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New patch update (version 1.05) for Infinite Warfare now live on PS4/XB1/PC

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A new patch update for Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare (version 1.05) is now live on PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC. The patch is a 1.3GB download on PS4 and Xbox One, and a 800MB download on PC.

PATCH NOTES:

General Updates:

New patch notes: 

  • Fixed an issue to make sure the appropriate win/loss is given if the match ends before the forfeit timer finishes.
  • Fixed several map exploits on the following maps: Skydock, Precinct, Frost, Genesis, Crusher, Terminal, Retaliation, Mayday, Throwback, Scorch, Grounded, Frontier
  • Fixed an issue where Mission Team challenge progress would not display properly in round based modes.
  • Fix for Warfighter ‘Ping’ Trait Challenge.
  • Hardcore: Score popup is now shown in the HUD. Selected killstreaks are now shown in the HUD
  • Fixed issues with the Nuke killstreak in round based modes.
  • Fixed an issue where joining a match in progress and losing would end your win streak.
  • Fixed an issue with force spawning users without a loadout selected in Custom matches.
  • End of match combat now occurs in Uplink. Scoring is disabled once the match timer hits 0.
  • Various winner’s circle updates and bug fixes.
  • Infected updates: XP Updates – Survivors can earn more score / XP on kills. All Infected players now earn assist point whenever a Survivor is killed. Slowed down the Infected move speed slightly. Infected now have a red electric effect to better distinguish them from normal Synaptics. More weapons will be added in a future update, we promise they are coming!
  • Fixed an issue to make sure the appropriate win/loss is given if the match ends before the forfeit timer finishes.

Original Patch Notes:

  • Notification for the “latest” calling cards from drops
  • Fix to Taunt menu selection and audio queues
  • Fix for Orion Initiative Mission Team Commander congratulations call out after ranking up
  • Fix for accessories not remaining equipped after leaving menu
  • Joining a game in-progress and then losing no longer ends your win streak
  • Adjusted overlap of text in Calling Card and Emblem menus
  • The “Good Citizen” Medal is now correctly awarded to the player who owned the package, not the one who picked it up
  • Fix for being awarded Scrap Assist points after dealing damage to a friendly Shock Sentry
  • Fix for one of the Synaptic Taunts not appearing correctly
  • Adjustment to the Banshee ammo counter animation
  • Added ricochet to the Epic Oni variant, Kaiken
  • Fixed a bug where an error would occur after calling in a UAV
  • Fixed a bug when holding a weapon and gesturing
  • Fix for players being given Missions for Rigs that are not currently unlocked
  • Fixed a bug where the Banshee – Siren wasn’t having an impact on other players after being damaged
  • Fix for the HUD Uplink satellite drone icon not showing which team controls the drone while in splitscreen
  • Fixed a timing bug where a turret would linger on a dead target before proceeding to target another enemy
  • Fixed an issue where a player would get the wrong mission in a match
  • Fixed a freeze issue when attempting to access the Store
  • Fixed a bug where splitscreen users were unable to change their team or role in custom games
  • Fix for a bug on Frontier where shadows would flicker in the hallway in splitscreen
  • Adjusted the killcam when a player is killed by a Bio Spike on Frontier
  • Fixes to map exploits across various maps
  • Added function to allow the user to rotate a weapon in the Loadout select menu
  • Fixed a bug that would kick a player to the Main Menu when using the Steel Dragon Payload
  • Fixed a bug for secondary controllers for users in splitscreen
  • Fixed crash that would occur after map restarts
  • Fix for users seeing repeat Rig videos
  • Removed “Connecting to Matchmaking Service” text in Loadout menu after searching for a Public Match
  • Fixed an issue in splitscreen where both users would be kicked from the Loadout Menu if scrolling through it at the same time
  • Fixed a bug where users were able to temporarily gain access to locked Loadout slots
  • Fixed a bug in splitscreen where a user who enters Prestige would see red on the screen and would cause the player to lose Create A Class functionality, revealing placeholder icons
  • Adjusted the death camera from penetrating into corpses on the map
  • Fixed a bug on Genesis where the Vulture could get stuck inside of buildings
  • Fixed a bug where bots would hover around the position of a dropped flag by the opposing team in CTF
  • Fix for various overlapping texts in some menus
  • Fixed a bug to ensure the location map for deploying Bombardment and Scorcher streaks wouldn’t be cut off when in splitscreen
  • Fix for the cook timer being visually offset in splitscreen
  • Fixed a bug for hipfire spread with the DMC-8 Epitaph
  • Fixed an error message and/or infinite loading screen after buying the Season Pass (only specific languages)
  • Fix for possible stat loss when signing into the same PSN account on multiple consoles
  • Fixed an issue the reticles on the DMR-1 Spectacle variant are scoped causing the reticles to overlap the edges of sight in-game
  • Luitween Error fix – please let us know if you still experience this and where
  • Various lobby merging lobby fixes
  • Splitscreen players will now be awarded Keys and Mission Team Rank
  • Fixed a bug in the Quartermaster screen that would cause hitching after opening a drop
  • Moved Gender Voice Option to Rig Appearance Menu

