Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 News
Reminder Claim Your Free PS Plus Games for July 2021 Before They're Gone on PS5, PS4
Today's your last chance
Happy August, everyone! A new month means a fresh batch of PlayStation Plus games to look forward to, and the new lineup is scheduled to be ready for download starting tomorrow, 3rd August. However, before you get too excited about the impending update, don't forget about July's PS Plus games. Last month's offering for Plus...
Poll Are You Happy with Your PS Plus Games for July 2021?
Plus or minus?
After not one, but two different leaks, the PlayStation Plus lineup for July 2021 was confirmed at the usual time earlier this week. It was the second leak that turned out to be legit, with A Plague Tale: Innocence on PS5 joined by Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 and WWE 2K Battlegrounds on PS4. Right off the bat, we're going to point out...
News PS Plus July 2021 Free PS5, PS4 Games Announced
Following two different leaks
July's PlayStation Plus Games have been officially announced, following two different leaks over the course of the last few days. As it turns out, the second leak was correct. On PS5, subscribers are getting the next-gen port of A Plague Tale: Innocence. Meanwhile, on PS4, we've got Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 and WWE 2K...
News This Is What Call of Duty: Black Ops 4's Cancelled Campaign Could Have Looked Like
Find the CEO
Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 is probably one of the more unique entries in Activision's blockbuster franchise. It famously shipped without a single player campaign, instead opting to place the focus on multiplayer, zombies, and Blackout mode. That was the series' first attempt at the Battle Royale formula and is still arguably its best...
News Call of Duty: Black Ops 4's Latest Update Includes New Blackout Mode and Maps
A new Zombies Experience too
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare's open beta might have been all the rage this past weekend, but if you're looking to keep yourself on a COD high, Call of Duty: Black Ops 4's latest major update is available now on PlayStation 4. Called Operation Dark Divide, it includes a new Blackout mode, more maps for multiplayer, and an...
News Pre-Order Call of Duty: Modern Warfare and Play as Captain Price in Black Ops 4
The Price is right
Whatever your feelings are on the Call of Duty franchise, most people will agree that the best character the series ever spawned is Captain Price. The moustached SAS badass who chomps cigars and kills with both bullets and wit, he's a brilliant companion throughout the Modern Warfare games. You even get to play as him in one of...
News Call of Duty: Black Ops 4's Latest Update Brings Changes to Blackout, New Modes, More
Operation Spectre Rising
Credit where credit is due: Treyarch is keeping Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 well stocked with new things to see and do. The latest update for the multiplayer-only FPS, Operation Spectre Rising, arrives today on PlayStation 4, and with it comes a raft of new content. The headline addition is a new character named Spectre who...
News Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 Gets an All-New Blackout Map, Launching Tomorrow for Free
Take no prisoners
Here's some fairly big news that isn't an April Fools gag: Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 is getting a brand new map for Battle Royale mode Blackout, and it's releasing tomorrow for free. Set on Alcatraz island, you can get a taste of what's to come in the trailer above. Alcatraz promises a more close quarters experience for Blackout...
News Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 Is Selling an In-Game Sledgehammer for £25
We've got another microtransaction controversy on our hands folks, so out come the pitchforks! The latest scandal sees Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 selling a cosmetic item known as the Home Wrecker for a whopping 2800 CoD Points, which works out at roughly £25/$28. It comes as part of a bundle known as the Triple Play, which includes the...
News Operation Grand Heist Brings New Modes, Maps, and Much More to Call of Duty: Black Ops 4
Starts today on PS4
Treyarch has unveiled the latest season of content coming to Call of Duty: Black Ops 4, and it looks jam packed with goodies for the popular shooter. It's called Operation Grand Heist, and will add lots of new features to regular multiplayer, Blackout, and Zombies between now and April. Multiplayer will be getting a new...
News Call of Duty: Black Ops 4's Battle Royale Mode Blackout Getting Free Trial Period on PS4
Play Blackout for free from tomorrow
Arguably, the biggest selling point for Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 is its take on the Battle Royale formula, Blackout. This last man standing multiplayer mode merges the shrinking play field and high player count made popular by PUBG and Fortnite with the tight shooting and refined gameplay of Call of Duty, and...
News Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 Deals Ramp Up on Boxing Day
BlOps to it
Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 has been a big hit, but Activision is eager to get more and more players through the door. The online-centric first-person shooter has hit its lowest price point yet on the PlayStation 4, available for just £25.99 at some retailers this Boxing Day 2018. <products id="9048" style="list" region="UK"> We...
