Call of Duty: Black Ops 6 pre-purchase benefits—What you need to know (2024)

Black Ops 6: Pre-purchase Benefits

Get ready: On October 25, you’ll be forced to go rogue as you and your team are hunted from within, with the launch of Call of Duty®: Black Ops 6.

Set in the early 1990s, Black Ops 6 offers a mind-bending Campaign unbound by the rules of engagement, huge innovations like Omnimovement, best-in-class Multiplayer, and the epic return of round-based Zombies. Prepare yourself for this must-have game launch by pre-purchasing today.

Below is a chart summarizing the benefits you can claim, all depending on which Digital version of Black Ops 6 you wish to pre-purchase or purchase:

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Platforms

Call of Duty®: Black Ops 6 is now available to pre-purchase on Battle.net, with full explanations of how to pre-purchase as this blog continues.

Editions

Furthermore, you can pre-purchase Black Ops 6 via the following Editions:

Digital Editions:

  • Vault Edition (All Platforms)
  • Standard Edition (PC)

Black Ops 6: Vault Edition

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Packed with must-have Black Ops 6 benefits, the Vault Edition is the clear choice for those seeking in-game content in addition to the full, digital game. This Edition is available for $99.99 U.S. (Suggested Retail Price) or your regional equivalent. The Vault Edition contains the following general pre-purchase benefits, and specific additional benefits:

  • Open Beta Early Access (Pre-purchase Benefit).(*)
  • Woods Operator Pack (Pre-purchase Benefit). (**)
  • A Digital version of Call of Duty: Black Ops 6.
  • BlackCell. (***)
  • Hunters vs. Hunted Operator Pack.
  • Mastercraft Weapon Collection.
  • GobbleGum Pack.

Black Ops 6: Every Pre-purchase Benefit

Do you need more intel about each Pre-purchase Benefits in one dossier? Then read on, as the unredacted benefits are listed alongside each edition of the game.

Open Beta Early Access (*)

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Available: Pre-purchase Benefit for all Game Editions.

  • Vault Edition
  • Standard Edition (PC)

Every version of the game, including every Digital edition, will grant you early access to the Black Ops 6 Open Beta later this year. Get an early look at Multiplayer, featuring that signature Black Ops Multiplayer experience, with brand-new maps, and a stocked armory of impressive weapons. Experience key innovations, including the new operator Omnimovement system while battling through new enemies and surprises.

There are multiple ways to play the Open Beta:

  • The Early Access to Open Beta period (for pre-purchase customers).
  • The Open Beta period (for everyone).

The Open Beta period is free and will be available across all supported platforms. Expect additional details and Open Beta dates to be revealed in the future.

Digital Edition Pre-purchase Customers: You do not need a “Beta Code,” as you will automatically be able to access the Open Beta.

Woods Operator Pack (**)

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Available: Instantly (MWIII, WZ), at Game Launch (BO6)

Pre-purchase Benefit:

  • Vault Edition
  • Standard Edition (PC)

Getting by on his street smarts and razor-sharp instincts, Woods has always depended on only himself for survival. After enlisting in the U.S. Marine Corps, Woods gained an extensive amount of fighting experience throughout the Korean War, and afterwards became a sergeant in the MACV-SOG during his time in Vietnam. One can only imagine the reputation he earned in combat, that eventually led to him being selected to join the CIA's Special Activities Division.

Woods is fond of pointing out that you can't kill him. To date, though many have tried - no one has been able to prove him wrong.

Now you can instantly unlock the Woods Operator Pack by pre-ordering or pre-purchasing any Digital or Vault Edition of Black Ops 6 .

  • Instantly receive the “Classic Woods” Skin. This Skin can be used immediately in Call of Duty: Modern Warfare® III and Call of Duty: Warzone™.
  • Unlock the “Zombie Woods” Skin, and the “Numbers Woods” Animated Skin by completing a Challenge for each Skin, in Call of Duty: Modern Warfare® III, Call of Duty: Warzone™.
  • If you don’t have access to Call of Duty: Modern Warfare® III, Call of Duty: Warzone™, stay tuned for more on how to unlock.

