Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War (PS5/Xbox One/PS4/Xbox Series X) on Pre-Order. Due from November 2020. 19 Sep 2020

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The iconic Black Ops series is back with Call of Duty®: Black Ops Cold War - the direct sequel to the original and fan-favourite Call of Duty®: Black Ops.

19-09-2020: Update Physical Standard Edition – PlayStation 4 and Xbox One

Next-generation upgrade options

  • PlayStation 4 version will have a $10 (ZAR TBC) option to upgrade to PlayStation 5 through the PlayStation Store. NOTE: The PlayStation 4 disc must be inserted into the PlayStation 5 to access the digitally upgraded PS5 version of the game.
  • Xbox One version cannot be upgraded to Xbox Series X. NOTE: Please see information below regarding the Xbox Series X version as part of the digital Cross-Gen Bundle.

Both current generation versions (PlayStation 4 and Xbox One) will be playable on their respective next-generation console via backwards compatibility by inserting the disc into the console. But, the game will not include any of the next-generation features, such as higher framerate, hardware based ray-tracing, faster load times and more.

Can I upgrade the current generation physical disc version of Black Ops Cold War to work on a discless next-gen console?

A physical Standard Edition disc to digital next generation upgrade will not operate with a discless console. If you choose to upgrade your physical PlayStation 4 disc to the digital version of the game on PlayStation 5, the physical PlayStation 4 disc must be inserted into the PlayStation 5 disc drive in order for the PlayStation 5 version of the game to play.

If I buy a physical copy of Black Ops Cold War on PlayStation 4, upgrade it to the digital version on PlayStation 5 and then lend or sell the physical copy, can I still play the digital PlayStation 5 version of the game I’ve downloaded?

No. For the digital PlayStation 5 version of the game to play, you must have the PlayStation 4 disc inserted into the disc drive of the PlayStation 5.

Next-Gen Physical Standard Edition – PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X

  • PlayStation 5 Standard Edition: Includes the PlayStation 5 version of the game on disc. The PlayStation 5 Standard Edition works on the PlayStation 5 console with a disc drive. This version of the game will not operate on a discless PlayStation 5.
    • Xbox Series X Standard Edition: Includes both the Xbox Series X and Xbox one version of the game on disc.

Previous generation compatibility

  • PlayStation 5 Standard Edition will not operate on a PlayStation 4.
  • Xbox Series X Standard Edition includes an Xbox Series X disc that is also playable on an Xbox One.

Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War On Pre-Ordershow more

Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War (PS4)

Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War (PS4)

Pre-order (Expected: 13 Nov 2020)
1,299
Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War (PS5)

Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War (PS5)

Pre-order (Expected: 13 Nov 2020)
1,399
Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War (Xbox One / Xbox Series X)

Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War (Xbox One / Xbox Series X)

Pre-order (Expected: 13 Nov 2020)
1,299
Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War (Xbox Series X / Xbox One)

Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War (Xbox Series X / Xbox One)

Pre-order (Expected: 13 Nov 2020)
1,399

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