Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare for Xbox 360/PS3 Updated, But Issues Persist

Some players say the update is causing their game to freeze.

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The Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 version of Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare have been updated with several fixes and improvements, developer Sledgehammer Games has announced.

The patch Fixes marksman and camo challenges to not reset when you Prestige, issues with Ping Bar not updating correctly, adjustment to challenges to unlock camos for weapons, and adds the ability to unlock eSports Rule options in Private Match. Most importantly, it fixes an issues that caused players to spawn in spectator mode when they tried to join a match.

However, several users are reporting that since downloading the patch, their game freezes while joining or at the end of multiplayer matches, especially on PS3.

Sledgehammer also explained that its update development process is to submit and verify changes on current gen systems first, and then apply those changes to prior generation as quickly as possible.

Last week, Advanced Warfare publisher Activision announced that the game is the "biggest entertainment launch" of 2014, outpacing all other games and even movies released this year so far.

Have you experienced more issues with the game since the most recent update? Let us know in the comments below.

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JayDub143

I am experiencing these problems on the original xbox 360, at first it would say my disc is unreadable at the main menu of the game... which is almost impossible sense the game has been in the console sense i bought it, tried the game a few days later and it works up until the point when it is trying to join a game then it freezes my whole console... definitely not trying to buy the game again...

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ripulikeisari

I have to force shutdown my ps3 atleast 4 times a day because of this game, lobbies are lagging and people are jumping out of maps and shooting other players from the sky.

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ComputerTodd

After an online round, entering the armory or create a class.... FREEZES my PS3!

Almost EVERY TIME!

It's making me crazy!

I've uninstalled the game data, shut it off. Tried again, no luck!

It didn't even ask or try to install the new patch.... ******Is this located somewhere else???*****

I thought it may have been over heating, but nooo

I tried my other PS3... same thing!

WTF!


I've read to try to reset all my classes, and to use a default class first....then create your custom classes...

i'm not feeling strong about the idea.... but it's worth a shot.


I have the downloaded version, so its not a disc problem.

I do play often and my PS3 is on for hours at a time, but it's in the basement with a cooling system (fans) around it.


Ideas?! or similar problems anybody?!


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ChuckBW

Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare for PS3, brand new; Installed update, Game is freezing and having disc read errors continually. Cant even play the piece of garbage.

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RichStiffler88

I purchased the game online when it first came out, and its been freezing up at the end of the multi-player matches as long as I've had it. Therefore losing all my points and on a good day that's in between 20 - 30 kills with nothing to show for it. Im so fricking fed up with this shite. I pray to God there's a patch soon.

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RichStiffler88

I purchased the game online when it first came out, and its been freezing up at the end of the multi-player matches as long as I've had it. Which means i have to restart my ps3 every time, therefore losing all my points and on a good day that's in between 20 - 30 kills. Im so fricking fed up with this shite. I pray to God there's a patch soon.

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Hacks-NoSkill

So since most the honest players are gone, I have to ask, why are the hackers overrunning this game and nothing is being done about it? DEVs avoid this question and complaint like the plague! Oh, its because they give you guys the most money, because they want to hurry up and see who the best hack is. There has been a major issue with that mostly when MW3 was out. Yea, I'm sure I could put anything in an update too and people would buy it. Every post I ask about the hacks I never get a straight answer. Oh, anyone who defends them by commenting stuff to this is clearly one of them. All you have to do is get online and play and its obvious who they are! Example, yesterday I was playing momentum and I got knifed from about 5 feet away, REALLY? I would be surprised if I actually saw something being done! THANKS FOR NOTHING DEVs!

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Hacks-NoSkill

Why don't you do anything about the hackers? They have over run COD mostly since MW3. Example: invisible for S&D MW3. Do you DEVs even realize you lost a lot of honest players? Wait you don't care, you just care about the money, and since hackers are mainly the ones who play now, you support them, don't you? We want answers! All of you who defend the hackers, well we know you are one of them!

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Hacks-NoSkill

When are you going to actually do something about the hackers? Oh, wait they spend the most money on it so in other words, you support them. You just say you are working on it? Hackers overrun this game, so you have lost a lot of honest players, but who's going to listen to a few complaints? All who defend the hackers by saying there are not many, well you must be one of them. Yes I made this account just to get heard, because apparently a lot of people arent saying anything. Forgot, game overrun. When will I get an answer? DEVs, you avoid this like the plague!

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lacolley21

When will the multiplayer freezing problem be fixed? I bought the game for my boyfriend and every time one of us get a supply drop the game freezes and we have to shut of the PS3 and we LOOSE our supply drops. This needs fixed bad we love the game but if the freezing doesn't get fixed soon I WANT MY MONEY BACK!!!

