Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 Update 1.18 Patch Notes and File Size Listed, “Days of Summer” Event Now Live

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Those looking for more stuff to do in Call of Duty: Black Ops 4, you just got it! Today, Treyarch released Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 update 1.18, or otherwise known as the “Days of Summer” event on PS4! Check out the Black Ops 4 update 1.18 patch notes and other details below.

Clocking in at 11.6GB on PS4, this update brings a ton of new stuff in multiplayer, as well as some gameplay tweaks and more. Check out the trailer and patch notes.

Black Ops 4 update 1.18 patch notes:

Summary:

Multiplayer

  • Free Grind map (PS4).
  • Capture the Flag (PS4).
  • Support added for new weapons: S6 Stingray, Vendetta, Locus, Peacekeeper, Grav, and Ballistic Knife (PS4).
  • Gameplay tuning for weapons and Specialists.
  • Launchers and Equipment now restricted in Bolt-Action Barebones.
  • Featured Playlists updated on all platforms.

Blackout

  • Summer map updates and post-flood map update (PS4).
  • Ground War limited-time mode (PS4).
  • Attack Helicopter added (PS4).
  • Hawk now available (PS4).
  • Support added for Grav assault rifle attachments. (PS4)
  • Coward’s Way Out feature added (PS4).
  • Featured Playlists updated on all platforms.

Zombies

  • “Labours of Hercules” Gauntlet (PS4).
  • New Epic Elixirs available in the Laboratory: Perkaholic, Near Death Experience, Reign Drops, and Shopping Free (PS4).
  • Support added for S6 Stingray, Peacekeeper, Vendetta, Locus, and Ballistic Knife (PS4).
  • Support added for Grav assault rifle attachments (PS4).
  • Support added for new Mastercrafts (PS4).
  • Support added for new MKII Weapons.
  • Gauntlet Leaderboards added on all platforms.
  • “Perk Up” rarity changed from Epic to Legendary.
  • Various gameplay improvements and bug fixes.

World League Hub

  • Reinstated escalating temporary bans for players who leave League Play matches.

Global

  • Community Challenge now live to unlock the Grav assault rifle (PS4).
  • Weapon Bribe now earnable at Tier 25 in Contraband (PS4).
  • Vendetta sniper rifle now earnable at Tier 50 in Contraband (PS4).
  • S6 Stingray, Locus, Peacekeeper, and Ballistic Knife now available in the Black Market and unlockable through the Weapon Bribe (PS4).
  • New MKII Weapons, Weapon Camos, Outfits, Weapon Charms, Death Effects, Jump Packs, Gestures, and more now available in the Black Market.

PS4:

The following updates are available first on PS4, with other platforms to follow:

MULTIPLAYER

  • Free Map
    • Grind
      • The classic Black Ops 2 skatepark map is now in rotation, free for all players.
  • Game Modes
    • Capture the Flag
      • Capture the Flag now live as Featured Playlist on PS4.
      • First team to capture 3 flags in a round, or the team that has the most captures at the end of a round, wins the round.
      • First team to win 2 rounds wins the match.
      • In Overtime, the first team to capture the enemy’s flag will set the time to beat, and sides will switch. The opposing team must capture the flag faster to win.
  • New Weapons
    • Multiplayer support added for new weapons available in the Black Market:
      • S6 Stingray tactical rifle
      • Vendetta sniper rifle
      • Locus sniper rifle
      • Peacekeeper assault rifle
      • Ballistic Knife special weapon
      • Grav assault rifle

BLACKOUT

  • Summer Map Updates
    • New summer foliage and lighting added to main map.
    • Coolers added throughout the map containing Paint Can bundle rewards.
    • Throwable Water Balloons added throughout the map.
    • BBQ-themed parties, balloons, yard flamingos, flags, and pool floats added to various locations throughout the map.
  • Post-Flood Map Updates
    • Flood water has receded.
    • Hydro Dam now under reconstruction.
    • Factory now under repair.
    • Cargo Docks now restored with new layout changes.
    • Hijacked relocated to Nuketown Island cove.
  • Game Modes
    • Ground War
      • Massive battle with two teams of up to 50 players on each side.
      • Each team has an opposing flight path. Choose to jump with your team, or try to get behind enemy lines early on.
      • Each match starts with a collapsed play space to get into the action faster.
      • More loot spawns throughout the map and ammo drops are doubled.
      • “Down But Not Out” redeploys enabled.
      • Escalating redeploy loadouts enabled.
      • Players can revive downed players in their squad and teammates not in their immediate squad.
      • Friendly fire disabled.
  • Vehicles
    • Attack Helicopter
      • Helicopter equipped with two heavy turrets designed for combat added to the main map.
  • Equipment
    • Hawk
      • Outrider’s Hawk now available to scout for enemies. Cannot be parked in mid-air.
  • Weapons
    • Support added for Grav assault rifle attachments.
  • Coward’s Way Out
    • Players can now you can hold the USE button to reduce the time spent downed in redeploy modes.

ZOMBIES

  • Gauntlets
    • “Labours of Hercules” Gauntlet
      • New Gauntlet now available for “Ancient Evil” featuring 30 unique challenges.
  • New Elixirs
    • Perkaholic
      • Receive all Loadout Perks and six random extra Perks that are not in your loadout. Cannot stack with itself.
      • Activates immediately.
    • Near Death Experience
      • Revive or be revived, simply by being near other players. Revived players keep all Loadout Perks after being revived.
      • Activates immediately (lasts 10 minutes or 5 revives).
    • Reign Drops
      • Spawns one of each of the nine core power-ups.
      • Instant activation.
    • Shopping Free
      • All purchases are free.
      • Activates immediately (lasts 1 minute).
  • Weapons
    • Support added for S6 Stingray, Peacekeeper, Vendetta, Locus, and Ballistic Knife.
    • Support added for Grav assault rifle attachments.
    • Support added for new Mastercraft weapons.

