Call of Duty: Modern Warfare - Patch Notes


December 11, 2019


  • General Fixes
    • Fix for the R9-0 Smoothebore not appearing correctly in-game
    • Fix for the “Smooth Dominator” not appearing correctly in-game
    • Fix for the “Heat Cycle” weapon not appearing correctly in-game
    • Fix for a bug where equipping the “Old Wounds” LMG could cause an error, kicking players out of the menu
    • Operator challenge descriptions have been updated to indicate that a specific Operator must be equipped in order to complete the challenge
    • If you reached a new rank while in the middle of a match and perform the criteria to complete a challenge you just unlocked, progress would not show in the UI until you entered a new match. We’ve done some backend work to help improve this.
    • Fix for Objective 2 of Mara’s Operator Mission showing a placeholder name ‘Desert Work’ for the reward
    • Fix for Wyatt’s Calling Card appearing with the incorrect rarity
    • Fix for the Cluster Strike’s missiles getting stuck on surfaces without detonating and playing looping audio the remainder of the match
    • Fix for exploits in Special Operations: Survival


December 10, 2019


    • Gunfight: OSP (replaces Gunfight)
    • Infected (replaces Reinforce)
    • New Ground War map, Aniyah Palace
  • Hardcore Additions:
    • FFA
    • NVG Moshpit (TDM, Kill Confirmed, Headquarters, Domination)
    • Shoot House 24/7 (TDM, Kill Confirmed, Headquarters, Domination)


December 6, 2019


    • Shoot House 24/7 is back! (replaces Crash 24/7)
    • Removed night maps from Hardcore modes
    • Added Docks back into Gunfight map rotation
    • Added Grazna Raid and Arklov Peak to Hardcore TDM
    • Added Arklov Peak to Hardcore Headquarters
    • When attempting to view weapon details of a weapon in the Missions tab, players will be kicked back to the main menu. This has been fixed.
    • Fix for the cargo ship clipping through the playable area on Docks
    • In some cases, players were not able to see or shoot down an opposing team’s Counter UAV. This has been fixed
    • Fix for the VTOL audio persisting after being shot down
    • Fix for a crash that could occur while prone and firing the AK-47 with a launcher and the Fully Loaded perk equipped
    • Fix for the “Jack Frosty” and “Old Wounds” world model appearing differently than the Armory/Gunsmith models
    • Special Operations: “Just Reward” – Fix for the HVT truck crashing into portions of the map
    • Special Operations: Survival – Fix for the respawn flare not working as intended


November 25, 2019

  • Update
    • WHAT’S NEW
      • Allowing up to 4-player parties in Gun Game
      • Moving FFA to the Filter menu
      • Fixing join in progress for FFA to prevent finding late-progress matches
      • Turning off spawn cameras for Headquarters and Hardpoint
      • Removed infils for both teams when loading into Piccadilly, Search and Destroy
      • Fix for a bug where the thermal optic on the PP19 Bizon would appear white while ADS
      • Fix for the E.O.D. perk not allowing players to hack claymores in FFA
      • Fix for various boosting and out of bounds exploits
      • Fix for laser sights becoming misaligned on the P90 and MP5
      • Special Operations: Minor adjustment to difficulty


November 19, 2019

  • Update
    • General
      • Special Operations: Fix for an issue where a player would see no objective after retrying a mission after spectating (Operation Paladin)
      • CDL: Fix for rulesets in Search and Destroy where Field Upgrades were disabled
      • Ground War: 
        • Fixed a bug that could cause the filter on the respawn selection screen to stay on screen when spawning back in
        • Fix for an issue where the Select Loadout screen would keep reappearing after already selecting a loadout and attempting to spawn back in
      • Fix for an exploit where players could duplicate their killstreaks (“Fix for various exploits”)
      • Fix for the “Blue V” Optic challenge not displaying the proper text description
      • Fix misspelling of “trophy” 
    • Missions/Challenges: 
      • The follow challenges have been fixed: 
      • “Infiltrator” 
      • “Warrior’s Code” 
      • “Aggression”
      • “Dominator” 
      • “Munitions” 
      • Officer progression “Launch Destroys” 
      • Officer progression “Heartbreaker” 
      • Officer progression “”Precision Airstrike” 
      • Officer progression: “Karma” 
      • Officer progression “Close and Personal”
    • Weapons:
      • AUG
        • Increasing close range damage
        • Increasing mid damage range and reduced chest multiplier
      • 725
        • Small reduction to base weapon damage range
        • Significantly reduced the damage range added by attachments
        • Small hips pread increase
        • Reduced effective damage at the hip
      • Model 680: Slight reduction of damage range with all range extending attachments


