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Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War price guide - get the best prices and edition for you

Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War price
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If you haven't already jumped in, then finding the best Call of Duty Black Ops Cold War price to jump into the ABsolutely Thriving world of Call of Duty is a great thing to do right now.

With the game now having been out in the wild for a while, getting the best Call of Duty Black Ops Cold War price is easier than it has been - but the game has held its value quite well, so it pays to look for deals. But when you find one, or a good price, there's so much to be gained from jumping in: as well as a cool campaign to play, it also is a great way into one of the best online and multiplayer gaming worlds going right now. If you want to cut to the chase, then fair enough: below are the latest prices for the game near you, but read on for some more details on other editions.

If you still need the appetite whetting, then know that that are two new spies appearing in the game, it will run at 120fps at 4K on PS5 and Xbox Series X, and the game will benefit from ray tracing too. Nice.

There are three versions of the game up for grabs: the Ultimate Edition; the Cross-Gen Bundle; and the Standard Edition. This at least makes it manageable, at least, but they do span the generational gap. That means you just need to be vigilant in selecting the right version that aligns with your console plans both now and in the near future - as we are all still planning on knowing how to buy PS5 or buy Xbox Series X consoles too if we haven't got them already.

Get the best Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War prices

The usual group of retailers and sellers will be vying for you to choose them to and they have live links now. There will be a difference in what some retailers might be throwing in with their copies, so it'll pay to have a closer look once you've followed the links below. 

Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War prices - Standard Edition

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If you buy the standard edition for PS4, Xbox One, or PC, then you will get exactly that and no more. That means no next-gen version comes with this edition.

Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War price - Cross-gen Bundle

Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War price

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This is a special edition that straddles the generations, catering for all folks, no matter what generation you play on right now: from those currently playing on PS4 and looking to find PS5 stock or those on Xbox One and looking to upgrade when Xbox Series X stock comes available, this is a great version to get. A small note, however, is that the edition's availability at the PS store and Xbox store seems patchy so it'll play best to keep checking in with them if this is the edition for you.

US Call of Duty Black Ops Cold War Cross-Gen Bundle price links

PS4 -> PS5 - PS Store
Xbox One -> Xbox Series X/S -
Xbox Store

UK Call of Duty Black Ops Cold War Cross-Gen Bundle price links

PS4 -> PS5 - PS Store
Xbox One -> Xbox Series X|S -
Xbox Store

Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War prices - Ultimate Edition

Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War price

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The biggest of the bunch. If you go for the Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War Ultimate Edition, you'll get the most complete edition of the game and within it is:

  • A physical copy of the game
  • The 'Land, Sea and Air Pack' which includes three weapon blueprints, three operator skins, and three vehicle skins
  • The Battle Pass Bundle (this includes 1 Season Battle Pass and 20 Tier Skips)
  • The Cross-Gen Bundle, an upgrade to the PS5 / Xbox Series X when they launch (more info on that edition of the game above)

US Call of Duty Black Ops Cold War Ultimate Edition price links

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Xbox Store
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UK Call of Duty Black Ops Cold War Ultimate Edition price links

PlayStation | PS Store
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Xbox Store
PC |
Battle.net

Getting the most out of Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War

It seems obvious but the best way to play the latest Call of Duty instalment is going to be with as optimised a gaming setup as you can create. We think that means you'll want to aim for next-gen so getting a PS5 bundle, or an Xbox Series X deal. Or if PC is your gaming home, then upgrade your system to one of the best gaming PCs or best gaming laptops to enjoy Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War with.

This means, if you're wanting to play on this generation's consoles, you'll need to see if you can get lucky and bag a PS4 Pro deal or Xbox One X deal

No matter what you choose, you'll need to see the action clearly too with one of the best gaming monitors or best gaming TVs. They'll enable you to soak up all the details and the rich vibrancy likely to be on offer.

And finally, ensure you have a gaming sound system that will fill the room with the game's audio, or go for one of the best PS4 headsets, best Xbox headsets, or one of the best PC headsets for gaming.

It's a fair bit of kit to potentially consider, but if you get any combination of these great quality items, your experience of the game will only be nearer the best it can be.

Looking to pre-order or buy another big game?

There are a few incredibly exciting upcoming titles available for pre-order, and recent ones that will have deals going on them, right now, and if you're looking to get all your big-game purchases done on some of the biggest games of this year, then these select pages will help you to do so:

Rob Dwiar

I'm one of the Hardware Editors for GamesRadar+, and have been for nearly three years; I've also been a writer on games - freelancing and the like - for four or so years for the likes of Eurogamer, RPS, PCGN, and more. Day to day, I take care of a whole host of gaming tech reviews, buying guides, and news and deals content that pops up across GamesRadar+. I'm also a qualified landscape and garden designer so do that in my spare time, and use it to write about games' landscapes and environments too, including an upcoming book on the topic!