No single-player. A battle royale mode.
As we saw in the game's "multiplayer reveal" trailer, there are health bars (!) and health regeneration won't be automatic.
You read that right - this one's all about the multiplayer. With ditching a campaign mode Activision is alienating a fair amount of their consumers who either don't want battle royale or want a single-player campaign. Treyarch didn't share any other details on how the Pick 10 system will operate in Black Ops 4, only saying that it is being "revamped" for the title.
Zombies has always been a fun mode with a background narrative, but Black Ops 4 leans even more into its pulpy potential with settings (and weapons) across time. Oh, and League Play is back too.
It all suggests Treyarch are hoping we'll play the long game with Black Ops 4's Zombie mode - something that's interesting to consider when it's the one part of COD that fans have often suggested should be broken out into its own separate game.
In a bold break from the norm, this zombies mode will also see players ditch the guns in favour of older weapons with one map showing the players facing off against the zombie horde in a Roman-style coliseum.
Black Ops IIII also adds new features and first-time experiences for fans of its Zombie mode. Players will have access to mechanics, weaponry, and killstreaks from previous games such as the RC-XD and what makes this probably the most unique... classic Call of Duty maps and locations are scattered around this large map.