Yet More CoD: Ghosts Fixes on Both Platforms

By Keith Gray, 2 years ago
Activision has been making regular updates on Call of Duty: Ghosts and its Xbox One counterpart as a result of continued player feedback in the game's official blogs.

The latest set of updates for the Xbox One version are listed below:

Spawns
- Improved FFA spawn logic.
- Improved TDM/KC/Cranked spawning logic.
- Updated Blitz spawn logic for online matches.

Weapon Balance
> Bizon
- Reduced headshot multiplier: No longer allow for 1 body, 1 head shot kills.

> Max and Min damage range reduced.
- Slight increase to kick.

> Vepr
- Aim down sight time faster. Now in line with other SMGs.

> CBJMS
- Max and Min damage range reduced.

> IED
- Damage reduction always applied when the player is jumping, crouched or prone. Removed IED position check relative to player.

> Thermobaric Grenades
- Now do 1/2 max health in hardcore modes.

Killstreak Balance
- Squad Mate - Reduced Accuracy & Fire Rate. Swapped Weapon to mp443.

eSports
- Update to DOM to allow 2, 5 minute rounds for eSports playlist, and with eSports mode in Private Match and System Link.

Anti-Cheat
- Overall anti-cheat improvements.
- Fixed elite clan tag spoofing issue.

Additional Fixes
- Fixed issue that allowed access to friends list in offline menus.
- Fixed an issue where the Tracked Operations and Progressed Operations loadout builder would not properly select items.
- Added popup message if a user tries to join on a blocked user from the recently met player list.
- Fixed an issue where the New Icons for heads/uniforms/etc would appear in private match.
- Fixed new icon to only appear on the "Heads" button when you have new heads of the gender you're using.
- Improvements to map voting.
- Fix In Game Store Image Stuttering when moving between images.
- Fixes hardcore audio alias for kill confirmed.
- Adds proper friendly alias for blitz friendly scoring.

New Features
> New Game Mode - Reinforce:
- Reinforce is a competitive round based game mode. When a player is killed that player will stay out of the game until someone on his team captures a control point. There are multiple ways to win. Capture and hold 2 control points, wipe out the enemy team, or capture all 3 flags for an instant victory.

> Gun Game
- Final kill now requires a throwing knife kill.
- Players can scavenge throwing knives.
The Xbox 360 adjustments are practically identical, with the exception of additional changes for the "Extinction" game mode.

Spawns
- Improved FFA spawn logic.
- Improved TDM/KC/Cranked spawning logic.
- Updated Blitz spawn logic for online matches.

Weapon Balance
>Bizon
- Reduced headshot multiplier: No longer allow for 1 body, 1 head shot kills.

> Max and Min damage range reduced.
- Slight increase to kick.

> Vepr
- Aim down sight time faster. Now in line with other SMGs.

> CBJMS
- Max and Min damage range reduced.

> IED
- Damage reduction always applied when the player is jumping, crouched or prone. Removed IED position check relative to player.

> Thermobaric Grenades
- Now do 1/2 max health in hardcore modes.

Killstreak Balance
- Squad Mate - Reduced Accuracy & Fire Rate. Swapped Weapon to mp443.

eSports
- Update to DOM to allow 2, 5 minute rounds for eSports playlist, and with eSports mode in Private Match and System Link.

Anti-Cheat
- Overall anti-cheat improvements.
- Fixed elite clan tag spoofing issue.

Additional Fixes
- Fixed an issue where the Tracked Operations and Progressed Operations loadout builder would not properly select items.
- Added popup message if a user tries to join on a blocked user from the recently met player list.
- Fixed an issue where the New Icons for heads/uniforms/etc would appear in private match.
- Fixed new icon to only appear on the "Heads" button when you have new heads of the gender you're using.
- Improvements to map voting.
- Fix In Game Store Image Stuttering when moving between images.
- Fixes hardcore audio alias for kill confirmed.
- Adds proper friendly alias for blitz friendly scoring.

New Features
> New Game Mode - Reinforce:
- Reinforce is a competitive round based game mode. When a player is killed that player will stay out of the game until someone on his team captures a control point. There are multiple ways to win. Capture and hold 2 control points, wipe out the enemy team, or capture all 3 flags for an instant victory.

> Gun Game
- Final kill now requires a throwing knife kill.
- Players can scavenge throwing knives.

Extinction
- Reduced the usability window of other items when deploying the Riot Shield.
- Drill logic improvements.
- Grenade Turret adjustments.
Keith Gray
Written by Keith Gray
Keith has been contributing to the news on the TrueGaming Network since 2010. He's the resident fan of racing games. Outside of gaming, Keith is a qualified accountant so numbers really speak to him! Other hobbies include swimming and wheelchair basketball.