Patch Notes For Warzone & Cold War Playlist Update Today (September 2)

Free access week begins today in Black Ops: Cold War!

By Kyle Knight

September 2, 2021

It’s Thursday, which means a brand new playlist update will arrive in both Cold War and Warzone today (September 2), with plenty of new content for players to jump into.

The weekly playlist update won’t go live until 10AM PT / 6PM BST, but thankfully we already know what to expect thanks to the Call of Duty Weekly Briefing. Full details of this week’s update can be found below.

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Call of Duty Weekly Briefing

To kick things off this week, a brand new Season Five Moshpit will debut, which features a mix of respawn modes on the newest 6v6 maps, Echelon, Slums, and Drive-In.

A brand new Gunfight Tournament will also arrive in Multiplayer with plenty of new rewards for players to earn. Plus, this week’s update also includes Throwback Moshpit, featuring some classic remastered maps, as well as the return of Gunfight Blueprints.

The fun isn’t just limited to owners of Black Ops Cold War either, as a special free access week will take place from September 2 – September 7 in Multiplayer and Zombies. So, now’s your chance to to jump into Cold War for free.

As for those interested in what’s arriving in the Call of Duty store this week, check out the new bundles below. More details surrounding the bundles, free access week, and more can be found in the Call of Duty Weekly Briefing.

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Black Ops: Cold War Playlist Update Patch Notes

The patch notes for the Cold War playlist update on September 2 have arrived, check them out below.


Free Access

  • Multiplayer & Zombies Free Access available for download Sept. 2-7.


  • EM2 Assault Rifle
    • 25.8″ Task Force Barrel
      • Now reduces Fire Rate by 7%.
  • TEC-9 SMG
    • Full-Auto Repeater Muzzle
      • Now reduces Damage by 18% (from 50 to 41).
  • PPSh-41 SMG
    • 15.7″ Task Force Barrel
      • Now increases Damage bonus to 7% (previously 4%).
    • Spetsnaz Field Grip Handle
      • Now increases Aim Down Sight Time bonus to 18% (previously 15%).


Featured Playlists

  • Gunfight Tournament [NEW]
  • Season Five Moshpit (Echelon, Slums, Drive-In) [NEW] (Also available in Hardcore)
  • Throwback Moshpit (now including Slums & Drive-In) [NEW] (Also available in Hardcore)
  • Nuketown 24/7 (Also available in Hardcore)
  • Double Agent: Melee
  • Face Off 6v6 (Also available in Hardcore)
  • Party Games
  • Multi-Team


Featured Playlists

  • Outbreak (Endless and 3 Region)
  • Mauer der Toten
  • Firebase Z
  • Die Maschine
  • Dead Ops Arcade 3
  • Dead Ops Arcade 3: First Person
  • Onslaught (PlayStation)
  • Onslaught Echelon (PlayStation)
  • Onslaught Accelerated (PlayStation)
  • Onslaught Containment (PlayStation)

Warzone Playlist Update Patch Notes

The patch notes for the Warzone playlist update have arrived and standard Battle Royale has returned. Check out all of the new additions and removals in this week’s update below.

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Kyle Knight

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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