Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 is Teasing a Holiday Zombie Event in Blackout

Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 is Teasing a Holiday Zombie Event in Blackout

Where did the zombies go?

Treyarch is teasing something sinister for the holidays in Call of Duty: Black Ops 4. Specifically, the developers are calling to attention the fact that the zombies are missing in the battle royale Blackout mode. Where did they go? What are they planning? Whatever it is, it can't be good.

Treyarch already started its winter season earlier this month when the December update brought a new winter-themed look to the Blackout map. Yesterday's update also started up the Blackout Holiday Event which introduced tactical snowballs, festive lighting, and more. But what of the zombies?

It's not clear what Treyarch's tweet means, but we'll surely find out soon enough. Especially if whatever the studio is planning is as ominous as the tweet.

Black Ops 4's Blackout battle royale mode has proven to be a pretty enjoyable romp and Black Ops 4 landed on our Top 20 Games of the Year list. For more info check out our Black Ops 4 guide.

Sometimes we include links to online retail stores. If you click on one and make a purchase we may receive a small commission. See our terms & conditions.

Matt Kim

News Editor

Matt Kim is a former freelance writer who's covered video games and digital media. He likes video games as spectacle and is easily distracted by bright lights or clever bits of dialogue. He also once wrote about personal finance, but that's neither here nor there.

In other news

Activision Blizzard Moves Away From Twitch, Partners With YouTube Gaming

The Overwatch League and more will stream exclusively with Google.

Apex Legends' Revenant Resurfaces on EA's Website

Respawn can't quash the speculation.

Half-Life is Breaking Its Record for Concurrent Players on Steam More Than 20 Years After Release

Valve's 1998 classic is enjoying a temporary popularity boost.

Overwatch's Jeff Kaplan Explains Why Hero Bans Are Not a "Silver Bullet"

"We agree on the problems. That's the important thing."

Need help?

Call of Duty Modern Warfare Weapons Tier List

Here's our guide compiling the Call of Duty Modern Warfare 2019 weapons list, including all weapon unlock levels, and more.

Borderlands 3 Shift Codes List and Golden Keys (January 2020)

All the info you need on getting and redeeming SHiFT Codes in Borderlands 3, plus how to get Golden Keys to earn loot.

Destiny 2 Xenophage Quest - How to Get the New Xenophage Machine Gun

This is how to complete the Destiny 2 Xenophage quest, including all puzzles, and more.

Apex Legends Wattson - Abilities, Skins, How to Win With Wattson Apex Legends

This is our guide to Wattson in Apex Legends, featuring all her legendary skins, new abilities, tips, and more.