Call of Duty Black Ops 4: October 16 Game Update Patch Notes

Treyarch has uploaded a new game update for Call of Duty Black Ops 4 as of October 16. The update is now live for the PS4, Xbox One, and PC versions of the game.

You can find the full patch notes for the October 16 update below. Most of the update’s contents are minor tweaks to existing game modes and playlists such as Blackout Quads and multiplayer. The PC version’s stability has also been vastly improved over what it was at launch.

Black Ops 4's October 16 game update is now live.

Black Ops 4 October 16 Patch Notes


  • General stability improvements and crash fixes.
  • The Featured playlist tiles for Multiplayer and Blackout have changed today. This is part of the regular rotation of Featured playlists – more details to come on how Featured playlists will work in Black Ops 4 in a separate update.


100-Player Duos

  • 100-Players Duos is now the Featured playlist for Blackout.

88-Player Quads

  • Quads playlist is now 88 maximum players. We’re continuing to update various game settings to ensure the best experience for all players across all platforms and modes.


Playlist Updates

  • TDM playlist now supports parties of 6 (was previously 5).
  • Featured playlist changed to Heist.

Custom Games

  • Custom Search and Destroy games will now correctly conclude after one team wins 6 rounds total, fixing an issue where custom games previously ended at round 7.


  • Addressed a crash caused by earning multiple Medals in a match.


  • Addressed a UI error caused by losing Internet connection in split screen.

PC Updates

Stability Improvements

  • Fixed a crash occurring during initial boot of the game for some users.
  • Addressed a crash when disconnecting from a Blackout match.
  • Fixed a crash occurring when managing multiple windows simultaneously in Blackout.
  • Corrected a crash when browsing unlockable Items.
  • Fixed crashes occurring when changing texture quality.
  • Corrected a performance issue when changing Clan tags.
  • Improved handling of “Out of Memory” errors.
  • Additional stability fixes listed in today’s update


  • Addressed an issue that caused Hellhounds to exhibit some very… un-doglike behavior in Zombies.


  • “Object View Distance” setting now properly renders objects further on “High” than on “Low” in Blackout.

The October 16 game update should automatically download the next time you boot up Black Ops 4. For more Black Ops 4 coverage, check out our guides on unlocking new Zombies and multiplayer characters in Blackout.