Call Of Duty Black Ops 4’s new zom­bie themed event, Apoc­a­lypse Z is live and with it comes a new spe­cial­ist, new weapons, maps and game modes. Sticks and Stones comes to Black Ops 4 mul­ti­play­er and Alca­traz is back in Black Out.

Black Ops 4 Apocalypse Z Patch Notes

New con­tra­band tiers are avail­able with new cos­met­ics, emotes and weapons for play­ers to earn. Black Ops Pass own­ers get 3 new maps on top of all the cool free stuff that comes with this event. Check out the full patch notes below.

Sum­ma­ry

  • Mul­ti­play­er
    • Reaper now playable in Mul­ti­play­er, earn­able at Tier 1 in the Con­tra­band stream (PS4).
    • 3 Black Ops Pass maps added to rota­tion: Der Schat­ten, Rem­nant, and Havana (PS4).
    • Sticks and Stones game mode now in Fea­tured Playlists (PS4).
    • Map Pack Mosh­pit added to Fea­tured Playlists, includ­ing Der Schat­ten, Rem­nant, and Havana (PS4).
    • New weapon tun­ing for the Dae­mon 3XB.
    • Fea­tured playlist updates on all plat­forms.
  • Zom­bies
    • Alpha Omega” Zom­bies expe­ri­ence now avail­able for Black Ops Pass hold­ers (PS4).
    • New Perk: Blood Wolf Bite (PS4).
    • 2 Epic Elixirs added: Phoenix Up and Head Dra­ma (PS4).
    • New Black Ops 4 ver­sion of “Damned” music now plays in the lob­by (PS4).
    • Sup­port added for new Black Mar­ket weapons and new MKII Weapons (PS4).
  • Black­out
    • The Haunt­ing Fog” and “Alca­traz: Night­fall” map updates (PS4).
    • Quads Fog and Alca­traz Horde lim­it­ed-time modes (PS4).
    • Zom­bies Won­der Weapons now avail­able in the Mys­tery Box (PS4).
    • Out­fit Mis­sion added to unlock “The Num­bers” Out­fit for Reaper (PS4).
    • Zom­bies-themed music now plays dur­ing infil­tra­tion (PS4).
    • New Humil­i­a­tions now avail­able (PS4).
    • Fea­tured playlist updates on all plat­forms.
  • Glob­al
    • New Con­tra­band stream added to the Black Mar­ket, includ­ing “Wun­dergewehr 115” Koshka Mas­ter­craft at Tier 20 and earn­able Ultra Weapon Bribe at Tier 40 (PS4).
    • Reaver C86 auto-cross­bow and Argus shot­gun now avail­able in Reserves (PS4).
    • New weapon camos, MKII Weapons, Zom­bies-themed out­fits and more now avail­able in the Black Mar­ket (PS4).
    • Var­i­ous fix­es for Con­tracts in Mul­ti­play­er and Zom­bies.

PS4

MULTIPLAYER

  • Spe­cial­ists
    • Reaper
      • Reaper now avail­able in Mul­ti­play­er after being unlocked at Tier 1 in Con­tra­band.
      • Weapon: Scythe – High-dam­age machine gun with a fast fire rate and sup­press­ing sta­tus effect.
      • Equip­ment: Radar Shroud – Deploy­able jam­ming device that con­ceals an area from ene­mies’ mini-maps.
  • Black Ops Pass Maps
    • Der Schat­ten, Rem­nant, and Havana added to rota­tion for Black Ops Pass hold­ers.
  • Game Modes
    • Sticks and Stones
      • Now live in Fea­tured Playlists.
      • Free-for-all mode where play­ers only use cross­bows, Bal­lis­tic Knives, and Com­bat Axes.
      • Score vary­ing points by get­ting kills with cross­bows and Bal­lis­tic Knives.
      • Reset your enemy’s score to zero with a suc­cess­ful Com­bat Axe kill.
      • UAV peri­od­i­cal­ly sweeps, mark­ing the score leader with a gold dot on the mini-map.
  • Weapons
    • Reaver C86
      • Added Cre­ate-a-Class sup­port for the Reaver C86 auto-cross­bow.
    • Argus
      • Added Cre­ate-a-Class sup­port for the Argus shot­gun.

ZOMBIES

  • Alpha Omega”
    • New Zom­bies expe­ri­ence now avail­able for Black Ops Pass own­ers.
    • The Aether sto­ry con­tin­ues in a new expe­ri­ence tak­ing place in an over­run Bro­ken Arrow test­ing facil­i­ty in Neva­da, where both the Prim­is and Ultimis char­ac­ters are playable for the first time.
  • Perks
    • Blood Wolf Bite
      • New Perk now avail­able in Chaos and Aether maps.
      • Spawns a wolf com­pan­ion to fight along­side you.
      • Mod­i­fi­er: Wolf attacks have the chance to spawn a mini-Pow­er-up.
  • New Epic Elixirs
    • Phoenix Up
      • Revives all team­mates and allows them to keep their Perks.
    • Head Dra­ma
      • While active, any bul­let that hits a zom­bie counts as a head­shot.
  • Weapon Sup­port
    • Sup­port added for Reaver C86 auto-cross­bow, Argus shot­gun, and new MKII Weapons.

