Call of Duty®: Weekly Briefing — July 19
With Season Four Reloaded in full swing, there’s lots coming to Black Ops Cold War and Warzone this week. Let’s get right to it…
The Lead… New Black Ops Cold War Mode, Free Access Week, 2XP Weekend and More!
In just a few days, the new Paintball Moshpit joins the fray in Multiplayer, offering a mix of 6v6 respawn modes featuring paintball impact visuals and sound effects on new map Rush.
Throwback Moshpit returns with a collection of Black Ops series 6v6 classics: Nuketown ’84, Raid, Express, Standoff, Hijacked, and the new addition of Rush. Cranked Moshpit, Face Off 6v6, and more fan-favorite playlists also continue this week in MP.
Then starting on Friday, July 23, players can get 2XP all weekend long in Black Ops Cold War Multiplayer and Zombies! Start leveling up twice as fast at 10 AM PT on July 23 through July 26.
And starting July 22 through July 29, players can download Black Ops Cold War Free Access for tons of free Multiplayer and Zombies action, including NukeJacked 24/7, Paintball Moshpit, Throwback Moshpit, Party Games, Team Deathmatch, and more. Free Access players can also try out the full offering of Treyarch’s round-based Zombies maps, including the new “Mauer der Toten” map in Season Four Reloaded!
What’s In Store This Week
Some fun new Bundles are available in the Call of Duty Store, starting with the Biker Babes Reactive Bundle, an eight-item Bundle with the Ultra “Clutch Play” Tactical Rifle Blueprint as its centerpiece. The Bundle also contains two Legendary Blueprints — the “Silent Collision” SMG and the “Violent Crash” LMG — as well as the “Virtual Simulator” Weapon Charm, the “Roundabout” Reticle, the “Star Babe” Emblem, and the “Biker Babe” and “Bust Back” Calling Cards.
Next there’s the Special Ops Pro Pack, a Portnova Bundle that features a badass “Hypersonic” Operator Skin and includes 2,400 CP back with purchase. Also included are the Legendary “Sound Barrier” SMG and “Thrust Engine” Assault Rifle Weapon Blueprints, the “Ace Pilot” Calling Card, and the “Challenge Coin” Emblem.
Finally, prepare to blast off with the Tracer Pack: Mothership Mastercraft, an eight-item Bundle sure to send your enemies into space. At the center of the Bundle is the Ultra “Mothership” Sniper Rifle Blueprint, as well as the Legendary “Korrupter” Assault Rifle and the “Blast Chamber” SMG. The Bundle also features the “Space Helmet” Charm, the “Space Sector” Reticle, the “Space Fleet” Wrist Accessory, the “Exploratory” Calling Card, and the “Space Travel” Emblem.
Announcing New Warzone Tournaments!
There are five tournaments happening this week that Call of Duty spectators should keep their eyes on, starting with the Cracked Creators match today, hosted by OpTic Hitch. One of the most respected content creators across Call of Duty, OpTic Hitch is bringing back his popular tournament series, which features top Warzone content creators paired with Warzone pros. Each event will feature a “Red Zone” stream that captures all the action on the Twitch channels for Hitch and BoomTV.
Tuesday, July 20, sees the start of the Twitch Rivals Call of Duty: Warzone Showdown, a one-day event in Europe and North America to determine the top Warzone Trios squad in each region. Check out all the action on the TwitchRivals channel starting at 2 PM PT.
On Wednesday, July 21, it’s the battle of KARNAGE Clan! Members of the popular org will battle it out in the KARNAGE Clan’s Warzone Clash for their share of $5,000.
Next, gear up for the second round of the Sadie Hawkins Warzone Series, which features a lineup of all women captains dueling it out in Verdansk for $10,000. The second event kicks off at 12PM PT / 3PM ET on Thursday, July 22.
Finally, on Friday, July 23, the Community Warzone Invitational continues with the third event in the four-event series. The tournament focuses on up-and-coming Warzone talent, with each event featuring a $10,000 prize.
Heed the call.
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