Tre­yarch shared a rather sur­pris­ing announce­ment today and plen­ty of peo­ple will be tak­ing advan­tage of this oppor­tu­ni­ty. In just a few short days, Black Ops 4’s Black­out Bat­tle Roy­al mode will be free for every­one to access.

That’s right, any­one on PS4, Xbox One and PC can access the Bat­tle Roy­al begin­ning Jan­u­ary 17th. It’s going to last a full sev­en days, end­ing on Jan­u­ary 24th.

Black Ops 4’s Blackout is Starting a Free Trial Soon

No spe­cif­ic time frame has been giv­en for down­load or what exact time the tri­al starts. No fur­ther details as to if this is part of a big­ger “free-to-play” roll­out.