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Call Of Duty: Modern Warfare And Warzone Patch Notes – May 18 Update – GameSpot

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The latest patch for Call of Duty: Modern Warfare and the battle royale game Warzone is out now, bringing with it new maps, balance adjustments, and a series of other changes. The update dropped on PS4, Xbox One, and PC late on the night of May 18, and it weighs in at a whopping 30.86 GB on Xbox One, and is around the same size on PC and PS4 too–although it’ll be smaller if you only have Warzone, and not Modern Warfare.

Just prior to the release, Infinity Ward has posted the full patch notes, which you can see below. It’s also issued a subsequent playlist update to fix a few issues, including matches in Battle Royale’s Trios not starting.

The biggest new additions in the update include a new Gunfight map for Modern Warfare called Aisle 9, and a new Modern Warfare multiplayer map called Hardhat. Coinciding with the release of the new maps, Modern Warfare is getting a special 24/7 playlist for Hardhat and a Face Off Moshpit playlist for Aisle 9.

Additionally, a new DLC pack, “Fearless”, is available for the Call of Duty Endowment charity, with all proceeds going towards helping veterans find work. Spec Ops also gets a new mode with “Modified” missions that include special variants like headshots-only and more.

The Warzone battle royale mode adds a number of new features with this update, including an Armor Box that players can find as loot or purchase through Buy Stations. This box resupplies your entire team’s armor, so it could prove to be very useful on the battlefield. Additionally, Most Wanted contracts have returned, while there are now more Gulag loadouts including six different assault rifles and four SMGs.

The May 18 update also fixes a number of bugs, including exploits that could allow players to access points outside of the map. A rare bug in Warzone that traps players in the Gulag for the entire match has also been fixed with this update.

There are some weapon balance changes, too. The FAL and SCAR weapons now have decreased aim-down-sight times, while the penalty for holding your breath too long while using a sniper rifle has been reduced. The VLK Rogue sees its rate of fire increased, while the Holger 26’s recoil has been reduced.

You can see the complete patch notes below, as posted by Infinity Ward.

May 18 Modern Warfare/Warzone Patch Notes:

WHAT’S NEW

  • Call of Duty Endowment “Fearless” Pack is now available!
  • New Gunfight Map, Aisle 9!
  • New Multiplayer Map, Hardhat!
  • Modified Special Operations! Replay existing Operations with a twist! Some enemies may charge more frequently or maybe they can only be taken down with headshots. Check out new Modified Special Operations and earn new rewards each week!

PLAYLIST UPDATE

Modern Warfare

  • Realism Moshpit with NVG
  • Reinfected Ground War
  • Core Ground War
  • Blueprint Gunfight
  • Aisle 9 Face Off Moshpit!
  • Hard Hat 24/7!

Warzone

  • BR Solos
  • BR Trios
  • BR Quads
  • Blood Money Quads
  • Armor Box (available via loot on the ground and purchasable at Buy Stations): Resupply the entire team’s armor
  • Added Most Wanted contracts back (in addition to the other 3 contracts, none have been removed)
  • Loot Update
    • Added the new SKS (legendary only)
    • Updated 5 New Blueprints:
      • AX-50 – Epic
      • Kilo 141 – Legendary
      • FAL – Epic
      • MP7 – Legendary
      • AUG- Epic
  • Gulag Loadouts – the Gulag will now randomly choose from 6 ARs and 4 SMGs. All automatic, no burst or single fire guns included
    • Kilo 141
    • M4
    • AK-47
    • M13
    • SCAR
    • Ram-7
    • MP5
    • AUG
    • P90
    • Striker 45