BLACKOUT

  • Map Updates
    • The Haunt­ing Fog”
      • An eerie fog has cov­ered the map, bring­ing with it blood-red waters, dead veg­e­ta­tion, new Wall Buys at the Asy­lum, signs of a vio­lent apoc­a­lypse through­out the map, and more.
      • Applies to Quads, Duos, and Solo match­es; heav­ier fog theme is exclu­sive to the Quads Fog lim­it­ed-time mode.
    • Alca­traz: Night­fall”
      • Night has fall­en across the entire island, along with a brood­ing storm in the dis­tance.
  • Lim­it­ed-Time Modes
    • Quads Fog
      • Tac­ti­cal lim­it­ed-time mode fea­tur­ing a thick­er fog than the stan­dard map.
    • Alca­traz Horde
      • Alca­traz lim­it­ed-time mode fea­tur­ing an increased horde of zom­bies over the entire island, along with new Hell­hound and Bru­tus ene­my types.
  • Won­der Weapons
    • Var­i­ous Zom­bies Won­der Weapons can now be reward­ed from Chaos Mys­tery Box­es and Zom­bies mini-boss­es.
  • Infil­tra­tion
    • Zom­bies-themed music now plays dur­ing infil­tra­tion in Black­out.
  • Zom­bies AI
    • Zom­bies can now destroy doors and attack play­er Equip­ment, includ­ing the Sen­try and Bar­ri­cade.
  • Out­fit Mis­sion
    • Reaper’s Out­fit Mis­sion now avail­able to unlock “The Num­bers” Spe­cial­ist camo.

GLOBAL

  • Black Mar­ket
    • New per­son­al­iza­tion items added to the Black Mar­ket: weapon camos, MKII Weapons, Dae­mon 3XB Mas­ter­craft, Zom­bies-themed out­fits, Weapon Charms, Death Effects, Ges­tures, Jump Pack, and more.
    • Reaver C86 auto-cross­bow and Argus shot­gun now avail­able in Reserves.

PS4 And Xbox One

MULTIPLAYER

  • Weapon Tun­ing
    • Dae­mon 3XB
      • Reduced 6-hit kill range by 5 meters.
      • Reduced 7-hit kill range by 6 meters.
  • Fea­tured Playlists (July 9–16)
    • PS4
      • Sticks and Stones
      • Map Pack Mosh­pit (fea­tur­ing Der Schat­ten, Rem­nant, and Havana)
      • Prop Hunt
      • Bolt-Action Bare­bones
      • Bare­bones Death­match Mosh­pit
    • Xbox One
      • Stock­pile
      • Prop Hunt
      • Bolt-Action Bare­bones
      • Bare­bones Death­match Mosh­pit
      • Endurance Chaos Mosh­pit

BLACKOUT

  • Fea­tured Playlists (July 9–16)
    • PS4
      • Alca­traz Horde
      • Quads Fog
      • Quads
      • Duos
      • Solo
    • Xbox One
      • Alca­traz
      • Hot Pur­suit
      • Quads
      • Duos
      • Solo

GLOBAL

  • Con­tracts
    • Addressed an issue where Con­tracts could shift slots, mak­ing it dif­fi­cult to select new Con­tracts.
    • Addressed an issue where Bare­bones playlists weren’t prop­er­ly track­ing progress toward the “Chal­lenger” Con­tract in Mul­ti­play­er.
    • Addressed an issue where the “Tick­et to Ride” Con­tract in Zom­bies would not prop­er­ly track the use of telepads.
    • Addressed an issue where play­ers would have to get a direct hit in order to progress the “Shot­gun Kills” Con­tract in Zom­bies.
    • Addressed an issue where Perks and bonus point Pow­er-ups that spawn from the Reign Drops Elixir did not count toward the “Pow­er Mas­ter” Con­tract in Zom­bies.
    • Closed an exploit where play­ers could com­plete the “Hoard­er” Con­tract in Zom­bies by drop­ping and pick­ing up weapons mul­ti­ple times.

PC

MULTIPLAYER

  • Fea­tured Playlists (July 9–11)
    • Quick­play
    • Stock­pile
    • Bolt-Action Bare­bones
    • Prop Hunt

BLACKOUT

  • Fea­tured Playlists (July 9–16)
    • Quick­play
    • Alca­traz Duos
    • Hot Pur­suit
    • Solo

Call Of Duty Black Ops 4 is avail­able now for the Playsta­tion 4, Xbox One and PC.