Zombies in Spaceland:

  • Potential Luitween Error fix – please let us know if you still experience this in Zombies!
  • Further work to ensure AFK players don’t stay in the game and continue to matchmaking
  • The Headcutter damage exploit vs. Alien has been balanced
  • Adjustment to pause menu visuals during splitscreen

Xbox One Specific:

  • Fix for muting players via “View Gamercard” option
  • Fixed hitching on Xbox while in a Private Party
  • Fixed a rare audio related crash
  • Fixed a bug where the title doesn’t transition into an active Zombies Custom Match that has been paused
  • Fixed an issue where a player would be kicked from SnD for properly configured voice settings if the controller disconnects

PC Specifc:

  • Fixed an issue where users with long usernames would overflow out of the boundaries of the match loading screen
  • Fixed a bug where a user could exceed the 10 point Loadout limit
  • Fixed a bug where special characters in a username would cause stuttering for other players
  • Fixed the keybind option for Taunts in Winner’s Circle
  • Fix for a framerate hitch that causes audio issues when a player progresses from one level to the next in SP
  • Added mouse support to the lobby member slide feature
  • Fixed a bug when text and voice communications were set to “block”, text communications were still displayed
  • Fixed a bug where the game stop responding if a player switched from windowed to full screen
  • Fixed a bug where multiple keybinds are getting unbound if a player uses the Copy Keys from mode to mode
  • Fixed an issue where PC buttons will briefly display the old help buttons when disabling a gamepad

COD CASTER/CWL:

  • Fix to 3rd person spectator showing zoomed in winner’s circle
  • Add a sync intermission countdown with the host in CODCaster
  • Adjustments to team colors/logos in CODCaster
  • Fix for menus in CODCaster while in splitscreen
  • Removing ricochet tracers for energy weapons in CWL
  • Fixed a bug where changes to Team Settings in CODCaster would be reflected in the previous game’s match summary
  • Added a “Follow Drone Camera” feature to CODCaster where the drone will be followed when thrown by the spectated player
  • Fixed a bug where the Objective Status in the Display Settings is set to “on”, the screen would display red for allies and enemies
  • Payload rate changes: Disable Payload charge over time. Adjust Payload Score modifiers for each mode to balance Payload earn rates from score actions
  • Support for MLG.tv

SOURCE: Infinity Ward

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How much are COD Points? How to buy, price, how to spend & more

COD Points are the currency of Call of Duty. Here’s a guide on their price, how you can buy them, where to spend them, and what you can buy.

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COD Points have become an integral part of Call of Duty games as they can buy some great items for you to show off. So here’s a quick guide to tell you how much points cost, how you can buy them, where you can spend them, and what you can get.

The gaming landscape has changed over the years with the incorporation of microtransactions and live-gaming services. Many games offer extra content – with cosmetics being a big proponent of this. Call of Duty offers its own huge palette of extra goodies you can add to your game and requires COD Points to do so.

So with our detailed guide today we’re going to run through the basics of COD Points to help you understand them, tell you what they do, and more.

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What is the price of COD Points?

There are different amounts and bundles you can opt for when buying COD Points that are tailored to different needs.

Some players just need to top up their account with a few hundred points to get the latest bundle. Whereas some need a big restock with the intention of spending many points. The more points you want, the bigger the discounts grow.

