Call of Duty: Black Ops Black Ops Patch 1.08 Live on Xbox 360

Published on April 28th, 2011 | by CodCom

Black Ops Patch 1.08 Live on Xbox 360

Today patch 1.08 for Black Ops went live on the Xbox 360 and there will be a ton of changes happening after you update your game. If you’re Xbox 360 isn’t updating, David Vonderhaar got you covered:

.@ taught me this nice trick to force a download. System Settings -> Memory. Select the HDD. Hit “Y” to clear cache. Presto.
David Vonderhaar

First and foremost, there will be support for the Escalation map pack. There have been some security updates. The sniper rifles received additional tuning (once again) and then there is something a lot of you have waited for. The addition of a “Competition” Barebones playlist. The pro gamers will love this playlist as this will give them the opportunity to prepare for some of the major competitions such as MLG and ECL.

Sorry David Vonderhaar and Fwiz, had to steal this video so I could embed it. You can find the original here.

Other than those changes, here is a list of all the changes:

  • 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.

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