A new patch for Call of Duty: Ghosts has been released on all platforms. The patch’s notable additions is Free Fall is now available to everyone, and it’s added to the playlists.

A new patch for Wii U has also been released; patch notes are at the bottom.

Full patch notes:

New Features

    • Allow Free Fall to be available for everyone.
    • All challenges are now active operations at once.
    • Main Menu layout update.
    • Update to Gold Camo tracking. Now shows how many camos left to unlock Gold.
    • Added Hunted Free For All leaderboard.
    • Added Weapon Operations to the Operations menu.


    • Removed tracker sight exploit on Warhawk.


    • Prevents players from inappropriately modifying ‘kick’ messages.
    • Anti-cheat tool updates.


    • Made changes to Clan v Clan: Remove bomb timer sounds, and restrict Ghillie suit use.
    • Fix for not allowing people in an eSports system link game from viewing third person.
    • Fixes issue where CODCaster icon was erroneously showing up for remote players on a private match client machine.
    • Fixed issue that could cause a user to get booted for repeatedly changing classes during match.
    • Fixed issue where preset camera buttons were not working while the fullscreen map is up.

Additional Fixes

    • Fix to destroy planted explosives if they are placed on top of a care package and then care package is claimed before explosive.
    • Fix for players that switch teams to see correct colored notifications when their allies use kill streaks.
    • Fix KD history not updating in team matches that expire on time.
    • Fixed the title only displaying the first two characters of the user’s gamertag in a Private Match lobby when that user does not have the same map packs as host.
    • Fixed weapon information in Player Card to allow proper weapons to be seen in clan details.
    • Fixed minor graphical bug related to UI rendering.
    • Various bug fixes regarding non-active controllers following invites.
    • Fixed a thermal sight issues that could allow the user to skip the raise animation.
    • Fix for player “Time Played” category overlapping text.
    • Fixing issues where guest accounts can open the leaderboards menu.
    • Fixed an issue where the challenge “Sponge III” was not tracking as expected.
    • Fixed an issue where the XP points popup showed for kills in killcams.
    • Fixed issue where monthly/all time filters didn’t work for the squads leaderboards.
    • Fixed rare instance where player is unable to call out a killstreak or care package after earning.
    • Added the ability to retain intel challenges for an extra life using Resilience.


    • Casual mode added to Local and Solo matches – limited achievements available and no leaderboard posting.
    • Hardcore Mode added to Local, Solo, and Custom Matches for Point of Contact and Nightfall.
    • Numerous fixes to Nightfall.
    • Reduced the radius for Explosive Ammo.
    • Fixed a cash exploit while dropping money.
    • Fixed a bad location on Nightfall for one of the Stay in the Marked Area challenges.
    • Nightfall now properly tracks “Mission’s Completed” on the Player Card.
    • Point of Contact and Nightfall Leaderboards now both properly track Platinum, Gold, Silver, and Bronze.  The columns were reversed in previous TUs.


PC Specific Update

In addition to the Title Update.

    • P2P auth improvements.
    • Fix for false positive VAC ban message when Steam servers are non-responsive or if the user’s VAC status cannot be determined.

Xbox One Specific Update

In addition to the Title Update.

    • Added LAN support.
    • Kinect voice command fix for selecting game modes.
    • Fixed incorrect messaging that could occur for local parties.

Xbox 360 Specific Update

In addition to the Title Update.

    • Console bans now display an error message at login.
    • Fixed issue where game host wouldn’t receive an error message after not disabling party chat.

Wii U Specific Update


  • Free Fall multiplayer map is now available and added to various playlists


  • Fixed an issue where the Squad Reports Screen would occasionally hang on a black screen.
  • Fix for a rare bots crash.
  • Improved operations functionality.

