Call of Duty®: Black Ops 4 Multiplayer raises the bar, delivering the most thrilling experience yet with a focus on tactical, grounded gameplay and player choice. The game offers a new level of online action across a variety of new weaponry, maps and modes. For the first time, Multiplayer serves as the center of the game's narrative as players explore each Specialist's role and unique playstyles. With the return of the Pick 10 Create-a-Class system and a new Gear category, gameplay becomes more customizable than ever, giving players choice on how to equip their Specialist. Combined with the ability to unlock devastating Scorestreaks, players will have the opportunity to be powerful on their own or unstoppable as a team.
Call of Duty®: Black Ops 4 delivers the biggest Day 1 Zombies offering ever with three full experiences at launch: IX, Voyage of Despair, and Blood of the Dead. With an exciting new adventure and a brand-new cast of characters, Call of Duty: Black Ops 4's Zombies will feature the deep gameplay and easter eggs that its rabid community of fans have come to expect.
In Blackout, Black Ops comes to life in a massive battle royale experience that features Black Ops signature combat and land, sea, and air vehicles in the biggest map in Call of Duty history. Bringing together the worlds of Black Ops, play as your favorite characters and battle through iconic settings from the Black Ops universe in an all-out survival and elimination experience.
The Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 community will receive a steady stream of post-launch content within a robust calendar of events, including a variety of free content across all modes.PlayStation players will get access to new content first, including new specialists, maps, Blackout updates and seasonal events.
by DANIEL TACK
Every year, the unceasing refrain that Call of Duty is the same gets repeated like a dogmatic mantra. With Call of Duty: Black Ops 4, Treyarch takes a big risk in removing a franchise staple – the single-player campaign – and embraces nothing but online multiplayer. The gamble pays off, as the title features more modes, settings, and ways to engage than any game in the series I can recall. The blazing new Blackout mode steals the zeitgeist of the battle royale’s thunder, packaging it in a polished, powerful entry to the burgeoning genre. If you’re willing to eschew single-player completely, the payoff is worth it.
Take on other players in a variety of multiplayer modes, co-op zombies encounters, or battle royale
Blackout’s environments draw from the very best of Treyarch’s Call of Duty games, and zombies opts for a more surreal, arcade look. It all works
Footsteps identify when other players are around, and contextual callouts in zombies mode let you know what’s important even if you’re not on voice chat
With modes and settings for everyone (except single-player fans), there’s no barrier to diving right into the fray if you’re willing to play online with others
Whatever you’re looking for in your online shooter, Black Ops 4 offers an impressive, highly enjoyable content suite that should keep you coming back for more
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