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Black Ops Cold War Feb 4 patch notes: Express, Firebase Z, new modes & playlists, more

Black Ops Cold War Feb 4 patch notes: Express, Firebase Z, new modes & playlists, more

Treyarch have launched the complete patch notes for an additional Season 1 replace coming to Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War on February 4, and it contains each new content material and a few adjustments to the sport’s multiplayer and Zombies.

Season One continues to roll on in Black Ops Cold War and Treyarch aren’t stopping the inflow of new content material. Despite having already launched a mid-season “Reloaded” replace, the builders are sending out one other patch with even more new stuff for gamers to take pleasure in.

Headlining this replace for multiplayer is Express, a preferred Black Ops 2 map that’s been remastered for BOCW. As for Zombies, a model new map referred to as Firebase Z is about to make its extremely anticipated debut together with the Tombstone Soda perk.

Everything it’s essential to know concerning the Feb 4 replace might be discovered beneath, together with the patch notes.

Activision

Season One continues to roll on in Black Ops Cold War.

When is the subsequent Black Ops Cold War replace? Global launch occasions

This replace might be going stay in a single day between February 3 and 4, relying on the place you’re on this planet. Here are the worldwide launch occasions:

  • February 3
  • February 4
    • 1:00 AM CT
    • 2:00 AM ET
    • 7:00 AM GMT (UK)
    • 8:00 AM CEST (EU)
    • 6:00 PM AEDT (Australia)

What’s new within the Black Ops Cold War Feb 4 replace?

Multiplayer

There’s loads of new multiplayer content material added on this replace, beginning off with the model new Express map – a remastered model of the long-lasting map from Black Ops 2. Despite the sport being set throughout the Cold War period, the futuristic nature of the map has not been touched, so it ought to look all too acquainted for longtime CoD gamers.

Along with Express comes a 24/7 playlist so that everybody can take pleasure in it nonstop.

Treyarch

Express is the newest traditional Black Ops map to be added in Cold War multiplayer.

There’s additionally a new 40-player Endurance mode, by which 10 squads of 4 drop into Sanatorium, Ruka, and Alpine to gather uranium and detonate bombs.

The massive change on this mode is that after one bomb explodes, there’s at all times one other one immediately turned on-line, which means there are at all times 5 energetic ones in play. Also, the rating restrict has been doubled from 500 to 1,000, so there’s loads of alternatives to earn tons of XP.

Four new maps have been added to the Prop Hunt rotation (Express, Raid, Crossroads Strike, and Armada Strike), whereas Nuketown ’84 was added to the Gunfight rotation, together with each 2v2 and 3v3 Gunfight variants now obtainable in Custom Games.

Here are the playlists that might be featured as soon as the replace is stay:

  • Express 24/7 [NEW]
  • Endurance FTDB (40 Players) [NEW]
  • Gunfight Blueprints (together with Nuketown ’84)
  • Prop Hunt (4 maps added to rotation)
  • 3v3 Gunfight Snipers Only
  • Face Off (3v3)
  • Nuketown 24/7
Treyarch

Endurance is about to be a really hectic mode with a number of probabilities to earn XP.

Zombies

As with Express in multiplayer, Zombies is getting a model new map as nicely: Firebase Z. There’s been quite a lot of hype surrounding Firebase Z, so it’s anticipated to be the speak of the city amongst Zombies followers for the subsequent few weeks minimal.

Just a few different issues have been added as nicely, together with the Tombstone Perk, which might be obtainable in each Firebase Z and Die Maschine. Along with that come two new help gadgets: Napalm Strike and Artillery.

Here are the obtainable Zombies playlists as soon as the replace goes stay:

  • Firebase Z Endless [NEW]
  • Firebase Z Round 20 [NEW]
  • Dead Ops Arcade Solo Advanced Start [NEW]
  • Onslaught Express [NEW] (PS4/PS5)

It’s additionally value noting that there’s quite a lot of weapon balancing adjustments on this patch, together with blanket changes to all assault rifles and SMGs, in addition to a buff to the Streetsweeper shotgun.

  • Assault Rifles
    • Increased vital hit harm on all assault rifles.
    • Increased max ammo inventory on all assault rifles.
  • Submachine Guns
    • Increased vital hit harm on all SMGs.
    • Increased max ammo inventory on all SMGs.
  • Shotguns
    • Increased base harm on the Streetsweeper shotgun.
    • Increased vary of the Streetsweeper shotgun.

Here are the complete patch notes:

Black Ops Cold War February 4 replace patch notes

GLOBAL

  • Addressed a difficulty that led to uneven Voice Chat in some circumstances.

MULTIPLAYER

Maps

  • Express [NEW]
    • Express now obtainable in map rotation in Core and Hardcore modes.
    • Express 24/7 playlist now obtainable.
  • General
    • Addressed a difficulty with uneven map distribution in non-map voting playlists.

