Warzone will be adding a brand new map and two new Gulag Battlegrounds in the Season 1 update of Call of Duty: Cold War Black Ops.
Additionally, the Battle Royale game will be fully integrated with Cold War, bringing an assortment of weapons from the latest version of Activision.
Users will be able to access Warzone from the Modern Warfare and Cold War menus.
With Warzone now available for nine months, the developers are stepping up into a new stage of Call of Duty Battle Royale action to keep players engaged. Expect Season 1 to be the start of a few busy months.
More details on the map’s situation in Warzone following the Season 1 update are below.
Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War Season 1 release date
- Dated: December 16, 2020
- Time: 2 am ET
- Systems: PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X, Xbox Series S, PC
Is there a new Warzone map for Season 1?
Yes, Rebirth Island will become the second full Battle Royale map in Warzone. It’s much smaller than Verdansk, and it will include a lower total player count as a result. There will always be Trios and Quads on the close quarters map.
Renaissance Island will have its own gulag different from the one seen in Verdansk.
How big is Rebirth Island?
Activision didn’t release all of the Rebirth Island specs before Season 1 launched, but based on the map video, it doesn’t look much larger than the most important areas of the much larger world of Verdansk. (like Boneyard., Downtown or airport).
How do you play on Rebirth Island?
Rebirth Island is expected to have its own set of playlists that can be entered from the Warzone main menu after the Season 1 update.
Is Verdansk going to Warzone?
Verdansk will continue to exist and receive updates in Season 1 of Warzone, providing a larger open world experience than Rebirth Island. It’s possible that it will be replaced with a new full-scale Warzone map sometime in the spring, although no announcements have been made regarding this potential development.
Where is the new Warzone Gulag?
The new Warzone Gulag is located “in a facsimile of Nuketown built by the Soviets who built the American city of Black Ops Cold War”. In other words, it’s a Soviet replica of the famous Nuketown map.
Is Nuketown in Warzone?
The original Nuketown map is not in Warzone, but an indoor replica of it is included as the Gulag Battleground. The yard and houses will be blocked off, limiting the area that players can go to in the 1v1 fight for redemption.