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Call of Duty: Black Ops - Cold War Zombies reveal coming this week

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Last year's Call of Duty: Modern Warfare (opens in new tab) reboot did not have a Zombies mode, because apparently hordes of the walking dead are incompatible with the "authentic, realistic feeling world" that developer Infinity Ward was trying to create. Activision confirmed in August that the upcoming Call of Duty: Black Ops – Cold War (opens in new tab) will bring them back, however, and we'll get our first look at them later this week on Wednesday at 10 am Pacific.

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As noticed by Charlie Intel (opens in new tab), intrepid ARGers have also dug up a very brief video clip for the Zombies mode, presumably from the trailer we'll see on Wednesday, on the Pawn Takes Pawn (opens in new tab) teaser site. It does not look like things are going super well inside Soviet Nuclear Control Bunker 23. (I have no idea where it's actually set, but that sounds like the sort of place where a late-'70s zombie outbreak would take place, no?)

For those who want to ensure they don't miss the Zombies reveal, 10 am Pacific works out to 1 pm Eastern and 6 pm in the UK. Call of Duty: Black Ops – Cold War comes out on November 13, following a multiplayer beta (opens in new tab) that will come to PC on October 15.

Andy Chalk
Andy Chalk

Andy has been gaming on PCs from the very beginning, starting as a youngster with text adventures and primitive action games on a cassette-based TRS80. From there he graduated to the glory days of Sierra Online adventures and Microprose sims, ran a local BBS, learned how to build PCs, and developed a longstanding love of RPGs, immersive sims, and shooters. He began writing videogame news in 2007 for The Escapist and somehow managed to avoid getting fired until 2014, when he joined the storied ranks of PC Gamer. He covers all aspects of the industry, from new game announcements and patch notes to legal disputes, Twitch beefs, esports, and Henry Cavill. Lots of Henry Cavill.