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What Does Party Boost Active Mean in Cold War?

The latest iteration of Call of Duty Black Ops Cold War launched globally on November 13 on Sony PlayStation 4 and 5. This brings the game to millions of console players worldwide. But that is not all! With this Sony-Activation tie-up, all PlayStation users (PS4 and PS5) receive additional benefits that are sure to give them an edge over other platform players.

But what are these party boosts that one receives, and how does one go about activating them? Read on to be apprised.

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What does a Party boost mean in Cold War?

Those who haven’t heard the announcement by Activation, all PlayStation users (PS4 and PS5) will receive an important benefit when they purchase and play Call of Duty Black Ops Cold War. This is going by the name ‘PlayStation Party Boost’.

The benefits of this boost involve all PlayStation players receiving a 25% bonus weapon XP when playing in a single party. Regardless of which console the other players are on, as long as you are on a PlayStation, you can avail of this boost. Do note that this weapon XP boost doesn’t apply to players who are on any platform other than PlayStation.

Since Black Ops Cold War is a title that can be played on all platforms and across console generations, players can party up with their friends for a completely connected experience. Even if you move on to a PlayStation 5, you’ll still be able to keep your profile, all your campaign progression, and your complete stats with you. Now that is indeed a good deal, especially if you’re looking to up your stats fast this festive season!

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How to get a party boost in Cold War on PS4?

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As the boost is dedicated only for PS4 and PS5 users, the boost gets activated automatically as soon as they party up. That means all you have to do is get together with your friends and set up a party.

It doesn’t matter if your friends are on a PC or an Xbox; you’re still guaranteed to receive the boost. This will be reflected in your stats as you start play and find out what a significant advantage it provides.

But wait – there’s more! PlayStation players can also expect a completely exclusive Monthly Double XP event for 24 hours. This will allow them to boost their rank faster and stay ahead of the curve. Even though this is little more than a marketing scheme, its benefits are definitely far-reaching, especially if all your friends are on PS4 or PS5.

This is because if every party member is gaining a 25% weapon XP, the damage dealt to the foes is going to be colossal. If you ask us, this is definitely a game-changer for Call of Duty Black Ops Cold War PlayStation users.

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