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Black Ops Cold War and Warzone Patch Notes - January 21, 2021

MULTIPLAYER

Featured Playlists

  • Snipers Only Moshpit [NEW]
  • Dropkick
  • Nuketown 24/7
  • Raid + Crossroads Strike 24/7
  • Gunfight
  • Face Off (3v3)
  • Prop Hunt

ZOMBIES

Modes

  • Cranked
    • Removed Plaguehound rounds.
    • Cranked Timer now pauses while using Support items.
    • Addressed an issue that caused the Cranked Timer to remain visible after death.

Dead Ops Arcade 3

  • Addressed an issue that could allow players to remain in first-person inside Dungeons.

Stability

  • General stability improvements.

And from Raven Software:

WARZONE

Featured Playlists

  • Verdansk
    • BR Quads
    • BR Trios
    • BR Duos
    • BR Solos
    • Blood Money Quads
  • Rebirth Island
    • Resurgence Duos
    • Mini Royale Quads


Black Ops Cold War and Warzone Patch Notes - January 14, 2021

GLOBAL

Weapons

  • Wakizashi
    • Now available via in-game challenge and as a Weapon Blueprint in the Store.

MULTIPLAYER

Maps

  • Sanatorium
    • New 40-player Multiplayer map set in an experimental Soviet health retreat in the Ural Plains.

Modes

  • Dropkick
    • Two teams fight for control of a nuclear briefcase, each gaining points when carrying the briefcase. The first team to reach the score limit by controlling the briefcase will trigger the nuke sequence to win.

Vehicles

  • Tactical Raft
    • New watercraft available for use in Sanatorium.

Featured Playlists

  • Dropkick [NEW]
  • Sanatorium 24/7 [NEW]
  • Nuketown 24/7
  • Raid + Crossroads Strike 24/7
  • Gunfight Blueprints
  • Face Off (3v3)
  • Prop Hunt

ZOMBIES

Modes

  • Cranked
    • Eliminate zombies to reset the Cranked Timer and keep yourself alive. Fail to eliminate a zombie before your timer reaches 0, and you’ll explode!
    • The Cranked Timer gets shorter and shorter as the game progresses. Keep an eye out for the Cranked Timer power-up, which temporarily freezes the Cranked Timer for all players on the team.
    • The game ends when all players are dead.

New Featured Playlists

  • Cranked
  • Onslaught Raid (PS4/PS5)

Weapons

  • Wakizashi
    • Loadout support for the Wakizashi added to Zombies, once unlocked.

Stability

  • General stability improvements.

And from Raven Software:

WARZONE

(updated Jan. 13)

Blueprint Weapons

  • Gallantry (Mac-10)
    • All stats updated to match base Mac-10.

Weapons

  • DMR 14
    • Bullet penetration reduced from sniper to assault rifle stats.
    • Damage falloff ranges decreased.
      • 55 damage before / 48 damage after 750 units (down 70% from 2500 units).
    • Recoil increased.
      • Increased moderately for second and third bullets.
      • Increased slightly for subsequent bullets.
    • Locational damage multipliers adjusted.
      • Headshot now does less than 100 damage after 750 units.
      • Lower torso reduced from 1.1 to 1.01 (~8%).
  • Type 63
    • Bullet penetration reduced from sniper to assault rifle stats.
    • Damage falloff ranges decreased.
      • 60 damage before / 45 damage after 900 units (down 55% from 2000 units).
  • Burst Pistol
    • Max damage reduced from 45 to 40 (~11%).

Attachments

  • DMR 14
    • Front Grip
      • Vertical recoil reduction removed.
      • Horizontal recoil reduction increased from 20% to 30%.
    • Field Agent Foregrip
      • Vertical recoil reduction decreased from 35% to 25%.
      • Horizontal recoil reduction increased from 35% to 30%.
  • Type 63
    • Front Grip
      • Vertical recoil reduction removed.
      • Horizontal recoil reduction increased from 20% to 30%.
    • Spetsnaz Ergonomic Grip
      • Vertical recoil reduction decreased from 45% to 30%.
      • Horizontal recoil reduction decreased from 45% to 40%.
  • Burst Pistol
    • Akimbo
      • All location damage multipliers set to 1.

Tactical Equipment

  • Addressed an issue that allowed players to access unlimited tactical equipment (including Stim) when dropping their weapons while cooking a grenade.

