Nuketown ’84 has launched for Call of Duty Black Ops Cold War just a few hours ago as a precursor to Season 1. Since the release of Call of Duty Black Ops Cold War, multiplayer and the endeared zombies mode have been in Season 0. There are rewards that can be earned and several challenges for Season 0, but there was no Battle Pass offered during the first few weeks of Call of Duty Black Ops Cold War.
The game’s first season is scheduled for release on December 10 and players can expect more content they have to grind compared to Season 0. New prestige and other related rewards will be added as well as the debut of new weapons and maps. The game’s first Battle Pass will also be made available for purchase.
It seems that there will be three new multiplayer maps for the first season along with two new guns. New content won’t likely be introduced all at once, but rather in chunks similar to what they did with Call of Duty Modern Warfare with every season.
To commemorate the coming of the first season, Nuketown ’84 was launched in multiplayer mode on all available platforms. In a post via the official Call of Duty website, Nuketown ’84 was intricately explained and several tips were provided for new players.
Before the tips were mentioned, the post acknowledged that there are already a lot of players who are experts on the map. Regardless, Nuketown has found its way into every Treyarch-developed Call of Duty title since Call of Duty Black Ops. However, for the Black Ops Cold War version, some backstory was even provided.
Nuketown ’84 is of course set in the early 1980s and has a diverse aesthetic to depict that era. However, it isn’t totally ‘80s inspired and overhauled like the previous versions have been. Instead, the map is a reused and run down area that was abandoned.
After nuclear tests were made in the area in 1956, the Nevada site was deserted for almost 30 years until a group of outsiders discovered the site. The outsiders made the place their own after such a long time thus explaining the graffiti and bizarre blend of aesthetics on the map.
For most Call of Duty fans, the launch of Nuketown ’84 is something to be hyped for. It’s a beloved map that inspires fast-paced gameplay similar to Rust and Shipment. Regardless of the Call of Duty title, fans never get sick of this map, and it offers a great selection for the current map rotation.
With the release of Nuketown ’84, there are now nine maps in Call of Duty Black Ops Cold War, and we can all expect that this list will keep growing as the first season releases next month.