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How to watch Black Ops Cold War premiere at Gamescom 2020

Published: 27/Aug/2020 16:49 Updated: 27/Aug/2020 17:05

by Tanner Pierce


In addition to the world reveal inside of Call of Duty: Warzone, Activision is showing another look at Black Ops Cold War during the Opening Night stream for Gamescom 2020. Here’s everything you need to know about the broadcast.

On August 26, Activision, Infinity Ward, Treyarch, and Raven Software pulled off something that’s never been done in a Call of Duty game before: exclusively reveal the next entry in the franchise inside of another Call of Duty game. Fans generally gave positive reactions to the reveal, with the trailer quickly climbing to the number 1 slot on YouTube’s trending page.

This won’t be the only premiere of the game that we get, however. During the Gamescom Opening Night livestream on August 27, 2020, Geoff Keighley will be debuting another look at the game. Here’s everything you need to know about it.

What’s going to be shown during the livestream?

Unfortunately, we have absolutely no idea what’s going to be shown during the Opening Night livestream when it comes to Black Ops Cold War and there’s been very little rumor and speculation about it either.

Given the fact that the reveal trailer for the game has already hit the internet, maybe there’s a chance that we get an extended campaign demo for the title. At the very least, it wouldn’t be unreasonable to assume we’d get some interesting interviews about the story itself.

Given the fact that the Multiplayer Reveal has already been confirmed for September 9, 2020, don’t expect pretty much anything from that mode to be shown off. On top of that, it would also be unreasonable to assume that anything from the Zombies mode would be released either, as that reveal is more than likely coming at the end of September or October.

How do I watch the Gamescom Opening Night livestream?

This one is rather simple. All you have to do is go to the YouTube link (which can be found embedded below) on August 27 to catch the full show. The stream is set to start at 2 PM ET (11 AM PT, 7 PM BST) and will last around two hours.

Unfortunately, we have no idea when Black Ops Cold War will appear during the actual stream, so until a schedule is released, fans might want to plan to catch the whole thing.

Currently, that’s all we know about the reveal itself, but if there’s any updates, Dexerto will be sure to let you know.

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How to watch Hitch’s $20K Black Ops 2 Invitational: Teams, schedule, more

Published: 28/Oct/2020 5:49 Updated: 28/Oct/2020 5:50

by Brad Norton


Returning for his final event of the Call of Duty League offseason, Team Summertime’s Davis ‘Hitch’ Edwards is hosting an enormous Black Ops 2 Invitational featuring former champions and popular content creators.

Throwback tournaments have been all the rage throughout the 2020 offseason and no one has been leading the charge quite like Hitch. Outside of hosting Warzone comps, his unique tournaments have spanned from Modern Warfare 2 to Black Ops 4. This time, his sights are set on 2012’s Black Ops 2.

Despite hackers ruining an early test for this particular event, the kinks have all seemingly been worked out. From former championship-winning teams to some of the biggest content creators, Hitch’s final event is set to be the biggest yet.

From how you can tune in, to every player joining the all-star Call of Duty event, we’ve got you covered. Here’s everything there is to know about the Black Ops 2 Invitational.

How to watch the Black Ops 2 Invitational

The final event of the offseason is set to kick off on Wednesday, October 28. Opening matchups will be going live at 3PM EST (12PM PT) and the broadcast will likely run for most of the day.

As per usual, it’s all expected to be featured on Hitch’s own Twitch stream which we’ve embedded below. A majority of the players and creators will likely be sharing their own perspectives throughout the event as well.

Teams competing in the Black Ops 2 Invitational

Some squads feature some of the most successful Call of Duty veterans while others consist of popular streamers. Regardless, every team is stacked with FPS talent so expect some close matchups.

Standing out among the eight rosters is a true throwback. The 2014 world championship team of Crimsix, Karma, TeePee, and ACHES, will be reuniting. Formerly representing Complexity and then Evil Geniuses, these four players haven’t been on the same team since 2014.

The full list of teams competing in the Black Ops 2 Invitational can be found below.

  • Team Dr Disrespect: Dr Disrespect, ZLaner, StoneMountain64, & KingRichard
  • Team CouRageJD: CouRageJD, Parad12e, LEQIQN, & MLGImpulse
  • Team The Mob: Classify, Mako, Froste, Flyroh
  • Team Scump: Scump, Envoy, Merk, & Rambo
  • Team Aydan: Aydan, Ritual, Kismet, & Parasite
  • Team Luli: Lulu, Blazt, Frozone, & Almxnd
  • Team Pamaj: Pamaj, Rated, JHaZe, & Exodass
  • Team TeePee: TeePee, Karma, Crimsix, & ACHES

Not much else is known regarding a specific schedule or format just yet. We’ll be sure to keep you updated when brackets are available.

Keep your eyes peeled for highlights and final results as the Black Ops 2 Invitational gets underway.