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CoD: Black Ops 4 pass adds Hollywood cast to Zombies

Published: 12:37, 13 December 2018
Brian Blessed as the Brigadier in Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 Zombies
Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 Zombies, Brian Blessed

Activision seem to be reaching for Hollywood to boost their sales as the new Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 pass packs a new Zombies episode with a star-studded cast of Helena Bonham Carter, Kiefer Sutherland, Brian Blessed and Charles Dance.

Dead of the Night, as the new Zombies story is called, is set in 1912, when a famous treasure hunter Alistair Rhodes invites a bunch of guests to Rhodes Manor. The party goes wrong and all the guests end up as undead. Well, all of them except the four protagonists.

Blessed plays a retired Brigadier John Warwick, a seasoned and battle-hardened veteran. Sutherland portrays the gunslinger Gideon Jones, Warwick's protege while Bonham Carter is the psychic Mirela. Dance plays the butler Godfrey. 

It is said that Dead of the Night's story has plenty of depth to it, thanks to some meticulously planned group dynamics. Speaking about the role, Blessed said, "There is magic, much more than a simple zombie story - this is truly a tale meant to inspire."

Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 is not only getting a new cast, it's getting new enemies as well. In addition to the titular creatures, Zombies players will be fighting "werewolves and vampires, and much more".

Fans who end buying Call of Duty's Black Ops Pass will also be getting two multiplayer maps - Elevation and Madagascar. Elevation is a medium-sized map set in the mountains of Nepal, with plenty of vertically winding streets, while Madagascar is a hillside map with a bunch of flanking routes.

Rounding off the Black Ops Pass is the EWR-115, a.k.a. Reaper, who is making a return from Black Ops 3. Of course, this time around, it's featured as a Blackout character.

The Pass is already available for PlayStation 4, just like Call of Duty: Black Ops 4's , which adds their first post-launch specialist called Zero, new weapons, new Blackout POI, Black Market progression changes and a bunch more.

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Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 is still subject to what's left of Activision's PS4 exclusivity, which has gone down to a single week in this gen but it still means waiting time for PC and Xbox One players.

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