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Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War Zombies mode teased during multiplayer reveal

Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War has teased the upcoming Zombies mode during today's multiplayer reveal. Check out the video above, and head to around 45 minutes in to catch the teaser. 

After the big trailer drops promising a beta date of October 8 (on PS4) for those who have pre-ordered the game, the screen fills with static and jumps to a graffiti-covered stairwell. You see a hand shakily holding a handgun while the sound of heavy breathing echoes just before the unlucky person holding that gun pans down and sees a horde of zombies. They're quickly slashed by one, and the screen goes red.

As we previously reported (opens in new tab), Activision confirmed Call of Duty (opens in new tab): Black Ops Cold War (opens in new tab) would have a Zombies mode back in August. "In addition to the story campaign, Black Ops Cold War will bring an arsenal of Cold War weapons and equipment into the next generation of Black Ops Multiplayer combat and an all-new co-operative gameplay experience with Zombies," the press release stated. 

Activision has not released any more details about the upcoming Zombies mode, but there may be a sign of some classics. The graffiti-covered stairwell could point to a remake of the Black Ops 2 Tranzit map. And, after the first part of the teaser, when the camera shifts to the dimly lit area with cables coming down from the ceiling, there's a faint glowing red box on the left - could that be a Juggernog machine? Sure looks like it. There's also some faces embedded in the flashing/static moments, but I can't make out who it is.

Black Ops Cold War is releasing for Xbox One, PC, and PS4 on November 13, and will come to PS5 (opens in new tab) and Xbox Series X (opens in new tab) when the next-gen consoles launch. 

Check out our Black Ops Cold War multiplayer preview.  

Alyssa Mercante
Alyssa Mercante

Alyssa Mercante is an editor and features writer at GamesRadar based out of Brooklyn, NY. Prior to entering the industry, she got her Masters's degree in Modern and Contemporary Literature at Newcastle University with a dissertation focusing on contemporary indie games. She spends most of her time playing competitive shooters and in-depth RPGs and was recently on a PAX Panel about the best bars in video games. In her spare time Alyssa rescues cats, practices her Italian, and plays soccer.