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The Red Door, reported to be Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War, has appeared on the Microsoft Store

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A mysterious shooter game from Activision, The Red Door, has received a Microsoft Store listing, but internet sleuths already suspect it's the Alpha build for Black Ops Cold War (opens in new tab) .

The listing, found here (opens in new tab), confirms the product is 81.65 GB in size, runs on Xbox One, features multiplayer, and is rated M for Mature with "Intense Violence, Blood, [and] Language."

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In addition, the page contains one piece of artwork (seen above), alongside an official synopsis, which reads as follows:

"There is more than one truth. If you go looking for answers, be ready to question everything and accept that nothing will ever be the same. The Red Door awaits, do you dare step through it?"

As it happens, a listing for The Red Door was also found on the PlayStation Network a few weeks ago (opens in new tab), alongside the content ID tag "COD2020INTALPHA1", suggesting this title is actually a front for the next Call of Duty game, rumoured to be named Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War.

The next instalment in the long-running FPS series is rumoured to be in the works at Treyarch, and will softly reboot that studio's beloved Black Ops series. We've reached out to Activision for comment on this latest rumbling, and will let you know if we heard anything more. 

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Alex Avard
Alex Avard

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