Hands On Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 Spreads Christmas Cheer with Operation: Absolute Zero
Tis the season to be jolly
Call of Duty is back, and it really is better than ever. After launching as the greatest entry in the series this generation, Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 has received its first major content drop in the form of a new Operation, titled Absolute Zero. The update brings with it sweeping changes to a variety of different modes,...
News Operation Absolute Zero Is the First Big Update for Call of Duty: Black Ops 4
Coming first to PS4
Last week, we got a pretty obvious teaser for some sort of new content heading to Call of Duty: Black Ops 4's popular Blackout mode, and now we know what it's all about. Operation Absolute Zero is what Activision is calling the first major update to the battle royale experience, and as you can see from the trailer, it introduces...
News Treyarch Teasing First Major Update to Blackout Map in Call of Duty: Black Ops 4
Arriving next week?
Blackout has been a pretty big success for Treyarch. Creating a new battle royale experience for Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 can't have been an easy thing to do, especially for a series with traditionally much smaller maps and player counts. The mode seems to have landed on its feet, offering a last man standing mode that can...
News Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 Sales Unaffected by Absent Single Player Campaign
Series on target regardless
Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 topped the October 2018 NPD sales results in the United States, beating Red Dead Redemption 2 and proving that the clamours for the series’ missing single player campaign were overblown by a very vocal minority. The first-person shooter – which is currently 2018’s top-selling title in the...
News Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 PS4 Bundle Announced
To celebrate the fifth anniversary of the PS4, Sony has announced a brand new bundle for North America. As you may have guessed from the headline, the new pack contains a copy of the highly acclaimed multiplayer shooter, Call of Duty: Black Ops 4. The PS4 included in the bundle is a regular Jet Black console with 1TB of storage, and...
News Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 Companion App Released for iOS and Android Devices
The war rages on
For those of you still hooked on Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 and its trio of multiplayer flavours, Activision has a way for you to stay in the game. A free companion app has just been released for both iOS and Android, and it allows you to keep tabs on all sorts of bits and pieces from the main game. Using the app, you'll be able to...
News Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 Has Timed Exclusive Microtransactions on PS4
For the payers
This is quite a funny story: Sony, as you know, has arranged a seven day exclusivity window for all Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 content, which means that the PlayStation 4 is currently the only console you can buy microtransactions for the first-person shooter. Set to roll out next week on other systems, you can now pony up real cash...
News Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 Update 1.04 Includes Gun Game, Weapon Balancing, and Spawn Tweaks
The first meaty update
Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 has just received its biggest update since launch, and it's one that brings with it the likes of fan favourite mode Gun Game, sweeping nerfs and buffs to weapons, and changes to spawns that should make re-entering a match a much safer affair. You can read the full list of patch notes for update 1.04...
News Halloween Creeps Its Way to Black Ops 4 with Unlockable Cosmetic Items
Boo on the ground
There seem to be a heck of a lot of games these days being updated for Halloween in one way or another. The latest of these is Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 which, thanks to the newly added Black Market, allows you to unlock some seasonal gestures. A few examples can be seen in the below tweet: By simply playing multiplayer and...
News Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 Makes $500 Million in Opening Weekend
So much for the boycotts
That missing campaign didn’t have much of an impact, as Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 generated $500 million worldwide in its opening weekend – roughly the same as Call of Duty: WWII. The three day total is down on Call of Duty: Black Ops III, but combined players, average hours per player, and total number of hours played...
Guide Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 - How to Unlock All Blackout Characters
Call of Duty: Black Ops 4's Blackout mode operates in a similar manner to that of other Battle Royale games, in that skins are the main form of customisation. The base game ships with a large assortment of different characters to play as, and here's how you unlock them. We'll continue to update this article as more methods and unlocks...
Guide Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 - Hints and Tips for Surviving Blackout
Be the one in 88
Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 may be your first experience of the Battle Royale genre, and if so, it's understandable if you're a little apprehensive to jump in for the first time. Things can get a little overwhelming, with new mechanics and items that aren't present anywhere else in the game, but you needn't worry any longer. We're...
News Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 Sets New PS Store Sales Record
Biggest digital launch in PlayStation history
Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 set a new day one PlayStation Store sales record, moving more units digitally on Sony’s system than any other release globally. The title also secured a similar milestone on the Xbox One, perhaps demonstrating how consumers are gradually beginning to shift to online...
