From overpowered to a little less overpowered.
Official Twitter "going dark" in preparation.
Activision moves Treyarch to lead 2020 Call of Duty following reports of tension between co-leads Sledgehammer and Raven
Activision is considering "free-to-play components" this year, too.
But not in the game.
UPDATE: And Blackout is free throughout April.
But depressing monetisation issues ruin the day.
Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 players call for better leaderboards after API change kills third-party stat tracking site
UPDATE: Activision says it's about player data privacy.
Following fan backlash.
Call of Duty: Black Ops 4's loot box controversy highlights the tension between developer and publisher
"Things change along the way... and not all of them are design decisions."
New maps! New modes! New Blackout locations!
Starting this week on Xbox One, PS4, and PC.
Full metal panic.
She's the one for me.
And people are already running around the new maps.
No supply drops to unlock new guns! Free new specialist! Blackout changes! More!
Faces 20-year minimum jail term.
Zombies! Multiplayer! Blackout! Progression! More!
Huge Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 leak reveals Zombies Easter eggs players were still trying to work out
There may be spoilers ahead.
Treyarch improves Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 server rates for most multiplayer modes, but not Blackout
PC testing shows big improvements across most modes, though.
UPDATE: Treyarch threatens to ban those who keep using the super speed exploit.
The future looks bright.
The Hundred Years' War.
UPDATE: Treyarch responds, says it prioritised game stability for launch.
We thought it smelled fishy.
But digital sales improve on last year, and double on PC.
Spray and pray.
UPDATE: GAME selling a day early so people can download the update.
Nuketown due in November.
But uncapped framerate due within the first few days.
The day Blops 4: Blackout beta began.
Ahead of next week's beta.
Which starts next Monday on PS4.
They come with their own challenges and rewards.
Fog of war! Body armour! Spawning! More!
On PlayStation 4 at least.
And fans are bunny-hopping mad.
Available to play from today.
Boats! Helicopters! Explosions!
Starting in August.
Plus four classic maps available now when you pre-order Black Ops 4.
No campaign, but ways to play solo.
From 6pm UK time.
V for Victory campaign.
But it does have a Battle Royale mode.