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Hefty Black Ops update for Xbox 360

New features detailed, bugs fixed.

Following the extensive PlayStation 3 update earlier this week, it's now the turn of the Xbox 360 version of Call of Duty: Black Ops to get patched up.

Title update 6, as detailed on the game's official forum, adds in a few minor new features, support for the impending First Strike DLC pack and fixes a number of glitches and exploits.

Here's the full-list of changes:

New Features:

  • New contracts added to the rotation.
  • Added optional pre-match timer for LAN / System-Link games.
  • Support for "First Strike" map pack. All First Strike maps will be available in every playlist on 2/1.

Issues Addressed:

  • Fix timing specific issue where the game can be put into slow motion.
  • Addressed "disconnected path" error when using the doors in Radiation after a host migration.
  • Fixed stability issues navigating lobbies after client on Split Screen Zombies quits out of a game.
  • Addressed issue/exploit when removing Counter Spy Plane effects with the Jammer.
  • Fixed a freeze when quickly loading maps one after another in private match.
  • Fixed issue where players get primary weapons in Second Chance.
  • Fixed "NEW" stamp not disappearing for Custom Slot 9 when highlighting the slot.
  • Removed water vision effect when respawning after dying in the acid pool in Radiation.
  • Several contract fixes.
  • Now allow players to connect to System Link Games even if they are not connected to LIVE.
  • Fixed crash when host migration occurred during a join-in-progress.
  • Fixed issue with players seeing incomplete Create a Class submenus when Party leader switches lobbies or kicks player.
  • Fixed in-game Friends List from opening when viewing then closing the playercard of a player in a lobby.
  • Addressed Zombies split screen issue where players sometimes get booted back in the lobby.
  • Replaced debug text appearing for some content in the in-game Store.
  • Fixed crash when attempting to watch a film or clip with 3 or more profiles signed in.
  • Fixed freeze while watching films and changing sign-in status using inactive profiles.
  • Fixed a freeze if a player opens the Xbox Guide while the match is ending and quits immediately as they arrive in the post-game lobby.

Gameplay Tuning:

  • Second Chance – players that put an enemy into Second Chance are now credited for a full kill once that enemy dies. If another player kills the enemy while the enemy is in Second Chance, they will get assist credit.
  • Adjustments to the PSG1 with attachments.
  • AK74U adjustments.
  • RCXD adjustments.
  • Silenced sniper rifle adjustments.
  • Removed hit markers when shooting friendly equipment.

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