has announced a series of updates to improve competitive aspects of their first-person shooter Call of Duty: Ghosts
. Addressing concerns voiced by the competitive community, some updates will take place immediately while others will be rolled out over the next few weeks. Priority is determined by what fixes the publisher believes will have the greatest impact on the largest number of players.
Regarding eSports specifically in the immediate future, we aim to:
--Restrict Ghillie suits in competitive rules.
--Restrict Tracker Sights in competitive rules.
--Restrict Danger Close in competitive rules.
--Disable third-person spectating in competitive Private Matches.
--Add a kill feed to Broadcaster mode.
--Address Broadcaster mode stability (squash crash bugs).
Additionally, we’re committed to delivering the below (in no particular order):
--Removal of split-screen in Private match when eSports rules are enabled.
--Add eSports rules to Clan vs. Clan playlist.
--Open Clan v Clan playlist to allow solo player entry & mixed clan teams.
--Modify Dead Silence/Amplify functionality.
--Resolve the defuse timer animation discrepancy.
--Modify the defuse time sound effects if the defuse process is cancelled.
--Add game action overlays where needed (flag captures, etc.).
--Resolve the leaderboard’s red death indicator delay.
--Roll over player in scoreboard to highlight arrow in mini-map.
--Investigating the addition of Xbox One LAN support.
For ongoing information, visit Infinity Ward's Upcoming Improvements Page