Connect with us
Advertisement

News

Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 revealed, no single player mode

Activision revealed Call of Duty: Black Ops 4, with a handful of trailers, and confirmed prior suspicions that there would be no single-player.

Published

on

Activision revealed Call of Duty: Black Ops 4, with a handful of trailers, and confirmed prior suspicions that there would be no single-player.

First off, the zombies – this first trailer is for a mode called ‘Voyage of Despair’:

Advertisement

It’s reminiscent of Timesplitters the way it’s redressed in period detail: seemingly a 1930s-looking casino replete with fedoras and black-tie. Things take a decidedly occult turn toward the end as well – intriguing.

The initial set of zombie maps have been shown off, and there are three different missions that will launch with the game.

Along with ‘Voyage of Despair’ comes ‘IX’, an ‘all new zombies experience’:

It looks quite brilliantly loopy, hopping back to an ancient gladiatorial arena and pitting the heroes against hordes of the undead.

Activision also revealed the game’s multiplayer element too. The trailer below shows off the standard multiplayer in action:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ooyjaVdt-jA

But also Blackout – the new battle royale mode headed to Call of Duty: Black Ops 4. The official description reads:

“In Blackout, Black Ops comes to life in one massive battle royale experience, combining Black Ops signature combat and the biggest map in Call of Duty history. Play as fan favorite characters and battle through iconic settings from the Black Ops universe. It’s a collision course bringing together the worlds of Black Ops in an all-out survival and elimination experience featuring weapons; equipment; land, sea, and air vehicles; RC-XDs; traps; and even Zombies in an experience that is uniquely Black Ops.”

Behold the trailer:

Activision has scheduled Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 for release on October 12th 2018 for PS4, Xbox, and PC.


Also on Thumbsticks:

Want more neat stuff?

If you want to keep abreast of the latest news, features, reviews, guides, and sales, we can send all our latest articles and great content straight to your inbox. You know, collated together, once or twice a week, in a newsletter. We wouldn't send them one at a time – that would be weird and annoying!

Recommended for you

Josh is a freelance writer. You’ll find him banging on about the vertices between games and film and music and poetry and books, but don’t let that put you off. He likes games. He likes writing. He also gets the biscuits in.

Advertisement

Latest from Thumbsticks

Super Monkey Ball Banana Mania Super Monkey Ball Banana Mania
News1 hour ago

Super Monkey Ball Banana Mania 20th Anniversary Edition detailed

Sega has confirmed details of the Super Monkey Ball Banana Mania 20th Anniversary Edition and Digital Deluxe Edition.

New Nintendo Switch eShop releases New Nintendo Switch eShop releases
News8 hours ago

New Nintendo Switch releases (June 21-25, 2021)

Mario Golf: Super Rush and Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 1 + 2 top this week’s lineup of new Nintendo Switch eShop releases.

New Xbox One game releases New Xbox One game releases
News1 day ago

New Xbox Series X|S releases (June 21-25, 2021)

Bandai Namco’s Scarlet Nexus headlines next week's lineup of new Xbox One and Xbox Series X|S releases.

New PlayStation Store releases - PS4 - PS5 New PlayStation Store releases - PS4 - PS5
News2 days ago

New PlayStation Store releases (June 21-25, 2021)

Next week's lineup of new PlayStation Store releases sees some old favourites get a new lease of life.

News3 days ago

You can now design custom Xbox Series X|S controllers

Let your imagination run wild – the Xbox Design Lab has re-opened, and you can now design custom Xbox Series...

Animal Crossing: New Horizons - Isabelle Animal Crossing: New Horizons - Isabelle
News3 days ago

Nintendo’s Doug Bowser clarifies the future of Animal Crossing after E3 absence

Fans hoping for an update on Animal Crossing: New Horizons at E3 came away disappointed. Worry not, says Doug Bowser.

Bethesda Starfield Bethesda Starfield
News3 days ago

Bethesda’s Pete Hines ‘sorry’ for frustration that Starfield won’t come to PlayStation 5

In an interview, Bethesda's senior vice president of marketing, Pete Hines, spoke to PlayStation fans, apologising for the frustration that...

Metro Exodus Metro Exodus
News4 days ago

Metro Exodus Xbox Series X|S and PS5 upgrade detailed

With Metro Exodus about to launch on Xbox Series X|S and PlayStation 5, developer 4A Games has outlined some of...

Advertisement