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Call of Duty Ghosts patch released on Xbox One and 360

Update coincides with the launch of the game's second map pack

Activision has released Call of Duty: Ghosts patches on Xbox One and Xbox 360.

The two updates, which introduce a number of new features alongside fixes for various issues, are the same on each system bar a few platform specific fixes.

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The release of the patches coincides with the Xbox launch of the second major Call of Duty Ghosts DLC pack, Devastation.

The add-on pack introduces four small to medium sized multiplayer maps, a fresh Extinction level called Mayday, a new hybrid weapon that can be used as a sub machine gun or an assault rifle, and an appearance from movie monster Predator.

New Features

  • Allow Free Fall to be available for everyone.
  • All challenges are now active operations at once.
  • Main Menu layout update.
  • Update to Gold Camo tracking. Now shows how many camos left to unlock Gold.
  • Added Hunted Free For All leaderboard.
  • Added Weapon Operations to the Operations menu.

Stability

  • Removed tracker sight exploit on Warhawk.

Anti-cheat

  • Prevents players from inappropriately modifying 'kick' messages.
  • Anti-cheat tool updates.

eSports

  • Made changes to Clan v Clan: Remove bomb timer sounds, and restrict Ghillie suit use.
  • Fix for not allowing people in an eSports system link game from viewing third person.
  • Fixes issue where CODCaster icon was erroneously showing up for remote players on a private match client machine.
  • Fixed issue that could cause a user to get booted for repeatedly changing classes during match.
  • Fixed issue where preset camera buttons were not working while the fullscreen map is up.

Additional Fixes

  • One Added LAN support. (Xbox One only)
  • Kinect voice command fix for selecting game modes. (Xbox One only)
  • One Fixed incorrect messaging that could occur for local parties. (Xbox One only)
  • Console bans now display an error message at login. (Xbox 360 only)
  • Fixed issue where game host wouldn't receive an error message after not disabling party chat. (Xbox 360 only)
  • Fix to destroy planted explosives if they are placed on top of a care package and then care package is claimed before explosive.
  • Fix for players that switch teams to see correct colored notifications when their allies use kill streaks.
  • Fix KD history not updating in team matches that expire on time.
  • Fixed the title only displaying the first two characters of the user's gamertag in a Private Match lobby when that user does not have the same map packs as host.
  • Fixed weapon information in Player Card to allow proper weapons to be seen in clan details.
  • Fixed minor graphical bug related to UI rendering.
  • Various bug fixes regarding non-active controllers following invites.
  • Fixed a thermal sight issues that could allow the user to skip the raise animation.
  • Fix for player "Time Played" category overlapping text.
  • Fixing issues where guest accounts can open the leaderboards menu.
  • Fixed an issue where the challenge "Sponge III" was not tracking as expected.
  • Fixed an issue where the XP points popup showed for kills in killcams.
  • Fixed issue where monthly/all time filters didn't work for the squads leaderboards.
  • Fixed rare instance where player is unable to call out a killstreak or care package after earning.

Extinction

  • Casual mode added to Local and Solo matches - limited achievements available and no leaderboard posting.
  • Hardcore Mode added to Local, Solo, and Custom Matches for Point of Contact and Nightfall.
  • Numerous fixes to Nightfall.
  • Reduced the radius for Explosive Ammo.
  • Fixed a cash exploit while dropping money.
  • Fixed a bad location on Nightfall for one of the Stay in the Marked Area challenges.
  • Nightfall now properly tracks "Mission's Completed" on the Player Card.
  • Point of Contact and Nightfall Leaderboards now both properly track Platinum, Gold, Silver, and Bronze. The columns were reversed in previous TUs.

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