New Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 Updates Live On PlayStation 4, Xbox One, & PC – Patch Notes

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UPDATE

Patch notes for the PC update are now available on Steam.

ORIGINAL STORY

New game updates are available for the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One version’s of Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 that touch on a broad range of items, including Specialists, weapons, Scorestreaks, maps, and more.

Links to the full list of notes for both updates are below:

According to Treyarch’s @pcdev on Twitter, Black Ops 3’s next PC update is “scheduled for release on Steam tomorrow.”

For now, here is a look at the main multiplayer updates from the latest Black Ops 3 patch on PlayStation 4. The Xbox One notes are a little lengthier as it catches up the platform to the game’s current state on PlayStation 4, so be sure to click through the link above if you’re on Xbox.

General

  • Removed UI error that could occur if Players were idle for a long period of time in the Main Menu.
  • Fixed issue where DLC 1 purchases from the Playlist menu were not immediately updated in the UI.
  • Leaderboards now require 25 games to be played in a game mode in order to be ranked by Score Per Minute (SPM).
  • The Friends filter is disabled when a player has over 100 friends on a Leaderboard to prevent a known issue. We are further investigating.

General Gameplay

  • Fixed issue where hit markers moved off-center when a player was taking damage.

Specialists

  • Outrider
    • Sparrow
      • Increased ability to hit enemies.
  • Nomad
    • Rejack
      • Increased remaining Power when player terminates.
  • Prophet
    • Tempest
      • Increased ability to hit enemies.

Create-A-Class

  • Assault Rifles
    • ICR-1
      • Increased long distance damage range.
    • HVK-30
      • Increased long distance damage range.
    • Sheiva
      • Increased long distance damage range.
    • KN-44
      • Increased medium distance damage range.
  • Submachine Guns
    • Vesper
      • Reduced recoil stability.
      • Reduced Hip-fire accuracy.
    • Weevil
      • Increased medium distance damage range in Hardcore mode.
  • Sniper Rifles
    • Locus
      • Increased weapon switch speed.

Scorestreaks

  • Power Core
    • Cost decreased to 1250.
    • Duration increased to 60 seconds.
    • Fixed an issue where the Power Core would occasionally fail to destroy an enemy Counter-UAV.

Maps

  • Breach
    • Swapped #1 and #3 Hardpoint zones in rotation.
    • Adjusted #3 Hardpoint capture zone to prevent capturing while outside of intended zone.
  • Combine
    • Adjusted #3 Hardpoint capture zone to prevent capturing while outside of intended zone.
  • Havoc
    • Adjusting spawn points that would slightly drop the player to the ground when respawning
  • Infection
    • Added grenade collision on isolated area of Infection wall.
  • Redwood
    • Removed rogue pickup prompt while playing Search & Destroy.
    • Adjusting spawn points that would slightly drop the player to the ground when respawning.
  • Stronghold
    • Fixed exploit where Players were able to get atop trees in several areas.
    • Added kill brush to remove exploitable area near mansion.
  • Gauntlet
    • Addressed exploits where Players were able to get to unfair vantages point on the urban side of the map.
    • Fixed issue where Players were able to get outside the map on Jungle side.
    • Resolved exploit where Players were able to view through solid geo on urban side of map.
  • Splash
    • Fixed exploit where Players were able to land on invisible collision near one of the large torches on the East side of the map, giving them unintended and unfair sightlines.
    • Addressed an exploit where Players could get outside the playable area near the Atlantis Riptide control room.
    • Added collision to prevent Players from getting to an unfair vantage point at the center of the map.
    • Fixed exploit where Players were able to get into the ceiling of the Atlantis building.
    • Resolved exploit where Players were able to gain an unfair advantage near yellow water tube at the center of map.

Game Modes

  • Uplink
    • Removed aim assist while carrying the Satellite Drone.

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