Call of Duty: Black Ops 4’s release date is right around the corner. To kick off the event, Sony Entertainment will be kicking off their next Countdown to Launch event on the PlayStation Store.

Those who pickup a copy of Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 on PS4 will receive access to all the new playable content, free community content, new specialists, and Blackout Updates seven days before everyone else.

The Coundown to Launch live stream event will be held on October 11th. Special guests from Treyarch will be attending, including Dan Bunting, David Vonderhaar, Jason Blundell, and Craig Houston. The guests of honor will take players on a deep dive into Zombies, along with the new multiplayer Blackout mode.


PSN account holders looking for some freebies can find the following downloads available through December 31st:

  • $15 credit by purchasing two or more games highlighted in the Countdown to Launch grid at PlayStation Store.
  • Wallpapers featuring Blackout and Zombies artwork
  • Avatars featuring key Specialists: Ruin, Battery, Torque, Ajax, Crash
  • Dynamic Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 theme

Plenty of Sweepstakes will also be in play through October 11th, giving gamers the chance to win a PlayStation 4 Pro Edition, a copy of Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 that comes in a specially designed tin, and a Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 Mystery Box.

Check out the official PlayStation Blog for more details.


TGC’s Thoughts: Just like the Countdown to Launch event for Spider-Man, I am glad to see companies attempting to make these AAA game launches special. In the current digital times we live in, the live launch events makes a lot of sense. But what are your thoughts of the livestream? Will you be checking it out? Let us know your thoughts in the comments below!

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