- “Call of Duty: Black Ops 4” is the first game in the series to introduce a Battle Royale mode.
- The mode, “Blackout,” is getting its first major addition since the game launched in November 2018: A new map!
- The new Blackout mode map is named Alcatraz, and it arrives on April 2.
For the first time since launch, the latest “Call of Duty” game is getting a major update to its Battle Royale mode: A new map named Alcatraz.
As you might expect, the map is directly based on the infamous prison island in the San Francisco Bay.
Given the relatively small size of the island, the new Blackout mode is geared towards close-quarters gameplay.
As you can see above, Alcatraz is full of multi-level buildings where most of the fighting will take place — a major change from the sprawling, region-based Blackout map that arrived with “Call of Duty: Black Ops 4” in November 2018.
Alcatraz is a free addition for anyone who owns the game, and arrives on the PlayStation 4 on April 2; Activision says it will head to Xbox One and PC on an unspecified date.
Check out a trailer showcasing the new map right here:
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