at clocks of 4 out of the 5 locations that some of us got as part of the slides to see:
These changes do appear to be new, especially the screens with the targets on them. Analyzing older images of the maps showcase that the screens were not showing the same thing.
In addition, Treyarch has updated their cover photo on social channels.
It’s getting cold out there…
Gameplay from Black Ops 4’s canceled campaign mode revealed
A user on Reddit, r/BlackOps4, has shared what appears to be the very first footage of gameplay from the canceled campaign mode of Call of Duty: Black Ops 4.
Call of Duty: Black Ops 4, which released in October 2018, was the first Call of Duty game to not have a traditional campaign mode, instead opting to have three online-based modes.
Treyarch insisted throughout the year that they really didn’t have plans for a campaign and were focusing on an online connected experience for Black Ops 4, but many reports and sources described the campaign as being too ambitious and canceled because of issues with development.
On Reddit, a user has shared about two minutes of alpha footage of the gameplay of Black Ops 4’s campaign. The campaign, in alpha-state footage (meaning its not complete), had a very similar HUD to the MP experience of Black Ops 4. The user claims that the campaign and MP were supposed to be connected, and that’s why the HUD is so similar.
The gameplay starts by showing a message of “FIND THE AQUILUS CEO.”
Here’s the gameplay footage:
The user who posted this has not said where they got this gameplay footage as of now. He said he only has this footage, alongside an augmented footage of the engine of BO4, which he is not releasing at this time.
Double XP live in Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 through February 6
To celebrate the big game this weekend, Treyarch is activating Double XP Quad Feed in Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 this weekend – starting now.
Live in game now is:
- 2XP in MP
- 2XP in Zombies
- 2XP Party Game Moshpit
All of this is live in Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 on PS4, Xbox One, and PC. This is live through February 6 at 10AM PT.
For those still enjoying Black Ops 4, enjoy a new XP weekend!
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