Update: (June 14th, 1:00 am EST) Matchmaking issues that were discussed in the comments below seem to have been ironed out.
Original Story: One day ahead of schedule, Infinity Ward has released patch 1.15 for Modern Warfare 3 on PS3. The patch is now available to download in Europe, MP1st reader Courtroom reports. The patch is being rolled out at the moment, so it may not be available in all territories.
The mandatory title update weighs in at 29 MB, and packs in the following additions and tweaks:
- Competition Mode added to System Link (you can learn more on that here)
- 400 new ranks included in 5 new prestige levels
- Dead Man’s Hand reduce explosive radius
- Dragunov rebalance
- Fixed DS/SRP issue with Specialist class
- Blast Shield Buff in hardcore modes
- Fixed an issue where some “Defense” kills were not incrementing on the leaderboard
- Fix for rapid fire glitch
- Increased damage reduction for Blast Shield in Hardcore modes
- Fix for Kill Confirmed, update the player score before updating the team score
Tomorrow, new DLC drops will be released for PS3 premium Elite members. On June 15th, all PS3 players will be able to download free Face Off maps, Erosion and Aground.