Yes­ter­day, Black Ops 4 saw an update across all plat­forms, with PS4 own­ers hav­ing access to a new event. Xbox One and PC play­ers saw a con­sole spe­cif­ic update as well, but it’s only for Zom­bies. Black­out got some much need sta­bil­i­ty fix­es.

The spe­cial event, Bar­bar­ians, fea­tures a new 25 lev­els of loot Tiers. These tiers con­tain the usu­al cos­met­ic items and the lat­est weapon, the KAP 45 full-auto pis­tol. Bar­bar­ians is specif­i­cal­ly for PS4 play­ers.

Black Ops 4 Update — January 22, 2019

Spe­cif­ic to PS4 only:


  • Spe­cial Event
    • Bar­bar­ians Spe­cial Event added to the Black Mar­ket.
    • 25 new Tiers of loot to earn, avail­able in the Spe­cial Event stream below the exist­ing Oper­a­tion Absolute Zero stream.
    • Rewards include new Out­fits, Ges­tures, Call­ing Cards, Reac­tive Camo, and KAP 45 full-auto pis­tol. 

Spe­cif­ic to Xbox One and PC only:


  • Gauntlets
    • Unsink­able” Gaunt­let live in Voy­age of Despair.
    • 30 rounds of chal­lenges with unique rules for each round.
    • Play­ers earn medals and tiered rewards for com­plet­ing rounds 10, 20, and 30, as well as an addi­tion­al reward for com­plet­ing round 30 with­out fail­ing a round.
    • Play­ers are issued a Strike by fail­ing a round, with the game end­ing after three Strikes.
    • All match­es are timed for com­pet­i­tive speed-run sup­port.
  • New Elixirs
    • Perk Up (Epic): Gain 4 addi­tion­al ran­dom Perks that are not in your load­out.
    • Refresh Mint (Epic): Refresh­es the cooldowns for Equip­ment, Perks, and Spe­cial Weapons for your entire team.
    • Con­fla­gra­tion Liq­ui­da­tion (Epic): Spawn a Bon­fire Sale pow­er-up. 

Live now on con­soles:


  • Loot­ing Inter­face (con­soles)
    • Addressed issues where play­ers could lose the abil­i­ty to use the direc­tion­al pad to scroll to items until clos­ing and re-open­ing a Stash.
    • Addressed issues where play­ers could lose the abil­i­ty to change tabs after pick­ing up items from a Stash.
  • Sta­bil­i­ty
    • Fixed rare crash­es that could occur when inter­act­ing with items and Stash­es.

Live now on all plat­forms:


  • Fea­tured Playlists
    • Chaos Dom­i­na­tion added as Fea­tured Playlist.
      • 3-sec­ond zone cap­ture time.
      • Round score lim­it increased from 100 to 150.
      • Game score lim­it increased from 200 to 300.
      • 6v6 (up to 12 play­ers).
    • Team Tac­ti­cal Mosh­pit, Mer­ce­nary Death­match Mosh­pit, Mer­ce­nary Hard­core Mosh­pit, and Mer­ce­nary Cap­ture Mosh­pit added to Fea­tured cat­e­go­ry.
  • Maps
    • Ele­va­tion and Mada­gas­car added back to reg­u­lar Core and Hard­core map rota­tion for Black Ops Pass hold­ers.
  • Spe­cial­ists
    • Crash
      • Resolved an issue with play­ers being unable to obtain ammo from Crash’s Assault Pack after dying.
  • Sta­bil­i­ty
    • Imple­ment­ed var­i­ous crash fix­es.
  • Mis­cel­la­neous
    • Closed an exploit that allowed play­ers to get a full Equip­ment charge by switch­ing class­es.


  • Sta­bil­i­ty
    • Fixed a crash that could occur when the play­er had Mule Kick from using the Perk Up Elixir when com­plet­ing round 14 in “Unsink­able”.
  • Mis­cel­la­neous
    • Clas­si­fied
      • Closed exploits that allowed play­ers to jump into var­i­ous exploitable areas.

Source: Red­dit