Black Ops Cold War Zombies: Die Maschine Pack-A-Punch Unlock Guide

Find 3 machine parts in the portals.

Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War has an exclusive zombies map called Die Maschine, and it, like previous CoD games, features the Pack a Punch Machine. This machine is a great way to upgrade your weapons and help your allies with the hordes of zombies. This guide covers how to unlock and use the Pack a Punch machine in Black Ops Cold War Zombies. 

How to unlock the Pack-a-Punch Machine in Die Maschine

The first step is to get the power back on, for which you need to go to the crash site from the spawn location. The map will help you out here, so you can easily reach it following the map markers.

From the yard head into the Living Room of the Rabbit building. Go through the building door for 500 points and head upstairs to the Mezzanine by opening the barrier for 750 points.

Now, head up to the penthouse and open the barrier which takes you directly toward the Crash site. On your way, you will find debris blocking your way to the facility door. Bblast through them and reach the site.

Now unlock the left door that will take you to the medical bay and unlock the Particle Accelerator door. Follow the marker, which will take you to the main switch, and from there, turn the power on.

Step 1: Interact with the consoles

When you are in the Particle Accelerator facility of Die Maschine, interact with two consoles on the circular deck as the first step in unlocking the Pack-a-Punch machine. This will result in a Dark Aether Anomaly emerging from the center of the chamber.

Step 2: Find the Aether Portal

Now make your way down the stairs and interact with the portal to enter the Aether Tunnel. A marker will appear on the crash site, which you now need to go to find the Aether Portal here. Three of the portals will randomly spawn at the Crash site.


You can stay in the Dark Aether only for a limited time. So, make sure you get to the Aether Portal as soon as possible.

Step 3: Find three machine parts

Now, you have to obtain three machine parts by using the portals. Each portal usage costs you 500 points.

When all the machine parts have been collected, go to the Particle Accelerator room and build the machine on the glowing spot. You will now be teleported back to the standard dimension of Call of Duty Cold War Die Maschine.

How to PaP your weapons in Cold War Zombies

Now that the Pack a Punch machine is all yours, you can easily upgrade your weapons and slay those zombies easily. Each pack-a-punch multiplies your weapon damage by 2.

You can upgrade each weapon a total of 3 times in Black Ops Cold War. Tier 1, tier 2, and tier 3 will cost you 5,000, 15,000, and 30,000 points, respectively.

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