Call of Duty

Black Ops Cold War Brings Back the Tactical Nuke for Multiplayer

The Season 3 Reloaded update released on May 20
The Season 3 Reloaded update released on May 20 / Photo by Activision

Treyarch has brought back the Tactical Nuke scorestreak for Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War in the most recent Season 3 Reloaded mid-season update.

The aforementioned lobby-ending bomb will only be available in the new John McClane mode, Die Hardpoint. Die Hardpoint is only available for a limited time.

The tactical nuke style scorestreak was first officially added in Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2. It was earned via 25 straight eliminations or kills without dying a single time — one of the more lucrative scorestreaks in all of the franchise’s history.

Since then, each Call of Duty developer has given their own spin to the scorestreak. Modern Warfare 3 had the “MOAB," while Ghosts had the “K.E.M. Strike.” Infinite Warfare and Advanced Warfare had their own versions at 30 kills. Lastly, CoD Mobile just has a simple and clean “nuke.”

This brings Black Ops Cold War into the mix. Even though in the latest update on May 20, Season 3 Reloaded, there is no mention of a “nuke," players still found a bomb-line scorestreak

The Black Ops Cold War scorestreak is only available in the John McClane Die Hardpoint game mode. Like the nukes in previous games, players must get 25 kills or eliminations without dying.