Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War (PS5/Xbox One/PS4/Xbox Series X) Out Now12 Nov 2020
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.