New Patch Now Live on Xbox 360!
Modern Warfare 3′s patch 1.16 will go live on the Xbox 360 tomorrow (June 19), just in time for content drops 13-15 that arrive for premium Elite members the same day. The changelist for patch 1.16 includes most of the changes that were made with the PS3 patch 1.15 last week.
Among the latest changes made to the game with patch 1.16 on the Xbox are matchmaking improvements, game and weapons balancing, various bug fixes and the addition of Competition Mode to system link – which adds more and improved options for competitive local (LAN) games. More details on the new Competition Mode can be found here.
You will automatically be prompted to download the patch once you load the game and connect to Xbox Live.
Check out the full list of changes below:
-Added Competition Mode to System Link (LAN).
- Add telemetry for matchmaking for future improvements.
- NOTE: Matchmaking changes coming after patch with this new data.
- Multiple tweaks including reduced kick to bring it more in line with RSASS
- Dead man’s hand (Deathstreak)
- Reduced explosive radius apx. 25%.
- Blast Shield (Perk)
- Increase damage reduction for Blast Shield in hardcore modes.
Misc Bug Fixes:
-Fix for not all Domination defenses counting towards your “Defends” stat.
-Kill Confirmed – Update the player score before updating the team score.
-Fixed bug where the Blind Eye kill streak is taken from the player on round transition if earned from getting 8 kills.
-Fixed bug where the Blind Eye kill streak is taken from the player if earned within 5 seconds of spawning.
Infinity Ward also fixed the ”pipe glitch” in Foundation last Saturday according to a post on their FaceBook page.