And Activision is trying to throw it out of orbit.
Call of Duty: The Nuketown map of Black Ops Cold War doesn’t come out until November 24 – but this Easter egg has already been revealed.
THERE MAY BE SPOILERS AHEAD.
Redditor PimpOutMyPC, who uploaded footage of Nuketown’s gameplay to his YouTube channel, said they had joined a custom game to get on the map.
The Easter egg involves shooting the heads of all the mannequins ̵
Doing so in Nuketown’s Black Ops Cold War, set in post-apocalyptic 1984, reversed the visual style by applying the blue digital filter of the 1980s to graphics. A great synthwave song also starts. It reminded me of the wonderful spin-off of Far Cry 3, Blood Dragon, full of purple mist in the sky.
Activision released an official video for Nuketown yesterday and apparently does not want the card to be seen before its release. The PimpOutMyPC video has already been deleted from YouTube, with a note that it has received a copyright claim from Activision. But of course the internet never forgets.
NUKETOWN EASTER EGG (WOW) #BlackOpsColdWar pic.twitter.com/q6erop1XQ2
– dude, trust me (@ TheGhostOfMW2) November 21, 2020
Treyarch has a shape when it comes to making Nuketown Easter eggs. Here is the equivalent Easter egg in Nuketown on Black Ops 4:
And here is the Easter egg from Nuketown on Black Ops 3: