Season 2 of Call of Duty Black Ops Cold War isn’t set to go live until later today, however, a very simply trick allows you to start playing some of its content a bit early. Here’s how to play Call of Duty Zombies Outbreak early!
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For disc-based players and digital owners be sure you have the latest Call of Duty Black Ops Cold War update 1.12 installed otherwise this method will not work as the content will not be downloaded.
How to Play Call of Duty Zombies Outbreak Early
How to Play Call of Duty Zombies Outbreak Early on PlayStation
Step 1: For digital owners, be sure you go online prior to verify your game license. If your console isn’t the primary system then you will have roughly 15-30 minutes of playtime before you need to verify the license again.
Step 2: Disable internet/unplug ethernet cable – In order for this trick to work you will need to be offline. This meaning you won’t be able to play Outbreak with any friends unless you LAN play. To turn off your internet on the PS5 or PS4, simply navigate to the system settings and locate Network settings. Select it, then select settings where you will see a connect to internet toggle that can be switched off. If you are hardwired via ethernet cable you can also just unplug the cable.
Step 3: Boot the game now and launch zombies. From here create your own match and then change the game mode to “Outbreak”. The game will automatically change the map.
Step 4: That’s it, you can now launch the game and enjoy the new Zombie mode!
How to Play Call of Duty Zombies Outbreak Early on Xbox
Step 1: The exact same method as PlayStation. Navigate to your console’s settings and locate Network. From here you can disable the wi-fi in order to play offline. Be sure your console is the home console in order to e able to play offline. If you need instructions for that, follow this link: How to designate a home Xbox.
Step 2: Boot the game now and launch zombies. From here create your own match and then change the game mode to “Outbreak”. The game will automatically change the map.
Step 3: That’s it, you can now launch the game and enjoy the new Zombie mode!
How to Play Call of Duty Zombies Outbreak Early on PC
Unfortunately the above method does not work and as of right now there are no known ways to play the mode on PC early. We’ll be sure to update this post if anything does surface, but for now, PC players will need to wait for the official season 2 start time.
And that’s how you can Play Call of Duty Zombies Outbreak early! Not bad, though again you’ll end up being solo. In the very least, this method will give you a small taste at what to expect once it is live for the multiplayer experience!