Call of Duty Black Ops Cold War is a military first person shooter which is set in during the Cold War and is set between Black Ops 1 and 2. Black Ops Cold War has some solid offline gameplay included with the base game, however offline post support for this game has been extremely poor with many maps and modes still broken since launch for offline players.
Mandatory updates required even with physical copy
Offline bot support
Custom class based styled
2 Player split-screen support for multiplayer and zombies
FAQ (updated June 2022)
Can I play Call of Duty Cold War offline?
Yes, for the console versions of Call of Duty Vanguard, you can play campaign, multiplayer and zombies offline
however a mandatory update is required for physical copies and CAN NOT be skipped.
Is there offline bot support in Call of Duty Black Ops Cold War?
Yes, you can play with bots fully offline on Call of Duty Vanguard on all console versions of the game, many of the maps added via updates do not support bots however.
How many offline bots can you put into a game on Call of Duty Cold War? , Can you have uneven teams?
You can put in up to 11 bots in Call of Duty Black Ops Cold War
Can I control what weapons and gear the bots use in Call of Duty Black Ops Cold War?
No, sadly there are no loadout restrictions or default class options in Call of Duty Black Ops Cold War
What multiplayer modes support offline bots in Call of Duty Vanguard?
The following modes support offline bots in Call of Duty Vanguard:
Search and Destroy
What multiplayer maps are available offline in Call of Duty Black Ops Cold War? What about maps included with updates?
The following maps are what can be played offline with bots in Call of Duty Black Ops Cold War, this list includes maps that have been include with updates, please note many of the maps that have been added to the offline part of Cold War do not support offline bots.
Is there offline create-a-class? is everything unlocked in Call of Duty Black Ops Cold War? What about DLC Weapons?
Yes, there is full offline create-a-class, everything is unlocked from the start for offline modes, the DLC weapons are not included for offline play, although the DLC Killstreaks have been added.
Is there offline split-screen support in Call of Duty Black Ops Cold War?
Yes, you can play split-screen on the console versions of Call of Duty Vanguard, it is worth mentioning however that the split-screen still with the latest updates on all platforms have both graphical and performance issues.
1-2 players for Multiplayer and Zombies
LAN Play per console:
1-2 players per console for Multiplayer and Zombies
Is there offline campaign co-op in Call of Duty Black Ops Cold War?
No, the campaign is single player only, but can be played fully offline.
Is there an offline zombies mode for Call of Duty Black Ops Cold War?
Yes, Call of Duty Black Ops Cold War has an offline zombie mode you can currently play two maps: