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New patch update for Xbox One & PS4 Advanced Warfare

New patch update for Xbox One & PS4 Advanced Warfare

Sledgehammer Games have released a patch fixing various bugs for Xbox One and PS4. When you next launch the game you will be automatically prompted to download it.

Official patch fixes (confirmed by Sledgehammer Games):

  • Weapon Balancing
  • Map Exploit Fixes
  • Spawn improvements
  • Connection optimisations
  • Ranked Play Updates (Ready for December 5th)
  • Prestige Master Emblem now shows up
  • AND MORE

See the Full List below (Official and Confirmed):

Game Update: Xbox One, PlayStation 4

Security and Anti-Cheat Updates:

    • Multiple fixes for invalid player data, which allowed custom “super” classes.
    • Added offensive emblem policy message to emblem editor main page and save pop-up.
    • Added additional enforcement for offensive player-created emblems.

Store Updates:

    • Polish and fan requested improvements.

Emblem Updates:

    • General Emblem Editor polish and fan requested improvements. Including colors, layers, etc.
    • Added ability to set an emblem as your clan emblem.

UI Updates:

    • Added support for new upcoming AE4 weapon, including challenges.
    • Fixed issues with invites between Multiplayer and Exo Survival modes that would exclude Splitscreen party leader is unable to invite anyone to their party.
    • Fixed issue where newly unlocked items were not showing up in the new items list.
    • Safe Area adjustments for Spectator HUD.
    • Added categories to Armory. (All Loot, Redeemable Loot, Time Limited Loot, and Permanent Loot)
    • Fixed issue where Armory Page Count displays incorrectly and added time remaining information for all Time Limited Loot Items.
    • Fixed an issue where the scoreboard on the after action report was not highlighting the active player.
    • Added indication of how many modules a Scorestreak can have based on player’s rank level.
    • Updated lobby status info for System Link games while in the firing range.
    • Fixed an issue where the “Completed” text would show up on locked calling cards, after scrolling over an unlocked/completed calling card.
    • Updated Multiplayer Main Menu to include Friends list option by default.
    • Updated Prestige menu flow experience and information displayed.
    • Added the ability to customize Scorestreaks within the Scorestreaks selection menu.

In-Game Updates:

    • Fixed Momentum mantle prompt overlapping with 2X indicator
    • Fixed issue with the “Taking” icon overlapping the flag icons in Momentum Splitscreen.
    • Fixed issue with the Reinforcement icon overlapping HUD while playing in Splitscreen.
    • Added “RELOAD”, “LOW AMMO”, and “NO AMMO” HUD notifications on all Weapon Loot.
    • Fixed stretched weapon loot icon in Killcam feeds.
    • Fixed issue where 1st players progress in Exo Survival would be lost when signing into a Splitscreen local play.
    • Fixed Lynx ammo count issue.
    • Fixed Care Package trap module exploit.
    • Fixed threat indicator  issue with friendly  MDL projectiles and the Crossbow Bolts
    • Fixed Goliath pod down on planted bomb.
    • Fixed Goliath getting stuck issues.
    • Fixed Goliath players out of world exploit.
    • Fixed issue where the Ameli – Chicanery Elite variant would remain locked after permanent unlock via Prestige.
    • Fixed rare issue where MDL projectiles would not explode.
    • Fixed an exploit where the Minimap would be visible when you paused during a Killcam, Fixed issue where players being invited into a bonus playlist while the game is still installing, which would cause a crash when loading Atlas Gorge.
    • Fixed issue when rapid supply package from a supply drop appear locked and expired.
    • Fixed rare visual affect issue when ADS with the Sniper, ACOG, Variable Zoom, and Ballistic scopes would not appear correctly.

Clan Updates:

    • Widened the Clan Invite Details window to accommodate long clan names.
    • Added warning message when transferring ownership of Clan.
    • Added Clan member position display label to the Clan Roster

Challenge Updates:

    • Fixed Far Sighted” challenge  requiring four long shot medals  instead of the three to complete
    • Fixed an issue with the “Super Star” challenge, where it did not prompt the player that 6 or more people are needed to complete the challenge.
    • Fixed an issue with the “Crushing Victory” challenge where it would not track properly when there are less than 6 players in the match.

Weapon Balancing Updates (Note: Adjustments affect base weapon and all loot variants):

    • Bal27: damage reduced, max damage range decreased, recoil adjusted
    • HBRa3: max damage range decreased
    • ASM1: max damage range increased
    • MP11: max damage range increased
    • EM1: damage increased
    • EPM3: damage increased, ads time decreased
    • XMG: damage increased, lockdown mode increased
    • Ameli: damage increased
    • Pytaek: damage increased

Scorestreak Updates:

    • Fixed an issue where the System Hack Graphic would remain on Broadcaster’s Screen, even after system hack event was over.
    • Fixed issue with Care package drone delivery if System Hack is activated at beginning of delivery.
    • Fixed issue with not being able to kill care package drone.
    • Fixed issue where all medals earned while operating a Scorestreak would not appear on players screen.
    • Fixed rare issue of players losing the ability to activate Scorestreaks when killed while moving a turret.
    • Fixed an issue where the player could have his weapon dropped after returning from controlling a Scorestreak.
    • Fixed issue where player wouldn’t be able to trigger game objects while using the ripped turret.
    • Fixed an issue with the Paladin where Friend or Foe overlay would remain on if you joined a Paladin Scorestreak and immediately exited Scorestreak.
    • Fixed issue where the player would get credited with assault drone challenges when they used a Map Based Scorestreak

