Call of Duty: WWII – First update adds Discord support, features connectivity improvements & optimizations

Sledgehammer Games has released the first PC update for Call of Duty: WWII. According to the release notes, this update adds support for Discord, and comes with various connectivity improvements and optimizations.

Moreover, this patch fixes an issue where the FOV was being reset to 65 every time the user starts Multiplayer. It also resolves some FPS and hitching issues, and adds Ranked Play support for the upcoming Ranked Season in December.

Furthermore, this first PC update for Call of Duty: WWII brings general UI improvements, as well as leaderboard stability improvements and bug fixes to its MP mode. It also buffs and nerfs specific weapons, and fixes some issues that have been reported by its community.

Steam will auto-download this patch the next time you launch the client, and you can read its complete changelog below.

Call of Duty: WWII – First PC Update Release Notes:

GENERAL UPDATES:

  • Fixed an issue where the FOV was being reset to 65 every time the user starts Multiplayer
  • Resolved an issue where FPS is locked to 60 fps when using HDR on 60hz monitors in Windowed (No Border) mode
  • Fixed a hitching issue when using 144hz monitor in Windowed (Not Border) with Vsync & Freesync enabled
  • Ranked Play support added for the upcoming Ranked Season in December
  • Support added for Discord

COD:WWII MULTIPLAYER UPDATES:

  • Connectivity improvements and optimizations 
  • Leaderboard stability improvements and bug fixes
    – General UI improvements
  • Various issues with when the party leader disbands the party
  • Fixed various issues with parties following the party leader to the HQ
  • Fixed a rare issue where players are being booted from public lobbies
  • Fixed a host migration issue when the party leader exits the game via exit to desktop
  • Fixed issue with kill feed improperly displaying a user has changed their name
  • Addressed animation issue with Laughing Emote
  • Addressed glare issues with various Weapon Kits while SSR is set to High
  • Resolved issue with After Action Report not appearing after Gridiron and Capture the Flag matches
  • Addressed uncommon issue where HUD would only display for a single player in Hardcore DOM 
  • Espionage Basic Training – Reduced painted time from 10 seconds to 6. Made it so only bullet damage paints you
  • Addressed issue with Mastery challenges were number of challenges was displaying incorrectly making Challenges impossible to complete 
  • Fixed tank inversion and sensitivity setting for War tank controls

COD:WWII MULTIPLAYER WEAPON UPDATES:

BUFFs – 
– Walther Toggle Action Shotgun – damage increased at extremely close range
– Bren LMG – increased damage per shot
– LMG Bipod – Sped up ADS time when in bipod stance

NERFs – 
– BAR Rifle – decreased fire rate and widened hip fire spread
– STG44 Rifle – widened hip fire spread
– FG42 Rifle – increased recoil and widened hip fire spread
– Machine Pistol – decreased damage ranges

SNIPER CLASS – Fixed a bug with all Sniper Rifles zooming to exact center when aiming down the sights.

COD:WWII NAZI ZOMBIES UPDATES:

  • Fixed a crash with host migration while in a public zombies match
  • Addressed lighting/glare issues with Tesla gun in Zombies when SSR is enabled. 
  • Fixed Klaus pathing

UPCOMING FEATURES/FIXES: 

  • After players prestige once, “WELCOME TO THE HQ” quest pops pack up.
  • After finishing a game, classes with Heroic weapons get reset

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