Call of Duty Black Ops Cold War Pre-Loading File Size and Schedule Announced

Game publisher Activision and developer Treyarch recently shared the official schedule of pre-loading the upcoming video game Call of Duty Black Ops Cold War for each console.

The official pre-loading details were released recently by Activision. It says that the process will start in the coming days before the title’s November 13 launch for all platforms. That includes the net-gen consoles as well once they get released.

Here are the schedules:

  • PlayStation® 4: Pre-loading will be available on November 5th at 9 PM. PT.
  • Xbox One: Pre-loading will be available on November 5th at 9 PM. PT.
  • PC: Pre-loading will be available on November 10th at 10AM PT.
  • Next Generation Consoles: Pre-loading will be available on their respective launch dates (November 10th for Xbox Series X and Xbox Series S, November 12th for PlayStation 5).

If you purchased a digital version of the game, but it is not downloading during the pre-load period, visit your platform’s respective first-party store and follow the prompts to begin the download. Ensure your console is also updated to the latest firmware before attempting to pre-load the game.

On PC, Black Ops Cold War can be found under “Partner Games” in the Battle.net Launcher.

The publisher also shared the needed free drive space for the game when pre-loading:

PlayStation 4: 95GB

PlayStation 5: 133GB

Xbox One: 93GB

Xbox Series X|S: 136GB

Note: console players can choose to uninstall specific game mode packs, such as for Campaign or Zombies, in order to reduce the game’s overall file size. This content can be managed in-game through the “Account & Network” section of the Settings menu.

PC: 35 GB (Multiplayer Only) / 82GB (Full Game) / 125GB (Full Game on Ultra Graphics)

Note: PC players can also choose to install specific game mode packs, such as for Campaign and Zombies, in order to reduce the game’s overall file size. Also note the updated PC file size numbers.

Activision also revealed the pre-order bonus for digital copies, which are two free Weapon Blueprints. They can be accessed via the Confrontation Weapons Pack.

Call of Duty Black Ops Cold War will be available on November 13 for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, PC, Xbox Series X/S, and PlayStation 5.

Source: Official Website