Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War August 26 Update Brings New Game Modes and XP Weekend

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Call of Duty Vanguard might be two and a half months away. However, you can pass that time by enjoying Black Ops Cold War. Treyarch is still supporting this game with new content and has released an update yesterday that brought a new map. New game modes are added as well, and several zombie-related bugs have been fixed.

One of the DLC maps from the original Black Ops game, Drive-in, is added to Black Ops Cold War . A 24/7 Playlist of it is here as well. You can play the map in 6v6 mode in both normal and hardcore. A couple of new game modes have arrived too, including Double Agent: Knife and Knife Fight 3v3. Their descriptions are mentioned below.

The developer has also announced a 2XP Battle Pass event. The event will end on August 30 at 1 p.m. EST. Read on to know more about this update.

  • Marshal
    • Dragon’s Breath attachment now works in conjunction with Dual Wield. [August 20]
  • Drive-In
    • Drive-In added to the 6v6 map rotation.
    • Drive-In 24/7 added to Featured Playlists.
Game Modes
  • Double Agent: Melee
    • Melee weapons only.
    • Operatives and the Investigator must find clues and eliminate all Double Agents to win. Double Agents must eliminate all Operatives and the Investigator or detonate all bombs to win.
  • Knife Fight 3v3
    • Removed the Tomahawk from Knife Fight loadouts.
  • Custom Games
    • Double Agent
      • Added new options to Double Agent Custom Games:
        • Starting Pistol: Set whether players start with a Pistol or no weapon.
        • Loot Weapons: Set whether weapons found on the ground, in containers, and in supply drops are guns or Melee weapons.
Featured Playlists
  • Drive-In 24/7 [NEW] (Also available in Hardcore)
  • Double Agent: Melee [NEW]
  • Knife Fight 3v3 [NEW]
  • Nuketown 24/7 (Also available in Hardcore)
  • Face Off 6v6 (Also available in Hardcore)
  • 12v12 Moshpit (Also available in Hardcore)
  • Party Games
  • Multi-Team
  • Added stability fixes for rare issues related to the “Mauer Der Toten” Main Quest, bunny side quest, Outbreak Trials, and the spawning of the Chalice and Aether Tool items.
  • Regions
    • Increased chance to rotate to Collateral in earlier Regions.
  • Equipment
    • Addressed an issue that could cause a loss of functionality when applying a Blueprint just before using the Grapple Gun.
  • Addressed an issue that could allow a Hellhound to become stuck during Exfil.
  • Addressed a rare issue that could cause Death Perception to create phantom duplicated items that could not be picked up.
Featured Playlists
  • Outbreak (Endless and 3 Region)
  • Mauer der Toten
  • Firebase Z
  • Die Maschine
  • Dead Ops Arcade 3
  • Dead Ops Arcade 3: First Person
  • Onslaught (PlayStation)
  • Onslaught Accelerated (PlayStation)
  • Onslaught Containment (PlayStation)
  • Onslaught Echelon (PlayStation)

The complete patch notes can be read from the official site as well.

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