Tre­yarch has released a small patch for Call Of Duty Black Ops Cold War. This patch fix­es the Zed 398 Swift Clover error that has been plagu­ing PC users, fix­es a few more minor bugs and spawn log­ic on win­ter Nuke­town. Check out the full patch notes below.

Black Ops Cold War December 16th Patch


  • Resolved “Zed 398 Swift Clover” error that tem­porar­i­ly pre­vent­ed PC play­ers from load­ing into Sea­son One maps at the start of the season.
  • Resolved an issue with occa­sion­al hitch­ing dur­ing game­play on PS5.



  • Score­streaks
    • Fixed a rare crash relat­ed to the Sen­try Turret.
    • Fixed a rare crash relat­ed to the Spy Plane.
  • Field Upgrades
    • Fixed a rare crash relat­ed to the SAM Turret.
  • Gen­er­al
    • Fixed a crash relat­ed to Woods voiceover audio.
    • Fixed a crash relat­ed to Score Events.


  • Nuke­town ’84 / Nuke­town ’84 Holiday
    • Adjust­ed spawn logic.
  • Raid
    • Addressed an issue where play­ers could cap­ture the first Hard­point zone out­side of the intend­ed boundary.


  • Prop Hunt
    • Dis­abled auto­mat­ic health regen for Props.
    • Removed the Steel Chair from the Prop list on Check­mate. Steel Chair OP.
  • Com­bined Arms: Assault
    • 20 sec­onds will now be added to the game clock when a zone is cap­tured to reduce the fre­quen­cy of a game end­ing in a Draw due to lack of time when tran­si­tion­ing to a new zone.


  • Behind Cov­er” Weapon Camo Challenge
    • Increased the dis­tance check.
    • Removed the require­ment for the vic­tim to face a cer­tain direction.



  • Addressed an issue that could cause insta­bil­i­ty dur­ing Plague­hound rounds.
  • Added var­i­ous sta­bil­i­ty fixes.

Die Mas­chine

  • Addressed a rare issue that could cause inter­act prompts to incor­rect­ly appear around the map.



  • Improved bread­crumb (green dot) user expe­ri­ence when unlock­ing attachments.
  • Addressed an issue that could cause long wait times com­ing out of the After Action Report.



  • Tem­porar­i­ly removed the Attack Heli­copter from Ver­dan­sk and Rebirth Island maps to resolve an issue that could cause play­ers to appear invisible.

Call Of Duty Black Ops Cold War is available now for the PlayStation 5, PlayStation 4, Xbox Series X, Xbox One and PC now