Black Ops Cold War

22 Nov 2020

Black Ops Cold War V1.0 Competitive Ruleset Announced

Black Ops Cold War has been the subject of high volumes of traffic today after a new update went live.

Update 1.06 implemented some necessary weapon balancing and the game has already experienced a shift in the meta.

Now, we are looking ahead to the first season of Black Ops Cold War; which is when competitive action is going to kick into overdrive. 

With the new CDL season looming in the near future, Treyarch has gone ahead and posted the full ruleset.

This is only the first iteration of this ruleset, and it probably change before the season kicks off! 

Here it is.



Here is the full ruleset for the first version of the CDL playlist.

Maps and Modes


  • Cartel
  • Checkmate
  • Crossroads
  • Garrison
  • Moscow

Search & Destroy

  • Checkmate
  • Crossroads
  • Garrison
  • Miami
  • Moscow


  • Checkmate
  • Garrison
  • Moscow

Restricted Items

Primary Weapons

  • LMG

Secondary Weapons

  • Shotguns
  • Launchers 
  • Special Weapons


  • SWAT 5MW Laser Sight
  • Ember Sighting Point
  • Dual Wield


  • Stimshot
  • Decoy


  • C4
  • Semtex
  • Tomahawk

Field Upgrade

  • Proximity Mine
  • Field Mic
  • Gas Mine


  • Paranoia
  • Forward Intel
  • Tracker


  • Danger Close


  • Combat Bow
  • Spy Plane
  • Counter Spy Plane
  • Care Package
  • Sentry Turret
  • Air Patrol

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