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jojo1127

I freeze just about at the end of every game. It's unbelievable how many times members of my clan and I have trouble squadding up in the same party because of the connection issues.I think this is beyond unacceptable and the fact that it continues to be neglected just makes my stomach turn. You send out a patch to upgrade the armory so now we can have nice organized armory. Great! Not! The first patch should have been the freezing issues the glitching problems and the loss of camo after prestiging. I can give a hoot how to organize my armory is I'd rather be able to finish a game without freezing every single day then have a stupid organized armory. I'm a first time Call of Duty player and I am not at all impressed

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ahmedbeyatli15

I want to play fix your game sledgehammer

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cejay0813

It's sad that this lag compensation thing is still an issue. Even with the top-tiered internet you can still get the short end of the stick depending on who the game decides to make the host. Melee is completely broken, and the exo abilities are pointless to the extent that I don't even have them equipped.


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maximo

Ive got this on xbox one. The game is just downright poor

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nissanmaxima

Last Generation? LOL!

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just_Mishaari

Why does the killcam show me something different from what i saw and did? I'm being shot at I take cover at a close corner and I'm dead, the killcam says I died before I reached the corner.

My shots are not registering, even when I have SMG and the other guy has slower rate of fire assault rifle, I aimed down sight put at least 2 bullets in him before he start shooting at me, and the killcam just doesn't show any bullet hitting.

The CO-OP mode is better except when sometimes you're surviving against a damn Terminator machine, it will just keep coming towards you no matter what class and gun are you using.

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redskins264

<< LINK REMOVED >> that's your ping its most likely bad and with the ast i think you talking about just hit them with your exo riot shield its easy as

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VegasDawg

Didn't they just tell us how great this game was? With it's laggy MP and afterthought campain, I didn't know it was buggy also.

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SonOfTuluven

I had the gold camo before this patch (xbox) and after the patch i am still able to select it and use it but when i hover over diamond it says 0/7 camos completed. Will i be able to still get diamond? If not how can i fix it?

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waffleiron88

Id kinda like to know why the first 6-7 shots dont even register while im shooting at someone.

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CapnXtraObvious

<< LINK REMOVED >> Because the bullets fly around them Wanted-style.

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Been playing the multiplayer the last couple of days and my god it is annoying.

The exo abilities are fine the problem is that they now have to design the levels to be like labyrinths to accommodate them, which combined with your serious lack of anything even resembling HP, means pretty much every damn kill is from someone who just happened to walk down one of the many corridors behind you.

If anyone even slightly gets a bead on you in this game you are dead. So even from about seven miles away you will die, if your gun happens to have a slower rate of fire you will die, if you aren't already looking down the sights when you go around every corner chances are you will die. Practically line of site death.

And to top it all off the lack of health makes camping EVEN WORSE! I don't know how that is even possible since COD is the campiest game I have ever played but they managed it.

I mean good look being fast enough to have someone hit you and you duck into a door, I don't think I've seen a hit marker yet let alone be able to respond to it.

This game is no longer about skill it is about who can pull the trigger first or who just happens to be in the right place at the right time.

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CapnXtraObvious

<< LINK REMOVED >> I don't play multiplayer, but co-op has similar problems. There isn't a SINGLE spot where enemies can't take a cheap shot at you from behind. And I've lost count of the times we couldn't make it past the 1st round lol...MW3 Survival > AW Survival.

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redskins264

<< LINK REMOVED >><< LINK REMOVED >> wow your bad. i mean 1st round, all you need is a plan. i get to round 50+ every game

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deathBRINGER201

<< LINK REMOVED >><< LINK REMOVED >> this is why I have detached from Call of duty its a joke how fast you die just makes the game no fun anymore. I honestly don't see COD lasting more than another 2 years. Yearly Iterations splitting there fan base up more and more its like they don't like or are even proud to support there games. I need End Game content and long game play not repetitive nonsense every year. Too bad really they could have done some wicked stuff if they actually put some effort in. Bring on Unreal Tournament 4 Woot!

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CapnXtraObvious

<< LINK REMOVED >><< LINK REMOVED >><< LINK REMOVED >> But Unreal Tournament 4 is PC only and ummm...wtfcrowdsourced :/

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HAWKLANDER

The new patch fixed the problems that I was having but it also gave me new ones . All my operations challenges have been reset to ZERO !!!!!! Some of these challenges were hard to do or toke a long time to get but what is stranger , the menu shows the emblem I received by completing the challenge !!! WTF ????

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tsmech88

Treyarch is the only developer that deserves my money from now on.

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tsmech88

Sledgehammer dev.'s are busy swimming in a pile of money and lying about fixing their game. That Glen Shoefield guy blatantly said that the PC version would get dedicated servers but it still does not have it. Not to mention the fact that it is still infested with cheaters.