Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 Update Brings Hardcore Nuketown, Safeguard, and Much More; Patch Notes Detailed

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Treyarch has released a new update for their latest multiplayer shooter title, Call of Duty: Black Ops 4.

The new update brings tons of new features, additions, and fixes. The list has been detailed by the developers via Reddit, and you can check out for yourself in detail down below!

However, some of the highlights of the patch notes include the Safeguard playlist, zombie stability fixes, and the addition of the bowie knife in Blackout.

Check out the full set of patch notes down below:

SUMMARY

  • Multiplayer

    • Safeguard playlist (PS4).

    • Seaside Sunset and Firing Range Night MP maps.

    • Hardcore Nuketown, Chaos Hardpoint, and Mercenary Objective Moshpit playlists.

    • Exploit/bug fixes for Nuketown and Summit.

  • Blackout

    • Zombies Origins Character Missions (PS4).

    • Blightfather Event with lower health in Solos and Duos (PS4).

    • Bowie Knife now available on all platforms.

  • Zombies

    • Stability fixes across all maps.

  • General

    • Specialist HQ and After Action Report improvements.

ALL PLATFORMS

We’ve made the following changes on all platforms (version 262.34(54).22.0.28.0.16542 on PC):

Multiplayer

  • Playlists

    • Featured Playlist changed to Safeguard (PS4) / Hardcore Mercenary Moshpit (Xbox One and PC).

    • Hardcore Nuketown added to Featured category.

    • Chaos Hardpoint added to Featured category.

      • Hardpoints spawn in a random order

      • Score increases with each teammate on the Hardpoint

      • Score limit increased to 1000

      • 6v6

    • Mercenary Objective Moshpit added to Featured category.

      • Domination, Hardpoint, Control, Search & Destroy, Heist

      • No parties allowed

      • 5v5

  • Maps

    • Added Seaside Sunset and Firing Range Night to all playlists.

    • Closed exploits in Nuketown that allowed Ruin to grapple outside of the map.

    • Resolved an issue where the scoreboard would flash on screen after ending a game on Nuketown.

    • Resolved an issue on Summit that allowed Care Packages deployed on a ramp in the eastern part of the map to float.

  • Create-a-Class

    • Resolved an issue that removed an attachment from weapons with maximum attachments and a Clan Tag or Kill Counter equipped.

  • Challenges

    • Tactical Mask Challenge now properly tracks kills while an enemy Counter UAV is active.

Blackout

  • Weapons

    • Bowie Knife now available in Equipment Stashes, as a random drop from killing Zombies, and as a randomized item spawn in Zombies-themed locations on all platforms.

  • Character Missions

    • Zombies Origins Character Missions (Dempsey, Nikolai, Takeo, Richtofen) now available to find and complete (PS4).

  • Playlists

    • Blightfather event enabled in all playlists (PS4).

    • Reduced the health of the Blightfather in Solo and Duo playlists.

Zombies

  • Gameplay

    • IX

      • Resolved an issue where sliding under a Blade Trap without taking damage would not contribute to another player’s challenge.

  • Stability

    • General

      • Fixed a crash that could occur occasionally when using Anywhere But Here.

      • Fixed a rare crash that could occur when a player disconnected while another player was downed.

      • Fixed a rare crash that could occur when a player disconnected during Fast Travel.

    • IX

      • Fixed a crash that could occur when killing enemies with traps in IX.

      • Fixed additional crashes related to a player helping another with challenges in IX.

General

  • Specialist Headquarters

    • Improved Torque tutorial mission scripting.

  • After Action Report

    • After Action Report in Multiplayer and Blackout will now display all earned Tier Rewards and allow the player to scroll through the Tier Rewards menu.

-Treyarch

Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 is now available for PS4, Xbox One, and PC.

Source: Reddit