All Scorestreaks in Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War

What kind of air support do you get in the 1980s?

Is crossplay and cross-gen play supported in Call of Duty: Bacl Ops Cold War?

Image via Activision

Scorestreaks debuted in Treyarch’s Call of Duty: Black Ops II as an evolution of Killstreaks — instead of racking up a certain number of kills in a row to unlock air support rewards, other tasks such as taking objectives and getting assists were also contributions towards these rewards. Treyarch is once again using Scorestreaks in Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War, but they function differently in the 2020 title.

Traditionally, your streak would end once you die and respawn in-game. However, in Black Ops Cold War, your streak continues even after player death. As such, the required scores for these Scorestreak rewards are higher than they usually are in Call of Duty to balance out the fact that your score will continue to compound. And it certainly will, as Treyarch added a Streak Bonus system in which getting multiple kills in a row will multiply the number of points you get for each kill.

It’s a controversial decision for sure, but one that will allow players of all skill levels to be able to use these fun gadgets and toys. Below are the confirmed Scorestreak rewards as of the Black Ops Cold War beta, in order of the score requirement to unlock them during a match. Each reward has a cooldown before you can use it again.

RC-XD

Score required: 800

Level unlocked at: 5

Cooldown: 90 seconds

The iconic and quirky Scorestreak for the Black Ops series is back, and as always, it’s the easiest one to earn. You’ll control a small remote-controlled car with a bomb attached — drive it to one or several enemies and detonate it at will, assuming they don’t shoot it first.

Spy Plane

Score required: 1000

Level unlocked at: Default

Cooldown: 60 seconds

More commonly known as the UAV, the Spy Plane keeps its usual Black Ops moniker. Call in this aircraft to reveal enemy positions on your mini-map every couple of seconds. The chiming noise it makes at every interval is a bit annoying, though.

Counter Spy Plane

Score required: 1200

Level unlocked at: 11

Cooldown: 60 seconds

It’s the Spy Plane, but the opposite — instead of telling you where enemies are on your radar, it scrambles the opposing team’s mini-map. Additionally, the Counter Spy Plane also disables enemy Missile Turrets for some time.

Sentry Turret

Score required: 2000

Level unlocked at: 15

Cooldown: 60 seconds

Set a turret at a hot spot on the map, and this bad boy will unleash a bullet storm on any enemy, vehicle, or piece of equipment that enters its sight. Like with previous iterations of this Scorestreak reward in previous games, it should be vulnerable from the back.

Napalm Strike

Score required: 2100

Level unlocked at: 26

Cooldown: 60 seconds

Returning from the first Black Ops is this scorched earth attack — choose both the location and the angle in which the attack plane comes from, and it’ll drop canisters of napalm on the map. Even after the strike, the remaining fire will continue to do damage to anyone near by.

Artillery

Score required: 2300

Level unlocked at: Default

Cooldown: 60 seconds

A combination of Artillery in Call of Duty: World at War and Mortar Team in the first Black Ops, this Scorestreak reward allows you to choose three locations on the map to launch artillery shells on. Just don’t target near where you are, as it’s an easy way to accidentally off yourself.

Air Patrol

Score required: 3600

Level unlocked at: 32

Cooldown: 60 seconds

The new Air Patrol is an anti-Scorestreak Scorestreak. A squadron of jets will arrive and shoot down any enemy air support: Spy Planes, Attack Helicopters, and the like.

War Machine

Score required: 4000

Level unlocked at: 20

Cooldown: 60 seconds

Returning as a Scorestreak instead of a specialist weapon, as it was in Black Ops 4, the War Machine is an extremely powerful grenade launcher. Upon hitting the needed score, your character will equip it, with 12 ammunition at the ready. Just don’t die while you have it armed, or you’ll lose it immediately.

Attack Helicopter

Score required: 5000

Level unlocked at: Default

Cooldown: 60 seconds

A mainstay since Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare, the Attack Helicopter is one of the handiest streak rewards in the series. Summon a helicopter that will autonomously patrol the map and shoot down enemy players in its sight. Of course, enemies on the ground can shoot it down with rocket launchers.

Chopper Gunner

Score required: 8000

Level unlocked at: 38

Cooldown: 60 seconds

The mightiest and perhaps most-overpowered Scorestreak is the Chopper Gunner. You’ll take control of a gunner on a helicopter; enemy players will be marked, and you’ll be free to unload turret fire on them. You don’t want to be outside when the opposing team has one of these bad boys in play.