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Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War and Warzone season 3 Reloaded updates Verdansk ’84

The midseason update also includes new guns, multiplayer maps, and game modes

A Call of Duty: Warzone player sits on a rooftop in front of Nakatomi Plaza Image: Raven Software/Activision

Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War and Warzone’s ’80s Action Hero update is almost here, and Treyarch has finally revealed what exactly it’s going to include. The season 3 midseason patch will add two of cinema’s most famous action stars to the game, along with some iconic locations from their movies to the Warzone map. The update will also include all of the previously announced features of season 3, including new weapons and new maps.

The biggest additions in this update — outside of the Johns Rambo and McClane — are the changes to the Verdansk ’84 Warzone map, which will now include locations from Die Hard and Rambo. The Downtown area of the map now features Nakatomi Plaza, the setting for the first Die Hard, with an interior that should be recognizable to fans of the movie. Nakatomi Plaza is now the tallest building in Warzone.

Elsewhere on Verdansk ’84, there are several new Rambo-themed points of interest. There are now 10 Survival Camps spread out across the map, designed off of Rambo: First Blood Part II. Inside these camps players can find better loot and dog tags to collect, which may eventually lead to a reward if they collect enough. There is also a new CIA Outpost in one of Verdansk’s aircraft hangers, designed for tracking Rambo down.

Warzone is also getting an extra special treat as part of the new update in the form of a combat bow that can be found around Verdansk or Rebirth Island. The bow is a powerful weapon with arrows that explode on impact. The mode is also getting the Ballistic Knife, one of the Black Ops series’ most famous weapons.

Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War and Warzone season 3 Reloaded roadmap Image: Treyarch/Activision

As for Black Ops Cold War, the content is a little bit more Call of Duty-themed. The season 3 Reloaded update will come with two new multiplayer maps at launch: Standoff, a 6v6 map that was first introduced in Black Ops II, and Duga, a huge multi-team map set in the Ural Mountains.

Black Ops Cold War is also getting two new game modes for the update’s action stars. The first, which will be available at launch, is Die Hardpoint; it’s similar to the standard Hardpoint mode but gives players buffs after they capture a Hardpoint. The next mode, which will be available in week 2, is called Rambo’s Gun Game; it introduces more firepower to the standard Gun Game mode and gives every player a Stimshot to keep them in the action.

Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War and Warzone’s season 3 Reloaded update includes dozens more changes that can be found in Treyarch’s official blog post. The ’80s Action Hero update will also cross over into Call of Duty: Mobile, which will add John McClane and John Rambo to the game, as well as a Guns Blazing mode that lets players transform into one of the two heroes.

The season 3 Reloaded update will go live in Black Ops Cold War and Warzone on May 20 at midnight ET, and in Call of Duty: Mobile on May 20 at 8 p.m. ET.

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