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New H.A.R.P. Scorestreak and vehicle coming in Black Ops Cold War Season 1

Black Ops Cold War Season One will introduce new Scorestreaks and vehicles, such as the H.A.R.P. stealth aircraft.

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The Call of Duty blog gave us a ton of new information about Black Ops Cold War Season 1, including the H.A.R.P Scorestreak and new Tactical Raft vehicle.

Black Ops Cold War x Warzone Season 1 is set to be “the largest ever free content drop in Black Ops history.” With it comes the return of 2v2 Gunfight, several new maps and modes, and integration with Warzone and Modern Warfare.

There are also brand new weapons such as the Groza AR, MAC 10 SMG, and melee weapons the Sledgehammer and Wakizashi sword.

A new Scorestreak and vehicle will also be added to Cold War during its first season.

New Scorestreak & vehicle

The H.A.R.P Scorestreak will be added to Cold War in Season 1’s launch week. This is a high-flying stealth aircraft (or High-Altitude Reconnaissance Plane) that “shows both enemy positions and their directions on the mini-map, giving you a key advantage during the end-game moments of a Multiplayer match.”

Black Ops Cold War Season 1 roadmap

This is similar to the much-requested Blackbird Scorestreak, which takes full advantage of the traditional mini-map. The H.A.R.P. being described as especially valuable during end-game moments means it’s likely this will be a high-end Scorestreak.

Then later in the season comes the Tactical Raft. This new vehicle will be added to Fireteam maps with large bodies of water, such as Sanatorium which will be coming later in Season 1.

The Call of Duty blog describes it as a “fast-moving boat that allows for quick maneuvering and carrying personnel across water-based terrain, beginning with the lake in the Sanatorium Fireteam map. Deft use of this watercraft can turn the tide of battle in the right hands.”

Operator Adler uses the Attack Helicopter mini-gun in CoD: Warzone

There will also be a new helicopter added exclusively to Warzone. The Attack Helicopter, described as a “tiny terror”, is a small chopper with mini-guns on the sides. While traversing Verdansk and Rebirth Island, you can rain down fire against squads without having to use primary weapons.

Black Ops Cold War Season 1 will officially launch at 11PM PT on December 15, which is December 16 for the majority of players worldwide.

Source: Call of Duty Blog

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Cold War devs respond to Zombies bug blocking 8 attachment Custom Mods

A Cold War Zombies bug has been blocking Custom Mods with over five attachments, and Treyarch has responded to the problem.

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Black Ops Cold War Zombies players have been unable to equip Custom Mods with more than five attachments, and Treyarch have responded to the issue.

Custom Mods have arrived in Black Ops Cold War, allowing players to save their favorite attachment and Blueprint combinations. They can then quickly equip these Custom Mods in multiplayer, Zombies, and League Play.

However, a frustrating bug has been preventing players from using their Custom Mods equipped with eight attachments, and Treyarch has confirmed they are working to fix the issue.

BOCW Zombies blocking custom blueprints

When trying to equip a Custom Mod with eight attachments in Zombies, you will be met with a message that states players “Must equip Gunfighter Wildcard to equip a Custom Mod with more than 5 attachments.”

This message is designed for multiplayer to prevent players from bypassing the Gunfighter Wildcard by equipping a Custom Mod with eight attachments already on the game.

However, the problem is that Zombies doesn’t have Wildcards. This means that players can’t use their eight attachment Custom Mods, even though they can equip eight attachments through upgrading their weapon classes with Aetherium Crystals.

A concerned player asked Treyarch and their community manager, Josh “FoxhoundFPS” Torres, “is there any workaround or fix for equipping an 8 attachment Custom Mod in Zombies?” They also confirmed they had everything “fully tiered up,” unlocking eight attachment slots.

FoxhoundFPS replied, saying “Our team is aware of this issue and working toward a fix.” The issue hasn’t been added to their official Trello board so we don’t have a date for the fix being issued, but it is being addressed.

There is also no Gunfighter Wildcard in Warzone, which is a possible reason why Cold War Custom Mods can’t be taken into the battle royale, as the same issue as here would occur.

In the meantime, players will need to build their Custom Mods again when picking attachments before deploying to Die Maschine, Firebase Z, and Outbreak.

Image Credit: Treyarch

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New leak claims fan-favorite Black Ops maps arriving in Cold War Season 3

A fresh leak is hinting at some new, fan-favorite maps coming to Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War in Season 3.

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Treyarch could be set to bolster Black Ops Cold War Season 3 with all-new map remakes if a reliable source is to be believed.

A new season of Call of Duty is always exciting as it means that a whole new bundle of content is on the way. It does reach a point where the current maps have been played to death, and the game could do with a fresh lease of life.

This is why this potential leak could be great news for players as not one, but two new maps could be on the way to Cold War Season 3 in the form of Echelon and Standoff.

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Map remakes have not been uncommon in Black Ops Cold War as we’ve already seen the likes of Raid, Nuketown, and Express be included in the game.

It was back in January that a major leak had confirmed the intent to add 8 new map remakes to Cold War throughout its life lifespan. Some of them have indeed been added, and now it looks like we’re set for two more if a Tweet from TheGhostOfMW is accurate.

As with all rumors, they usually originate from somewhere, pretty much from a reliable source. So it’s not crazy for this statement to be true.

Both of these maps would be welcome additions to Cold War and we’ve even made our own list of maps we’d like to see appear in CoD: Black Ops Cold War in the future.

As with all big rumors of this nature, we recommend you take it with a pinch of salt. But leaks have generally been reliable for the latest Call of Duty game, and we’ll wait to see what else is coming in Season 3.

Image credits: Treyarch

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Cold War & Warzone Season 3 artwork reportedly leaked

A first look at Black Ops Cold War & Warzone Season 3 artwork has leaked online.

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A first look at artwork for Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War & Warzone Season 3 has leaked.

The user who shared this artwork on social channels has since deleted his Reddit account & post on it.

This leaked image, which was then re-uploaded to Imgur, showcases a new female Operator with Season 3 having a blue color scheme.

Leaked Artwork

Please note: Activision has issued a DMCA take down of the images.

This artwork also shows in the background what looks to be a destroyed part of Verdansk, which lends more confirmation to the rumors of Verdansk’s major changes coming in Season 3.

It’s not clear which part of the map is shown behind her.

It’s also not confirmed yet as to how the leakers found the images, whether it was through data mining of certain game files or from another source.

For now, Activision has not officially confirmed or commented on these images.

Season 3 for Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War & Warzone is set to begin on April 22. There has not been much reveals for Season 3 yet from Activision besides some teasers that Treyarch has started to post on their social accounts. More information is set to be announced as we get closer to the start date.

On the Warzone side of things, Raven has already teased some of the changes coming, including weapon balancing, skin adjustments, and more.

Warzone will also see a major event, which will begin on April 21 at 12PM PT.

Stay tuned for the latest news on Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War & Warzone Season 3.

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