Call of Duty launches 80s Action Heroes Event

Source
Activision
Date
5/20/2021
Summary
The '80s Action Heroes event launched today in Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War, Call of Duty: Warzone, and Call of Duty: Mobile and will run through June 2nd.

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From Activision:

Some heroes die hard. Others draw first blood. The most action-packed community event ever for Call of Duty starts today with two of the most iconic ’80s movie franchises of all-time, Rambo and Die Hard, coming to Warzone, Black Ops Cold War, and Call of Duty: Mobile. For a limited time, fans can take on the role of ultimate survivor Rambo (rights via STUDIOCANAL) or the unwitting hero John McClane, as they drop into Verdansk, battle in Nuketown ’84, survive all-out combat in Nakatomi Plaza, and more.

“Call of Duty, Die Hard, and Rambo coming together in this fresh new way is an amazing combination of franchises, tailor-made for our fans. This limited time crossover celebration allows players to star as some of entertainment’s most iconic action heroes within Call of Duty,” said Johanna Faries, General Manager, Call of Duty. “In addition to adding Rambo and John McClane, we’re giving our players new weapons, gear, missions, modes, and even a Die Hard-inspired location like Nakatomi Plaza. We’re incredibly excited to offer thrilling content and experiences for Warzone, Black Ops Cold War and Call of Duty: Mobile.”

Starting today, the limited time Call of Duty ’80s Action Heroes content includes new playable iconic Operators across all platforms, new film-inspired points of interest and missions in Warzone, new limited-time modes in Black Ops Cold War and Warzone, a themed multiplayer mode in Call of Duty: Mobile, plus new ’80s themed weapons, cosmetics and more. For a full list of all the exciting, limited-time Rambo and Die Hard content coming to Call of Duty, visit www.callofduty.com/blog/2021/05/80s-Action-Heroes-Rambo-and-John-McClane-across-Call-of-Duty

In addition to the new Rambo and Die Hard themed content available starting today, there’s also a load of exciting new content live beginning today in Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War as part of the Season Three Reloaded celebration, including a new 6v6 multiplayer map Standoff; new Multi-Team Multiplayer map Duga; and new Multi-Team Elmination mode; as well as new operators, weapons and more. Plus, today’s mid-season release also features an entire slate of new Black Ops Cold War Zombies Outbreak content, including a new main quest for the first time in Outbreak, a new World Event – the Orda as well as a host of new secrets and surprises to discover.

This ‘80s Action Movie limited time crossover event and Season Three Reloaded follows Call of Duty’s continued momentum across the franchise, including surpassing more than 100 million players to date in Warzone and more than 500 million downloads of Call of Duty: Mobile worldwide, based on Activision internal estimates.



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