Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 Update 1.20 Patch Notes revealed

Treyarch has revealed patch note of Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 Update 1.20. The new update which is also called Operation Apocalypse Z, will add lots a features and adjustments.

Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 Update 1.20 Patch Notes 

Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 update 1.20 patch notes:



  • Reaper now playable in Multiplayer, earnable at Tier 1 in the Contraband stream (PS4).
  • 3 Black Ops Pass maps added to rotation: Der Schatten, Remnant, and Havana (PS4).
  • Sticks and Stones game mode now in Featured Playlists (PS4).
  • Map Pack Moshpit added to Featured Playlists, including Der Schatten, Remnant, and Havana (PS4).
  • New weapon tuning for the Daemon 3XB.
  • Featured playlist updates on all platforms.


  • “Alpha Omega” Zombies experience now available for Black Ops Pass holders (PS4).
  • New Perk: Blood Wolf Bite (PS4).
  • 2 Epic Elixirs added: Phoenix Up and Head Drama (PS4).
  • New Black Ops 4 version of “Damned” music now plays in the lobby (PS4).
  • Support added for new Black Market weapons and new MKII Weapons (PS4).


  • “The Haunting Fog” and “Alcatraz: Nightfall” map updates (PS4).
  • Quads Fog and Alcatraz Horde limited-time modes (PS4).
  • Zombies Wonder Weapons now available in the Mystery Box (PS4).
  • Outfit Mission added to unlock “The Numbers” Outfit for Reaper (PS4).
  • Zombies-themed music now plays during infiltration (PS4).
  • New Humiliations now available (PS4).
  • Featured playlist updates on all platforms.


  • New Contraband stream added to the Black Market, including “Wundergewehr 115” Koshka Mastercraft at Tier 20 and earnable Ultra Weapon Bribe at Tier 40 (PS4).
  • Reaver C86 auto-crossbow and Argus shotgun now available in Reserves (PS4).
  • New weapon camos, MKII Weapons, Zombies-themed outfits and more now available in the Black Market (PS4).
  • Various fixes for Contracts in Multiplayer and Zombies.

?PS4 Update;



  • Reaper

Reaper now available in Multiplayer after being unlocked at Tier 1 in Contraband.

  • Weapon: Scythe – High-damage machine gun with a fast fire rate an suppressing status effect.
  • Equipment: Radar Shroud – Deployable jamming device that conceals an area from enemies’ mini-maps.

Black Ops Pass Maps

  • Der Schatten, Remnant, and Havana added to rotation for Black Ops Pass holders.

Game Modes

  • Sticks and Stones
  • Now live in Featured Playlists.
  • Free-for-all mode where players only use crossbows, Ballistic Knives, and Combat Axes.
  • Score varying points by getting kills with crossbows and Ballistic Knives.
  • Reset your enemy’s score to zero with a successful Combat Axe kill.
  • UAV periodically sweeps, marking the score leader with a gold dot on the mini-map.


Reaver C86

  • Added Create-a-Class support for the Reaver C86 auto-crossbow.


  • Added Create-a-Class support for the Argus shotgun.


“Alpha Omega”

  • New Zombies experience now available for Black Ops Pass owners.
  • The Aether story continues in a new experience taking place in an overrun Broken Arrow testing facility in Nevada, where both the Primis and Ultimis characters are playable for the first time.


Blood Wolf Bite

  • New Perk now available in Chaos and Aether maps.
  • Spawns a wolf companion to fight alongside you.
  • Modifier: Wolf attacks have the chance to spawn a mini-Power-up.

New Epic Elixirs

Phoenix Up

  • Revives all teammates and allows them to keep their Perks.

Head Drama

  • While active, any bullet that hits a zombie counts as a headshot.

Weapon Support

  • Support added for Reaver C86 auto-crossbow, Argus shotgun, and new MKII Weapons.


Map Updates

“The Haunting Fog”

  • An eerie fog has covered the map, bringing with it blood-red waters, dead vegetation, new Wall Buys at the Asylum, signs of a violent apocalypse throughout the map, and more.
  • Applies to Quads, Duos, and Solo matches; heavier fog theme is exclusive to the Quads Fog limited-time mode.

“Alcatraz: Nightfall”

  • Night has fallen across the entire island, along with a brooding storm in the distance.

Limited-Time Modes

Quads Fog

  • Tactical limited-time mode featuring athicker fog than the standard map.

Alcatraz Horde

  • Alcatraz limited-time mode featuring an increased horde of zombies over the entire island, along with new Hellhound and Brutus enemy types.

Wonder Weapons

  • Various Zombies Wonder Weapons can now be rewarded from Chaos Mystery Boxes and Zombies mini-bosses.


  • Zombies-themed music now plays during infiltration in Blackout.

Zombies AI

  • Zombies can now destroy doors and attack player Equipment, including the Sentry and Barricade.

Outfit Mission

  • Reaper’s Outfit Mission now available to unlock “The Numbers” Specialist camo.


Black Market

  • New personalization items added to the Black Market: weapon camos, MKII Weapons, Daemon 3XB Mastercraft, Zombies-themed outfits, Weapon Charms, Death Effects, Gestures, Jump Pack, and more.
  • Reaver C86 auto-crossbow and Argus shotgun now available in Reserves.

