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Cold War Beta Extended for Call Of Duty Black Ops

Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War developer Treyarch announced that the game’s beta, which started recently, has been extended. With the announcement, the expiration date of the beta has been extended from October 19 to Tuesday, October 20, at 10 AM PT.

Developer studio Treyarch has announced an extension of the Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War beta initially set to last for two weeks. The Beta, which started on October 8, remained exclusively for PlayStation 4 owners for a 4-day period and was released for all platforms on October 15. However, most Xbox players have mentioned that beta does not work properly and they cannot play.

Cold War Beta Extended for Call Of Duty Black Ops

Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War developer Treyarch announced that the game’s beta, which started recently, has extended. It is obvious that the beta test to be launched will require pre-order. Also, Activision had announced that it will be two weekends for Black Ops Cold War beta testing. Each beta test had taken 5 days. The first beta test was available on the PS4 platform. The second Cold War beta test had included PS4, Xbox One, and PC and support cross-play.

Also, Beta testing includes several different modes that you would expect from the Cold War. Team Deathmatch, Kill Confirmed, and Domination will all be available in this test, as will the enormous Combined Arms: Domination mode.

Beta weekend 1 dates (PS4 only):

  • October 8-12

Early access (PS4 / PS5 preorders): October 8-9:

  • Open access: October 10-12

Beta weekend 2 dates (PS4, Xbox One, PC – cross-play enabled):

  • October 15-19

Early access (Xbox One / Series X / PC preorders, all PS4 owners):

  • October 15-16
  • Open access: October 17-19

Cold War Beta Extended for Call Of Duty Black Ops

Cold War Open Beta PC System Requirements

Minimum System Requirements

  • Operating System: Windows 7 64-bit (SP1) or Windows 10 64-bit (1803 or higher)
  • Processor: Intel Core i5 2500K or AMD equivalent
  • Graphics: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 670 2GB / GeForce GTX 1650 4GB or AMD Radeon HD 7950
  • Memory: 8 GB RAM
  • Storage: 45GB available space
  • Network: Broadband Internet connection
  • Sound: DirectX compatible, requires DirectX 12 compatible system.

Recommended System Requirements

  • OS: Windows 10 64-bit (latest Service Pack)
  • Processor: Intel Core i7 4770K or AMD equivalent
  • Graphics: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 970 4GB / GeForce GTX 1660 Super 6GB or AMD Radeon R9 390 / AMD Radeon RX 580
  • Memory: 16 GB RAM
  • Storage: 45GB available space
  • Network: Broadband Internet connection
  • Sound: DirectX compatible, requires DirectX 12 compatible system.

Cold War Beta Extended for Call Of Duty Black Ops

After the problems, the developer announced that the Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War beta has been extended from October 19 to Tuesday, October 20, 10 AM PT. The developer team also released a beta update that adds a 6v6 Control mode and a ‘Level Limit’ boost to Quick Play. Patch notes are as follows:

CONTROL (6v6)

The Control has been added to the Quick Play option of 6v6 modes in Open Beta today. Favorite of Black Ops 4 fans, the opposing teams have to capture or defend two targets on the map or destroy the other team before they run out of lives. Each team of six players has 30 lives distributed across the team, injecting a new layer of strategy for both offensive and defensive teams.

Level Limit increase:

  • All players can now reach level 40, accessing the following:

Weaponry:

  • RPD submachine gun
  • RPG-7 rocket launcher
  • Magnum pistol

Perks:

  • Quartermaster
  • Ninja
  • Scorestreaks

Air Patrol:

  • Chopper Gunner

Wildcard:

  • Perk Greed (You can add an extra Perk to the Perk slot)

Equipment:

  • Misleading Bomb (Decoy)
  • Semtex

Field upgrades:

  • Jammer

Gameplay updates:

  • The chance for players to participate in a match that is currently in progress has been reduced.
  • The spawn rate of Hinds has been reduced.
  • The drop rate of War Machine and Attack Helicopter Scorestreak has been reduced.

Stability improvements:

  • Fixed a crash that could occur when players join a Fireteam Dirty Bomb match and were assigned an invalid team.
  • Fixed a crash that could occur if a player disconnected while placing uranium in the Fireteam Dirty Bomb.

Bug fixes:

  • Fixed an issue that caused the Gunsmith button to disappear after selecting a new weapon.

Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War will be available for PC, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One, and Xbox Series X on November 13, 2020. We will continue to share with you if there are new developments regarding the game during this process.

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