How to Pack A Punch in Black Ops Cold War Zombies Die Maschine map

Hamza Khalid

Now that Black Ops Cold War is available to play worldwide, you can get right into mowing down hoards of Zombies on the new map Die Maschine. The Pack-A-Punch machine is a major component in this mode and here is how you can buld it.

Zombies mode has been a staple of the Call of Duty franchise for many years now. Ever since it first appeared in World At War, this mode has been updated with new features for each title that it has been in. Despite this, the Pack-A-Punch machine has been a consistent presence in every version of Zombies.

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Now it has made its return in the new Black Ops Cold War game. The machine is especially useful when you’ve progressed through a few rounds and find yourself overwhelmed by the large number of dead folk trying to eat your brains. Here is how you build it in Black Ops Cold War’s Die Maschine map.

Pack-A-Punch has been a major part of the Zombies mode for years.

What does Pack-A-Punch do?

The Pack-A Punch machine (also known as the Forge) allows you to upgrade your weapon by spending points. This includes increased damage, new attachments and better magazine capacity In Die Maschine. The machine also adds a new camo to your weapon changes the color after a few upgrades.

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You should absolutely spring for the increased damage boost as soon as you can because when the later rounds start, the zombies will be much faster and in greater numbers. You can find yourself surrounded with no escape before you even realize what happened.

The machine also gives you an opportunity to experiment with different types of ammunition. You can add Ammo Mods to your weapons so that they deal different types of damage to the undead. It will let you burn, freeze, shock and poison the zombies with toxic clouds.

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Another new feature is that upgrade animations have been removed altogether so that will save some time. Your upgrade path consists of 3 increasing levels which come with increasing costs. The upgrade costs start at 5,000 points and the highest amounts to 30,000 points.

Ammo mods will allow you to deal different types of damage to zombies.

How to build the Pack-A-Punch machine in Die Maschine

In order to build the machine, you will need to make your way through a few rounds and rack up some points in order to open certain paths. This is what you need to do:

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  1. Unlock the automated doors that take you to the underground Facility.
  2. Turn on the power.
  3. Head to the particle accelerator room.
  4. Interact with the two terminals.
  5. Enter the Anomaly.
  6. Go through the Aether Tunnel.
  7. Collect the Machine Part and bring it back to the origin of the Anomaly.
  8. Put the parts in Pack-A-Punch Machine and the machine will become available for use.
The particle accelerator room.

That covers everything you need to do to unlock the Pack-A-Punch Machine in Die Maschine.

This machine will be the only thing that can help you keep going in those later rounds so you should work with your teammate on getting to it as quickly as you can.

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Hamza is a Content Creator & Publisher at Charlie INTEL, who graduated from Bahria University with a Bachelors degree in Business Administration. He's spent the past few years covering news and guides for various video games, including Call of Duty and Apex Legends. He loves digital art, movies, and comic books. You can contact Hamza at [email protected].