Friday, 7 Aug 2020

Call of Duty Modern Warfare UPDATE: Patch notes revealed for HUGE new PS4, Xbox release

Call of Duty Modern Warfare developer Infinity Ward has dropped another major update for the PS4, Xbox One and PC first-person shooter. Despite only launching a few weeks ago, Modern Warfare fans have had to download countless updates to improve the overall performance of the game and tweak how weapons are balanced. The latest update – which can be downloaded now – is accompanied by a huge list of patch notes, covering everything from new star ratings to fixes for spawning issues on certain maps and levels.

Call of Duty Modern Warfare will be especially pleased to find out that Harbinger and Brimstone have joined Special Operations, while a new three star rating system gives players access to XP and multiplayer unlocks based on factors like time completed.

You can see the full list of Modern Warfare PS4, Xbox One and PC patch notes below…

WHAT’S NEW

• Special Operations: “Harbinger” and “Brimstone”

• Classic Special Operations: “Door Kick”, 3 Star Rating System and Rewards

• 3-star rating system (based on time completed)

• XP & MP unlocks based on your star rating after finishing a game.

Multiplayer:

• Realism Moshpit (Domination, Hardpoint, Headquarters, Kill Confirmed)

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Gun Game

• Fix for a bug where a player could spawn without a character model when spawning in on a friendly vehicle

• Fixes for various exploits across all maps and modes

• Fix for an issue where copying an opposing players loadout was also copying their killstreaks

• Fix for the After-Action report not displaying newly acquired awards

• Fix for player rank icons not appearing on the scoreboard

• Shortened the amount of time an execution animation plays

• Accessibility: Added the option to Always Sprint

• Footsteps: Adjusted volume and sound type played for crouch walk and walking while Aiming Down Sights

• Dead Silence: Fix for the Dead Silence Field Upgrade not lasting the correct amount of time when CDL rules are enabled

• Fix for nameplates being visible in a certain location on Piccadilly

• Updates to the obituary (killfeed); removed “Avenged” and “Save Player”, play of the game owner, and player rank increases

• Fix for players being able to join a match even though they’ve been blocked

Private Match:

• Added the option to disable the spawn camera

• Fix for a bug where the ‘Starting Flags Captured’ private match option was not functioning as intended

• Fix for the bomb screen appearing blank when defusing or planting the bomb in Search and Destroy with Realism enabled. Added bomb carrier indicator.

Killstreaks:

• Fixed an issue where selected killstreaks would revert to the previous selection mid-match

• Fix where players using the Shield Turret killstreak could see through smoke at certain angles with the side panels of the turret

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Weapons:

• Fix for rocket launcher camos not unlocking or tracking properly

• Fix for the Model 860 camos not unlocking or tracking properly

• FN SCAR 17: slight increase in ADS time, reduction to barrel and bipod grip penalties

• Fix for a white placeholder box appearing when leveling up a weapon and unlocking new attachments

• Added descriptions to all optics that have scope glint

• Fixed an issue where the P90 + FFS Ring Sight would create a scope glint

• Thermal scopes are now able to see through smoke grenades

• Fix for charms not appearing where they should on various weapons

• Leaderboards/Combat Records:

• Fixed a bug where selecting “All” would sometimes kick the player back to the main menu

• Added CTF and Hardpoint into Combat Records

• Audio: Voice chat options:

• No Effect – default voice chat. No additional effects or EQ adjustments

• Stealth Comms – Bring the immersion of the Campaign into Multiplayer with added SAS radio effects to voice chat

• Classic Chatter – Feeling nostalgic? Coordinate with your team using classic Modern Warfare radio effects

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Special Operations:

• Added munitions drops! After various objectives, a care package will drop to provide you with much needed munitions!

• Various exploit fixes

• Fix for an issue where players could lose functionality after using the EMP Drone in Operation Crosswind

• Fix for crashes that occur when viewing the scoreboard from the match summary

Survival:

• Fix for enemies spawning out of bounds on Piccadilly

PC:

New Features:

• Added an option to hide Friend requests and Party Invitations

• Added support for additional keyboard layouts on PS4

Stability:

• Several fixes to prevent crashes and improve stability

General Fixes:

• Fixed an issue where the boot up sequence volume would be too loud

• Various keybinding adjustments

• Players are now able to back out of the Gesture and Spray Wheel by clicking anywhere

• More fixes to prevent hitching/stuttering during cutscenes

• Fixed an issue where the Main Menu music would not play when users activated the Skip Introduction Movie option

• Fix for an error that could occur when attempting to manage a party

• Multiple fixes for different Aspect Ratios on various menus/screens in the game

• Fix for a bug where the XP Token shortcut key would also open Nvidia Highlights feature simultaneously (Now on “F” key)

• Fix for a bug where some achievements would appear as completed even though they were

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