Modes

  • Endurance (40 Players) [NEW]
    • New high-player rely mode obtainable on Sanatorium, Ruka, and Alpine.
    • After one bomb detonates, a new one comes on-line to take its place, so 5 bombs are at all times obtainable as an alternative of an preliminary set that will get diminished to a single bomb earlier than the subsequent wave.
    • Score restrict doubled from 500 to 1,000.
  • Prop Hunt
    • Added new maps to Prop Hunt rotation:
      • Express
      • Raid
      • Crossroads Strike
      • Armada Strike
  • Gunfight
    • Added Nuketown ’84 to Gunfight map rotation.
    • 2v2 and 3v3 Gunfight now obtainable in Custom Games.
  • Hardpoint
    • Updated Hardpoint Owned rating occasion to extend in rating the longer a participant controls the Hardpoint. This rating modifier will reset upon leaving the Hardpoint.
    • Reduced Hardpoint Secured rating occasion from 50 to 25 rating.
  • Dropkick
    • Reduced how late gamers can be part of a match in progress.
  • Control
    • Additional defender spawn factors added and logic up to date for the B seize level on Raid.
  • CDL Custom Game Modes
    • Increased participant rely to permit for 2 Spectators in CDL Hardpoint, CDL Search & Destroy, and CDL Control.

Featured Playlists

  • Express 24/7 [NEW]
  • Endurance FTDB (40 Players) [NEW]
  • Gunfight Blueprints (together with Nuketown ’84)
  • Prop Hunt (4 maps added to rotation)
  • 3v3 Gunfight Snipers Only
  • Face Off (3v3)
  • Nuketown 24/7

Weapons

  • Launchers
    • Increased minimal harm for the 2 Launcher class weapons.

Equipment

  • Addressed a difficulty the place gamers inside smoke from a Smoke Grenade would achieve intention help towards gamers exterior the smoke.
  • Decreased hip-fire accuracy when priming a grenade whereas sprinting.

Music Player

  • Original Treyarch music unlocked by way of War Tracks can now be performed within the Music Player within the Barracks, together with “Pentagon,” “Rooftops,” “115,” and “Damned.”

ZOMBIES

Maps

  • Firebase Z [NEW]
    • New “Firebase Z” map now obtainable by way of Endless and Round 20 playlists for all gamers.
  • Die Maschine
  • Express (Onslaught – PS4/PS5)
    • Express now obtainable in Onslaught on PlayStation.

Featured Playlists

  • Firebase Z Endless [NEW]
  • Firebase Z Round 20 [NEW]
  • Dead Ops Arcade Solo Advanced Start [NEW]
  • Onslaught Express [NEW] (PS4/PS5)

Perks

  • Tombstone Soda [NEW]
    • Tombstone Soda Perk now obtainable in “Firebase Z” and by way of Der Wunderfizz in “Die Maschine.”
  • Quick Revive
    • Addressed a difficulty that prevented Quick Revive from lowering the time it takes to regenerate to full well being.

Support

  • Napalm Strike [NEW]
    • Napalm Strike now obtainable as Support in Zombies.
  • Artillery [NEW]
    • Artillery now obtainable as Support in Zombies.
  • Self-Revive
    • The Self-Revive will now solely drop if a participant within the recreation can equip it.
    • Capped the utmost quantity of Self-Revives that may drop in a recreation to the entire variety of gamers within the recreation.
  • Sentry Turret
    • Addressed a difficulty that allowed duplicating the Sentry Turret help merchandise.

Weapons

  • Assault Rifles
    • Increased vital hit harm on all assault rifles.
    • Increased max ammo inventory on all assault rifles.
  • Submachine Guns
    • Increased vital hit harm on all SMGs.
    • Increased max ammo inventory on all SMGs.
  • Shotguns
    • Increased base harm on the Streetsweeper shotgun.
    • Increased vary of the Streetsweeper shotgun.
  • Blueprints
    • Addressed a difficulty that prevented attachments from showing on the “Western Justice” Weapon Blueprint.

Armor

  • Level 1 Armor will now substitute the primary Armor Shard drop in a recreation when no gamers have Armor.

Ammo Mods

  • Cryofreeze
    • Reduced Cryofreeze cooldown from 3 seconds to 1 second to make it a more reliable methodology of slowing enemies.

Challenges

  • Added new “Requiem Advancement” class of Challenges for future additions.
  • Added first set of six new Requiem Advancement Challenges: “Firebase Z Report.”
  • Added new Dark Ops Challenge for “Firebase Z.”

