Tag: Call of Duty: Black Ops 4

Report: Activision has put Treyarch in charge of 2020’s Call of Duty title
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Report: Activision has put Treyarch in charge of 2020’s Call of Duty title

Next year’s annual Call of Duty will be a Black Ops title, with Treyarch taking the lead role in development, according to a new report based on sources familiar with the series’ development. Activision has taken developers Raven and Sledgehammer out of the lead development role and directed Treyarch to use existing work to develop a new title in the Black Ops series. read more

Black Ops 4 Blackout goes free for a month and gets a new map
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Black Ops 4 Blackout goes free for a month and gets a new map

Based on early teasers, we knew Alcatraz was coming to Blackout in Call of Duty: Black Ops 4. But news that it’ll be a fully featured new map for the battle royale – not just a small addition to the existing map – comes as much more of a surprise. On top of that, another free trial for Blackout is coming, and this one will last the whole month. Before you ask, there’s no indication that any of this is an April Fools gag. read more

Ghost Town comes to Black Ops 4 Blackout – Alcatraz and a night mode should follow
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Ghost Town comes to Black Ops 4 Blackout – Alcatraz and a night mode should follow

There’s about to be a new location to drop in on in Black Ops 4’s Blackout mode – the dusty abandoned streets of Ghost Town. A trailer for the new Operation Grand Heist showcases the new location, as well as plenty of other new content for the base game and Black Ops Pass holders. Notably, there some more buried teases on what to expect next, including more Blackout locations and what might just be that day/night cycle we heard about ages ago. read more

Wrestler Booker T sues Activision for gimmick infringement
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Wrestler Booker T sues Activision for gimmick infringement

Five time (five time) WCW champion Booker T is suing Activision for ripping off one of his wrestling personas in Call of Duty. Booker claims that Black Ops 4 Specialist Prophet copies his G.I. Bro character, specifically as he appears in a set of comic books released a few years ago. The copyright infringement suit says “there is no doubt” that the defendants “copied” the character. read more

Faze Clan misses out on CoD World League, KFC suggests they try Farming Simulator instead
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Faze Clan misses out on CoD World League, KFC suggests they try Farming Simulator instead

In perhaps the weirdest sentence I’ll write all day, KFC Gaming has taken aim at Faze Clan after the esports organisation’s players failed to qualify for the Call of Duty World League. Not content with poking fun at the organisation, the fried chicken restaurant’s confusing gaming division called out the players individually, before suggesting that they might find more success in a very different type of competition. read more