GENERAL FIXES

  • Infected and Gun Game now feature playlist text to reinforce that KDR and win loss are not affected
  • Blueprint variants of Gun Game and Gunfight can now be enabled in custom match advanced options for their respective modes
  • Added the fire throwing knife to restricted equipment for CDL
  • Fix for the ‘Splash Guard’ shotgun weapon camo not applying properly to the weapon
  • Fixed a bug where on occasion, your selected Operator would not appear in the squad walk
  • Added a ‘Hold to Use’ option that allows you to choose between a hold or a press for the interaction button on keyboard and mouse
  • Adjusted the Monitor Distance Coefficient slider option to maximum value from 2.00 to 5.00
  • Out of map exploit fixes across various maps
  • Fixed a bug where players could take the ATV out of the map on Aniyah Palace
  • Fix for an XP exploit in Hardpoint
  • Fix for the ‘Time to Reap’ watch not displaying the time
  • Fix for the ‘Blue Skies’ watch appearing backwards when worn
  • Fix for some players spawning facing a wall while playing FFA on Talsik Backlot
  • Demolition: Added VO to alert the defending team a bomb site was destroyed
  • One in the Chamber: This mode is now available in custom games!
  • Regular Infected playlist now has random care package drops!
  • Gun Game Reloaded is now in the Quick Play filter.
  • Gunfight:
    • Fire throwing knife is now available in OSP mode
    • Fixes to the Snapshot grenade so it functions as intended in OSP mode
  • Reinfected Ground War:
    • Removed IAV and Counter UAV
    • Added a hint to tutorialize how to sky dive in this mode
    • Do not show death icon when a player uses Field Upgrade Tac Insert to skydive
    • Deaths from Field Upgrade Tac Insert (skydive) no longer count as deaths on the scoreboard
      • Kills & Deaths do not count against your lifetime records in this mode, this is purely to reflect the accurate KDR on the scoreboard
    • Lower Juggernaut health in this mode only
    • No longer give killstreak points on kills if the player is in your party
    • Significantly lowered damage from killstreaks if the player called out the killstreak and then moved to the infected team
    • Added ATV visibility on the map to avoid players hiding while riding the ATV

CHALLENGES/MISSIONS

  • Fix for Rodion’s Season 3, Objective 3 Mission from not tracking properly (“Purchase the Armor Bundle in Warzone 2 times while using Rodion as your Allegiance Operator”)
  • Fix for the “Use the Dead Silence Field Upgrade in 3 different matches” not tracking properly

WEAPONS

  • Renetti:
    • Reduced the max ammo reserve
    • MK3 Burst Mod – Significant hip spread increase
    • MK3 Burst Mod – Small decrease to damage
    • Reduced damage when Akimbo and MK3 Burst Mod are both equipped
  • FAL: Decrease to ADS time
  • SCAR: Decrease to ADS time
  • LMGS: Lowered ammo count for reload warning on belt fed LMGs
  • Reduced penalty for holding breath too long with sniper scopes
  • Fix for the level 34 unlock of the Renetti showing the Merc Foregrip
  • VLK Rogue
    • Increased rate of fire
    • Increased close damage range for 12 gauge
    • Increased damage range to 6” Revolt barrel
  • Holger 26
    • Increased move speed
    • Improved ADS time
    • Slight recoil reduction
    • Attachments:
      • FTAC 8.98” Spitfire Barrel:
        • Improved ADS time
        • Faster movement
        • Reduced hip spread
    • XRK Ultralight Barrel:
      • Improved ads time
    • 30 Round Magazine:
      • Reduced sprint out time
      • Improved ADS time
      • Faster movement
      • Improved hip spread profile
    • Not Stock:
      • Increased sprint out time
      • Faster movement
      • Reduced hip spread
      • Improved ADS time
    • Stippled Grip
      • Improved ADS time

WARZONE

  • Fix for a bug where a player could become immune to the gas if they were bought back as the final circle was closing
  • Fix for a rare bug that left a player in the Gulag until the end of the match
  • PC: Fixed an issue where the gas mask overlay could remain on screen after leaving the gas and entering a vehicle
  • Removed the option to “Squad Fill” while in BR Solo
  • Fix for voice chat sometimes cutting out during a match
  • Reduced the RPG kill radius for players with full armor
  • Final circle now moves (BR)
  • The Most Wanted contract has had the time reduced from 5 minutes to 3 minutes
  • Replaced Shield Turret with Armor Box at Buy Stations (Shield Turret is still in loot)

SPECIAL OPERATIONS

  • When players are respawned via the plane their weapons will now start with at least one full magazine each, to fix getting into situations where you could respawn without any ammo
  • Operation Headhunter – Fix for the players keeping the Gunship munition if the team wipes during the tank assault section
  • Operation Brimstone – Fix for the Extraction Crate appearing to be already open if the team had wiped and restarted earlier in the match

SPECIAL OPERATIONS: SURVIVAL

  • PS4: Atlas Superstore has been added to Survival Mode
  • Teammates respawned via the ‘Respawn Flare’ item will now come back with full armor, to help them survive their dangerous respawns better
  • Disallow usage of the ‘Respawn Flare’ item if no teammates are currently in last stand or spectating, and display why
  • Fix for missing dialog, store icons, and sounds during the buy phase
  • Fix for missing message display for players attempting to use the minigun at the weapons store
  • Fix for the ammo store not filling your magazine, and only your stock, and fix its missing sounds
  • Made the assorted stores’ Cash font easier to read on dark screens
  • Players now get $10 per hit on enemy helicopters
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Now you can buy puzzles of Toronto businesses – NOW Magazine

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In Toronto, puzzles have become an increasingly popular pandemic pastime. Seemingly endless time indoors means we’re all partying like it’s 1799, with local gift and game shops having a hard time keeping puzzles in stock.