Here are the different prices for the various COD Points bundles:

  • 200 COD Points for $1.99
  • 500 COD Points for $4.99
  • 1,000 (+100 Bonus) COD Points for $9.99
  • 2,000 (+400 Bonus) COD Points for $19.99
  • 4,000 (+1,000 Bonus) COD Points for $39.99
  • 7,000 (+2,500 Bonus) COD Points for $74.99
  • 10,000 (+3,000 Bonus) COD Points for $99.99

How do I buy COD Points?

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You can be very flexible with how you buy COD Points as there are a few different ways to do so. To make sure you’re buying them for the right platform, just double-check with our guide on transferring COD Points across platforms.

These are the various ways you can procure COD Points.

Official website

This method is only for PC players.

A quick visit to the Battle.net shop will take you to the aforementioned COD Points bundles, and you can take your pick.

PlayStation Store

This method is only for PlayStation players.

Head to the PlayStation Store either on your PS4, PS5, or on the Official website and you’ll find the same selection of COD Points bundles.

You will be able to purchase them using money or PSN credit.

Xbox Microsoft Store

This method is only for Xbox players.

Head to the Microsoft Store either on your Xbox One, Xbox Series X, Xbox Series S, or on the Official website and you’ll find the same selection of COD Points bundles.

You will be able to purchase them using money or Xbox Gift cards.

Retailers

Online or select physical retailers will have copious amounts of COD Points vouchers and gift cards for you to purchase. There will be no difference between official sales and retails sales as they will all sell the same bundles.

Where do I spend my COD Points?

Now that you have a nice bundle of COD Points, where do you actually go to spend them? Well, the answer is rather simple: head to the in-game store for the game you’re playing, browse, and buy.

That’s it.

What can I buy with COD Points?

Call of Duty’s currency is used to primarily buy two things: the Battle Pass for the current season and Bundles containing a variety of items.

Battle Pass

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A Battle Pass is a paid Tier system that allows regular players to earn dozens of extra rewards and cosmetics for essentially playing the game.

Black Ops Cold War and Warzone are currently in Season Two of their respective lifecycles at the moment. Both titles are currently running in tandem with each other and share the same Battle Pass.

It features 100 Tiers for players to smash their way through the course of Season 2, and if players are committed enough, they can actually earn enough COD Points, through leveling up the pass, to get the next one for free.

You can buy the Cold War & Warzone Season 2 Battle Pass via a couple of different methods:

Bundles

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The other main content you can buy is a wide range of Bundles and Operator Bundles. These special bundles vary in price, and each comes with its own unique items.

The collectibles you can expect to find are Calling Cards, Emblems, Operator Skins, Weapon Blueprints, Weapon Charms, and more.

For a full look at every bundle in Black Ops Cold War and Warzone, be sure to check out our detailed guide.

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5 best Call of Duty games ever ranked: Full tier list

We’ve gone through every single Call of Duty game ever and created a full tier list of them all, and then ranked our top 5 as well.

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We’ve taken the difficult task of sifting through every CoD game ever, and not only are we compiling a full tier list of every game, but we are ranking our top five as well.

It’s been nearly 20 years since Call of Duty released in 2003 and what a journey it has been. The franchise has explored many different eras in history and undergone countless changes. However, when you release so many games, some are bound to become lost, and some become legendary.

So it’s time to dig through a history of Call of Duty games to assign them our verdict and then select the absolute cream of the crop – and rank them.

Also, check out our 10 best guns in Black Ops Cold War: Weapon Tier List

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Call of Duty: Best games tier list

So many factors have gone into the decision-making process here such as the game’s respective campaigns, multiplayer, side modes, themes, guns, and a lot more. With all this in mind, we were able to grade each game.

Here is our Official tier list of all of Black Ops Cold War’s weapons:

  • S-Tier: CoD 4: Modern Warfare, CoD: World at War, CoD: Modern Warfare 2, CoD: Black Ops, CoD: Modern Warfare (2019)
  • A-Tier: CoD: Classic, CoD: Modern Warfare 3, CoD: Black Ops 2
  • B-Tier: CoD 2, CoD 3, CoD: Advanced Warfare, CoD: Black Ops 3, CoD: Black Ops 4, CoD: Black Ops Cold War
  • C-Tier: CoD: Ghosts, CoD: Infinite Warfare, CoD: WW2

Just to explain the system, our S-Tier games are the must-have, must-have played CoD titles, the A-Tier are superb CoD games that were just missing a certain something, B-Tier games are decent CoD games with some redeeming qualities, and C-Tier Call of Duty games just didn’t cut it for us.

