Call of Duty: Black Ops – Title Update 8 (4/28/11)

call of duty black ops title update 8

Looks like Call of Duty: Black Ops has gotten another title update in anticipation of the Escalation Map Pack DLC that comes out next week. Here’s a rundown of everything that was updated.

    (Title Update 8)

  • • Support for Escalation Map Pack (Releasing 5/3/11)
  • • Security Updates.
  • • Addition of banner-style Message of the Day on the MP Main Menu.
  • • Addition of Hardcore FFA and TDM for Combat Training.
  • • Additional sniper rifle tuning changes.
  • • Addition of “Competition” Barebones playlist.
  • • Replaced RPG with Grim Reaper in Gun Game Wager Match.
  • • Prevent automatic weapons from jamming if the player is feathering the fire button on “Default Alt”, “Tactical Flipped” or “Nom4d Flipped”.
  • • Fine-tuned napalm and bombing-run damage indoors.
  • • Prevented rare invulnerability issue.
  • • Additional game mode timer options for Custom Games.
  • • Fixed a minor out of map exploit in Grid.
  • • General Killcam and death-cam improvements.
  • • Improved Auto-Assign reliability in Private Match.
  • • Addressed an infinite “joining session in progress” screen under very specific timing conditions.
  • • Demolition bombs can no longer explode and be defused at the same time.
  • • Spy play now activates in One in the Chamber in all cases.
  • • The “Sprint Kills” challenge for Steady Aim perk now rewards the player with the correct number of kills.
  • • Contracts purchased but not yet expired no longer count as expired when viewing a friend’s player card.
  • • Addressed a rare issue where a hacked camera spike would not function properly if the hacker also had a camera spike that was destroyed.
  • • Recording a clip with the speed mode for 2 cameras set to .1 will no longer increase in speed when switching perspectives back and forth.
  • • Improvements to Zipline functionality when viewed in Theater mode.
  • • Settings from custom games are all cleared and no longer carry over from one custom match to another.
  • • Improvements to map voting reliability in lobbies.
  • • Nova gas will now affect players that are standing over their tactical insertion.
  • • Hardcore players who kill another teammate in last stand now lose the proper amount of points.
  • • Players can no longer transfer emblems/backgrounds from Combat Training to Player Match.
  • • Player is no longer able to use a primary weapon in Second Chance (rare, specific instance).
  • • Improvements to “Community” filters.