Additional Fixes

  • Fix for broken operations – playing a ranked game will restore operations
  • Fixed an issue where throwing a tactical grenade could cause the player to switch weapons
  • Fixed a Lobby Migration issue that would force the Create a Soldier screen to close
  • Fix to keep the Grenade Cook Timer from becoming difficult to see
  • Fixed an inconsistency in the presentation of profile names when switching controllers
  • Fixed an issue that could occur at the start of a Safeguard match where the friends list would become inaccessible
  • Fixed an issue where the scoreboard on the Wii U GamePad would not automatically re-open after changing Loadouts
  • Fix for Leaderboards no longer updating properly after a disc eject
  • Fixed a stuck spot that could be entered while crouching near an overturned table (Siege)
  • Fixed issue that would occur when having hardline as last perk with specialist.
  • Added no enemy callouts to incog perk description.
  • Fixed an issue where connecting to a Squads game could potentially see the buttons/title for an incorrect Squad mode.
  • Fixed incorrect indexing of perks with squads that had defined loadouts.
  • Fixed splitscreen UI bug where the dom capture bar would be in the way of the reticle.
  • Fix to validate reticle type even when switching sights.
  • Fix for sound issue when seeker explodes.
  • Fix for final escape being broken by player jumping off cliff after nuke activation.
  • Fix for drill disappearing when grabbing the drill after using SOFLAM.
  • Fixed unlimited weapon glitch in first contact.
  • Various additional fixes

SOURCE: Call of Duty

  • MrJDGuns1

    In the Uk at least this patch has not come through on PS4.

  • Does anyone know when these patches launch? It’s not available on PS4 yet as far as I know.

    • Steve French

      I have it on ps3

  • Vortex VsG

    The hardware window on warhawk was blocked with a piece of tin metal so you can’t see through it.

  • Oriole5

    This is what upsets me about Call of Duty Ghosts. There have been numerous new features and updates to enhance the gaming experience such as having all challenges active at one time. What bothers me is that these should be features that needed to be fixed soon after launch, not 4 months. I am glad they are making these changes, but lowering camo challenges and boosting challenge xp a long time after launch is annoying. They are benefiting the players, but solutions need to come much faster.

    • SharpShooter

      are people still playing Ghosts?

      • Xecho

        ABout 56k yesterday on PS4
        And like 500k? I think last time I played PS3 lower than that 200k? Dunno haven’t played PS3 in such a long time.

        • Spas Tik

          Not correct. After the map pack dropped I saw it spike at 177k on ps3 while ps4 had about 70k. So a total of 257k between both. At the same time black ops2 had about 304k playing a year and a half old game. All you infinity Ward fan boys still think infinity ward is the more popular game?

          • Spas Tik

            Sorry total of 247k. Mistyped. Anyway, ghosts, in a non dlc weeken is around 70k on ps3 and 50k on ps4. Bo2 regularly has more people playing it STILL than ghosts. The same was true of black ops 1. More people played that than mw3, while mw3 was out.

          • c_dub7296

            I don’t care what has more gamers on. Treyarch makes terrible games… I thought black ops 1 was the worst cod game ever then they managed to make it even worse with black ops 2. A bunch of little kids play those games cause zombies and stuff, it’s straight trash

          • You have got to be kidding me, BO1 worst??????

          • Aldo

            Those figures don’t tell you what game mode they’re playing. Everyone knows Zombies is incredibly popular which is why so many people are playing “a year and a half old game”.

          • Berenost

            constant failures like BO 1&2, MW2&3, and ghosts is why i wish WaW wasn’t a hacker filled douche fest. i miss that game so much. :'(

          • PsychOutGaming

            IW isnt a game

          • Spas Tik

            We’re you bright enough to understand my point? Or are you just baffled and unable to decipher the point?

  • AcePhoenix007

    The famous/infamous quote, “Remember – no Russian”.

    • Dubzyyy

      Since Ghosts is campy as F*ck it should be: “Remember – No Rushin’

      • AcePhoenix007


  • So, uh…nothing about that wall breach on white out?

    Alright, cool. Ya know, it doesn’t make hundreds of infected players rage everyday.
    Let alone when this one kid couldn’t get in cause his friend was in the way, and he literally screamed and cried.



      • K.E.M

        LMAO U A HOMO

      • 3ARC FTW

        Who the hell is this retard?

    • Josh

      They will probably add blocks to it like they did on infected spots on MW3 killing you if you attempt to get into the spot.

  • Bmeowmix

    Would rather have had something useful like gameplay balance, but this works too I guess…

    • TheTruth

      its the gameplay which makes the COD series addtivtive, Ghosts failed on this point as its just not additicitve! the instant deaths and unable to run and gun ruined the game.

      • Xecho


      • RUN ‘N GUNNAR

        i run ‘n gun ‘n i get some decent kills

  • PandaMan

    Did I preorder Ghosts for no reason when I could have just waited a few months for Free Fall?

