Call of Duty 4 Patch coming soon

Call of Duty 4 Patch coming soon

Published On December 14, 2007 | By Console Monster | News

Infinity Ward have revealed a Christmas surprise that we have all been waiting for. They have announced that they are currently working on a title update and some changes to the current Playlists for the Xbox 360 edition and expect it to be released later this month.

See below for the expected changes.

Multiplayer Playlist Changes:

The multiplayer Playlists in Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare are always evolving based on community feedback and stats we track behind the scenes. We’re focused on constantly keeping the game fresh and tweaking it based on your feedback, so expect the following Playlist changes to be hitting soon:

Team Deathmatch
Map Added to Rotation: Showdown – now available in map rotation.
Mercenary Team Deathmatch
Brand New Playlists: No Clans / Parties allowed.
Players who don’t want to be matchmade with clans (or people in parties) can team up with fellow lone wolves and play some TDM.
Free-for-All
Map Added to Rotation: Showdown – now available in map rotation.
Score Limit Change: 100 Points
Domination
Map Added to Rotation: Ambush – now available in map rotation.
Map Added to Rotation: Bloc- now available in map rotation.
Map Added to Rotation: Pipeline – now available in map rotation.
Ground War
No changes.
Sabotage
Map Added to Rotation: Showdown – now available in map rotation.
Headquarters
Map Added to Rotation: Ambush – now available in map rotation.
Map Added to Rotation: Bloc- now available in map rotation.
Map Added to Rotation: Pipeline – now available in map rotation.
Search and Destroy
Map Added to Rotation: Showdown – now available in map rotation.
Team Tactical
Map Added to Rotation: Ambush – now available in map rotation.
Map Added to Rotation: Bloc- now available in map rotation.
Map Added to Rotation: Pipeline – now available in map rotation.
Hardcore Team Deathmatch
Brand New Playlist: 100% Hardcore Team Deathmatch Only
No longer switched between Hardcore Search and Destroy and Hardcore Team Deathmatch
Map Added to Rotation: Showdown – now available in map rotation.
Hardcore Search and Destroy
Brand New Playlist: 100% Hardcore Search and Destroy Only
No longer switched between Hardcore Search and Destroy and Hardcore Team Deathmatch
Map Added to Rotation: Showdown – now available in map rotation.
Old School
Rule Set Change: Free-for-All Only w/ Old School Rules
Increased Health (slightly)
No Health Re-gen
Score Limit Change: 100 points
Map Added to Rotation: Showdown – now available in map rotation.
Cage Match
Rule Set Change: No Longer Old School Mode
1 v 1: Normal Rules
Map Added to Rotation: Countdown – now available in map rotation
Map Added to Rotation: District – now available in map rotation
Oldcore
Playlist Removed
Team Objective
Playlist Removed
All gametypes included now available individually.

Upcoming Patch Updates (Separate from above Playlist changes):

Addition of Host Migration
If Host of lobby leaves, all players will be deposited back to the lobby where next best host will be selected before new game restarts. Players will no longer be kicked out of game entirely.
Improved Network Performance For Larger Games
18 player games now require more bandwidth to host, resulting in smoother performance for players.
Optimized Server Selection for First Match
Server selection is now optimized to select best bandwidth servers associated by LSP.
Updated Spectator “Chase Cam”
Change Spectator Mode: Switch between First Person and Third Person.
360 Degree rotation around character you’re spectating.
Fixed “Playlist Older Than Host” Error
Player will no longer get error when entering games.
Optimized Corrupt Create-a-Class Handling
Players will no longer be kicked from game when their create-a-class data is corrupted.
Added Kill Cam To Everything
Kill Cam view Added: Air Strike Bombs (Follows bomb from plane to target)
Kill Cam view Added: Grenades (Follows frag from hand to ground, then rotates to view target)
Kill Cam view Added: RPGs (Follows RPG from launch to target)
Kill Cam view Added: M203 Rounds (Follows round from launcher to target)
Kill Cam view Added: Claymores (Views from behind claymore until explosion)
Kill Cam view Added: C4 Packs (View from pack rotating to watch target)
Kill Cam view Added: Martyrdom (View from grenade rotating to watch target)
Optimized Old School Experience
Added Unlimited Sprint
Doubled Magazine Size
Added Ragdoll Cam
Additional Start Spawn Locations in All Maps
Added a minimum of 9 extra start spawns on each side of all maps.
Optimized Sniper Rifle / ACOG Scope Accuracy
Sniper Rifles and ACOG scope accuracy improved due to fix.
Fixed Weapon Sprint Bug
Bug which gave players more sprint when using particular weapons.

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