In a move that shouldn’t surprise anyone, Sony has announced that the Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War Zombies Onslaught mode is exclusive to PlayStation platforms for 12 months.
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In an announcement on the PlayStaiton Blog, James Mattone, Lead Writer of Activision Editorial, outlined Black Ops Zombies Onslaught mode, which is a two-player co-op Zombies experience with a dedicated rewards system with a blending of the game’s multiplayer maps with Zombies.
In Zombies Onslaught, you and one other Operator will deploy to one of several locations derived from various Multiplayer maps with your custom loadouts. These are the very same loadouts you’ll carry into traditional Zombies and Multiplayer, complete with your preferred primary weapon, whether it be an LMG, heavy-hitting sniper rifle, or other fully kitted-out tool for zombie destruction.
Once you drop in, the onslaught begins; the Dark Aether Orb will confine your duo to a specific space on the map, where the undead will begin spawning in. Killing these zombies will power the Orb. Kill enough Zombies and the Orb will move. While you’re inside the Orb, you won’t take Dark Aether damage from outside the specific map zone the Orb protects, helping keep players alive as they fight increasingly difficult undead enemies, with each “surge” bringing more resilient, faster and deadlier zombies.
As the Orb gains power and you clear out more enemies, expect to stay on the move as the safe area shifts to different areas around the map, forcing you to change strategies on the fly while fending off the undying horde.
Important to note: the Zombies itself is NOT exclusive to PlayStation (PS4, PS5) but just the Onslaught mode. According to thge post, Zombies Onslaught mode will not be available on other platforms until November 1, 2021.
Black Ops Cold War is out this November 13 on the PS4, Xbox One and PC.