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In Call of Duty Black Ops: Cold War and Call of Duty: Warzone, the first season, which started on December 16, 2020, continues to run. Around a month later, the will be released on the evening of January 14, 2021 Mid-Season-Update for the multiplayer of the current CoD offshoot as well as the Battle Royale mode.
In our overview article you can read when exactly it starts and what new content shooter fans can look forward to.
When does the Season 1 Mid-Season Update start?
Acitivison confirmed that the patch will be released on Thursday the January 14, 2021 at 7 p.m. Central European Time is published.
There is currently no precise information about the size of the download and the required storage space.
What’s new in the Season 1 Mid-Season Update?
Call of Duty Black Ops: Cold War – Multiplayer
New map: sanatorium
For the multiplayer mode of Black Ops: Cold War, a new map for the Fireteam mode called Sanatorium appears with the mid-season update. According to the official description, you will end up in a hilly forest area where your team will uncover the secrets of the Golova project. In addition, you should be able to use land, water and air vehicles here.
It is currently rumored that Sanatorium will be one of the various Fireteam cards that will be used in the future to put together the next main Warzone card.
New mode: Dropkick
The patch also releases a new multiplayer mode called Dropkick. Here two teams of six players each fight over a briefcase that contains nuclear codes. The developers describe the mode as a kind of “hot potato game” – so it could be about conquering the suitcase and throwing it to your teammates. The team that reaches 200 points first wins the game and is rewarded with an explosive ending.
Call of Duty: Warzone
Weapon balance adjustments
Battle Royale players will not get any new content with the update. Only the weapon balance has been adjusted again. Among other things, the DMR rifle was nerfed for the second time.
You can read all information about the changes in the following article:
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New mode: Cranked
The new zombies mode Cranked is not only reminiscent of the film Crank with Jason Statham, in which the main character Chev Chelios has to keep her adrenaline level high, otherwise she will die. Every player has a timer here, which is reset with every kill of a zombie. Spending too much time without a takedown will explode.
Free week for zombies
In addition, with the release of the mid-season update, a free week for the zombie mode starts. From January 14, 2021 at 7 p.m. to January 21, 2021 PC players have the option to play co-op mode for free. The machine and cranked modes are available, the console-exclusive Onslaught mode is reserved for PlayStation players.
Double weapon XP
Last but not least, in celebration of the Mid-Season Update, all players are getting Double Gun XP. The XP event starts on Friday the January 15, 2021 at 7 p.m. and runs until Tuesday, the January 19, 2021 at 7 p.m.
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