November 15th, 2019

  • PC Title Update
    • Fixes to prevent stuttering/hitching during cutscenes; if you still experience this, please let us know
    • Overall stability improvements, including a fix for Dev Error 6178


November 2, 2019

  • Title Update
    • More fixes to prevent crashes and improve stability across all platforms
    • Battlechatter has been removed from tactical, one-life modes
    • APCs and Tanks in Ground War no longer award points towards a nuke
    • Fix for charms affecting weapon performance when firing from the hip
    • Claymores: Stun grenades can now force claymores into a disabled state for 3 seconds
    • Footsteps: Adjustments to tame the 3rd person footsteps. They will now filter out based on occlusion more.
    • Fix to an issue where Tac Inserts could cause players to spawn out of bounds
    • Fix for the gold camo not unlocking on the .357
  • Playlist Update
    • NVG Realism (TDM only)
    • Ground War
    • Gunfight
    • Kill Confirmed
    • FFA    


October 28, 2019

  • Title Update
    • Fix for a Special Ops Achievement that was not unlocking after completing all missions
    • 3rd person footsteps are now silent while the Dead Silence Field Upgrade is active
    • Hardpoint: Adjustments to the hill rotations and locations on Arklov Peak, Azhir Cave, Hackney Yard, Rammaza, and St. Petrograd


October 27, 2019

  • Playlist Update
    • Cyber Attack is now in the Quick Play Filter
    • 10v10 TDM and 10v010 Dom now have their own option in the Quick Play Filter


October 26, 2019

  • Playlist Update
    • Adding 64 player count Ground War on Quarry
    • A fix for being unable to revive in HC Cyber Attack
    • Defcon timer is now 45 seconds


October 25, 2019

  • Playlist Update
    • Adding FFA
    • Turning on Ground War
    • Removing 10v10 Domination from Aniyah
  • Title Update
    • Backend fixes to help prevent against crashing across all platforms – if you experience a crash, please let us know
    • Fix for a bug where players could earn more points when shooting specific vehicles while having Pointman equipped
    • Improved ADS while using weapons without scopes on Xbox
    • In some instances, some players were not able to complete the Highway mission due to an exfil bug
    • Fix for the “Best of the Best” challenge not tracking progress
    • Fix for the “Elite Sniper” challenge not displaying the correct description
    • Fix for various camos not unlocking during progression
    • Fix for the unlock criteria for the “Double Cross” reticle not progressing past 4
    • Fix for the description and requirements needed to unlock some optic scopes in Gunsmith
    • Fix for an exploit in Gunsmith when using mouse and keyboard
  • PC Specific
    • Dev Error 6065: We’re currently working on a fix for this and appreciate your patience. Lowering your graphics settings can help in the meantime.
    • Dev Error 6165: Players encountering this issue should try a ‘Scan and Repair’ through the application. If this isn’t successful, a full reinstall might fix the issue.
    • Unable to access graphics options: We're actively working on a fix for this, but removing the player folder in Documents -> Call of Duty: Modern Warfare might help resolve until a fix is deployed. If this doesn't work for you, please let us know.
    • RTX not working: To be able to enable RTX, you'll need to have an RTX compatible card and Win10 1809 and above. Please make sure you update Windows and your video card drivers.