Modern Warfare Update 1.30 is Live – Patch Notes Dec. 15

Modern Warfare Update 1.30 is Live – Patch Notes Dec. 15

Infinity Ward today released a new patch for Call of Duty Modern Warfare. We will have the full patch notes for this update on December 15th.

The Modern Warfare Update 1.30 is now available for download, for all platforms. On the PS4, the file size is around 21 GB.


Modern Warfare Patch Notes 1.30



  • Boots on the Ground War
  • Blueprint Gunfight
  • Face Off
  • SnD Double Down
  • Realism Gun Game


  • Fix for a bug on Hackney Yard that could prevent Minotaur from performing an execution 
  • Fixed bug where some players were unable to obtain a Nuke after obtaining the correct number of kills 
  • Fixes to help the Wheelson path up various terrain 
  • Fixed a bug where the ‘Revive’ prompt while playing Cyber Attack was appearing inconsistently 


  • Fennec: Increased damage range
  • ISO: Increased damage range



  • Rebirth Island
    • An all-new Battle Royale experience for Warzone.
    • Intense, close-quarters action with a 40-player count and similar play style to Mini BR.
    • New Gulag available in traditional Battle Royale modes.
  • Verdansk 
    • New Gulag
      • Prepare to be dragged to an interrogation room, strapped to a chair, and thrown into an all-new arena: a makeshift replica of the original Nuketown map layout with both home interiors and backyard barricaded off, focusing the duel to a confined central arena.


  • Rebirth Island Seasonal Event 
    • 16 new challenges for those dropping into Rebirth Island for the first time to earn Calling Cards, Charms, Emblems, Stickers, a special “Noxious” LMG Blueprint and more, along with additional secrets to uncover!


  • Rebirth Island: Resurgence
    • Respawn every 30 seconds until the final circle, or the last squad is left standing. 
    • Killing an enemy provides you with extreme clarity on where the rest of that enemy team is located. 
    • The Gulag is closed during this event (likely for some deep fumigation).


  • Black Ops Cold War weapons added:
    • 6 Assault Rifles, including the new Groza AR in the Season One Battle Pass System
    • 6 Submachine Guns, including the new Mac-10 SMG in the Season One Battle Pass System
    • 4 Marksman (Tactical) Rifles
    • 3 Light Machine Guns
    • 3 Sniper Rifles
    • 3 Pistols
    • 2 Shotguns
    • 3 Launchers, including the M79 Special launcher
    • 1 Melee weapon


  • Stitch (Warsaw Pact)
    • Unlocked via Battle Pass Level 0.
    • Legendary Operator Skin unlocked at Tier 100.
  • Vargas (Warsaw Pact)
    • Black Ops Cold War Operator available in Warzone starting in Season One.
  • Song (NATO)
    • Black Ops Cold War Operator available in Warzone starting in Season One.


  • Attack Helicopter
    • Similar to the regular Helicopter but with one major exception: Mounted on both side rails is a belt-fed minigun that can be controlled by squad members. 
    • Available on both Verdansk and Rebirth Island at the start of Season One.


  • Career
    • Added new Career menu to track progression from Military Ranks to Season and Prestige Levels.
    • Progression menu removed from Barracks.
    • See Global section above for full Cross-Game Progression and Prestige details.
  • Gunsmith
    • Attachments unlocked for Black Ops Cold War weapons will be available through the Gunsmith, allowing players to modify weapons for use within Warzone.


  • Daily Challenges 
    • Coming to Season One: Receive a set of 3 new Daily Challenges every day from across 3 categories: Reconnaissance, Combat, and Support.
    • Swap Challenges in and out to suit your play style and optimize your progression.
  • Warzone Missions
    • Mastery Challenges and Missions from previous seasons remain available.


  • Removed the Juggernaut reward from Subway and Stadium Easter Eggs. 
  • “Strange Magic” / “Time of the Season” Watch will no longer be visible through walls. 
  • Players will be longer be able to clip inside of Loadout packages. 
  • Added collision to Airport to prevent an exploit.
  • Addressed an issue where Park or Baker Operator Skin listings could show a repeating “Name” skin that could kick the player back to the menu when hovered over.
  • Addressed instances where War Tracks could continue to play when exiting vehicle


Battle Pass*

  • Up to 100 tiers of unlockable items available in the Battle Pass System at the start of Season One, including two free weapons (Mac-10 at Tier 15, Groza at Tier 31), plus new Operator Skins, Weapon Blueprints, War Tracks, 1300 COD Points, 2XP Tokens, and more.
  • Black Ops Cold War Battle Pass System progress can be earned in Black Ops Cold WarWarzone, and Modern Warfare at the start of Season One.
  • Unlocked Vehicle Skins will be unique to each game (Black Ops Cold War and Warzone).


  • Cross-Game Progression
    • Player progression will be synchronized across Black Ops Cold War, Warzone, and Modern Warfare at the start of Season One based on your current Season Level in Black Ops Cold War.
    • All previous unlocks from Black Ops Cold War and Modern Warfare (weapons, Perks, Scorestreaks, or Killstreaks) will remain unlocked.
    • 1,000 new Season Levels available at the start of Season One after completing Military Ranks.
  • Season One Progression
    • Level 50: New Prestige, Emblem, Prestige Key, Weapon Blueprint, Battle Pass Tier Skip
    • Level 100: New Prestige, Emblem, Prestige Key, Battle Pass Tier Skip
    • Level 150: New Prestige, Emblem, Prestige Key, Battle Pass Tier Skip
    • Level 200: New Prestige, Emblem, Prestige Key, Battle Pass Tier Skip, Prestige Master Calling Card, all Season Challenges unlocked
    • Level 250-1,000: New Prestige Key every 50 levels


  • Season Challenges
    • Unique sets of 20 Season Challenges added for both Multiplayer and Zombies.
    • Challenges are unlocked every 10 Season Levels, with all Season Challenges unlocked by Level 200.
    • Once unlocked, players can continue to earn progress toward completing these Challenges during future seasons.
    • New Calling Cards available for completing all Season Challenges, plus a Master Calling Card for completing the full set each season.

Operator Missions*

  • All Operator Skins come with Operator Missions in Season One.
  • Play MP, Zombies, and Warzone to earn additional XP rewards and Operator Skin variants.


  • Added various stability fixes.


  • Addressed various UI issues.

Written by: Carizma

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  1. Bob January 1, 2021 | Reply

    the update is 21 TB???? You geniuses realize you wrote 21 thousand GB right? I’m going to assume it’s 21 GB, which means I dont’ have to move Battlefront II to the internal to make room for it I can just move a smaller game…

  2. anon December 17, 2020 | Reply

    Why no multiplayer maps for modern warfare? When will that happen?

  3. Shawn Lowe December 16, 2020 | Reply

    after downloading the update yesterday i cant play anything it just keeps taking back to start screen!i never purchased cold war and for some reason i cant play any modern warfare modes

  4. D December 15, 2020 | Reply

    Uh , patch notes? Where are they? I’m in Toronto. The update isn’t installable until 2am. That’s More than a few minutes.
    I hate it when people say a few minutes.

  5. OFC_SWAZE December 15, 2020 | Reply

    Bro I can still play the game so I don’t understand this update

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