Call of Duty Black Ops 4 Update 1.18 went live Tuesday bringing with it a load of new content for the game.

Activision and Treyarch released a major content patch including all new free content for every aspect of the game: multiplayer, Blackout and zombies. At the forefront of the patch is the Days of Summer seasonal event. Here's everything you need to know about Call of Duty Black Ops 4 update 1.18.

Call of Duty Black Ops 4 Update 1.18: Everything You Need to Know

Here is a full list of the patch notes added to each aspect of Black Ops 4:


  • Free Grind map (PS4).

  • Capture the Flag (PS4).

  • Support added for new weapons: S6 Stingray, Vendetta, Locus, Peacekeeper, Grav, and Ballistic Knife (PS4).

  • Gameplay tuning for weapons and Specialists.

  • Launchers and Equipment now restricted in Bolt-Action Barebones.

  • Featured Playlists updated on all platforms.


  • Summer map updates and post-flood map update (PS4).

  • Ground War limited-time mode (PS4).

  • Attack Helicopter added (PS4).

  • Hawk now available (PS4).

  • Support added for Grav assault rifle attachments. (PS4)

  • Coward’s Way Out feature added (PS4).

  • Featured Playlists updated on all platforms.


  • “Labours of Hercules” Gauntlet (PS4).

  • New Epic Elixirs available in the Laboratory: Perkaholic, Near Death Experience, Reign Drops, and Shopping Free (PS4).

  • Support added for S6 Stingray, Peacekeeper, Vendetta, Locus, and Ballistic Knife (PS4).

  • Support added for Grav assault rifle attachments (PS4).

  • Support added for new Mastercrafts (PS4).

  • Support added for new MKII Weapons.

  • Gauntlet Leaderboards added on all platforms.

  • “Perk Up” rarity changed from Epic to Legendary.

  • Various gameplay improvements and bug fixes.

Treyarch also reinstated the escalating temporary bans for players who consistently leave League Play matches.

For more information on the patch, specifically which platform received which content, check out the official Reddit post.

Photo courtesy of Activision/Treyarch