Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War changes things up this week with a new impression of the existing Miami map to address player feedback. However, it also gets a few new maps that will help shake the game further.
As announced by developer Treyarch on Twitter, the new version of Miami has a “close-up” layout and is designed as a 6v6 map. Also, this map takes place during the day, instead of at night as the first version.
To give players every opportunity to play the map, Treyarch will create a 24/7 playlist for Miami Strike when the map is released next week.
The original Miami map was criticized by players for being too dark, making it difficult to track down enemies. The map is also very large, so battles are often cut by time instead of killing. Running around the map to find enemies is simply not a very fun experience.
It seems that Treyarch has listened to the feedback and responds with a new version of Miami. As you can see in the video above, the total size of the playable slots has been cut down, which should lead to faster engagements. Other new elements appear to have been added to the Strike version of Miami as well.
Meanwhile, the Cuban map appears to be based on a level near the end of the main campaign. it̵
A new map, Golova, will also debut next week. It is one of Black Ops Cold War’s larger maps, and it will support the new 40-player Hardpoint mode. Here is a teaser:
It’s not entirely clear when Miami Strike, Mansion or Golova will be added to Black Ops Cold War, but Treyarch has teased an update from the middle of the season coming next week, so it could be included. As for what’s in the immediate horizon for Black Ops Cold War, check out GameSpot’s overview of all the new modes, events, and store bundles in Black Ops Cold War this week.
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