Broadcaster UI Updates:

    • Added the bomb planting/defusing UI to the Broadcaster UI.
    • Adjusted scoreboard placement when viewing through Broadcaster.
    • Fixed issue where the bomb icon in the Broadcaster UI wouldn’t disappear when the bomb carrier planted the bomb.
    • Fixed issue where the match summary in the After Action Report wouldn’t update with Scoreboard for the broadcaster.
    • Updated HUD outlines for Broadcaster.
    • Fixed issue where Aim Down Sights overlays weren’t being displayed for Sniper Scopes.
    • Removed player rank information from being displayed in the Fullscreen scoreboard and the overhead names.
    • Added objective information to the Broadcaster scoreboard.  This information appears in the gray bar beneath the teams’ scores.
    • CODVision is now brighter and easier to see. Added Broadcaster HUD UI elements including active player info, in-game scoreboard/status, mini-map highlights player with satellite (Uplink), persistent weapon info, and objective information in First Person Mode.
    • Added functionality for broadcaster settings to be remembered between rounds.
    • Added a subtitle to the broadcaster scoreboard that displays the current Hardpoint’s timer; or the current round number in Capture the Flag, Search & Destroy, and Uplink.
    • The primary timer in the broadcaster scoreboard is now yellow once the bomb has been planted. Will switch to red when timer reaches 10 seconds.

eSports Settings Changes:

    • Search and Destroy Silent Plant = Enabled
    • Spectating POV = First Person Only
    • Battle Chatter = Disabled
    • Uplink Respawn Delay = 5 Seconds
    • Hardpoint Respawn Delay = 2.5 Seconds
    • Team Kill Penalty = None
    • Friendly Fire = Enabled
    • Explosive Delay = None

Ranked Play Updates:

    • Remove Join in Progress.
    • Turning on Skill Based Matchmaking.
    • Turning off friendly fire.
    • Fixed issue where the player wouldn’t lose division points from abandoning the match by using the system close application option.
    • Initialize disconnect penalty as soon as the match starts.
    • Utilize latest eSports rule set:
      • Primary Weapons – All Specials
      • Secondary Weapons – All Launchers
      • Attachments – Tracker, Grenade Launcher, Akimbo
      • Wildcards – Bombardier
      • Exo Ability – Ping
      • Exo Launcher – Tracking Drone, Explosive Drone
      • Scorestreaks – UAV, Orbital Care Package, System Hack
      • Scorestreaks Modules – Bombing Run Care Package Upgrade, XS1 Goliath Recon, and All Support Modules.

 

Game Mode Specific Updates (Note: Adjusted score amounts for various events and objective modes.)

    • Search & Destroy:
      • Fixed rare Search & Destroy Killcam issue.
      • [Broadcaster] Added various Search & Destroy UI improvements.
      • [Broadcaster] Fixed the bug where the “Target A” and “Target B” in-world icons wouldn’t disappear when the bomb was planted.
    • Capture the Flag:
      • Removed the text that duplicates the information presented by the flag icons.
      • Adjusted spawn logic in Capture the Flag to make it less likely for players to spawn near their own flag.
      • [Broadcaster] Added a timer that displays the time remaining until the flag automatically resets when the flag is on the ground.
    • Uplink:
      • [Broadcaster] Added various Uplink UI improvements.
      • Added distance limitation to passing the Satellite Drone in Uplink. This prevents the players from passing it across the entire map. Also adjusted the required throw angle.
      • Fixed spawn points issue in uplink.
    • Hardpoint:
      • [Broadcaster] Added various Hardpoint UI improvements.
      • Altered Spawn logic to prevent cluster spawning near the Hardpoint.
      • Fixed rare Hardpoint location disappearing issue in Private Match.
      • [Broadcaster] Adjusted so that the broadcaster will now see a “Defend” icon appear on the HUD when the spectated player is standing in the Hardpoint.
    • Momentum:
      • [Broadcaster] Changed the team scores to display a list of flags with the current state of the flags.
      • [Broadcaster] The objective bar now displays the current state of the contested flag, and displays a bar that illustrates the current capture progress.

Map Specific Updates

Note: Many of the following updates apply to all maps, and are directly improved based on the findings of our security team and via community response to exploits.

    • Fixed player out of world exploits throughout. [Applies to Exo Survival.]
    • Fixed Aerial Assault Drone and Recon Drone out of world exploits throughout.
    • Fixed rare spectate cam issue.
    • Fixed rare Tactical Insertion exploit in Infected.
    • Fixed Warbird out-of-bounds exploit.
    • Fixed various clipping issues with the Goliath.

Exo Survival Global Updates:

    • Fixed issues with the score number in the Exo survival after action report.
    • Fixed an issue where players would get “Share Package” medals using a partners Goliath Scorestreak.
    • Fixed automatic revive issues at the start of the next round.
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