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Rambo and John McClane Joining Latest Call of Duty Game In New Update

May 20, 2021 | Posted by Joseph Lee
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Activision has released a new 80s Action Heroes update for Call of Duty: Warzone, Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War and Call of Duty Mobile, which brings John Rambo and John McClane to the games. Not only will the movie-accurate characters appear, but so will the locations.

In Warzone, players will be able to go to Nakatomi Plaza from Die Hard, which will replace the Broadcast Tower. Meanwhile, several campsites from around Verdansk have been changed to survival camps to pay homage to Rambo: First Blood Part II. You can find more details, and a trailer, below.

Coming Soon across Call of Duty: ’80s Action Heroes and More!

In a world where Season Three comes fully Reloaded, two incredible ’80s Action Heroes crash the party, ensuring the mid-season update for Call of Duty®: Warzone™, Black Ops Cold War, and Call of Duty: Mobile is an unmissable and explosive blockbuster!

One is John McClane, a New York cop who arrives at a holiday party turned hostage situation. He’s the hero of the Die Hard films, one of the most iconic action movie series of all time.

The other is Rambo, a man double-crossed while on a clandestine mission and left to fight on his own in Rambo: First Blood Part II, which continued to inspire countless action movies since its release in 1985.

With these two ’80s Action Heroes appearing across all three games, anything is possible in Call of Duty, but one thing is for certain:

Some heroes die hard.

Others draw first blood.

The action begins May 20.

The ’80s Action Heroes event kicks off with limited-time bundles and game modes, in addition to the weapons, maps, and other features already expected during this season. This content will be live on May 19 at 9 PM PT, following updates to Black Ops Cold War on May 18 at 9 PM PT and Warzone on May 19 at 9 PM PT.

In addition, the ’80s Action Heroes event comes to Call of Duty: Mobile on May 20 at 5 PM PT! Expect John McClane and Rambo to appear in the Store, as well as the limited-time Multiplayer Mode Guns Blazing. Check out more information further down this post, here.

Keep reading for everything you need to know for the star-studded ’80s Action Heroes event!

Rambo (Launch)

“To survive a war, you gotta become war.”

Serving time for murder, highly decorated MACV-SOG soldier John Rambo is offered one more mission – return to Vietnam and locate American POWs. If successful, he will be released, and given a full Presidential pardon…

This Operator will be available via the “Rambo” bundle in the Black Ops Cold War and Warzone Store from May 19 at 9PM PT to June 18 at 9PM PT. This bundle includes the Legendary Operator; two Finishing Moves, including one using his signature bow and arrow; three Legendary Weapon Blueprints—an assault rifle, an LMG and a Knife Blueprint; a Legendary Calling Card and Emblem; and an Epic Watch and Charm.

John McClane (Launch)

“Welcome to the party, pal!”

A hard-bitten cop on the streets of New York, John McClane has a talent for being in the wrong place at the wrong time. Now in the fight of his life, he’ll have to rely on his cocky attitude and level head to stay alive.

John McClane will be available via the “Die Hard” bundle in the Black Ops Cold War and Warzone Store from May 19 at 9PM PT to June 18 at 9PM PT. This bundle includes the Legendary Operator, a Finishing Move, three Legendary Weapon Blueprints—one tactical rifle, one SMG, and one assault rifle—a Legendary Calling Card and Emblem, an Epic Watch, and an Epic Weapon Charm.

Note: Rambo and John McClane are brand-new Call of Duty Operators; these are not skins for previously released Operators.