Call of Duty: Black Ops – Cold War Will Feature Multiple Endings and Story Paths; New Footage Released

Call of Duty: Black Ops – Cold War Will Feature Multiple Endings and Story Paths; New Footage Released

During Gamescom Opening Night Live, it was detailed that Call of Duty: Black Ops - Cold War will feature different narrative paths.

It wouldn’t be a holiday season without a new Call of Duty on the horizon, and this time around it’s Treyarch’s turn to deliver with the upcoming Call of Duty: Black Ops – Cold War. By returning to the roots of the series, Cold War will take players through the turbulent times of the 80s, with another look at the shooter coming from Gamescom.

During Gamescom Opening Night Live, new footage and details regarding the upcoming Call of Duty: Black Ops – Cold War were revealed by Treyarch, specifically in regard to the game’s story campaign. As seen in the reveal trailer from earlier this week, Cold War will be a direct sequel to the original Black Ops and putting players into the midst of the 1980s during the Cold War, with returning characters such as Woods and Mason returning for this latest chapter.

Alongside a new look at one of the game’s campaign cutscenes, Treyarch detailed that the campaign for Cold War will feature branching narrative paths and multiple endings. The series has previously experimented with different narrative paths, most notably in Call of Duty: Black Ops 2, but it seems like Cold War will return to this format to give players additional agency and choice for how the story plays out.

The first reveal trailer for Cold War debuted earlier this week, and it was also confirmed that players will have the ability to upgrade the PS4 and Xbox One versions of the game to their respective next-gen platforms when they launch. However, the upgrade will not be free and will only be provided with a next-gen bundle for $69.99. So, it will cost you an additional $10 to upgrade to either the PS5 or Xbox Series X version, but it’s not the worst option.

Call of Duty: Black Ops – Cold War will release for PS5, Xbox Series X, PS4, Xbox One, and PC on November 13, 2020.