Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War

From PCGamingWiki, the wiki about fixing PC games
Revision as of 02:49, 14 November 2020 by Shadowstealer7 (talk | contribs) (Game has released)
Dev general icon.svg
Although this product has been released, it remains under active development - information may change frequently and could be outdated or irrelevant.
Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War
Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War cover
Developers
Treyarch
Raven Software
High Moon Studios[1]
Beenox[1]
Activision Shanghai[1]
Sledgehammer Games[1]
Publishers
Activision
Engines
IW engine
Release dates
Windows November 13, 2020
Taxonomy
Modes Singleplayer, Multiplayer
Pacing Real-time
Perspectives First-person
Controls Direct control
Genres Shooter
Art styles Realistic
Themes Cold War
Series Call of Duty: Black Ops
Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War on IGDB
Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War on Wikipedia
Call of Duty: Black Ops
Subseries of Call of Duty
Call of Duty: World at War 2008
Call of Duty: Black Ops 2010
Call of Duty: Black Ops II 2012
Call of Duty: Black Ops III 2015
Call of Duty: Black Ops IIII 2018
Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War 2020

Warnings

This game requires a constant internet connection for all game modes.

Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War is a singleplayer and multiplayer first-person shooter game in the Call of Duty: Black Ops series.

Availability

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Battle.net
Icon overlay.png
Always online (requires a constant internet connection to play)
Ultimate Edition also available.
Windows
Gamesplanet
Icon overlay.png
Always online (requires a constant internet connection to play)
Ultimate Edition also available.
Windows
Green Man Gaming
Icon overlay.png
Always online (requires a constant internet connection to play)
Ultimate Edition also available.
Windows
Humble Store
Icon overlay.png
Always online (requires a constant internet connection to play)
Ultimate Edition also available.
Windows
All versions require an Activision account, Battle.net DRM and a constant internet connection for all game modes

Game data

Configuration file(s) location

System Location
Windows %USERPROFILE%\Documents\Call Of Duty Black Ops Cold War\player\

Save game data location

System Location
Windows %USERPROFILE%\Documents\Call Of Duty Black Ops Cold War\player\

Save game cloud syncing

All settings, excluding graphics settings, are synced to a linked Activision account and can be used on any platform.

Video

Graphics settings[Note 1]
Graphics settings[Note 1]

Graphics feature State Notes
Widescreen resolution
Multi-monitor
Dedicated display setting for multi-monitor.
Ultra-widescreen
Gameplay is Hor+.
Menus and loading screens are pillarboxed.[2]
4K Ultra HD
Field of view (FOV)
Adjustable between 60-120° horizontal.
Corresponding vertical values are listed in the tooltip.
Windowed
Borderless fullscreen windowed
Anisotropic filtering (AF)
Anti-aliasing (AA)
FXAA, SMAA 1x, Filmic SMAA 1x, SMAA T2x and Filmic SMAA T2x.
Supersampling is available via the Render Resolution setting.
Vertical sync (Vsync)
Can be set independently for gameplay and menus.
60 FPS and 120+ FPS
Framerate can be unlimited or limited between 30-300 for menus and gameplay.
High dynamic range display (HDR)
Color blind mode
Dueteranopia, Protanopia and Tritanopia settings.

Input

Audio

Audio settings
Audio settings

Audio feature State Notes
Separate volume controls
Master, Music, Sound Effects, Dialogue and Cinematics.
Surround sound
Subtitles
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost

Localizations

Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English
Traditional Chinese
French
German
Italian
Japanese
Korean
Polish
Brazilian Portuguese
Russian
Spanish
Latin American Spanish

Network

Network settings[Note 2]
Network settings[Note 2]

Multiplayer types

Type Native Players Notes
Local play
LAN play
Online play
40 Versus
Cross-play is enabled by default.
Maximum of 12 players in most modes, 40 in Fireteam.

Connection types

Type Native Notes
Matchmaking
Peer-to-peer
Dedicated

Other information

API

Technical specs Supported Notes
Direct3D 12 Windows 7 is supported via 12On7.
Executable 32-bit 64-bit Notes
Windows

Middleware

Middleware Notes
Cutscenes Bink Video 2.7s/1.300s[3]
Multiplayer Battle.net

System requirements

Windows
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) 7 (SP1), 10 (1803 or later)
Processor (CPU) Intel Core i3-4340
AMD FX-6300
System memory (RAM) 8 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 35 GB[Note 4]
Video card (GPU) Nvidia GeForce GTX 670
Nvidia GeForce GTX 1650
AMD Radeon HD 7950
DirectX 12 compatible
Other Broadband Internet connection Required
Additional requirements for ray tracing, high refresh rate and 4K resolutions are listed on the Call of Duty blog.

Notes

  1. Settings relating to HDR do not show up when playing on an SDR monitor.
  2. This setting tab also shows connection status with the Activision servers, internal and external IP addresses, geographical location based on IP address, current network speed and connection type.
  3. Full install of all game modes. 125 GB with optional high-resolution assets.
  4. Minimum install of multiplayer only.

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 Charlie Intel - Black Ops Cold War development team includes multiple Activision studios - last accessed on 2020-10-18
  2. Verified by User:Shadowstealer7 on 2020-10-18
    Tested at 2560x1080 with aspect ratio set to Auto and 2560x1440 with aspect ratio set to 21:9.
  3. Verified by User:Shadowstealer7 on 2020-10-18
    bink2w64.dll found in game directory (beta version)