Jan. 21 Patch Notes
Experience the intensity and brutality of war like never before. Unleash the power of the flamethrower, flame tanks, and other lethal weaponry while battling through the most harrowing campaigns in the Pacific and Europe.
Private Miller is rescued from imprisonment by Sgt. Roebuck at Makin Atoll during the battle of Makin in the Gilbert Islands, part of the British colony of the Gilbert and Ellice Islands, occupied by the Japanese Imperial Army.
Red Army soldier Dimitri Petrenko encounters Viktor Reznov in Stalingrad, Russia. Reznov needs help assassinating General Heinrich Amsel, an infamous German commander in Stalingrad responsible for massacres throughout the Motherland. Petrenko successfully assassinates Amsel, and the two escape the war-torn city.
Petty Officer Locke, manning the gun of a PBY Catalina fighter plane, defends an attack by the Japanese Imperial Navy on a US Naval Fleet south of Okinawa, Japan.
Dimitri Petrenko and Viktor Reznov successfully break the German line in Seelow Heights, Germany, about 90km east of Berlin. They acquire transportation to Berlin in their final move to the German capital.
The Red Army sets foot in Berlin, encountering a major battle with Germany’s last line of defense.
Petrenko and Reznov breach the Reichstag in Berlin, defeating the defending Waffen-SS. They raise the Soviet flag in victory.
Roebuck's company attacks the Japanese Imperial Army at Shuri Castle on Okinawa Island, Japan. Miller's actions will mean the difference between life and death for Roebuck and Polonsky.
Call of Duty®: Black Ops takes you deep behind enemy lines into the world of deniable operations as a member of an elite special forces unit engaging in covert warfare, classified operations, and explosive conflicts across the globe. With access to a variety of exclusive weaponry and equipment, your actions will tip the balance during the most dangerous time period mankind has ever known.
Viktor Reznov leads Russian General Nikita Dragovich to a ship containing samples of biochemical weapon Nova 6 gas in the Arctic Circle, and is ultimately captured and imprisoned after British commandos storm the ship. Dimitri Petrenko loses his life in the process after Dragovich exposes him to Nova 6.
Hudson is sent to Kowloon City, Hong Kong to interrogate Dr. Daniel Clarke, one of the engineers responsible for the creation of Nova 6. Meanwhile, Mason, Woods, and Reznov are shot down while flying over Viet Cong territory in search of Kravchenko. They find his abandoned compound rigged with explosives and barely manage to escape the trap alive.
Hudson and CIA operatives Grigori Weaver, Terrance Brookes, and Bruce Harris infiltrate a Soviet base in Yamantau, USSR to seize evidence of weaponized Nova 6 gas. Agent Harris is presumed KIA after falling from a catwalk destroyed by an RPG blast. Once inside the facility, the team is contacted by Doctor Friedrich Steiner, the creator of Nova 6, to make a deal for his life.
Mason, Woods, and Bowman infiltrate a compound in Laos in pursuit of Dragovich’s right-hand man, Colonel Lev Kravchenko. The men are taken captive by Viet Cong guerillas and forced to play Russian Roulette. Bowman resists, and is killed by a Spetsnaz operative in the process. Mason and Woods manage to escape in a Russian chopper and track down Kravchenko's hideout. After jumping out a window followed by an explosion, Woods and Kravchenko are both considered KIA.
Mason and Reznov head to Steiner's location on Rebirth Island to kill him, while Hudson and Weaver race to meet with Steiner before he can be killed. When they arrive, it is already too late. Mason believes Reznov to be Steiner's killer, but Hudson and Weaver bear witness to a different truth.
After Mason is revealed to have been brainwashed for some time, Mason and Hudson board the Russian ship Rusalka in time to stop a Nova 6 payload from being released in the United States. Mason drowns Dragovich and makes it to the surface with Hudson to be greeted by Weaver and a massive American fleet. The crisis is over.
On the ground in Cuba during the Bay of Pigs invasion, CIA operatives Alex Mason, Frank Woods, and Joseph Bowman attempt to assassinate FIdel Castro under US orders. They fail the mission, taking out a body double instead. Mason is captured and brought to Dragovich.
Alex Mason is progressively brainwashed through experimental methods by Dragovich, who intends him to act as a sleeper agent.
Alex Mason and Viktor Reznov lead a prison break from a labor camp at Vorkuta in the Soviet Union. During the breakout, Reznov stays behind to hold off the Soviet prison guards while Mason escapes.
At the Pentagon, President John F. Kennedy instructs Mason to eliminate Nikita Dragovich in the interests of the United States.
