Fix Black Ops Cold War “Blackout Trial Has Ended” Error Message

A pesky bug has resurfaced in Black Ops Cold War that thinks the player is still on the trial version of the game when actually the player has purchased the full version. The glitch was first encountered in Dec and was successfully addressed by Treyarch, but after the recent patch players are seeing it again. The complete error message for Black Ops Cold War “Blackout Trial Has Ended,” states, “Purchase the full game to unlock immediate access to Blackout, Multiplayer and Zombies.” You then have the option to Buy Full Version or select Cancel. But, players who encounter the prompt are already on the purchased or full version of the game. Back in December, Treyarch released a fix for the issue. Keep scrolling and we will show you how to fix the Black Ops Cold War trail has ended error.

Fix Black Ops Cold War “Blackout Trial Has Ended” Error Message

The Black Ops Cold War “Blackout Trial Has Ended” Error Message started to appear after the recent patch on Jan 6. The fix that Treyarch advised was to ensure that all add-ons of the game were successfully installed. If you have not installed an add-on, the missing game’s file could be the reason why the game’s thinking you are on a trial version.

Here are the solutions you can try on various devices.

Fix Black Ops Cold War “Blackout Trial Has Ended” Error on PS4

For players on the PlayStation, the game’s content and add-on can be verified in the PlayStation Store. Go to the PS Store and open the Black Ops Cold War title. Head over to the Add-On section and ensure all the content available for the game is installed.

If the issue still persists, reinstalling the game is a confirmed fix for the issue.

Fix Black Ops Cold War “Blackout Trial Has Ended” Error on Xbox

The process for Xbox is slightly different, but it’s essentially the same thing. You first need to be at the Dashboard. Go to the Game Library, select the game, next, hit the options button to open the Manage Game & Add-Ons. Ensure that all the content of the game is installed. If the error still appears, reinstall the game and the error should not appear again.

That’s all we have in this guide, the most effective fix for the Black Ops Cold War “Blackout Trial Has Ended” Error Message is to reinstall the game completely. The developers are aware of the issue and we hope they would be releasing a fix soon.  

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