Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War Crossplay Beta has arrived.
Stay tuned for this post as we provide updates as the beta continues for the second and final weekend.
Friday, October 16 Update:
Black Ops Cold War Beta Weekend 2 continues. Open Beta is LIVE on PlayStation 4, and Xbox and PC players can play using a digital pre-order.
New in beta on October 16: Treyarch has been activated Double XP and Double Weapon XP to help players level up!
Starting Friday, October 16th, we are enabling 2XP and 2X Weapon XP for everyone throughout the rest of the weekend Crossplay Open Beta!
We’ve heard your feedback on the desire to try out more attachments to the weapons available in Beta, and with more weapons coinciding with the increase in cap level on Thursdays and Saturdays, we̵7;re cutting back on the time it takes level raise your weapon in half. Enjoy!
This will allow you to go to a higher level of player rank and weapon level to unlock and experience more content during Beta.
Double XP and Double Weapon XP live until the end of the Beta.
Black Ops Cold War Beta has been an Open Beta on all platforms starting October 17 at 10AM PT.
Black Ops Cold War Beta will end Monday, October 19 at 10AM PT.
Thursday, October 15 Update:
Starting today, Xbox One and PC players pre-ordered Stage Call: Black Ops Cold War digital can play Black Ops Cold War Beta on Early Access! And, all PlayStation 4 players can jump into action again as Open Beta continues.
The Beta weekend features Cross Play between PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC, allowing players across all platforms to play with and against each other. You can invite your friends through Activision’s friends feature and play with all players – regardless of platform.
Black Ops Cold War Weekend 2 Beta for PS4, Xbox One, and PC features 6v6 mode and 12v12 Combined Arms: Domination & As assault, the debut of Hardpoint, and Fireteam: Dirty Bomb.
The player can access the Gunsmith in Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War during Beta to test weapon customization and development systems.
Treyarch has released a schedule of what to expect at the Beta weekend.
- NEW on Thursday, October 15:
- New Cap Level: 31
- New modes: Fireteam: Dirty Bomb and Hardpoint
- New maps: Ruka & Alpine (both Fireteam maps)
- NEW on Sat., October 17:
- New Cap Level: 40
- New mode: Control
Fireteam: Dirty Bomb is a new mode released by Treyarch in Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War. This mode features 40 players with 10 teams of 4.
Treyarch also made a host of weapon updates for Weekend 2 of Beta.
Treyarch also provided a full list of changes they have made since Alpha, with specific topics discussed including the movement, scorestreaks, Gunsmith, and the past. Check out the full patch note before you dive into the beta from the modified from Alpha.
The studio also announced a major new addition: Field of View Slider across all platforms. Players can change the default FOV value from 60 to a larger value to see more on their screen. This feature was on the PC for a while, but is now starting on consoles. Take an in-depth look at the best settings to use for FOV on our Dexerto site.
As a reminder, players reaching Level 10 in Beta will get an SMG Blueprint in the Black Ops Cold War upon launch. And for those who enjoy Call of Duty: Mobile, playing the Black Ops Cold War beta will unlock the character of Russell Alder.