Woods Operator Pack to arrive in Black Ops 6: We’re excited to confirm that the Woods Operator Pack will also be accessible in Black Ops 6 at launch. For more information on Carry Forward content between games, see later in this blog.

Hunters vs. Hunted Operator Pack (Vault Edition Benefit)

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Available: Open Beta (BO6), Game Launch (BO6), Vault Edition Upgrade

Purchase or upgrade to the Vault Edition, and four infamous Operators from the Black Ops and Zombies universes are yours to own, each clad in their own impressive (and animated) Operator Skin.

Rogue Black Ops Operator Skins

Operator Park (“Oblivion” Skin): Exiting Oxford University to study para-military organizations, MI6 operative Helen Park is a methodical, ad hoc Black Ops team member. Now fully recovered from wounds sustained in an RPG attack, during a redacted operation in Havana, she is fit for duty and ready to rejoin the squad.

Operator Adler (“Umbra” Skin): Russell Adler was once the leader of a covert Strike team of CIA Operatives and was dubbed 'America's Monster.' Neither his current intentions, or whereabouts, are known.

Zombies Operator Skins

Operator Brutus (“Warden of Alcatraz” Skin): Last encountered in Black Ops 4’s Blood of the Dead, the Warden of Alcatraz is reborn again as a Black Ops 6 Operator. Reanimated by otherworldly forces, this custodian of Hell's most evil inmates will not - and cannot - rest until his charges have been safely returned to their cells. With electricity arcing across his heavily armored bulk, his hunt begins...

Operator Klaus (“Reborn” Skin): Elizabeth Grey's automaton will assure you that it is just there to help, but there is something deeply unsettling in its bearing. It could be the number of prior murderous killing sprees, masked by its enthusiasm - or simply that it seems unable to grasp exactly how fragile humans can be. Expect Klaus to be switched on at launch.

Vault Edition owners can expect to use any of these Operator Skins during the Black Ops 6 Open Beta, later this year.

Mastercraft Weapon Collection (Vault Edition Benefit)

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Available: Open Beta (BO6), Game Launch (BO6), Vault Edition Upgrade

Purchase or upgrade to the Vault Edition and unlock an exciting collection of five Mastercraft weapons. Flex your Loadout and gain much more than an instant arsenal at launch, as these “Ultra” level weapon variants are as unique as they are potent! Here’s what you’ll receive:

  • The “Plague Doctor” Blueprint for the AMES 85 (Assault Rifle).
  • The “Mind’s Eye” Blueprint for the Combat Knife (Melee).
  • The “Scourge” Blueprint for the Jackal PDW (Submachine Gun).
  • The “Brainstorm” Blueprint for the LR 7.62 (Sniper Rifle).
  • The “Unrepentant” Blueprint for the Marine SP (Shotgun).

A level of rarity above even “Legendary,” these special cosmetic blueprints are absolute works of art, hand-crafted by Treyarch’s finest weaponsmiths. Expect each weapon in the Mastercraft Collection to be a unique, animated, one-of-a-kind visually stunning design added to an already impressive five-attachment Weapon Blueprint.

GobbleGum Pack (Vault Edition Benefit)

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Available: Game Launch (BO6), Vault Edition Upgrade

GobbleGums return to Zombies in Black Ops 6, and they’re more delicious than ever! GobbleGums are everyone's favorite jaw-breaking confectionary power-up and were last available in Call of Duty: Black Ops 3. These earnable treats are a special consumable item that provide unique effects to players. Purchase or upgrade to the Vault Edition to unlock the GobbleGum Pack. This consists of 12 single-use GobbleGums offering unique in-game effects!

Expect these GobbleGums to be packed with amazing (and sometimes surreal) powers, accessible immediately at launch.