?PS4 and Xbox One:


Weapon Tuning

Daemon 3XB

  • Reduced 6-hit kill range by 5 meters.
  • Reduced 7-hit kill range by 6 meters.

Featured Playlists (July 9-16)


  • Sticks and Stones
  • Map Pack Moshpit (featuring Der Schatten, Remnant, and Havana)
  • Prop Hunt
  • Bolt-Action Barebones
  • Barebones Deathmatch Moshpit

Xbox One

  • Stockpile
  • Prop Hunt
  • Bolt-Action Barebones
  • Barebones Deathmatch Moshpit
  • Endurance Chaos Moshpit


Featured Playlists (July 9-16)


  • Alcatraz Horde
  • Quads Fog
  • Quads
  • Duos
  • Solo

Xbox One

  • Alcatraz
  • Hot Pursuit
  • Quads
  • Duos
  • Solo



  • Addressed an issue where Contracts could shift slots, making it difficult to select new Contracts.
  • Addressed an issue where Barebones playlists weren’t properly tracking progress toward the “Challenger” Contract in Multiplayer.
  • Addressed an issue where the “Ticket to Ride” Contract in Zombies would not properly track the use of telepads.
  • Addressed an issue where players would have to get a direct hit in order to progress the “Shotgun Kills Contract in Zombies.
  • Addressed an issue where Perks and bonus point Power-ups that spawn from the Reign Drops Elixir did not count toward the “Power Master” Contract in Zombies.
  • Closed an exploit where players could complete the “Hoarder” Contract in Zombies by dropping and picking up weapons multiple times.



Featured Playlists (July 9-11)

  • Quickplay
  • Stockpile
  • Bolt-Action Barebones
  • Prop Hunt


Featured Playlists (July 9-16)

  • Quickplay
  • Alcatraz Duos
  • Hot Pursuit
  • Solo

Full list of new content listed below:


  • New Specialist: Reaper
  • New Game Mode: Sticks & Stones
  • New Maps (Black Ops Pass):
  • Der Schatten
  • Remnant
  • Havana (Black Ops Flashback)
  • New Alt Map: Jungle Flooded


New Map Updates:

  • The Haunting Fog – An apocalyptic transformation to the main map.
  • Alcatraz: Nightfall – The prison island under the cover of darkness.

New Game Modes

  • Quads Fog – A limited-time Quads playlist where cloudy skies hang over an ominous fog.
  • Alcatraz Portals Horde – An Alcatraz game mode with more Zombies enemy types that spawn throughout the map.

New Weapons/Equipment

New Playable Characters:

  • M. Shadows
  • Russman
  • Danny Trejo


  • New Experience: “Alpha Omega”

New Elixirs:

  • Head Drama
  • Phoenix Up

New Perk: Blood Wolf Bite

Black Market

  • 40 new Contraband stream Tiers
  • Zombies-themed Specialist outfits
  • New Mastercrafts and MKII Weapons
  • Earnable Ultra Weapon Bribe

New Multiplayer weapons in the Black Market this Operation include:

  • Reaver C86: A semi-auto crossbow that kills on impact.
  • Argus: A precision lever-action shotgun returning from Black Ops III.
  • Backhander: A disembodied zombie arm that functions as a one-hit kill melee weapon.
  • New Black Market Gear:
  • 40 Tiers: Preview all the earnable rewards in the first half of the Operation on day one.
  • New Specialist: Reaper is available at Ter 1 and playable in Multiplayer and Blackout once unlocked.
  • New Black Market Weapons: The Argus shotgun, Reaver C86 semi-auto Crossbow, and Backhander melee weapon.
  • New Blackout Characters: Russman, M. Shadows, and Danny Trejo.
  • New MK II Weapons: Available in Reserves, find MKII Weapons for the Mog 12, Saug 9mm, and Vendetta.
  • New Mastercrafts: The “Wundergewehr 115” for the Koshka is available at Tier 20 of the Contraband stream and the “Imaginator” for the Daemon 3XB is in Reserves. If the “Imaginator” is acquired by a player who doesn’t own the Daemon 3XB, it will serve as a functional ranged weapon, effectively adding the Daemon 3XB to the player’s Armory.
  • New Weapon Camos: The green “Derezzed”, post-apocalypse dust “Smoke Blast”, and the out-of-this-world ‘Time Out’ camo.
  • New Specialist Outfits: Zombies-inspired Specialist’s outfits include “The Prepper” for Spectre, “The Cheerleader” for Outrider, and “The Waitress” for Zero amongst others. Also, new Legendary outfits like “Fossil” for Firebreak, “Ritual” for Prophet, and more can be found in the Contraband stream and in Reserves.
  • New Weapon Charms: Available in Reserves, equip the latest Weapon Charms before you head into battle like “Pillow Talk”, “Just Peachy”, and “Byte Me”.
  • New Death Effects: Add something extra when you take down enemies with new Death Effects – “Black Hole” and “Magma”.
  • New Gestures: Bust a move with new gestures “Breakin’ For Beats” and “Nooice”.
  • New Jump Pack: Equip the “Night Terror” jump pack to drop into Blackout in epic Zombies fashion.
  • Blackjacks’ Reserves: Operation Apocalypse Z Reserve items include the Vendetta MKII, Argus, M. Shadows, Specialist outfits such as Battery’s “Kaleidoscope”, and more.

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