We are only on Tuesday and we already have another patch & update heading your way! It should already be available for all of you on PC, XB1, and PS4, but the content will be different depending on the platform.
On top of those basics, we have some teasers below for new Zombies content coming next week and The Replacer has just dropped into Blackout.
Read on below for the full details about this update or head to the source here: https://www.reddit.com/r/CODZombies/comments/b30uet/march_19_update_ancient_evil_arrives_march_26_on...
Black Ops 4 - Community Update
“Ancient Evil” Arrives March 26 on PS4
The chilling next chapter of the Black Ops 4 Zombies saga unfolds next week on PS4 with “Ancient Evil”, the final Chaos story experience of the current Zombies season. We’ve got much more to share over the next week, with the world premiere of the gameplay trailer just around the corner.
And just in case you missed this morning’s teaser... Delphi awaits.
Shamrock & Awe Event (Xbox One/PC)
Shamrock & Awe continues on PS4 and arrives today on Xbox One and PC, bringing free seasonal content to Multiplayer, Blackout, and Zombies!
These limited-time updates include St. Patrick’s Stockpile in Multiplayer, Hardcore Mode along with the Homunculus Leprechauns and his Pot-o-Gold in Blackout, green-eyed zombies that come with their own new seasonal Easter Egg in Zombies, and free personalization items for logging in during the event.
Enjoy these seasonal in-game goodies during the month of March as we prepare for our next major game update on March 26, including all-new experiences in Multiplayer, Blackout, and Zombies.
Playlist & Blackout Updates on PC
We’ve also made some updates across all modes today on PC as a result of player feedback:
Multiplayer: We’ve heard the PC community’s feedback on the new Deathmatch Moshpit playlist, and we’ve split it back out into separate Team Deathmatch and Kill Confirmed playlists with today’s Game Settings update.
Blackout: We’ve reduced the number of players required to auto-start Quads, Duos, and Solo matches from 100 to 80 for faster match start times.
Zombies: As we prepare for the upcoming release of “Ancient Evil”, we’ve temporarily removed the "New Map" playlist on PC, which was previously for “Dead of the Night”. This map will still be playable in the “Chaos” playlist moving forward.
Read on below for today’s updates:
Shamrock & Awe Event now live in Multiplayer, Blackout, and Zombies (Xbox & PC)
Cha-Ching and Secret Santa melee range adjustments
Pause/play fix in Theater Mode
St. Patrick’s Stockpile added as Featured Playlist (Xbox One/PC)
Stockpile added as Featured Playlist (PS4)
Mercenary Objective Moshpit, Hardcore Moshpit, One in the Chamber, and Domination added to the Featured category (consoles)
Mercenary Objective Moshpit, Hardcore Moshpit, One in the Chamber, and Objective Moshpit added to the Featured category (PC)
Deathmatch Moshpit playlist split into separate TDM and Kill Confirmed playlists on PC
Hardcore Mode added as Featured Playlist (Xbox One/PC)
Homunculus Leprechaun, Pot-o-Gold, and seasonal Easter Egg added (Xbox One/PC)
Contraband Stashes featuring KAP 45, Rampage, and Switchblade X9 (Xbox One/PC)
Muscle Car and SUV added to Solos, Duos, and Quads (Xbox One/PC)
Reduced the number of players required to auto-start Quads, Duos, and Solo matches on PC from 100 to 80 for faster match start times
Hot Pursuit continues on all platforms
“Hellcatraz” Gauntlet added (Xbox One/PC)
Green-eyed zombies and new seasonal Easter Egg added (Xbox One/PC)
Temporarily removed the "New Map" playlist on PC to prepare for the release of “Ancient Evil”
Stability fix for “Dead of the Night”
Melee range for Cha-Ching and Secret Santa weapons adjusted to match the range of the Combat Knife.
Reinstated proper pause/play functionality in Theater.
Featured category updated:
Mercenary Objective Moshpit
One in the Chamber
Domination (Xbox One/PS4), Objective Moshpit (PC)
Shamrock & Awe
Addressed an issue that allowed players to activate the Shamrock & Awe Easter Egg multiple times in a match.
Addressed an issue that prevented the rainbow from appearing when the Shamrock & Awe Easter Egg is available in an area.
Hot Pursuit continues on all platforms.
Dead of the Night
Fixed a crash that could occur during the Stake Knife Quest.
Shamrock & Awe Event now live in Multiplayer, Blackout, and Zombies.
Players can visit the Black Market to collect their free St. Patrick’s Day Gesture & Calling Card.
Shamrock & Awe Event
St. Patrick’s Stockpile
Carry your banked enemy shamrocks to the nearest pot of gold to score points and claim victory for your team in this limited-time game mode.
Hardcore added as Featured Playlist.
Quads version of Blackout with no HUD, armor, vehicles, or zombies.
No mini-map, player information, team information, compass, player count, or killfeed.
Quick Equip Menu disabled.
Med Kits are the only available healing items (no Trauma Kits or Bandages).
A fleet of helicopters drops flares overhead to inform players of each new circle location.
Contraband Stashes allow access to the latest weapons: Rampage shotgun, Switchblade X9 SMG, and KAP 45 auto-pistol.
Muscle Car & SUV
Muscle Car and SUV now available in Solos, Duos, and Quads, without their special abilities exclusive to Hot Pursuit.
Shamrock & Awe Event
St. Patrick’s-themed map updates, including additional loot available in Pot-o-Gold Stashes, Homunculus Leprechaun hoards, and in Mystery Boxes at the end of the rainbow.
Take on 30 rounds of new challenges as the Primis crew in “Blood of the Dead” for rewards at Tiers 10, 20, and 30.
Shamrock & Awe Event
Green-eyed zombies and a new seasonal Easter Egg now live in Classic Chaos story maps.
Split the Deathmatch Moshpit back out into separate Team Deathmatch and Kill Confirmed playlists.
Objective Moshpit added to Featured category this week.
Reduced the number of players required to auto-start Blackout Quads, Duos, and Solo matches from 100 to 80 for faster match start times.
“New Map” Playlist
Temporarily removed the "New Map" playlist for Zombies, which was previously “Dead of the Night”.
This playlist will return on PC once “Ancient Evil” has been released for Black Ops Pass holders.
“Dead of the Night” can still be played in the “Chaos” playlist.