Black Ops 6 Season 1 Black Cell (***)

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Available: Black Ops 6 Season 1, Vault Edition Upgrade

Purchase or upgrade to the Vault Edition, and you’ll receive the Season 1 BlackCell offering, jam packed with exclusive content and one-of-a kind cosmetics. This impressive content drop includes the following:

  • Full Battle Pass, with access to over 100 rewards, such as functional weapons, Blueprints, Operator Skins, Vehicle Skins, and other stellar content to excite any Black Ops fan.
  • Obtain 1,100 COD Points unlocked instantly.
  • Get a head start with 20 Battle Pass Tier Skips with the potential to earn additional COD Points as part of your Battle Pass progression.
  • Instantly unlocked BlackCell-exclusive content.
  • Special BlackCell variants of Battle Pass Operator Skins, Weapon Blueprints, and more.

Black Ops 6: Digital Editions

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Console Cross-Gen Bundle and PC Standard Edition

PC platforms have Digital Editions of Black Ops 6, and these include the full game as well as the following pre-purchase benefits for $69.99 U.S. (Suggested Retail Price) or your regional equivalent:

  • Open Beta Early Access (Pre-purchase Benefit)
  • Woods Operator Pack (Pre-purchase Benefit)

PC Editions

For players using a PC, here’s the plan:

  • PC Editions: There are two different editions of Black Ops 6 to pre-purchase; the Full Standard Edition or the Vault Edition.

Vault Edition Upgrade (from Standard Edition on PC)

If you pre-purchase or pre-purchase the Standard Edition on PC of Black Ops 6, you can upgrade to the Vault Edition if the upgrade is on the same platform where you initially purchased. For example, if you pre-purchase the Battle.net Standard Edition, you can upgrade to the Battle.net Vault Edition at any time until the upgrade offer expires. The upgrade method varies depending on your platform:

Battle.net: Upgrade directly through the Call of Duty in-game store or the platform store where you purchased the Standard Edition, for $30 (Suggested Retail Price) or your regional equivalent.

Carry Forward Content and Black Ops 6

We want to make sure that everybody starts fresh, together, as we move into an all-new experience with the launch of Call of Duty: Black Ops 6.

Allowing everyone to experience the Black Ops universe the way it’s meant to be played, learning the era-specific weapons and gear, learning the gameplay innovations like Omnimovement, and keeping that signature Black Ops style is important.

Therefore, Call of Duty: Modern Warfare II and Modern Warfare III content will not carry forward to the Black Ops 6 Premium experience.

The one exception is the Black Ops 6 Vault Edition Woods Operator Pack pre-purchase benefit. It is currently available in Modern Warfare III and will carry forward into Black Ops 6.

Carry Forward content for players of Call of Duty: Warzone will continue, with Modern Warfare II, Modern Warfare III, and Black Ops 6 content being integrated with the arrival of Season 1.

Additional Intel: Pre-purchases Available Now! Additional Benefits Incoming!

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Ensure you stay one step ahead with the latest official Black Ops 6 information by checking the Call of Duty Blog in the coming days and weeks, as we dive deeper into the incredible Campaign, Multiplayer, and Round-Based Zombies content, along with Open Beta and other important Comms you won’t want to miss.

Pre-purchases are available now at participating retailers, in-game, via participating platform Stores, or accessed via CallofDuty.com.

Call of Duty: Black Ops 6 is published by Activision. Development for the game is led by Treyarch, in partnership with Raven Software. Additional development support provided (in alphabetical order) by Activision Central Design, Activision Central Technology, Activision QA, Activision Shanghai, Beenox, Demonware, High Moon Studios, Infinity Ward, and Sledgehammer Games.

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(*) MP Beta Early Access dates will be released shortly. Actual platform availability and launch date(s) of MP Beta subject to change. See www.callofduty.com/beta for more details. Minimum open Beta duration is 2 days. Limited time only. While MP Beta code supplies last, at participating retailers. Online multiplayer subscription may be required for MP Beta.

(**) Call of Duty: Modern Warfare III / Call of Duty: Warzone on the pre-ordered platform required to redeem Woods Operator Pack. Sold/downloaded separately. Must be redeemed by October 25, 2025.

