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Ghosts Patch Fixes a Patch and Adds New Features
Filed under: CALL OF DUTY GHOSTS

It's always fun when developers have to patch a patch. The most recent patch for Call of Duty: Ghosts caused frame-rate issues on the Xbox One. The patch that releases today fixes that problem and adds new features on most of the other platforms.

Two of the biggest add-ons are a leaderboard for the Gun Game mode and the ability to invite others to join a clan from the Call of Duty App on smartphones.

Check after the break for the full change log from Infinity Ward.

New Features

  • Added leaderboards for Gun Game.
  • Added functionality to view the clans of remote players.
  • Allowing soldiers to invite to clan in Call of Duty App.
  • Added extra loadout slot support for Call of Duty App.
  • Added link to the store from customization submenus.
  • Added diamond clan icons to clan details page.

Stability

  • Fixed lag that could occur when host rapidly changed classes.
  • Fixed crash that could occur when player is killed while controlling a vehicle killstreak.
  • Performance improvements for modes using bots.
  • Fixed loss of controller issue that occurred when second controller signed in after a non-signed in first controller tried accessing the store.
  • Host migration optimizations.
  • Fixed lost connection issue that could occur when lobby breaks after accepting the game invite.
  • Fixed reactive motion jitter issues with local split-screen players.

Anti-Cheat

  • Overall anti-cheat improvements.

Weapon/Perk Balance

  • Patched 3rd person throw animations for explosives when using the Riotshield. This change moves the shield to the side exposing the thrower to attack.

eSports

  • Removes delay for lobby member broadcaster icon when enabling/disabling it.
  • Fixed a bug where MLG spectators couldn’t see enemies shooting on the minimap.
  • Fix null string translation bug found when playing eSports rules coming out of spectate.
  • Fixed cycle players button not functioning when the mini-map is displayed.
  • Fixed issue that caused the eSports rule set header to carry over onto the system link menu.

Additional Fixes

  • Killstreak count is correctly maintained across rounds in SD/SR/Blitz.
  • Fixed some spawn issues specific to Stormfront.
  • Fixed broken operations (must play one ranked game to fix data).
  • Rebalanced spawns on Ignition.
  • Improved spawns on Whiteout.
  • Fixed issue where players can make the bomb disappear by planting on top of their IMS/SatCom, then destroying the placeable.
  • Fixed the progress bar improperly displaying “contested” if 2 players entered the flag’s capture radius, then one player left or was killed.
  • Fixed rapid fire popping animations that would occur when deploying an IMS or Sentry then immediately pressing up on the d-pad.
  • Fix Infected bug where PDW was not shown initially when spawning in.
  • Fixed text overlap when highlighting clan vs clan playlist.
  • Fixed sign-in issues that would occur when accessing the store with different controllers.
  • Fixed error with Clan Roster menu.

Extinction

  • Fixed issue where some camo’s were not applied correctly in game.
  • “Escapes” leaderboard is now displayed in the correct order.
  • We now track Armory level completions as “Escapes” on the Escapes leaderboard.
  • Undiscovered Truths achievement now unlocks properly.
  • Fixed issue where players would sometimes switch back to their pistol after reviving players.
  • Removed an audio buzz that played prior to an intel clip starting.
  • Fixed issue where aliens would disappear during the final Breeder fight.
  • Fixed case where the locker key that had been collected did not show up in the HUD.
  • Fixed Breeder sometimes not attacking players.
  • Updated the egg throwing logic for the Breeder to improve engagement.
  • Updated the final battle logic with the Breeder for when it is injured.
  • Fixed some challenges:
    • Turned off Phantom in the air challenge.
    • Changed where the “kill Seekers before they explode” challenge appears.
    • Fixed issue where challenge ring would not appear for “Stay in circle” challenge.
    • Marked aliens” challenge no longer marks “pets” as targets.
    • Reordered challenges so there will be enough challenges using the pistols only Relic in solo in Nightfall.
  • Fixed issue where intel collected would read “0 out of 13” instead of “1 out of 13”.
  • Made improvements to how intel is tracked globally across maps.
  • Fixed issue where splash message would sometimes not appear when scavenging.
  • Solo play balancing fixes in Nightfall first Breeder battle.
  • Fixed an issue where outro movie would hang if other players readied up while the move was playing.
  • Fixed some map exploits in Nightfall.
  • Fixed an exploit with the deployable money feature.
  • Fixed issue with voice location callouts playing during the Breeder fights.
  • Fixed issue with voice over playing when players are in last stand or when a player has died.
  • Added Relic bonus to the post game score screen.
  • Improved the reliability of triggering the Nightfall Easter Egg.

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Reikhardt Feb 20 2014, 03:34 pm EST
For those that care, it has a free weekend on Steam as well.
kreep69 Feb 21 2014, 10:57 am EST
I need a crack patch ... I'm talking about the drug not software heheheh.
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