New Call of Duty: Ghosts patch available now on all platforms, adds Reinforce mode and more, changelog revealed

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Infinity Ward has just released a brand new patch for Call of Duty: Ghosts. The update is now live across all platforms and as per the details revealed in the patch notes it introduces updates to spawn logic, weapon balance, killstreak balance.

Call of Duty: GhostsIn addition to this, the update adds new mode: Reinforce, fixes for numerous bugs/glitch and lot more. You can read the full changelog below.

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.

Xbox One Specific Update

In addition to the Title Update.

  • Fixed issue that allowed access to friends list in offline menus.

PlayStation 4 Specific Update

In addition to the Title Update.

  • Fixed the Out of Memory 12 issue.
  • Fixed issue with 2nd controller being unable to join a different Clan after accepting a Clan invitation.