COD Vanguard Update 1.22 Deployed for Season 5 Last Stand This August 23 (Update)

COD Vanguard Update 1.22

Sledgehammer Games has released (Call of Duty) COD Vanguard update 1.22 (PS5 version 1.022) for Season 5: Last Stand, which is the final season for Vanguard and Warzone! Read on for what’s new in the COD Vanguard August 23 patch notes.

COD Vanguard Update 1.22 Patch Notes | COD Vanguard Update 1.022 Patch Notes | COD Vanguard Season 5 Last Stand Patch Notes | COD Vanguard August 23 Patch Notes:

Update: The full patch notes have been released by Sledegehammer Games!

MULTIPLAYER

Maps

  • NEW: Beheaded
    • Navigate a war-torn Times Square in this post-apocalyptic small map, built for fast action. Look for the Beheaded 24/7 Featured Playlist at the launch of Season Five.
  • Berlin
    • Debris pile in the Destroyed Room no longer allows players to obstruct view of their Operator.
    • Enemy nameplates are no longer visible through walls in the Office.
    • Players can no longer reach an unintended vantage point in the Destroyed Room.
    • Players can no longer capture the Office Hardpoint from an unintended location.
  • Castle
    • Addressed an exploit that allowed players to reach unintended locations beneath the playable area.
  • Decoy
    • Field Upgrades will no longer fall through geometry when placed in the Exhaust Monitor or Switch Station.
    • Players can no longer reach unintended vantage points near the East Courtyard.
    • Mantling a wooden crate in the Barracks Yard will no longer kill the player.
    • Adjusted spawn location near the Administration Road to prevent players from spawning out of bounds.
  • Desolation
    • Players can no longer reach unintended vantage points near the Central Ruins Overlook and Temple Ruins.
    • Players can no longer capture the Comms Towers Hardpoint from unintended locations.
    • Improved Guard Dog Killstreak AI pathing near the Village Creek.

 

Progression

  • NEW: Season Five Seasonal Challenges
    • Earn cosmetic rewards upon completing each of the twenty Season 5 Mastery challenges.
  • NEW: Season Five Clan Challenge
    • Earn cosmetic rewards upon completing each of the four stages of the Season Five Clan Challenge.
      • Get 500 ADS Kills
  • Addressed an issue that caused players to lose access to previously unlocked items.

 

Ranked Play

  • Season Five Skill Rating Reset
    • Players’ Skill Ratings have been reset at the start of Season Five.
    • Play 5 Skill Evaluation Matches to earn a Season Five Skill Rating and get placed into a Skill Division & Tier.
    • Win matches after your initial placement to earn SR and advance your Skill Division & Tier over the remainder of the Season.
  • Season Five Top 250 Skill Division & Leaderboard
    • The Season Five Top 250 Skill Division and Ladder will go live on August 31st, one full week after Season Five starts. This release time will allow players time to earn a Season Five Skill Rating and advance through divisions.
  • Season Five Ranked Play Rewards
    • Players can earn the following rewards in Ranked Play during Season Five:
      • Blueprints
        • Pro Reissue SMG Automaton – Finish Top 5 in a Ladder Event
        • Midnight’s Edge (Combat Knife) – Win 50 Ranked Play Matches
      • Camos
        • Season Five Ladder Champion – Finish 1st in a Ladder Event
        • Season Five Ranked Veteran – Win 100 Ranked Play Matches
      • Charms
        • Locked Down – Finish Top 10 in a Ladder Event
        • GOAT – Win 25 Ranked Play Matches
      • Spray
        • Chalked – Win 5 Ranked Play Matches
      • Sticker
        • Season Five Ranked Competitor – Complete 5 Skill Evaluation Matches
      • Emblems
        • Earn an Animated Skill Division Emblem at the end of Season Five to reflect your highest Season Five Skill Division

 

Operators

  • NEW: Raul Menendez (Tyrants)
    • Raul Menendez was born in Nicaragua, where his childhood was clouded by the brutal revolution of US-backed Contras. His father founded the Menendez Cartel and was assassinated by the CIA at the height of his power, leaving Raul in charge. But it was the death of his sister Josephina that focused his rage, driving him to become a hostile political activist. His charisma and ruthlessness propelled him to leadership of the social movement turned terrorist organization Cordis Die.
    • Unlocked via purchase of the Season Five Battle Pass or related Bundle.
  • NEW: Khaled Al-Asad (Tyrants)
    • Khaled Al-Asad grew up in Urzikstan amid political strife. He was drawn to the words of Omar Sulaman, and joined the Al-Qatala terrorist group. He was imprisoned, but escaped after Sulaman’s death to take control of Al-Qatala. His leadership transformed the militants into an army, as he acquired an arsenal for the invasion of Verdansk. Committed to the demise of Western power, Al-Asad launched gas attacks in Verdansk, breaking a fragile armistice between nations.
    • Unlocked via digital pre-order of Call of Duty: Modern Warfare II.
  • T-800 and T-100 (Terminators)
    • Reduced Mastery Challenge requirements from both Operators to just one.