Ranking the Best Call of Duty games of all time

5. Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2019

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Modern Warfare yet again redefined the Call of Duty franchise, giving players one of the most polished and detailed Call of Duty titles ever created. It encompassed all that had made the series great to this point and made it feel as crisp as ever.

The campaign reintroduced classic characters, interspersed with memorable new ones, and a new storyline. The fresh but familiar feeling was sprinkled with an unsettling terrorist attack in Picadilly Circus, fights through a burning mine, and other horrifying scenes.

For multiplayer, animations were fine-tuned and weapons were overhauled to feel powerful in the hands of every player. We got exhilarating new modes such as Cyber Attack and even got the return of the much-loved Spec Ops Mode.

In March of 2020, Activision released Modern Warfare’s Warzone mode, a 150 player battle royale – which was an instant hit. It since become one of the premier experiences for battle royale with Warzone now well into its second season.

4. Call of Duty: World At War

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With the evolution of the Call of Duty engine during the development of CoD 4: Modern Warfare, Treyarch had the opportunity to make the most detailed World War 2 shooter experience yet. The first three Call of Duty games are rather unheralded compared to anything post CoD 4, but World at War restored that feeling and improved on it.

World At War delivered a chilling ride across the Pacific Theatre and Russian front. Gore mechanics made the game feel visceral and real, making the experience much more intense and realistic. The game’s fabulous campaign crescendos into an incredible final stretch, storming the Reichstag.

The multiplayer was a great extension of the new formula the series had discovered and transferred all those properties to World at War. The most incredible aspect of World at War though has to be the sleeper-hit, now must-have feature, Nazi Zombies.

The addition of Nacht Der Untoten, a post-campaign mini-game, revolutionized the multiplayer experience even more. The mode received three more maps through DLC and has been continued in every Treyarch Call of Duty game since.

3. Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2

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Needless to say, the anticipation and excitement of a Modern Warfare sequel reached unprecedented heights. The follow-up more than surpassed expectations by delivering another jaw-dropping campaign featuring iconic figures like Captain Price, Commander Shepard, Ghost, and a playable Soap. The game become notorious for its “No Russian” mission and other controversial moments.

The multiplayer formula was in full-swing now and Modern Warfare 2 introduced a brand new set of 15 selectable killstreak rewards – including the game-changing nuke. Maps like Terminal and Rust would go onto be celebrated in CoD folklore, and the era of the 360 no-scope was born.

If all this wasn’t enough, we also got “Special Ops”, a mode for 1-2 players that recreated and expanded upon many scenarios from the first two Modern Warfare games, and challenged the players to get maximum stars.

2. Call of Duty: Black Ops

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Instead of doing a direct sequel to World at War like Infinity Ward was doing with Modern Warfare, Treyarch slapped on a new title: “Black Ops”.

In order to bring a unique experience, they set their first Black Ops game during the Vietnam era. In the Campaign, players would be part of an elite squad working alongside the CIA in covert operations around the globe. We got the historic “What do the numbers mean?” and the return of fan-favorite Viktor Reznov – played by Gary Oldman.

Zombies delivered another round, or 100, of intense undead-killing action, and introduced another new concept to the series in the form of Dead Ops. A top-down, arcade twin-stick shooter with power-ups, up to 4 players, and hours of fun.

The multiplayer front continued to deliver months of unforgettable action with a litany of unmistakable maps: including one of the most divisive maps in Call of Duty history – Nuketown.

1. Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare

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The game that started it all and began a revolution in the first-person shooter industry. After years of companies generally churning out different variations of World War games, Infinity Ward ripped up the playbook and started from scratch with a hot new take on the modern-day conflict.

The campaign was one spellbinding encounter after another taking the player on a violent journey of death, destruction, and even nuclear devastation. The one-two salvo of All Ghillied Up and One Shot, One Kill is as good as two missions come in an FPS game, and it all culminates in breathtaking fashion.

Even more remarkable than Soap’s fruit-killing skills is the way in which Infinity Ward single-handedly reshaped online multiplayer as we know it. Seamlessly blending together class systems, satisfying weaponry, all-time great maps, and more.

The game would cement Call of Duty as one of the most successful video game franchises in history and is still hotter than ever thanks to Black Ops Cold War and Warzone.


