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Call of Duty: Ghosts PS4 & PS3 patch tweaks MTAR-X, adds Chaos Mode & more – notes

Thursday, 1st May 2014 11:20 GMT By Dave Cook

Call of Duty: Ghosts developer Infinity Ward has rolled out a fresh patch for its PS4 and PS3 editions, adding Chaos Mode to Extinction play and much more.

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It follows confirmation that Call of Duty: Ghosts multiplayer is free on PS4 and PS3 this weekend. Get timing through the link.

Here are the patch notes in full:

PS3 patch notes

Weapon Balance

  • MTAR-X: Reduced head-shot damage multiplier.

eSports

  • Restrict DLC weapons for clan v clan & esports mode.

Anti-cheat

  • Fixes dock exploit area in Whiteout.
  • Fixed map exploit on Freight so deployable boxes no longer stick to the gate.
  • Fixed map exploit on Warhawk so deployables no longer stick to the fence.
  • Overall anti-cheat improvements.

Additional fixes

  • Adjusted Domination spawn logic to make it less likely for defenders to spawn near a flag if it is being captured.
  • Fix for 4096 error.
  • Fix for wiretap perk to work properly in Hardcore modes.
  • Fixed issue that classified non-sliding kills as sliding kills if the user died mid-slide.
  • Fix to default killstreak highlight to last one selected.
  • Fixed issue that allowed the user to navigate menus while accepting a clan invite.
  • Fixed flare audio after player leaves helo gunner.
  • Fixed hardcore audio alias for kill confirmed.
  • Added proper friendly alias for blitz friendly scoring.
  • Fix to properly show a popup dialog if a user tries to join on someone from the recently met player list that is a blocked user.
  • Added killcam for Night Owl deaths.
  • Fixed character scene offset causing misalignment of some characters.

New features

  • “Chaos Mode” for Extinction.

Extinction

  • Stability and performance improvements.
  • Fixed challenges that were providing more than one skill point.
  • Casual mode does not write to leaderboards.
  • Fixed issue where player models could appear stuck when taking large amounts of damage at once.
  • Improvements to drill placement logic.
  • Armor is now invulnerable when the Tank Class skill is active.

Nightfall

  • Late joining, spectating and players in Last Stand will now be teleported to the final Breeder fight if triggered without them.
  • Fixed case where players could prevent the Breeder from spawning on Nightfall.

Mayday

  • Improved alien navigation and pathing.
  • Improved wall and ceiling navigation for aliens.
  • Updated Kraken smash and cool down logic.
  • Fixed ingredient issue where some combinations prevented creation.
  • Fixed cases where players could not turn a Rhino into a pet when using a Relic.
  • Improvements to clipping to prevent players from getting to undesirable locations.
  • Improvements to the Tesla Traps behavior.
  • Improved clipping to prevent players from placing the drill in undesirable locations.
  • MAAWS stability and tracking improvements.
  • Drill cannot be removed from the Drillbot after being placed.
  • Replaced the Drill waypoint icon after completing the defend from afar sequence.
  • Late joining, spectating players and players in Last Stand will now be teleported to the Kraken fight if triggered without them.
  • Improvements to pillage locations.
  • Deployed items in the lower portion of the ship are removed allowing for new item placement on the top deck of Mayday.
  • Friendly Seeder Turrets no longer prevent the gas sequence from triggering.
  • Intel audio snippets now play in game after being collected.
  • EMP effect from the Kraken no longer impacts skill point menu access.
  • Fixed crafting scoring exploit where players would mistakenly receive funds when canceling crafting.

PS4 patch notes

Weapon Balance

  • MTAR-X: Reduced head-shot damage multiplier.

eSports

  • Restrict DLC weapons for clan v clan & esports mode.

Anti-cheat

  • Fixes dock exploit area in Whiteout.
  • Fixed map exploit on Freight so deployable boxes no longer stick to the gate.
  • Fixed map exploit on Warhawk so deployables no longer stick to the fence.
  • Overall anti-cheat improvements.

Additional fixes

  • Fixed issue where the 2nd controller was unable to join a different Clan after accepting a Clan invitation.
  • Fixed issue where a split screen guest could not close error message after entering clan tag with illegal characters
  • Fixed issue that could cause purchased store items to appear as locked.
  • Adjusted Domination spawn logic to make it less likely for defenders to spawn near a flag if it is being captured.
  • Fix for 4096 error.
  • Fix for wiretap perk to work properly in Hardcore modes.
  • Fixed issue that classified non-sliding kills as sliding kills if the user died mid-slide.
  • Fix to default killstreak highlight to last one selected.
  • Fixed issue that allowed the user to navigate menus while accepting a clan invite.
  • Fixed flare audio after player leaves helo gunner.
  • Fixed hardcore audio alias for kill confirmed.
  • Added proper friendly alias for blitz friendly scoring.
  • Fix to properly show a popup dialog if a user tries to join on someone from the recently met player list that is a blocked user.
  • Added killcam for Night Owl deaths.
  • Fixed character scene offset causing misalignment of some characters.

New features

  • “Chaos Mode” for Extinction.

Extinction

  • Stability and performance improvements.
  • Fixed challenges that were providing more than one skill point.
  • Casual mode does not write to leaderboards.
  • Fixed issue where player models could appear stuck when taking large amounts of damage at once.
  • Improvements to drill placement logic.
  • Armor is now invulnerable when the Tank Class skill is active.

Nightfall

  • Late joining, spectating and players in Last Stand will now be teleported to the final Breeder fight if triggered without them.
  • Fixed case where players could prevent the Breeder from spawning on Nightfall.

Mayday

  • Improved alien navigation and pathing.
  • Improved wall and ceiling navigation for aliens.
  • Updated Kraken smash and cool down logic.
  • Fixed ingredient issue where some combinations prevented creation.
  • Fixed cases where players could not turn a Rhino into a pet when using a Relic.
  • Improvements to clipping to prevent players from getting to undesirable locations.
  • Improvements to the Tesla Traps behavior.
  • Improved clipping to prevent players from placing the drill in undesirable locations.
  • MAAWS stability and tracking improvements.
  • Drill cannot be removed from the Drillbot after being placed.
  • Replaced the Drill waypoint icon after completing the defend from afar sequence.
  • Late joining, spectating players and players in Last Stand will now be teleported to the Kraken fight if triggered without them.
  • Improvements to pillage locations.
  • Deployed items in the lower portion of the ship are removed allowing for new item placement on the top deck of Mayday.
  • Friendly Seeder Turrets no longer prevent the gas sequence from triggering.
  • Intel audio snippets now play in game after being collected.
  • EMP effect from the Kraken no longer impacts skill point menu access.
  • Fixed crafting scoring exploit where players would mistakenly receive funds when canceling crafting.

Via CVG.

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1 Comments

  1. NocturnalB

    Hey Dave, word around the interwebz is CoD 2014 banner ads will be hitting soon, that a hint at some month of May info headed our way possibly?

    #1 7 months ago

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