Hands On Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 Is One of the Best Multiplayer Games This Generation
The king is back
It's completely understandable for you to be sceptical of the reviews that have dropped for Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 so far, as it's a series that has stagnated somewhat during the PlayStation 4 generation as fans fight for the return of more grounded combat while studio heads offer more and more means of mobility. Call of Duty:...
Round Up Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 PS4 Reviews Are Killing It
CoD comes through
Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 is really, really good. At least, that’s the view of critics who’ve gone live with their reviews on launch day. We’ve decided to hold back our opinion until we’ve played more on retail servers, but we guess these lot are feeling confident in what they’ve seen so far. The scores are, across the...
Site News Where's Our Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 Review?
Top of the BlOps
Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 is out now, and you’re probably wondering where our review is, right? Well, you’re going to have to sit tight. The reason for this is because the latest in Activision’s ginormous series is heavily online focused, and while we could have pushed for invites to swanky review events, we prefer to cover...
Feature 5 Reasons to Be Excited for Call of Duty: Black Ops 4
Assuming you aren't already
With another year, comes another Call of Duty title – this time with the return of the Black Ops sub-franchise. While the lack of a single player campaign may turn some fans away, there's still plenty to look forward to. Here are five reasons we reckon you should be excited for Call of Duty: Black Ops 4. Blackout:...
News Of Course Call of Duty: Blacks Ops 4 Has In-Game Emotes and Sprays
Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 is embracing the big trends, as if that wasn't obvious enough with the inclusion of Blackout, the game's battle royale mode. As spotted by users over on Reddit, the shooter will feature both emotes and sprays that you can use mid-match. Prepare yourself for a lot of funky dancing. One of the chief concerns here,...
News Physical Copies of Black Ops 4 Require 50GB Day One Update on PS4
A little while back, it was discovered that Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 will require a minimum of 100GB storage space on your PS4, but a new report from Eurogamer provides a little more detail on the matter. It seems that the 100GB - or 112GB to be precise - is simply required for the installation process, and th
News Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 Needs 100GB Minimum of your PS4 Hard Drive
Red Dead 2's 105GB also confirmed
Last week, it was discovered that Red Dead Redemption 2 will require 105GB of your PS4's precious hard drive space in order to install. This was found on the back of the box for the PS4 Pro bundle, but it's also now been spotted on the North American PlayStation Store:
News Bizarre Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 Commercial Goes After Kids
If you were watching the NFL last night, you may have seen this curious Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 commercial debut. The video, which features Post Malone, is basically just… Well, we don’t know what it is to be perfectly honest with you. We think it’s parodying the song Rockstar, but it looks like it’s been made by PewDiePie or...
News Call of Duty: Black Ops 4's Launch Trailer Highlights Oddball Trio of Modes
Ditching a single player campaign in favour of three multiplayer modes with much longer potential lifespans could prove to be a smart decision in the end, but Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 doesn't half look like an odd package as a result. The shooter is almost here, and its launch trailer throws together footage from traditional multiplayer,...
News Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 Post Launch Content Has Timed Exclusivity on PS4
Only a week, though
As you no doubt will have guessed, Call of Duty and Sony are still partnered up on the marketing front, and that extends to future DLC for the upcoming entry. Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 will be supported with new content after launch, and it'll arrive on PS4 first. It's not as bad as it sounds, though; the timed exclusivity is...
News Black Ops 4's Blackout Beta Now Supports 100 Players on PS4, Extended to Later Today
Going out with a bang
Treyarch has been supporting the beta test for Call of Duty: Black Ops 4's Blackout mode almost daily, bringing new alternative ways to play, multiple gameplay tweaks and more to the Battle Royale experience. One update brought the player count up to 88 which, while an impressive number, doesn't match up to the 100-player...
News Blackout Private Beta Updated Again on PS4, New 'Close Quarters' Playlist Added
Keeping things fresh
It was only yesterday that Treyarch updated the beta for Call of Duty: Black Ops 4's Blackout mode, when it implemented the Fast Collapse playlist among several other tweaks. In the latest update, the developer is back with more changes, including a new match type to test out. It's called Close Quarters, and it pits solo...
News Treyarch Scrapped Single Player Campaign to Focus on 'Social Gameplay Experiences' for Black Ops 4
"Development is a journey"
While there seems to be a fair amount of positive chatter surrounding Call of Duty: Black Ops 4, the lack of a single player campaign remains a point of contention for some. An action packed story has been part of the Call of Duty franchise for years, so to see the latest game ditch the mode entirely was irksome for many...