(***) BlackCell Benefits (one Season of Call of Duty: Black Ops 6 Battle Pass only) includes the Battle Pass, BlackCell Sector that includes 1,100 CP Bonus, 20 Battle Token Tier Skips, and more). BlackCell, Battle Pass and Tier Skips, or equivalent versions will be accessible in Black Ops 6 once the Season 1 Battle Pass, or equivalent system, is made available in-game. BlackCell and Battle Pass redemption applies to one season of Black Ops 6 Battle Pass, or equivalent system, only.

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Call of Duty: Black Ops 6 pre-purchase benefits—What you need to know (2024)

FAQs

What do you get for pre-ordering Black Ops 6? ›

Now you can instantly unlock the Woods Operator Pack by pre-ordering or pre-purchasing any Digital or Vault Edition of Black Ops 6 or via select Game Pass plans (Game Pass Ultimate, Game Pass PC, Game Pass Console). Instantly receive the “Classic Woods” Skin.

Is Black Ops 6 going to have Zombies? ›

Another big return in Black Ops 6 is the inclusion of Round-Based Zombies, with two new maps called Terminus and Liberty Falls and a continuing narrative from Black Ops Cold War.

Is Black Ops 6 free on Xbox? ›

Game Pass Core: The most basic Game Pass subscription includes access to online play on the console, but does not allow you to enjoy any Call of Duty: Black Ops 6 modes. Those who purchase the game will have the opportunity to enjoy all modes.

What's the benefit of pre ordering a game? ›

In terms of physical copies, it gives stores a good indication of how many copies to order. When I worked for a game's retailer, there were instances of games selling out on the first day. If you want your physical copy on the first day, it can be worth your time pre-ordering it.

What do you get for pre-order? ›

With preorders the customer will receive information explaining when they can expect the shipment. Pay now preorders are great for businesses that want to: Get paid up-front.

How big is Call of Duty: Black Ops 6? ›

After a raft of announcements about job losses and studio closures, the company looked to give gamers what they wanted in its Sunday night Summer Game Fest slot, ending with a full 40-minute preview of Call of Duty: Black Ops 6, a game so large it will require a 300GB download, as well as continual online access even ...

What war is Black Ops 6 based on? ›

The Black Ops 6 Campaign takes place at a time of great change and turmoil. The Soviet Union was crumbling after the fall of the Berlin Wall and the end of the Cold War. The US was the only remaining Superpower. The Gulf War dominated headlines.

Will Black Ops 6 be on Game Pass? ›

Call of Duty: Black Ops 6 will be released on October 25th for Xbox One, Xbox Series X, Xbox Series S, Game Pass, PS4, PS5 and PC. MeriStation has already been able to test it and these are our first impressions of the game.

What Call of Duty is free on Xbox one? ›

Call of Duty: Warzone is one of the biggest free-to-play Battle Royale games of all time.

Can we play Xbox for free? ›

FREE XBOX GAMES

Join the fun and play a large selection of engaging free-to-play games on Xbox. We've got shooters, strategy and fantasy MMORPGs, and more. All Xbox players are able to access online multiplayer for free to play games on their console at no charge.

What do you get for preordering Street Fighter 6? ›

Here's what's included in the Pre-Order Edition: A pack of special titles. A pack of special stickers. Outfit 1 with Color 10 for Jamie, Chun-Li, Juri, Ken, Manon, and Dee Jay.

What happens if you buy a pre-order game? ›

If you pre-order a game, you are paying money for a product that is not yet released. Often this will include a release date, so you can know when to expect the game to be available. When you buy a Pre-Order, you will receive a blank download page that is awaiting content. Do not delete it!

How to get Black Ops 6 beta? ›

To get your hands on the Black Ops 6 Beta, you will have to either pre-order the game or have an active Game Pass subscription before the Beta begins. Your pre-order can be for any edition of the game, whether that is the base version or the Vault Edition.

How to play BO6 early? ›

If you pre-ordered a digital edition of Black Ops 6 on a platform store, through the Call of Duty in-game store, or you're an active subscriber of a qualifying Game Pass plan, you don't need a code to gain Early Access to the Open Beta.

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