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Every Call of Duty creator code: Streamers, pros, more

Call of Duty’s Support a Creator program allows players to support their favorite content creators and pros, so here’s every code you can use.

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Activision is enabling fans to support their favorite Call of Duty pro players and content creators with the ‘Support a Creator’ program, so here’s everyone you can support through the Store.

With some of the biggest names in gaming playing and promoting Call of Duty, Activision has launched the ‘Support a Creator’ program. Here, CDL pro players, streamers, and YouTubers receive a cut of the profits made from purchases in the Call of Duty Store.

Across Modern Warfare, Warzone, and Black Ops Cold War, these creators and pros will receive $5 for every 10,000 CoD Points spent with their code inputted.

How to use CoD Support a Creator code

To support your favorite Call of Duty content creator or pro, you need to enter their code in the Store.

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After purchasing CoD Points, make sure you have inputted one of the creator codes below before purchasing any bundles from the Store.

To select a creator to support:

  1. Launch Modern Warfare, Warzone, or Black Ops Cold War
  2. Navigate to the Store tab
  3. Select “Support a Creator”
  4. Input one of the creator codes below
  5. Purchase a Bundle or Battle Pass with your CoD Points
  6. Your selected creator or pro will now receive a portion of the profits from your purchase

These codes will expire after two weeks, so make sure to double-check you have a code inputted before making a purchase.

And as a reminder, enter these creator codes in all caps.

Twitch and YouTuber creator codes

The Support a Creator program was released in August 2020, and as it continues to develop, more and more creators are receiving codes.

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Here are the creator codes for some of the biggest and most recognizable names in Call of Duty:

  • FaZe Swagg: “SWAGG”
  • TimTheTatman: “TIMTHETATMAN”
  • TeeP: “TEEP”
  • Spratt: “SPRATT”
  • Symfuhny: “SYM”
  • NuFo: “NUFO”
  • NoisyButters: “BUTTERS”
  • ShawnJGaming: “SHAWNJ”
  • Vikkstar123: “VIKK”
  • Michi: “MICHI”
  • GoldGloveTV: “GOLDGLOVE”
  • NICKMERCS: “MFAM”
  • Drfit0r: “DRIFT0R”
  • JackFrags: “JACKFRAGS”
  • MarleyThirteen: “MARLEY”
  • CouRage: “COURAGE”
  • Chaos: “CHAOS”
  • HusKerrs: “HUSKERRS”
  • PrestigeIsKey: “PRESTIGE”
  • KRNG Espresso: “ESPRESSO”
  • Tejbz: “TEJBZ”

Call of Duty League players creator codes

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A selection of “all-star” CDL pros have received creator codes. With the program continuing to develop, expect more players to be added as the 2021 Season develops.

Here is a list of the 2020 and 2021 Season’s CDL pro players creator codes:

  • aBeZy: “ABEZY”
  • Apathy: “APATHY”
  • Arcitys: “ARCITYS”
  • Attach: “ATTACH”
  • Blazt: “BLAZT”
  • Crimsix: “CRIM”
  • Cammy: “CAMMY”
  • Cellium: “CELLIUM”
  • Clayser: “CLAY”
  • CleanX: “CLEANX”
  • Dashy: “DASHY”
  • Denz: “DENZ”
  • Enable: “ENABLE”
  • Envoy: “ENVOY”
  • FormaL: “FORMAL”
  • GodRX: “GODRX”
  • Huke: “HUKE”
  • iLLeY: “ILLEY”
  • KiSMET: “KISMET”
  • Kuavo: “KUAVO”
  • Mack: “MACK”
  • Methodz: “METHODZ”
  • Octane: “OCTANE”
  • Scump: “SCUMP”
  • Seany: “SEANY”
  • Shotzzy: “SHOTZZY”
  • SiLLY: “SILLY”
  • Simp: “SIMP”
  • Skrapz: “SKRAPZ”
  • Skyz: “SKYZ”
  • SlasheR: “SLASHER”
  • Vivid: “VIVID”
  • Owakening: “WAKE”
  • Wuskin: “WUSKIN”
  • ZooMaa: “ZOOMAA”

If you have a creator code and aren’t included here, please Tweet us @CharlieINTEL, and we’ll be delighted to add you to this list.

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