Challenges

  • Season Challenges fixed to appear/track as intended

Featured Playlists (Updated Jan. 14)

  • Verdansk
    • Quads
    • Trios
    • Duos
    • Buy Back Solos
    • Plunder Trios
  • Rebirth Island
    • Resurgence Quads
    • Mini Royale Solo

- Treyarch and Raven Software

* GAME FEATURES DESCRIBED ABOVE ARE BASED ON CURRENT IN-DEVELOPMENT FEATURES THAT ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE BASED ON FINAL DEVELOPMENT CHANGES AND/OR GAME TUNING OR UPDATES THAT MAY REMOVE OR MODIFY SOME OR ALL OF THE ABOVE FEATURES.

Black Ops Cold War Patch Notes - January 12, 2021

ZOMBIES

Stability

  • Various stability fixes.

Die Maschine

  • Closed an exploit that permitted duplication of the player’s weapon.

Dead Ops Arcade 3

  • Various stability fixes.


Black Ops Cold War Patch Notes - January 7, 2021

GLOBAL

Daily Challenges

  • Addressed an issue that could prevent new Daily Challenges from appearing.
  • Addressed issues preventing the following Daily Challenges from tracking properly:
    • "Team Deathmatch Challenger"
    • "Hardcore Challenger"
    • "Hardcore Champion"

Season Challenges

  • Addressed an issue that could prevent progress from tracking for the "Mass Casualties" Challenge when using a Cruise Missile.

MULTIPLAYER

Featured Playlists

  • Raid + Crossroads Strike 24/7 [NEW]
    • Includes TDM, Domination, Kill Confirmed, and Hardpoint on Raid and Crossroads Strike.
    • Hardcore version also available in Quick Play.
  • Gunfight Blueprints [NEW]
    • 2v2 Gunfight matches using new randomized Weapon Blueprint-based loadouts.
  • Fireteam: Dirty Bomb Duos [NEW]
    • Fireteam: Dirty Bomb played with 20 players (10 teams of Duos).
  • Nuketown 24/7 [UPDATED]
    • Nuketown ’84 Holiday replaced with Nuketown ’84.
  • Face Off
  • Prop Hunt
  • Fireteam: Dirty Bomb

Modes

  • Gunfight
    • Added extra models and collision to prevent being able to kill enemies at their spawn in Game Show at the start of a match.
  • Combined Arms
    • Adjusted time in Combined Arms: Assault when a zone is captured.

Scorestreaks

  • H.A.R.P.
    • Addressed an issue in Hardcore modes where Spy Planes exiting the map could override the mini-map being active, even if a H.A.R.P. was still active.
  • Care Package
    • Fixed a rare crash that could occur when calling in a Holiday Care Package.

Operator Missions

  • Adjusted XP values for Operator Missions.

ZOMBIES

Stability

  • Added various stability fixes.

Gameplay

  • Closed various map exploit areas.
  • Addressed an issue that prevented the Ammo Mod from appearing on the player’s weapon immediately after using the Pack-a-Punch.

Dead Ops Arcade 3

  • Addressed an issue where the player could load into Dead Ops Arcade with the wrong Operator Skin.
  • Addressed an issue where the player could be downed by walking underneath a spike trap.
  • Addressed different effect issues occurring when transitioning from solo play.
  • Addressed various particle effect issues.

And from Raven Software:

WARZONE

Featured Playlists

  • Verdansk
    • Verdansk Quads - 152 Players
    • Trios – 150 Players
    • Duos – 150 Players
    • Solos – 150 Players
    • Plunder Quads – 100 Players
  • Rebirth Island
    • Resurgence Trios – 45 Players
    • Mini Royale Duos – 40 Players

Weapons

  • DMR 14
    • Reduced headshot damage.
    • Increased recoil.
  • Type 63
    • Reduced headshot damage.
    • Increased recoil.
  • Mac-10
    • Decreased headshot damage multiplier.
  • Handgun Charlie (Akimbo Only)
    • Decreased damage range.
    • Increased hip-fire spread.


Black Ops Cold War Patch Notes - December 19, 2020

GLOBAL

Prestige Shop

  • Now available at the Progression menu in the Barracks in Black Ops Cold War.
  • Use Prestige Keys to unlock Legacy Prestige Icons and Calling Cards from previous Call of Duty games.
  • Legacy Prestige Icons become available to unlock after reaching Prestige Master at Season Level 200.
  • Each Legacy Prestige Icon Includes a Sticker, Emblem, and custom Prestige Icon. Players can equip a custom Prestige Icon after reaching Prestige Master. Emblems and Stickers can be equipped at any time.