GLOBAL

  • Community Challenge
    • Grav assault rifle available to all players after the Community Challenge of completing 15 million public matches has been achieved.
  • Black Market
    • Weapon Bribe now earnable at Tier 25 in Contraband.
    • Vendetta sniper rifle now earnable at Tier 50 in Contraband.
    • S6 Stingray, Locus, Peacekeeper, and Ballistic Knife now available in the Black Market and unlockable through the Weapon Bribe at Tier 25 in Contraband.
    • New MKII Weapons, Weapon Camos, Outfits, Weapon Charms, Death Effects, Jump Packs, Gestures, and more now available in the Black Market.

PS4 and Xbox One:

MULTIPLAYER

  • Weapon Tuning
    • Increased starting ammo capacity from 3 magazines to 4 for MX9, GKS, Cordite, and Saug 9mm.
    • Increased bullet penetration through player characters for assault rifles, SMGs, tactical rifles, and pistols.
    • SG-12 Strobe Light Operator Mod no longer affects aim-assist for players with Tactical Mask equipped.
  • Specialists
    • Spectre
      • Increased Shadow Blade cooldown.
      • Improved Shadow Blade attack camera rotation against enemies behind the player.
      • Shadow Blade can now be destroyed by Trophy System.
  • Nomad
    • Lowered K9-Unit health.
  • Ajax
    • 9-Banging an enemy with Tactical Mask equipped no longer earns the “Flashed Enemy” score event.
  • Game Modes
    • Bolt-Action Barebones
      • Launchers and Equipment are now restricted (as of April 30th).
  • Featured Playlists
    • PS4 (June 4-7)
      • Capture the Flag
      • Bolt-Action Barebones (updated rules)
      • Barebones Deathmatch Moshpit
      • Prop Hunt
      • Infected
    • Xbox One (June 4-11)
      • Bolt-Action Barebones
      • Prop Hunt
      • Infected
      • Barebones Deathmatch Moshpit
      • Endurance Moshpit

BLACKOUT

  • Game Modes
    • Ambush Solo
      • Snipers, Bowie Knife, and Launchers only
      • SDM removed
      • Concussion and Cluster Grenades removed
      • ATV and ARAV removed
      • Increased time for final collapse
  • Map Improvements
    • Various bug fixes and improvements across the main Blackout map.
  • Featured Playlists (June 4-11)
    • PS4
      • Ground War
      • Solo
      • Duos
      • Quads
    • Xbox One
      • Ambush Solo
      • Hot Pursuit
      • Solo
      • Duos
      • Quads

ZOMBIES

  • Gauntlet Leaderboards
    • Players can now track their Gauntlet standings against friends and manually-added players in Gauntlet Leaderboards.
    • Stats tracked include:
      • Highest Round
      • Best Gold
      • Best Silver
      • Best Bronze
      • Kills
  • Weapons
    • Support added for new MKII Weapons: Rampage, Switchblade X9, Vapr-XKG, and Spitfire.
  • Elixirs
    • Perk Up rarity changed from Epic to Legendary.
  • Miscellaneous
    • General
      • Direct hits from grenades and projectile weapons to the head now count as headshots.
      • Addressed an issue that allowed Special Weapon revives to convert Secret Sauce Perks into extra Perks.
      • Addressed an issue causing the Secret Sauce icon to display incorrectly after Host Migration.
      • Resolved various streaming issues in IX, Dead of the Night, and Ancient Evil.
    • Ancient Evil
      • Addressed an issue that could result in granting unlimited ammo for the Hand of Hemera Wonder Weapon.
      • Addressed an issue where players were unable to interact with the Obol near the Center of the World.
      • Closed an invulnerability exploit that could occur in the Center of the World.
    • Dead of the Night
      • Fixed various crashes that could occur when downed after Host Migration in Dead of the Night
      • Closed an exploit where players were able to get outside of the map using Nowhere But There.
      • Addressed a visual issue with trees in the outro cutscene.
      • Prevented charged weapon audio from playing while entering the boss fight.

WORLD LEAGUE HUB

  • Match Leave Penalty
    • Reinstated escalating temporary bans for players who leave a League Play match.
  • UI
    • Visual pass on Barracks and cleanup on League Play Career and Medals UI.
    • Replaced material names in Social and Inspection menus with Rank.
    • Added restricted icons and text to Specialist selection screen.

GLOBAL

  • UI
    • Updated Create-a-Class to allow for quicker selection of Mastercraft and MKII Weapons.
    • Lobby navigation and performance improvements.

PC:

MULTIPLAYER

  • Game Modes
    • Bolt-Action Barebones
      • Launchers and Equipment are now restricted (as of April 30th).
  • Featured Playlists (June 4-11)
    • Bolt-Action Barebones
    • Prop Hunt
    • Barebones Deathmatch Moshpit

BLACKOUT

  • Game Modes
    • Ambush Solo
      • Snipers, Bowie Knife, and Launchers only
      • SDM removed
      • Concussion and Cluster Grenades removed
      • ATV and ARAV removed
      • Increased time for final collapse
  • Featured Playlists (June 4-11)
    • Ambush Solo
    • Hot Pursuit
    • Duos

​In case you haven’t seen it yet, Activision revealed this year’s Call of Duty and it’s none other than Modern Warfare! Check out the reveal trailer and the rest of our stories on it, here.

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