Call of Duty: Ghosts PC Update Slightly Nerfs Riotshield & C4 Combo, Patch Notes

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A new update has hit the PC version of Call of Duty: Ghosts.

In addition to some new features like the FOV slider, improvements to stability, performance, and anti-cheat, and eSports updates, the new patch also slightly “nerfs” the infamous Riotshield & C4 combo, making users more susceptible to attack.

Check out the full notes below:

Call of Duty: Ghosts February 19 PC Update Notes

New Features

  • Added FOV slider to the MP PC menu.
  • Added leaderboards for Gun Game.
  • Added functionality to view the clans of remote players.
  • Allowing soldiers to invite to clan in Call of Duty App.
  • Added extra loadout slot support for Call of Duty App.
  • Added link to the store from customization submenus.
  • Added diamond clan icons to clan details page. 

Stability

  • Fixed lag that could occur when host rapidly changed classes.
  • Fixed crash that could occur when player is killed while controlling a vehicle killstreak.
  • Optimizations for AMD graphics cards.
  • Performance improvements for modes using bots.
  • Fixed loss of controller issue that occurred when second controller signed in after a non-signed in first controller tried accessing the store.
  • Host migration optimizations.
  • Fixed lost connection issue that could occur when lobby breaks after accepting the game invite.
  • Fixed reactive motion jitter issues with local split-screen players.

Anti-Cheat

  • Updated ban messages to be more specific when appropriate.
  • Overall anti-cheat improvements.
    • We’re working closely with the Valve security team to make the best use of VAC to catch cheaters and hackers.

Weapon / Perk Balance

  • Patched 3rd person throw animations for explosives when using the Riotshield. This change moves the shield to the side exposing the thrower to attack.

eSports

  • Fixed a bug where MLG spectator would lose controls when using advanced video options while spectating a match with many players.
  • Removes delay for lobby member broadcaster icon when enabling/disabling it.
  • Fixed a bug where MLG spectators couldn’t see enemies shooting on the minimap.
  • Fix null string translation bug found when playing eSports rules coming out of spectate.
  • Fixed cycle players button not functioning when the mini-map is displayed.
  • Fixed issue that caused the eSports rule set header to carry over onto the system link menu.

Additional Fixes

  • Updated nVidia hair and APEX DLLs.
  • Killstreak count is correctly maintained across rounds in SD/SR/Blitz.
  • Fixed some spawn issues specific to Stormfront.
  • Fixed broken operations (must play one ranked game to fix data).
  • Improved spawns on Whiteout.
  • Fixed issue where players can make the bomb disappear by planting on top of their IMS/SatCom, then destroying the placeable.
  • Fixed the progress bar improperly displaying “contested” if 2 players entered the flag’s capture radius, then one player left or was killed.
  • Fixed rapid fire popping animations that would occur when deploying an IMS or Sentry then immediately pressing up on the d-pad.
  • Fix Infected bug where PDW was not shown initially when spawning in.
  • Fixed text overlap when highlighting clan vs clan playlist.
  • Fixed sign-in issues that would occur when accessing the store with different controllers.
  • Fixed error with Clan Roster menu.

Extinction

  • Fixed issue where some camo’s were not applied correctly in game.
  • “Escapes” leaderboard is now displayed in the correct order.
  • We now track Armory level completions as “Escapes” on the Escapes leaderboard.
  • Fixed issue where players would sometimes switch back to their pistol after reviving players.
  • Fixed issue where splash message would sometimes not appear when scavenging.
  • Fixed an exploit with the deployable money feature.
  • Fixed issue with voice over playing when players are in last stand or when a player has died.
  • Added Relic bonus to the post game score screen.

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