This update mostly fixates on a lot of the features directed towards multiplayer. There will be no automatic health regeneration but a manual healing through a health button. For fair-to-middling players like myself, these devices can help the game feel more accessible to those just looking to contribute without having to worry too much about how many kills they tally. Let's take a look at the zombie modes coming up. "We're putting them all in one place", said Vonderhaar, speaking at a live-streamed "community event" in Los Angeles to announce the news.
The next instalment in the war game franchise will be the first not to feature a single-player campaign, instead focusing on multiplayer and the new last-player-standing Blackout mode.
The heart of any Call of Duty game is its multiplayer, so Activision kicked off the proceedings with a lengthy (and suitably flashy) look at its traditional team-based offering. Could this be their way of proving this rumor is true?
Mr Miller said creating a Call Of Duty version of battle royale had been in the making for some time, but the developers had wanted to fit it in with the series' character.
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Black Ops IIII Zombies will include Custom Games and new Game Modes, which will deliver a more personalized Zombies experience - allowing players to tailor the challenge and difficulty to their play style, and experience the game in a new way. Call of Duty already has a strong online community that will keep buying the games no matter what and maybe that will nullify the price of entry somewhat, but for casuals who just want to try out the mode, this maybe a turnoff. Play as fan favorite characters and battle through iconic settings from the Black Ops universe.
Like Destiny 2, PC play will be exclusive to Blizzard's Battle.net service.
"The game we're representing today really represents the best of the ideas that have run through that gauntlet of game development, which is pretty typical for how we do things". The game will also feature a wealth of control options, as well as support for an uncapped framerate, 4K resolution and HDR, ultra-wide monitors, and performance and visual quality customization.
Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 is going to launch on October 12 for PS4, Xbox One, and PC.