    • Edwin Cortez

      Well pre-ordering doesn’t cost more money, so you basically didn’t lose anything. You had 4 month in advance to play the bonus map, and seriously you pre-ordered just for the bonus map?

      • PandaMan

        Same reason I did it for Black Ops 2. I was going to buy the game anyway, but I thought that it was an exclusive thing, just like what Treyaech did with Nuketown. It’s an incentive for preordering, they should keep them to preorders as an exclusive item.

    • Psychomaggot105

      It’s a terrible map. Should never been in the game.

      • PandaMan

        I completely agree but still…

        • Psychomaggot105

          Oh I completely agree on you guys are saying. If they ever do that with the spectrum camo I would be po’d.

          • PandaMan

            Is it bad that I’m trying to find that on e-bay? Lol

          • Psychomaggot105

            Luckily I got it for preordering it.


        and i remember that in the freefall map video they thought it was going to be a fan favorite lol

  • I didn’t get the patch today at all when I went on the PS4.



    • K.E.M

      They did…
      it’s called shut up and leave.

      • MichiganerE

        Then I’m going with hi

    • MichiganerE

      If your leaving Ghosts, then you’re sure as hell taking me with! Let’s go to the beautiful world of Treyarch! ….and maybe Sledgehammer as well…

  • galaxygraber

    Is it just me, or is double XP active right now? I seem to be getting it, and I wasn’t aware of any XP events. I play on Xbox 360 by the way.

    • K.E.M

      It is,for some though.

    • MazeMatik

      If you logged in Call of Duty Elite at least once since january 1st 2014 then you get 2 hours of Double XP in Ghosts.

      Call of Duty Elite was shutdown last friday so the Double XP bonus is to thank fans from using it during the last 2-3 years.

  • Xecho

    PS4 must be getting it next month >.>

  • James K

    Fixed an issue where the XP points popup showed for kills in killcams.

    That was a bug? I liked it.

    • Xecho



      its was annoying most of the time

  • Matt

    Makarov kind of looks like Harper from a distance

  • thebulky1cometh


    After downloading the onslaught DLC for PS4, it has basically bricked my game. I am now unable to play despite two very long sessions with Sony customer help. I am getting all kinds of disc read errors. Has anyone else experienced this?

    • Aldo

      I had something similar on XboxOne where the game loaded to the point of seeing the Ghosts face, then the screen went black and basically crashed. I took the game back thinking it was the disc (I didn’t tell them my daughter had taken it out the machine and was messing around with it!). Anyway, same thing happened with the new one so Xbox support told me to unplug the power cord from the back of the machine for 2 minutes and then plug it back in. It’s worked ever since!

      • thebulky1cometh

        Thanks for the attempt at help, but yesterday I spent a 3rd session with Sony support and the guy basically told me that the only thing left to do was contact Activision…but Activision doesn’t list a phone number and their “support chat” was down yesterday afternoon/evening so basically I’m stuck with a $60 drink coaster unless I somehow get ahold of Activision.

  • LunatikToon

    Great update, the operations update was probably the best as now every game counts for every operation “a bit late, but better than never”. Also keeping track of gold camos etc just the little things make the game better



  • SoulTaker

    They really need to add the connection bars again…

  • Mike


  • heat

    I have the ps4 I did get the update. Miami.fl

  • Danielle Nicole

    Can we maybe nerf some guns in an update, like seriously, I.W. slacking so much, i havent even had half of these issues lol, and who cares about private matches. Nerf some guns now, come on, its long overdue

    • Aldo

      Which ones? If they’re doing anything to the weapons it should be a buff for most of the shotguns!

      • Danielle Nicole

        Hmmm, honey badger OP,maverick is like a one shot assault rifle,the riot shield class needs a few things done, to much to go into detail,and really i think thats it…its not call of duty though anymore anyways,its Camp of Duty.. ive just learned to deal with it now, but its so sad how the community has dropped,when you start running into the same players daily on COD you know the community is dead lol,and oh yea, the shotguns need to be patched, the fact that,you can one shot someone across the map with the bulldog on HC TDM is iNSANE LOL..oh well, infinity ward has failed

  • Dmv soldier

    Ghost got the award for most camping game out the cod series