Following President Kennedy's orders, Mason embarks on Operation Flashpoint with Woods, Brooks, and Bowman. The team infiltrates a Soviet launch facility with intent to sabotage the Ascension Group, rescue Special Agent Grigori Weaver, and gather intel on Dragovich.
Mason and CIA Special Agent Jason Hudson meet up with Woods in Khe Sanh, Vietnam to investigate evidence of Soviet activity around Laos and Cambodia.
As the Tet Offensive ravages the city around them, Mason, Woods, and Bowman fight through in an effort to locate a Russian defector with intel on Russia's involvement in Vietnam. They successfully evacuate from Huế City, South Vietnam after an intense firefight against the North Vietnamese Army.
Colonel Lev Kravchenko tests Nova 6 gas on the local population of Vietnam and Laos.
Call of Duty®: Black Ops Cold War tells the story of a conspiracy decades in the making, culminating in the early 1980s in the heat of the Cold War. This direct sequel to the original Black Ops® picks up where the first game left off, with Alex Mason, Frank Woods, and Jason Hudson joining forces with a new cast of operatives to unravel a global terrorist plot.
Pushing the boundaries of what fans have come to expect from the record-setting entertainment franchise, Call of Duty®: Black Ops II propels players into a near future, 21st Century Cold War, where technology and weapons have converged to create a new generation of warfare.
Jason Hudson calls Alex Mason out of retirement to rescue their old friend Frank Woods, who has been captured by narco-terrorist Raul Menendez in Angola during that country's brutal civil war.
Menendez is captured and brought on board the USS Barack Obama for interrogation. Salazar is revealed as a traitor, helping Menendez escape as the ship suffers a major attack.
David Mason plays a significant role in defending Los Angeles, California from a major drone attack. The drones are US-owned, but turned against America in a technological takeover.
David Mason leads an attack on a Haitian facility where the drones are being controlled. Before he can return them to US hands, Menendez orders the drones to self-destruct, leaving the US defenseless against an attack by Cordis Die. The ending of the game is largely determined by the player's choices.
Mason and Woods fight off a Russian attack on the Mujahideen compound in Afghanistan while investigating Raul Menendez's involvement in selling arms throughout the region.
Raul Menendez’s sister, Josefina, is killed by a stray grenade during a raid carried out by Mason, Hudson, and Woods on Menendez’s compound in Wasa King, Nicaragua.
Woods and Mason are sent to Panama with orders to capture a high-value target with connections to Raul Menendez. Tricked during a sinister plan, Woods mistakenly shoots a disguised Alex Mason, believing him to be Menendez at the time. Menendez captures Hudson, Woods, and Alex Mason's son, David. Hudson sacrifices himself in order for David and Woods to survive.
After Menendez begins the well-funded social and political Cordis Die movement, thousands of rioters sympathetic to Cordis Die take to the streets of Pyongyang and Tehran.
Cyberterrorists plunge world markets into chaos. Raul Menendez uploads a video revealing himself to be the leader of Cordis Die and blames the US for the attacks.
Looking for information on Menendez, Joint Special Operations Command agents David "Section" Mason and Mike Harper visit Frank Woods at The Vault, a CIA retirement complex.
David Mason, Mike Harper, Javier Salazar, and Crosby infiltrate a remote Cordis Die compound to try to find info on Celerium in the Hkababo Razi Mountains, Myanmar. They uncover intel from a source regarding Menendez's plans to execute a massive cyber attack.
Evidence surfaces from surveillance in Pakistan that Menendez has hidden a cyber weapon called "Karma" on the floating city Colossus.
Welcome to Call of Duty: Black Ops III, a dark future where a new breed of Black Ops soldier emerges and the lines are blurred between humanity and the technology we created to stay ahead, in a world where cutting-edge military robotics define warfare.
The progression of military technology leads to the deployment of robotic humanoids and cybernetic supersoldiers on the battlefield. After an explosion laced with Nova 6 gas kills 300,000 in Singapore, a team of cybernetic Black Ops soldiers faces off against Corvus, a conscious artificial intelligence.
Call of Duty®: Black Ops 4 features grounded and fluid Multiplayer combat, the biggest Zombies offering ever, and Blackout, where the universe of Black Ops comes to life in a massive Battle Royale experience.
CIA operative and businesswoman Savannah Mason-Meyer recruits some of the world's most elite soldiers for a secret initiative entitled Project Blackout, using Combat Immersion simulation technology to train them.
Snipers Only Moshpit makes its MP debut + Zombies improvements.