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Call of Duty Black Ops 4: New update released – January 22nd

Treyarch has released a new update to “Black Ops 4“, this is a server update and no patch needs to be downloaded.

The Barbarians event, launched today on the PS4, adds 25 new loot Tiers below the existing Operation Absolute Zero stream, allowing players to earn twice as much loot per level as they normally do.

The selection of multiplayer playlists will be updated. Chaos dominance is at the forefront, along with Team Tactical Moshpit, Mercenary Deathmatch Moshpit, Mercenary Hardcore Moshpit and Mercenary Capture Moshpit in the Featured category. The Elevation and Madagascar maps have also been added for rotation of Black Ops Pass holders in standard and hardcore playlists.

Below you will find the complete patch notes with all details!

 

Black Ops 4 Patch Notes Jan. 22

Summary

  • Barbarians Special Event stream in the Black Market including KAP 45 full-auto pistol (PS4).
  • Gauntlets and new Epic Elixirs in Zombies (Xbox One/PC).
  • Chaos Domination added as MP Featured Playlist.
  • Team Tactical Moshpit, Mercenary Deathmatch Moshpit, Mercenary Hardcore Moshpit, and Mercenary Capture Moshpit added to MP Featured category.
  • Elevation and Madagascar back in MP map rotation for Black Ops Pass holders.
  • Stash looting interface fixes in Blackout (consoles).
  • Various gameplay improvements and crash fixes in MP, Blackout, and Zombies.

 


 

All Platforms

The following updates are live today on PS4, Xbox One, and PC:

Multiplayer

  • Featured Playlists

    • Chaos Domination added as Featured Playlist.

      • 3-second zone capture time.
      • Round score limit increased from 100 to 150.
      • Game score limit increased from 200 to 300.
      • 6v6 (up to 12 players).
    • Team Tactical Moshpit, Mercenary Deathmatch Moshpit, Mercenary Hardcore Moshpit, and Mercenary Capture Moshpit added to Featured category.
  • Maps

    • Elevation and Madagascar added back to regular Core and Hardcore map rotation for Black Ops Pass holders.
  • Specialists

    • Crash

      • Resolved an issue with players being unable to obtain ammo from Crash’s Assault Pack after dying.
  • Stability

    • Implemented various crash fixes.
  • Miscellaneous

    • Closed an exploit that allowed players to get a full Equipment charge by switching classes.

Zombies

  • Stability

    • Fixed a crash that could occur when the player had Mule Kick from using the Perk Up Elixir when completing round 14 in “Unsinkable”.
  • Miscellaneous

    • Classified

      • Closed exploits that allowed players to jump into various exploitable areas.

 


 

PS4

The following updates are live first on PS4:

General

  • Special Event

    • Barbarians Special Event added to the Black Market.
    • 25 new Tiers of loot to earn, available in the Special Event stream below the existing Operation Absolute Zerostream.
    • Rewards include new Outfits, Gestures, Calling Cards, Reactive Camo, and KAP 45 full-auto pistol.

 


 

Xbox One & PC

The following updates are now live on Xbox One and PC:

Zombies

  • Gauntlets

    • Unsinkable” Gauntlet live in Voyage of Despair.
    • 30 rounds of challenges with unique rules for each round.
    • Players earn medals and tiered rewards for completing rounds 10, 20, and 30, as well as an additional reward for completing round 30 without failing a round.
    • Players are issued a Strike by failing a round, with the game ending after three Strikes.
    • All matches are timed for competitive speed-run support.
  • New Elixirs

    • Perk Up (Epic): Gain 4 additional random Perks that are not in your loadout.
    • Refresh Mint (Epic): Refreshes the cooldowns for Equipment, Perks, and Special Weapons for your entire team.
    • Conflagration Liquidation (Epic): Spawn a Bonfire Sale power-up.

 


 

PS4 & Xbox One

The following updates are now live on consoles:

Blackout

  • Looting Interface (consoles)

    • Addressed issues where players could lose the ability to use the directional pad to scroll to items until closing and re-opening a Stash.
    • Addressed issues where players could lose the ability to change tabs after picking up items from a Stash.
  • Stability

    • Fixed rare crashes that could occur when interacting with items and Stashes.

 

Source: Reddit

Written by: J.P.

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