Call of Duty: Vanguard April 18 Update New Improvements and Bug Fixes

April 18 Update
April 18 Update Sledgehammer Games

Call of Duty: Vanguard has received a new update that addresses a number of issues, including Zombies and certain game modes. The latest update also implements some improvements to the user interface.

What are the things that got resolved? Well, there was a huge issue back then where some players were prevented from being placed on the competitive ladder after completing their evaluation matches. This has been fixed in the game’s latest update. So, for those who were having trouble with their placement matches previously, it is now safe to engage in ranked play once again.

Some bugs in Zombies mode that affect stability have been addressed as well. For instance, the problem where players would be kicked from a match when reviving a player using melee and tactical items only is resolved. Moreover, the issue where inspecting the Decimator Shield or Ray Gun would result in a crash has been fixed.

Patch Notes

  • Castle
    • Addressed an issue where Operators could be invisible during the MVP Voting phase
  • Search and Destroy
    • Bomb timers will now always be shown on the HUD
  • Arms Race
    • Improved physics when colliding with a Nebula Crate using the CD12 Transport vehicle
  • Combat Shield (Melee)
    • Addressed an issue that caused Operator heads to disappear when using a Combat Shield and Akimbo weapons
  • Glide Bomb (5 Kills)
    • Targetting UI elements will no longer persist if a teammate uses a Ball Turret Gunner while the player’s Glide Bomb is active
  • Progression is now accurately displayed on the Rank widget in Multiplayer menus
  • Players can now access the Armory while the cross-platform play option is disabled
  • Operators will now showcase the correct Weapon during the countdown of a Free-for-All match
  • Fixed a crash when resuming the game from an idle state on Xbox consoles
  • The Hard Shell Bundle will now grant the correct item for the Typhoon Weapon Charm
  • Addressed an issue that prevented Halima’s face from properly animating during loot previews

While the latest update for Call of Duty: Vanguard has addressed several issues, some players are not happy because it didn’t fix some of the long-standing problems.

Redditor @meteoricburst said that camo tracking for the seven-attachment challenge in Zombies mode is still broken. True enough, it is indicated in the game’s Trello board that some camo challenges are not tracking progress as intended. Although the issue is still present to this day, it is a good sign that developer Sledgehammer Games is aware of it. Hopefully, it gets fixed soon.

Call of Duty: Vanguard April 18 update is available on PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X/S, and PC.

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