Hands On Call of Duty: Black Ops 4's Blackout Gives Fortnite Stiff Competition
Another Battle Royale mode. As if the constant presence of Fortnite over our everyday lives wasn’t enough, we now have to deal with the increasing number of clones releasing. Grand Theft Auto V did it, Battlefield V’s doing it, and, of course, so is Call of Duty: Black Ops 4. Those exhausted by the proliferation of the genre might...
News Treyarch Adds New 'Fast Collapse' Playlist to Call of Duty's Blackout Beta on PS4
Not content with testing Call of Duty: Black Ops 4's Blackout mode in its regular state, developer Treyarch is continually updating the beta with improvements and new additions. Earlier in the week, the player count moved from 80 to 88, and now a new playlist has been added, called Fast Collapse. As you might've guessed, the Fast...
Deals Sony Throws in Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 for Free with Its Latest Smartphone
Phonecall of duty
It's well established that Sony has partnered with Activision to market its Call of Duty titles for a while now, but the platform holder has moved beyond the PS4 in order to promote the latest entry. In order to get punters to plump for its new smartphone, the Sony Xperia XZ3, Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 will be thrown in as a...
News Call of Duty's Blackout Player Count Just Increased by Eight
More chumps to roast
There’s a lot of buzz surrounding Call of Duty: Black Ops 4’s new Battle Royale-themed Blackout mode, and it seems like developer Treyarch’s making some pretty impressive adjustments on the fly. With the beta in progress on the PlayStation 4, game design director David Vonderhaar has confirmed on Twitter that the mode’s...
News Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 Trailer Is Our First Real Look at Its Battle Royale Mode
Well here it is, our first real look at Blackout, the brand new battle royale mode in Call of Duty: Black Ops 4. The relatively brief trailer gives a decent overview of what you can expect, as players are dumped into a huge map complete with various vehicles that you can take advantage of. It looks like it has potential for total...
News Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 Beta Reveals Battle Royale Blackout Player Count
Not quite 100
The Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 beta obviously isn't the finished game, but it does give us an idea of how developer Treyarch is planning on approaching the title's battle royale mode, Blackout. According to Game Informer's preview, the beta doesn't quite feature 100 players like various other battle royale games. Currently, the player...
News Call of Duty: Black Ops 4's Blackout Beta Begins 10th September
All aboard the BlOps bus
As was hinted at earlier today, Call of Duty: Black Ops 4’s anticipated Battle Royale mode Blackout will be officially unveiled soon – and you’ll be able to put it through its paces from 10th September on the PlayStation 4. A very brief new trailer suggests that you’ll be able to play in squads of up to four, but...
News Call of Duty: Black Ops 4's Battle Royale Mode Could Cause a Blackout at Gamescom 2018
Social media teasing something
Treyarch has just concluded a multiplayer beta for Call of Duty: Black Ops 4, but it appears that the developer isn't quite finished showing the game off yet. Across the Twitter accounts for the studio, Call of Duty, and Activis
Hands On Call of Duty: Black Ops 4's Multiplayer Changes 4 the Better
Get those boots on the ground
The first weekend of the Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 private beta is over and it’s been a surprisingly entertaining ride. The series’ multiplayer mode has always been very popular, but the last two instalments seemed a little too comfortable, despite their setting of the far future and World War II being very...
News Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 Beta Gets a Bombastic Trailer
Kicks off this week on PS4
Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 is kicking off its big beta later this week, exclusively on PlayStation 4. Those who have pre-ordered the game will be able to take part, and you can get an early taste of what's in store by filling your eyes full of the trailer that we've embedded above. It all starts on the 3rd August,...
News Your Heart Will Go on in Call of Duty: Black Ops IIII's Co-Op Mode
If you haven’t been paying attention to Call of Duty’s co-op Zombies modes then know one thing: they’re utterly insane now. As announced earlier in the year, Black Ops IIII is going all in, with a mode that will start out on the Titanic and then take you to a Roman coliseum. Why not, eh? This year’s instalment doesn’t have a...
News Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 Beta Comes to PS4 First in Early August
The Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 multiplayer beta's got a confirmed date on PlayStation 4. As you'd expect, the beta is heading to Sony's system before it arrives on other platforms (as per Activision's partnership deal with the Japanese giant), and it's all kicking off early next month. Starting on the 3rd August, those who have...