Call of Duty Black Ops 4 Finally Confirmed: First Details and Release Date

Call of Duty Black Ops 4 Finally Confirmed: First Details and Release Date

Activision has finally confirmed the long-rumored Call of Duty Black Ops 4.

After being teased via a hat of all things, Activision finally confirmed that Treyarch is working on Call of Duty Black Ops 4 for a 2018 release. And yes, it's using the fairly silly "IIII" in its title.

No info on the story yet, Activision said they will be holding a special reveal event with Treyarch on May 17. We're hearing that it will be "boots on the ground" like Call of Duty WWII. Interestingly, you can now link your Call of Duty account with a Blizzard Battle.net account, suggesting the PC version will follow in the footsteps of Destiny 2.

Call of Duty Black Ops 4 has been rumored for some time now. Reports began to leak in early February that Treyarch was working on Black Ops 4, which tracked with the franchise's general studio rotation. Then James Harden wore a hat that teased its release.

Per usual, Call of Duty Black Ops 4 will be released on October 12 on PS4, Xbox One, and PC. You can check out our guide to everything we know about Call of Duty Black Ops 4 for additional details.

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Kat Bailey is a former freelance writer and contributor to publications including 1UP, IGN, GameSpot, GamesRadar, and EGM. Her fondest memories as a journalist are at GamePro, where she hosted RolePlayer's Realm and had legal access to the term "Protip." She is USgamer's resident mecha enthusiast, Pokemon Master, and Minnesota Vikings nut (skol).

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