Activision and Treyarch have announced and released some new comics for Call of Duty: Black Ops 4’s Specialists, as we get closer to the October 12 launch of the game.
Black Ops 4’s narrative focus is centered around Multiplayer this year, with there being no main campaign. The MP features stories about how the Specialists came to be and their mission in the Black Ops world. In-game, players will be able to play Specialist Story Missions to learn more about each of the game’s new specialists available.
As part of that, Treyarch has released the first 3 issues of the new comics highlighting some of the stories surrounding the Specialists Ruin, Prophet, and Crash in Call of Duty: Black Ops 4.
Check them out HERE — the first 3 issues are available for free to read.
INTEL: Learn more about the Specialists of #BlackOps4 starting with Ruin, Prophet, and Crash when you download the first 3 issues of a new comic book series featuring the work of @AH_adamhughes, Eric Wilkerson, and @kirbifagan now for FREE at https://t.co/IPooe9teQP. pic.twitter.com/Ri08WObksc
— Treyarch Studios (@Treyarch) September 26, 2018
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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