Dead Ops Arcade 3

  • Solo Advanced Start [NEW]
    • New personal playlist obtainable for Solo gamers.
    • Allows gamers to start out at their highest enviornment checkpoint reached in Solo mode. No stats or challenges are recorded, however achievements might be accomplished, together with “Reunited with Fidolina.”
  • Gameplay
    • Added new pickup merchandise: Divine Shield Potion – Grants participant Divine Shield buff that enables participant to soak up one harm occasion (30 min. expiration).
    • Added new key spawn places: Added to the excessive street tunnel route.
    • Added a 1.5-second harm defend on participant whereas in First Person when harm happens.
    • Made slight adjustment to multiplier development.
    • Auto-life donation now begins mechanically after Round 64. The participant with the very best lives to spare will now donate to downed teammates with a cooldown of 120 seconds.
    • Addressed a difficulty the place the participant’s defend was energetic despite the fact that impact was not seen.
    • Addressed a difficulty that prevented additional lives from being awarded at anticipated rating thresholds.
    • Various gameplay bug fixes associated to Fated Chicken disappearance, management bindings when exiting automobiles, undesirable deaths related to traps, invisible electrical poles, missile turrets killing gamers, and so on.
  • Enemies and Friendly AI
    • Greatly diminished Spider melee vary.
    • Removed Skeleton boss from enviornment spawning.
    • Removed Demons from enviornment spawning.
    • Reduced Megaton melee distance.
    • Reduced Megaton enviornment spawn price after Round 64.
    • Reduced Megaton well being in enviornment.
    • Megaton Orb weapon is not a one-hit kill in enviornment.
    • After Round 64, enemy goal choice habits is now weighted completely towards proximity.
    • Increased pleasant skeleton horde well being, enemy amount, time length, and weapon harm.
    • Addressed a difficulty the place melee harm brought on by a pleasant skeleton guardian was not registering towards enemies.
    • Addressed a difficulty the place zombies might pace up whereas beneath the clock time slowdown impact.
    • Addressed a difficulty the place explosive harm vs. Spider / Meatball enemies didn’t register accurately.
    • Addressed a difficulty the place Spider enemies wouldn’t present up on radar.
    • Addressed a difficulty that allowed the Gladiator “Marauder” enemy to melee kill the participant when it wasn’t going through the suitable path.
    • Addressed a difficulty the place the Margwa was not dropping loot when killed.
  • Fates
    • Divine Chalice fated gamers now earn additional life 37.5% sooner than normal gamers at each 125,000 factors.
    • Divine Chalice fated customers now respawn with non permanent vitality buff.
    • Divine Shield fated gamers now respawn with Divine Shield buff.
    • After Round 64, when a Divine Shield fated participant picks up a nuke drop, all gamers will now be granted a nuke.
    • Friendship fated participant chickens now final 25% longer.
    • The Golden Chicken related to Friendship Fate now periodically produces eggs in enviornment.
    • After Round 64, the Golden Chicken related to Friendship Fate will now have completely upgraded weaponry.
    • Addressed a difficulty that might stop gamers from gathering a Fate within the Room of Fate when the room timed out (i.e. grabbing a Fate Rock with lower than 4 seconds earlier than the room expired).
  • Visuals
    • Added lighting within the Room of Fate above Fate Rock pedestals 5 and 6.
    • Addressed a difficulty with numerous particle results having visibility points.
    • Addressed a difficulty that might stop the participant’s chosen character pores and skin from exhibiting up accurately.
    • Weapons
    • Addressed a difficulty with the shotgun pickup that might trigger it to initially start firing slowly earlier than rushing up.
  • Stability
    • Added numerous crash fixes.
  • General
    • Added numerous exploit fixes.
    • Added new digital camera mode: Extra High.
    • Addressed a difficulty the place the participant was not in a position to make use of the flashlight in First Person.
    • Addressed a difficulty with some collision within the Water Temple enviornment.
    • Addressed a difficulty in splitscreen mode the place gamers would enter The Wild in shared viewport mode.

Onslaught (PS4/PS5)

  • Onslaught Express playlist now obtainable on PlayStation. [NEW]
  • Spaced out particular enemy spawns.
  • Added further enemies to the mode from “Firebase Z.”

Stability

  • Added numerous crash fixes.

General

  • Party Leader is not required to have Dead Ops Arcade 3 put in for his or her social gathering to hitch for different Zombies recreation modes.
  • Addressed a difficulty that brought on zombies to keep up a slowdown debuff eternally if it ended whereas they had been mantling.

From Beenox:

PC

Stability

  • Added numerous crash fixes.
  • Fixed a crash that might happen when watching a replay in Theater.
  • Fixed a crash that might stop the sport from beginning beneath some circumstances on Windows 7.

General

  • Addressed a difficulty that might end in lack of keyboard/mouse performance when opening and shutting the Windows key + G seize menu.
  • Addressed a difficulty the place gamers might get caught within the pause menu beneath sure circumstances throughout a recreation.

– Treyarch and Beenox

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