MULTIPLAYER

Modes

  • Prop Hunt
    • Reduced how late a player can join a session in progress.
    • Increased the whistle audio distance for Props.

Challenges

  • Updated the Challenge description for "One Shot One Kill" and "Collateral Damage" to better clarify how to earn these Challenges.

Medals

  • Addressed an issue with the Collateral Medal not being earnable if the player dies immediately after killing 2 enemies with one shot.
  • Updated the Popcorn Medal to include the M79.

ZOMBIES

Die Maschine

  • Gameplay
    • Closed various exploits with collision and support weapons.
    • Addressed various zombie pathing issues.
  • Trials
    • Addressed an issue where the uncommon Trial reward was not displaying the correct rarity flame.
  • Leaderboards
    • Addressed an issue with Leaderboards not tracking Fastest Quest Time.

Dead Ops Arcade

  • Stability
    • Added stability fixes for the Room of Judgment event. 
  • General
    • Addressed an issue where players were not able to join a game in progress in the Wild or in a Dungeon.

WARZONE

General

  • Addressed an issue that allowed players to use tactical items infinitely (e.g. Stim).
  • Addressed various issues that could occur when redeeming Store bundles.
  • Speculative fix for players getting stuck when accessing Loadout Drops.
  • Addressed an issue that prevented access to Match Summary screens.
  • Selecting the “Randomize All” option for Emblems should now work as intended.

Weapons

  • Addressed an issue that prevented players from equipping max weapon level attachments for Cold War weapons.
  • Addressed an issue that displayed “unlocks at random level” instead of weapons' intended unlock levels.
  • Various weapon adjustments.

2XP Tokens

  • Enabled use of previously earned Modern Warfare / Warzone XP tokens.
  • Legacy tokens earned in Modern Warfare prior to Season One will be usable in Modern Warfare Multiplayer and Warzone.
  • All tokens earned in Season One and onward are usable between Black Ops Cold War and Warzone.
  • Players in Modern Warfare and Warzone will be able to see the total of their legacy and new tokens combined. Legacy will be consumed first. Players will not see legacy tokens in Black Ops Cold War.

Challenges

  • Season Challenges (Barracks menu) will now show the correct preview images.
  • Addressed an issue that prevented Season Challenge progression.


Black Ops Cold War Patch Notes - December 17, 2020

GENERAL

  • Resolved “Zed 398 Swift Clover” error that temporarily prevented PC players from loading into Season One maps at the start of the season.

MULTIPLAYER

Stability

  • Scorestreaks
    • Fixed a rare crash related to the Sentry Turret.
    • Fixed a rare crash related to the Spy Plane.
  • Field Upgrades
    • Fixed a rare crash related to the SAM Turret.
  • General
    • Fixed a crash related to Woods voiceover audio.
    • Fixed a crash related to Score Events.

Maps

  • Nuketown '84 / Nuketown ’84 Holiday
    • Adjusted spawn logic.
  • Raid
    • Addressed an issue where players could capture the first Hardpoint zone outside of the intended boundary.

Modes

  • Prop Hunt
    • Disabled automatic health regen for Props.
    • Removed the Steel Chair from the Prop list on Checkmate. Steel Chair OP.
  • Combined Arms: Assault
    • 20 seconds will now be added to the game clock when a zone is captured to reduce the frequency of a game ending in a Draw due to lack of time when transitioning to a new zone.

Challenges

  • "Behind Cover" Weapon Camo Challenge
    • Increased the distance check.
    • Removed the requirement for the victim to face a certain direction.

ZOMBIES

Stability

  • Addressed an issue that could cause instability during Plaguehound rounds.
  • Added various stability fixes.

Die Maschine

  • Addressed a rare issue that could cause interact prompts to incorrectly appear around the map.

GLOBAL

UI

  • Improved breadcrumb (green dot) user experience when unlocking attachments.
  • Addressed an issue that could cause long wait times going into the After Action Report.

WARZONE

Vehicles

  • Temporarily removed the Attack Helicopter from Verdansk and Rebirth Island maps to resolve an issue that could cause players to appear invisible.