A new Toronto startup wants to combine our newly-minted jones for jigsaws with the opportunity to help out struggling small businesses. PieceTogether is a new project that creates jigsaw puzzles featuring images of beloved local businesses – and gives $15 from every $35 sale directly back to the business.

“Even as restrictions ease many of these smaller businesses will still have to operate at a loss, it’s going to be difficult for a long time,” said co-founder Rich Pauptit in a release. “It’s just devastating to think that some of our favourite neighbourhood places to visit may have to close down.”

By buying a puzzle, he adds, “you get something fun to do at home as well as an easy way to support these vital independent businesses.”

Among the first wave of puzzles available for purchase: The Cameron House’s iconic exterior, the leafy cocktail bar Reyna, a cool bottle of beer from Shacklands, and a bird’s eye view of Stackt, with even more on the way. Check out the full lineup here.

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Google has reportedly launched Android Auto in new countries, as users have started seeing it in the Google Play Store and they are allowed to install it just like any other Android game or app.
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While it’s technically possible to install and use Android Auto in pretty much any market out there using the stand-alone APK installer, the app is officially supported only in a limited number of countries, which means only users living there can download and install it from the Google Play Store.

But more recently, users in a couple of new countries have been provided with the official Android Auto listing the Google Play Store, including here those in the Netherlands and Belgium.

Users who turned to reddit to confirm that Android Auto is now live in these two countries explain that they can “update it legitimately,” as seen in the screenshot here.

Others based the same countries, however, claim Android Auto isn’t available in the Google Play Store on their devices, so the app either rolls out in stages to these users or the Play Store updates are actually the result of the app originally being installed with the APK file.

In other words, if Android Auto is deployed using the dedicated APK installer, then updates are automatically served through the Google Play Store, and this is why some might be tempted to believe the app is now officially supported in their country.

But one user in the Netherlands says this isn’t the case, as updates through the Google Play Store weren’t possible before.

I couldn’t update it through the store prior tot this, even with android 10. So I had to keep reinstalling through apk. Android auto seem to work different for a lot of people though. On my s9 plus it won’t show up in the store, even if I reinstall it on this phone (s10+)it will still show up in the store. On my phone it’s not a system app though,” one user explains.

Google is yet to officially announce the availability of Android Auto in more countries, so our only option is to actually wait until a confirmation on this is offered. Until then, a healthy dose of skepticism is definitely recommended.

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Company responds to the evolving needs of its customers

TORONTO, May 28, 2020 /CNW/ – Distributel Communications Limited is proud to announce that we have eliminated internet overage charges permanently on all current plans for our customers. In March, we communicated that we would temporarily waive these fees to support the large number of customers whose families are working and learning from home. Today’s decision reflects our customers’ changing needs and furthers our commitment to doing what’s right for Canadians.

“Our customers’ satisfaction is extremely important to us. They told us that they truly appreciated having data caps removed and that it made a real difference for them,” said Matt Stein, CEO of Distributel. “We thought about extending the program past the initial three months, but we quickly realized that customers’ needs have changed for the long term.  The right thing to do was to eliminate these charges permanently. The internet has become such an essential part of our lives, that we want to make sure our customers can stay connected without ever worrying about additional charges.”

We listen to our customers and continue to respond to their evolving needs. This change is effective immediately across all capped plans, and no further customer action is required.

This is a time of change for everyone – our customers, our employees, and our partners. Our business continuity plans and practices have allowed us to continue supporting Canadians throughout this period. We are grateful for the tremendous efforts of our employees, customers, vendors and partners—all of whom continue to be there for one another.  

“We’re all still adapting to this new world, and it’s clear that even as pandemic restrictions begin to lift, there are going to be long-term changes to how we work, learn and live,” said Stein. “Today more than ever, the internet enables many of the things we value most: keeping loved ones close, learning and developing, interacting with customers and colleagues, and recharging at the end of the day. We’re very proud that we can play such an important role in Canadians’ lives.”

About Distributel
Established in 1988, Distributel is a leading national, independent telecommunications provider offering a wide range of business and residential communications services. 100% Canadian-owned, with offices across the country and a national network, Distributel continues to forge new partnerships and bring innovative solutions to market directly and through a thriving wholesale division. ThinkTel, the Business Services Division of Distributel, is a provider of advanced voice and data services for the SMB and Enterprise markets throughout Canada. TV services provided through TotalTV Inc., an IPTV service provider that operates in Ontario and Quebec. As a top Microsoft Solutions Partner and a Cisco PMP, the Business Services division is focused on driving industry innovation. For more information, visit: www.distributel.ca.

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