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Call of Duty: Black Ops Patch 1.06 for PS3 now available

Treyarch released PS3 Patch 1.06 for Call of Duty: Black Ops today at 10am GMT (2am PST). Tsardom.net brings you the details of what is new in 1.06, including major changes to the Second Chance Perk which are sure to delight the majority of gamers.

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The details given in this piece are now supplemented by an additional, standalone article which presents the conclusions of Tsardom.net following testing of Patch 1.06. It can be found here: http://n4g.com/news/687011/...

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DoomeDx2643d ago

Jesus christ all these things should have been fixed before it got released!

JoeIsMad2643d ago

You really can't "Fix" the issues with the RC-XD or AK-74U without having an open beta, which would not really have been the best idea for keeping the details and hype up on this game. If it were released in Beta, it probably would have gotten a worse reputation for not looking as good, nor generally playing as well as Modern Warfare 2.

DoomeDx2643d ago (Edited 2643d ago )

Then tell me why old games like Perfect Dark, Unreal Tournament (1999 version), many old PS2 games, Killzone 3, Gears of war, etc etc had a perfect balance in weapons BEFORE it has been patched?

Treyarch / Infinity Ward really have to release a new CoD every 2 years, even it they cant make, they will just relly on patches

thereapersson2643d ago

I think you mean Killzone 2, which DID have a beta test program. Also, Gears of War 2 HAD a beta program, and Gears of War 3 will also have one.

Just a correction there.

DoomeDx2643d ago (Edited 2643d ago )

^True that. totally didnt think about that.

And yeah i meant killzone 2.
Killzone 3 had a bit of balancing issues with the guns. Which are being fixed now because it had a beta.

If only CoD did beta's..

Istanbull2643d ago

Does this update remove the laggy servers?

Apocwhen2643d ago

There are no servers other than those that process the matchmaking. Games are hosted using p2p crap. That's why 90% of hosted games suck, because not everyone has > 1mb upload connection.

ReBurn2643d ago (Edited 2643d ago )

wesley, those old PS2 games didn't always have perfect balance in their weapons before they were released. It's that people learned to live with the imbalances as a mechanic of the game, and we developed strategies that minimized the impact.

Also, when it came to shooters on the PS2 there wasn't exactly as much emphasis on the multiplayer aspects because multiplayer wasn't as prevalent. But even with local multiplayer, everyone was typically on a level playing field with access to the same levels of firepower.

kunit22c2642d ago

They also made it so when zombies hit you you don't get moved at all.. and if a zombie dies without you killing it it just respawns until you actually kill it.

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crimsonfox2643d ago

hell yeah release it at 2:30 in the morning

Call_me_Ishmael2643d ago

still lags like sh8,maybe its cause not everyone has the patch yet,ill give it another couple of days before tracking bugs.

marcindpol2643d ago

you can only play with clients that are already updated, track your bugs from now on...

TenSteps2643d ago

Hell yeah who's up for waiting for Patch 1.07

Calm Down Sunshine2643d ago

Once again...

People still playing this game...

Jezuz2643d ago

i play BO regularly but that picture.....that picture is epic

Buho2643d ago

LOL! I still play Black Ops but ONLY for zombies. I gave up on the competitive multi-player. Too frustrating(lag,hit detection,host advantage etc).

Anon19742642d ago

I haven't tried this online yet. I received the game at Christmas and had only played zombies splitscreen and tonight I finished the campaign.

Looks like I didn't miss anything in terms of online. I understand there were some issues that are now better. Good to know. I know with every single other Call of Duty release, for a good month or so after it launched there were all kinds of online problems - so this time I wasn't in much of a hurry to jump online. Looking forward to giving it a try, though.

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