Cold War & Warzone Playlist Update Today (July 8) - Patch Notes & Release Time

New playlists are inbound for both Cold War and Warzone!

By Kyle Knight

July 8, 2021

We’re getting closer and closer to the release of Season 4 Reloaded, but before then we’ve got a new playlist update for both Cold War and Warzone today (July 8).

The big mid-season update is rumoured to be releasing next week, with the release of the new zombie’s map ‘Mauer der Toten’, plus new content for Cold War Multiplayer and Warzone.

But with still one week to go until the possible release of Season 4 Reloaded, there’s still content to look forward to in the new playlist update. Thanks to the Call of Duty Weekly Briefing, we know exactly what to expect this week.

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Season Four Gameplay Trailer | Call of Duty®: Black Ops Cold War & Warzone™

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Call of Duty – Weekly Briefing (July 5 – 11)

To kick off the new Playlist Update, Cold War Multiplayer will receive a brand new Gunfight Tournament with exclusive in-game rewards if you’re good enough.

Some fan favourites will continue for another week, as Face Off 6v6 and 12v12 Moshpit will be staying put in Cold War Multiplayer. Also returning on July 8 in Cold War is Snipers Only Moshpit and Knife Fight 3v3.

Don’t forget that starting from July 9 at 10AM PT, Double Battle Pass XP will be live in both Cold War and Warzone. The double XP is set to last until July 12 at 10AM PT.

As for what’s new in the Call of Duty store this week, check out the images below to see what bundles will be up for grabs. Make sure to visit the Call of Duty blog to find out more.

July 8 Playlist Update – Release Time

The new weekly Playlist Update will go live in both Cold War and Warzone at 10AM PT / 6PM BST.

Cold War Playlist Update – Patch Notes

The official patch notes for the Cold War Playlist Update on July 8 have arrived, check them out below. More details can be found at the Treyarch Studios website, including details on the upcoming Mauer Der Toten Zombies Map.


Today’s update delivers a new Gunfight Tournament in Multiplayer with new in-game rewards to earn by slaying your way to the top of the bracket! Grab your duo partner this week and see if you’ve got what it takes to win it all.

Snipers Only Moshpit and Knife Fight 3v3 also make their return to Multiplayer this week, updated to include the latest Season Four maps. Take your best shot on Collateral Strike and Hijacked in Snipers Only Moshpit, and test your melee skills on Amsterdam in Knife Fight 3v3 before Season Four Reloaded kicks off next week.


To help get everyone ready for next week’s update, Double Battle Pass XP starts tomorrow in Black Ops Cold War and Warzone, kicking off at 10 AM PT July 9th through July 12th. Enjoy the grind, and we’ll see you online.

Here’s what’s new in today’s Featured Playlist update:


Featured Playlists

  • Gunfight Tournament [NEW]
  • Snipers Only Moshpit [NEW]
  • Knife Fight 3v3 [NEW]
  • NukeJacked 24/7(Also available in Hardcore)
  • Face Off 6v6(Also available in Hardcore)
  • 12v12 Moshpit(Also available in Hardcore)
  • Party Games
  • Multi-Team: Elimination
  • Multi-Team Moshpit


Featured Playlists

  • Outbreak
  • Firebase Z
  • Die Maschine
  • Cranked 2: No Time to Crank
  • Dead Ops Arcade: First Person
  • Dead Ops Arcade
  • Onslaught (PlayStation)
  • Onslaught Collateral (PlayStation)
  • Onslaught Containment (PlayStation)

Warzone Playlist Update – Patch Notes

Below you will find the official patch notes for the Warzone Playlist Update released on July 8.

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Kyle is a Film and TV graduate from Coventry. He's a PC enthusiast with a not so enthusiastic PC and is all about triple-A titles!

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