Treyarch Releases New Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 Patch; Comments on Network Performance

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Developer Treyarch has released a new Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 patch over the weekend which offers stability improvements and includes fixes for some crashes in Zombies.

On top of stability improvements across all modes, the new patch addresses a crash at the end of matches for Master Prestige players in Multiplayer and Zombies. We’ve included the release notes for this new update down below:

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General

Miscellaneous

Addressed a crash at the end of matches for Master Prestige players in Multiplayer and Zombies. We’re planning further improvements for related UI issues in a future update.

General stability improvements across all modes.

Zombies

Miscellaneous

  • Addressed a crash when crafting the Shield with Frugal Fetish equipped.
  • Various stability fixes across all maps.

Blood of the Dead

  • Addressed an issue with the Shield not displaying the correct updated version for the player.

Classified

  • Addressed a crash when turning on the power in a Custom Mutations match.

Blackout

Stash Looting

  • Addressed an issue where players had to scroll right or left on the d-pad multiple times to navigate through Stash lists.

Circle Collapse

  • Addressed an issue where the Collapse circle would sometimes appear invisible to players.

Multiplayer

Scoreboard

Addressed an issue that highlighted the wrong score on the scoreboard if the scoreboard was opened immediately after death.

Specialists

Jumping while sprinting with Ruin now performs the same as with all other Specialists.

Treyarch also commented on the game’s network performance over the past week, more specifically, the 20hz server tickrate.

“We’ve also noticed a lot of discussion around network performance over the past couple of days and wanted to take a moment to address this directly”, the developer wrote. “We’re constantly working to optimize the game, and particularly network performance, to ensure the highest quality online experience for our players. For a game launch with as massive a population as ours hitting so many global servers at once, we configure our infrastructure to ensure game stability as the highest priority over all other factors.”

“Now that we’re past the initial launch of the game, we are focusing on fine-tuning network performance around the globe, using the real-world data that we have collected. Over the course of the next two weeks, we will roll out several updates to our network setup that will continue to improve upon the experience of our players since launch. As we have always said, launch is just the beginning, and we’re committed to making Black Ops 4 the best-supported game we’ve ever delivered. This is a journey that will involve constant adjustments, improvements, and additions. We appreciate your continued support and patience – thank you!”

Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 is available now for PC and consoles.

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