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    Ghosts Title Update and Hot Fix Notes (8/4/14)

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      Aug. 4, 2014

       

      Title Update: Xbox One, Xbox 360, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 3 and PC.

       

      Killstreak Balance.

        • Vulture now lives for 90 seconds (in line with sentry gun).
        • Juggernaut buffs.
          • Assault movement spead increased 15%
          • Support movement speed increased 5%
          • Assault/Support Juggernaut now have focus perk
        • Loki buffs.
          • Large rod can now be fired every 4 seconds instead of 7
          • Rod fires at 1.5 seconds instead of 2 seconds after trigger pull
          • Small rods now fire at 0.3 seconds instead of 0.5 seconds after trigger pull

       

      eSports

        • Added ability to name teams when using broadcaster mode.
          • Added team name to playercard when in spectator mode.
        • When eSports rules are enabled for SND on Strikezone, the non-destroyed version of the map is now always used.
        • Removed d-pad helper icon when in first/third person spectator mode.

       

      Anti-Cheat

        • Overall anti-cheat improvements.

       

      Additional Fixes

        • Fix for SND round not ending when an entire team has been killed.
        • Fixed issue where player could trigger a 10 second cap instead of 5 after stepping off and on a neutral flag.
        • Fixed issue that allowed players to see enemy positions in the options menu minimap during the killcam.
        • Improved patch unlock requirements UI:
          • Added patch, quip, and unlock requirements.
        • Fixed persistent “NEW” icon that would occur with extra loadouts.
        • Updated safeguard to send out a standard notification of a kill.
        • Fixed rare end of match crash.
        • Hunted Victor Operation fix: works better with gun game, previous fix only allowed top player to get credit, now we allow top 3 (consistent with FFA).
        • Hijacker Operation fix: operation would get stuck at tier 2, it now rolls properly back to 0/10 tier 2 for players.
        • Fixed an issue where bots in reinforce would not leave a flag after capturing.

       

      New Features

        • Added reset stats option for max prestige players.
        • Added new menu music for Extinction and MP.
        • Updated the hitmarker color to orange when it's the killing hit.
        • Added leaderboards for Drop Zone and Reinforce.
        • Enemy Oracle pings now show an orange Oracle symbol on the player hud, indicating they are outlined.

       

      Extinction

        • Tooth bonus pool now offers one bonus tooth per day.
        • Engineers can now fire their pistol while repairing the drill.
        • Engineers no longer take damage from traps.
        • Balancing updates for the Death Machine.
        • Feral Vision no longer displays the colored overlay.
        • Deployed launcher ammo refills now receive more ammo.
        • Players running the Pistols Only relic are now excluded from the “Purchase a new weapon” challenge.
        • Fixed issue where background award did not unlock after level completion with a Relic.
        • Improvements to the Vanguard logic in Awakening.
        • Updated door logic for Ark interior sequence in Awakening.
        • Fixed the gas exploit on Mayday.
        • Fixed the Drill exploit on Mayday.
        • Fixed issue in Chaos mode where players would T-pose.
        • Fixed issue with Seeders being included in Seeker challenges.
        • Balancing updates for all maps.

       


       

      Xbox 360 Specific Update

      In addition to the Title Update.


        • Fix for rare loss of rank issue that could occur when swapping between 360/X1.

       


       

      Xbox One Specific Update

      In addition to the Title Update.


        • Fix for rare crash that could occur on Tremor with specific character models.
        • Added a segregated matchmaking warning message for low rep players.
        • Fixed issue that could display incorrect Rich Presence in local play.
        • Fix for rare loss of rank issue that could occur when swapping between 360/X1.

       

       

      July 1, 2014

       

      Title Update: Xbox One, Xbox 360, PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 3

       

      Spawns

        • Spawn system has an improved ability to select better spawns when valid spawn locations are limited.

       

      Weapon Balance

        • One shot to the body and one shot to the head is no longer a kill for ARs, SMGs and LMGs. Increases time to kill in this scenario


      Anti-cheat

        • Overall anti-cheat improvements.

       

      Additional Fixes

        • Replaced Hunted victor operations and requirements to work with Gun Game.
        • Fixed 60 second match timer that could occur after playing a clan public playlist match then starting a Private Match with CODeSports disabled.

       

      Extinction

        • Player class is now displayed in game above players’ heads along with their gamertag.
        • Kastet rounds now explode at any distance.
        • Fixed an issue where players that exceeded 10 minutes in Chaos mode would get lulls
        • Fixed drill not respawning at last place picked up after falling off the map while carrying it.
        • Fixed Gargoyle getting stuck in the air.
        • Fixed issue that allowed the player to use an IMS with a propane tank to teleport outside of the map.
        • Challenge adjustments and fixes.
        • Balancing updates.
        • Various bug fixes to improve stability and performance.
        • Kills are now correctly displayed on the Player Stats comparison screens

       

      June 27, 2014

       

      Title Update: PC

       

      Spawns

        • Spawn system has an improved ability to select better spawns when valid spawn locations are limited.

       

      Weapon Balance

        • One shot to the body and one shot to the head is no longer a kill for ARs, SMGs and LMGs. Increases time to kill in this scenario


      Anti-cheat

        • Overall anti-cheat improvements.

       

      Additional Fixes

        • Replaced Hunted victor operations and requirements to work with Gun Game.
        • Fixed 60 second match timer that could occur after playing a clan public playlist match then starting a Private Match with CODeSports disabled.

       

      Extinction

        • Player class is now displayed in game above players’ heads along with their gamertag.
        • Kastet rounds now explode at any distance.
        • Fixed an issue where players that exceeded 10 minutes in Chaos mode would get lulls
        • Fixed drill not respawning at last place picked up after falling off the map while carrying it.
        • Fixed Gargoyle getting stuck in the air.
        • Fixed issue that allowed the player to use an IMS with a propane tank to teleport outside of the map.
        • Challenge adjustments and fixes.
        • Balancing updates.
        • Various bug fixes to improve stability and performance.
        • Kills are now correctly displayed on the Player Stats comparison screens