“Call of Duty: Black Ops: Cold War” has been officially announced, and a trailer has been released on YouTube called “Know Your History”. The two-minute videotape provided footage of an old interview with KGB defector Yuri Bezmenov, laying the foundation for the upcoming game. The trailer states that the game is “inspired by actual events.” The game will make a public appearance worldwide on August 26, becoming the newest member of the “Call of Duty: Black Ops” series.
Activision, the publisher of the Call of Duty series, has been teasing upcoming games with Easter eggs in Call of Duty: Warzone, and now finally announced the title through a short trailer. Although the video posted from the official Call of Duty account did not reveal much about the game itself, it used the 1984 KGB defector Yuri Bezmenov to warn the United States. Created from a clip from an interview. The trailer also mentions that the game is “inspired by actual events” and it will be launched globally on August 26.
In the trailer, text flashes on the screen, mentioning the Soviet spy code-named “Perseus”, who infiltrated Western intelligence agencies and “subverted the United States to ensure the Soviet dominance in the arms race.” A report by The Verge stated that the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) did have an article about “Perseus”, but called it a “Soviet/Russian Intelligence False Operation.”
“Call of Duty: Black Ops: Cold War” was developed by Treyarch and Raven Software, and the game expected It will be released later this year. The developer also teases the game with the multi-day alternative reality game (ARG) in the Verdansk map of Call of Duty: Warzone.
As the name suggests, the game will become part of the Black Ops franchise, which started in 2008 with “Call of Duty: World of War”. Since then, the series has launched four more games, and the latest one has only a multiplayer mode.
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