One piece of content for Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 that was part of the roadmap for Operation Apocalypse Z is a weather variant of the map Jungle called Jungle Flooded, but the map has yet to arrive in-game, a month and a half after the Operation’s launch.
Treyarch has now stated that the map is set to arrive in Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 with an update planned in mid-September during the current Operation Apocalypse Z.
If this update is only planned for mid-September, then it’s likely that the next Operation for the game will only deploy in late September for the game – a little close to the Call of Duty: Modern Warfare launch. The in-game countdown timer for the Operation Apocalypse Z Survivor says it ends on Monday, September 23, which points to a Tuesday, Sept. 24 launch for the new Operation, pending any changes.
There is the Call of Duty: Modern Warfare Open Beta happening for two weekends in September (Sept. 12-16 and Sept. 19-23), so Treyarch could be holding the final Operation’s launch till after the Beta weekends end for the game.
We’ll update as we learn more.
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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