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Black Ops Cold War Season 2 Patch Notes Explained

The Black Ops Cold War Season 2 patch is introducing several changes to the game.
The Black Ops Cold War Season 2 patch is introducing several changes to the game. | Photo courtesy of Activision

Black Ops Cold War's Season 2 patch notes provide an overview of the changes which were introduced to the game on Thursday. Cold War's latest season provides a variety of new content that will keep Call of Duty players engaged for some time to come.

In a post on the Call of Duty blog, James Mattone provides details on the latest Cold War and Warzone update. Season 2 is set to be explosive, as it provides, among other things, an expansion of the Cold War story and new operators, weapons, maps, and game modes.

Black Ops Cold War Season 2 Patch Notes

New Story and Operators

Black Ops Cold War Season 2 provides an expansion of the game's story that revolves around Frank Woods and his CIA strike team as they search for Russell Adler in Southeast Asia's Golden Triangle. With the new story comes new operators, and they include Naga, Maxis, Wolf, and Rivas.

New Weapons

Season 2 also introduces a variety of new weapons. Players can equip new guns, such as the FARA 83 (assault rifle), LC10 (SMG), R1 Shadowhunter (crossbow), and ZRG (sniper rifle). Additionally, players can add new melee weapons to their arsenal, including the E-Tool and Machete.

New Game Modes, Multiplayer Modes, and Zombies Experience

A variety of new game modes and multiplayer modes have arrived with the latest patch, in addition to a new Zombies experience. The new chapter of the zombie's story, Outbreak, takes place in the Ural Mountains of Russia and is "packed with new enemies, team objectives, player rewards, and intel to discover on foot, in vehicles, or by jump pads." The new multiplayer modes include Gun Game (free-for-all), Stockpile (six versus six), and Hard Point (multi-team). Exfiltration and Rebirth Island Resurgence Extreme are the two new game modes.

New Tools of the Trade, Prestige Levels, and Warzone Points of Interest

The new update also includes new tools of the trade, Prestige levels, and Warzone points of interest. A new scorestreak, Death Machine, a handheld minigun, has been added, in addition to two vehicles, the Sedan and Light Truck. With regards to prestige levels, players can now earn four new Prestiges during Season Two. Lastly, the new points of interest for Warzone include a cargo tanker, the Vodianoy, and a perilous underground area which players should explore at their own risk.