Call of Duty: Ghost’s Patch Brings Next-Gen Technology to Virtual Dog Fur and More

on December 1, 2013 3:20 PM

While we were distracted by Call of Duty: Ghost‘s gameplay, gun battles, female character, explosions and death tolls we may have been too distracted to notice Riley the dog when played on PC was looking a little peakish; he just didn’t look himself.

Thanks to Infinity Ward, now Riley will have the silky smooth fur all the dogs in the yard envies, for he has been patched on PC to receive’s next-gen fur; but that’s not all the patch entails, for there are fixes for the PS3 and PS4 versions as well.

The patch will cover the following:

Title Update: PC

Performance:

  • Improved framerate performance when traversing moving platforms.
  • Improved latency for AMD graphics cards.
  • Improved performance issues caused by spamming.
  • Improved shader warming and level load performance.

Stability:

  • Fixed crash in CODeSports play.
  • Fixed spawn crash for specific maps/modes.
  • Improved usability of broadcaster HUD.
  • Additional animations added for broadcaster mode.
  • Improved steam friends functionality.
  • Fixed smoke flickering and graphical corruption within blurred area of dual render scope.
  • Re-enabled fur and smoke DLLs from nVidia.

Additional Fixes:

  • Fixed a variety of map specific spawn issues .
  • Fixed lobby migration closing the create a class screen.
  • Fixed not showing attachments and weapon camo for players while in private match lobby.
  • Fixed dog’s extended kill not showing properly in final killcam.
  • Fixed loadouts appearing restricted if a restricted perk was selected in specialist strike package even though specialist wasn’t equipped.
  • Fixed split screen UI issue that could potentially leave player in a bad state.
  • Fixed issue when selecting store from squads.
  • Fix to remember spectator team when switching to freecam in broadcaster mode.
  • Fixed issue with loading into specific maps with ghost mask equipped.

Title Update: PS3

Performance

  • Improved performance issues caused by spamming.

Stability

  • Fixed crash in CODeSports play.
  • Fixed spawn crash for specific maps/modes.

Additional Fixes

  • Fixed a variety of map specific spawn issues .
  • Fixed lobby migration closing the create a class screen.
  • Fixed not showing attachments and weapon camo for players while in private match lobby.
  • Fixed dog’s extended kill not showing properly in final killcam.
  • Fixed loadouts appearing restricted if a restricted perk was selected in specialist strike package even though specialist wasn’t equipped.
  • Fixed split screen UI issue that could potentially leave player in a bad state.
  • Fixed issue when selecting store from squads.
  • Fix to remember spectator team when switching to freecam in broadcaster mode.
  • Fixed issue with loading into specific maps with ghost mask equipped Fixed a few map specific spawn issues.
Title Update: PS4Performance

  • Improved performance issues caused by spamming.

Stability

  • Fixed crash in CODeSports play.
  • Fixed spawn crash for specific maps/modes.

Additional Fixes

  • Fixed a variety of map specific spawn issues .
  • Fixed lobby migration closing the create a class screen.
  • Fixed not showing attachments and weapon camo for players while in private match lobby.
  • Fixed dog’s extended kill not showing properly in final killcam.
  • Fixed loadouts appearing restricted if a restricted perk was selected in specialist strike package even though specialist wasn’t equipped.
  • Fixed split screen UI issue that could potentially leave player in a bad state.
  • Fixed issue when selecting store from squads.
  • Fix to remember spectator team when switching to freecam in broadcaster mode.
  • Fixed issue with loading into specific maps with ghost mask equipped.
 /  Staff Writer
Former genius and a woman of mystery and power, whose power is exceeded only by her mystery, Dana Abercrombie has been playing video games since birth (yes birth...we did say "genius"). Despite her secret desire of wanting to give it all up to become a gorgeous billionaire, Dana is most passionate about video games and films often times getting in many heated debates resulting in being thrown out of many gatherings. Despite having a degree in English AND Journalism (multi-tasking FTW!) from the University at Albany-SUNY, she is currently interested in perusing a degree at Yale Law School, because one should never give up on a dream of becoming a gorgeous billionaire...and knowing how to sue someone as a result of those heated debates
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