Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 may not have a single-player campaign but Zombies mode that's been a series staple since Treyarch's Call of Duty: World at War is making a return. The popular co-op mode puts you and your friends against hordes of the undead. This was confirmed via a tweet from the official E3 2018 account talking up an E3 Coliseum panel involving Black Ops 4 developer Treyarch that would take place during the show. While Black Ops fans would consider Zombies mode a given, nothing seems to be certain with the game from rumours suggesting it won't have a single-player campaign to the PC version being exclusive to Battle.net or the possibility of Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 having a battle royale mode not too dissimilar to PUBG and Fortnite.
“What’s lurking around the corner of Treyarch’s next Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 Zombies experience? Come hear the history of Call of Duty Zombies from the creators themselves,” the announcement reads. The panel will be livestreamed on Facebook, and open to the public who attend E3.
Previously it was reported that Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 may be exclusive to Battle.net and not come to Steam. The digital distribution service is also home to Destiny 2 for PC as well as Blizzard hits like Overwatch and Diablo 3. And according to a report, Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 may be on it too. It seems that publisher Activision is interested in ensuring its future games are on its own platform instead of sharing revenue with Valve, the company that runs popular PC game store, Steam. Along with this Activision also wants to cut down on costs associated with such services.
Sources speaking to Gaming Intel claim that developer Treyarch is focussing on making this the best PC port since Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 "so that people won’t be as angry about the switch from the popular Steam distribution service to Battle.net."
Furthermore, it appears that Battle.net may resemble Epic Games' own PC client and allow users to add those from PS4 and Xbox One. At the moment, there's no clue how far along development for this is and if it is functional at all. If it is a reality, it could tie in with Call of Duty: Black Ops 4's rumoured battle royale mode.
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