 

Weapons

  • General
    • Corrected various mismatched Magazine Attachment names and capacities.
    • Added missing inspection sound effects for Sniper Rifles, Pistols, and Melee Weapons.
    • Addressed an issue where players could not raise their Weapon after climbing a ladder.
    • Improved performance of the Gunsmith UI on legacy hardware.
  • NEW: EX1 (Assault Rifle)
    • A prototype energy rifle effective at long range and highly customizable.
    • Base Weapon unlocked at Tier 15 of the Season Five Battle Pass
  • NEW: RA 225 (Submachine Gun)
    • This SMG has a high fire rate and a very mobile compact frame.
    • Base Weapon unlocked at Tier 31 of the Season Five Battle Pass
  • NEW: Valois Revolver (Pistol)
    • A combination knife and revolver that acts as both a lethal melee weapon and a pistol.
    • Base Weapon unlocked via Weapon Unlock Challenge.
      • Get 15 Melee Kills
  • KG M40 (Assault Rifle)
    • Mk. 3 Reflector Optic Attachment will no longer be invisible when equipped.
  • Marco 5 (Submachine Gun)
    • Added Weapon Unlock Challenge.
      • Get 15 Hipfire Kills
  • UGM-8 (Light Machine Gun)
    • Added Weapon Unlock Challenge.
      • Get 15 Bullet Penetration Kills
  • M1916 (Marksman Rifle)
    • Removed duplicate Mk. 8 Reflector Optic Attachment.

 

Perks

  • Engineer (Intel)
    • Friendly Attack Dog and Guard Dog Killstreaks are no longer highlighted in red.

 

Killstreaks

  • Flamenaut (9 Kills)
    • Addressed an issue that resulted in DEV ERROR 5573 upon use.

 

Bundles & Cosmetics

  • Players that have purchased both Terminator Bundles will begin to receive the following additional rewards starting in early September. Please note that some Players may receive their items later than others.
    • Target Acquired Legendary Whitley Blueprint
    • Endoskeleton Skull Legendary Weapon Charm
  • Metal Etched Blueprint for the 1911 Pistol will no longer grant an invalid Muzzle Attachment.

 

ZOMBIES

Maps

  • “The Archon”
    • Available starting August 24th at 9 AM PT / 12 AM ET / 5 PM BST.

 

Main Quest

  • New Main Quest and Boss Fight available in “The Archon.”

 

New Intel

  • New Dark Aether narrative intel available to discover in “The Archon.” 

 

Wonder Weapons

  • Decimator Shield 
    • Reduced cooldown on the Decimator Blast ability from 60 to 30 seconds.
    • Increased Decimator Blast damage against Sturmkriegers and Zaballa the Deceiver.

 

Weapons

  • Season Five
    • EX1 energy rifle and RA 225 SMG available in Zombies loadouts once unlocked via the Season Five Battle Pass.
  • Unlock Challenges
    • New Weapon Unlock Challenges added to Zombies for the Marco 5 SMG and UGM-8 LMG.

 

Gameplay

  • Round Based
    • Altar of Covenants
      • Covenant selection now refreshes with each round at the Altar of Covenants instead of every three rounds.

 

Challenges

  • Season Five
    • 20 new Zombies Season Challenges available at the start of Season Five.
  • Season Four
    • Addressed an issue that prevented the “Broken Communications” challenge from tracking properly.

The official list of adjustments have not been released yet, but here’s an overview of what’s coming in Season 5: Last Stand.

VANGUARD OVERVIEW

  • New Maps: Beheaded, Fortress. Take up position inside Lady Liberty’s head in the small post-apocalyptic New York City landscape of Beheaded, and battle in a desert graveyard featuring the remains of old ships in Fortress.
  • Round-Based Zombies Finale: “The Archon.” The epic conclusion of Vanguard Zombies is here in the latest round-based experience featuring a familiar hunting ground, new narrative quest and side quests, new Dark Aether story revelations, and the final showdown with Kortifex the Deathless himself.

VANGUARD AND WARZONE OVERVIEW

  • Equip Five New Weapons. Blast enemies with the prototype Energy Rifle, EX1, and get mobile with the lightweight RA 225 SMG. Add three other armaments throughout the season: the Valois Revolver plus the BP50 and Lienna 58 Assault Rifles.
  • Introducing Task Force Tyrants. Play as four of the most infamous villains across Call of Duty, ready for deployment within Task Force Tyrants.

Once the official patch notes are released, we’ll be sure to update the post. Don’t forget, the data for Season 5 is available today, but the new season officially kicks off tomorrow, August 24.

Update: Official patch notes are now available!

Source: Sledgehammer Games

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