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Call of Duty: Black Ops - Cold War field upgrades

All the field upgrades in Cold War and how they work

Call of Duty Black Ops Cold War field upgrades

Want to know more about field upgrades in Call of Duty: Black Ops – Cold War? The new Call of Duty game has arrived and with it a plethora of new and returning features from Call of Duty Cold War perks, to the best loadouts in Call of Duty Cold war.

We’ve listed all the Call of Duty: Black Ops – Cold War guns you can now get your hands on, the various Cold War wildcards you can equip, and how the Cold War class system works, but now we’re turning our attention to field upgrades.

We already know this mechanic from Call of Duty: Modern Warfare and it’s back for Black Ops – Cold War. In case you’re unfamiliar with field upgrades, they are an additional piece of equipment that you can assign to your class that runs on a cooldown system. When that cooldown is over you can then press X on keyboard or L1/LB + R1/RB on gamepad to place your field upgrade down.

Call of Duty: Black Ops – Cold War field upgrades

Here are all of the field upgrades in Call of Duty: Black Ops – Cold War:

  • Proximity Mine
  • SAM Turret
  • Jammer
  • Field Mic
  • Trophy System
  • Gas Mine
  • Assault Pack

Proximity Mine

Recharge time: 2:00

Throwable mine, explodes shortly after an enemy runs or drives over it. Can be avoided by crouching. Destroys any vehicle that runs over it.

SAM Turret

Recharge time: 3:45

Launches missiles at enemy air scorestreaks and player-piloted helicopters.


Recharge time: 2:30

Creates an electronic disruption field, disabling enemy field upgrades and degrading enemy minimap information.

Field Mic

Recharge time: 3:15

Deploys a recording device that highlights enemy sounds on your minimap.

Trophy System

Recharge time: 1:20

Destroys thrown enemy equipment and launcher missiles within 10 meters.

Gas Mine

Recharge time: 2:00

Proximity activated trap that expels a large cloud of harmful gas. Enemies inside are damaged and disoriented.

Assault Pack

Recharge time: 3:15

Supply cache containing ammo that gives bonus score for taking down enemies.

Field upgrades could be the perfect way to level up your Cold War scorestreaks – and then you can really send in the big guns. Whether you’re more of a stealthy Proximity Mine kind of player or a gung-ho Chopper Gunner, matching your weapons, perks, field upgrades, and scorestreaks to your playstyle will make for a really unique experience.