Modern Warfare And Warzone Update 1.30 Patch Notes - Season 1 Launch Notes

Infinity Ward’s rolling out a patch for Warzone, which is the brand new patch for Season 1 of Black Ops Cold War.

This new patch is going to implement the long-awaited Rebirth Island map along with a few other notes.

Check out all the details below! 

December 15th Notes

Along with the patch notes for the release of Black Ops Cold War Season 1, Infinity Ward has also pushed a new update with the following notes: 



  • Boots on the Ground War
  • Blueprint Gunfight
  • Face Off
  • SnD Double Down
  • Realism Gun Game 


  • Fix for a bug on Hackney Yard that could prevent Minotaur from performing an execution 
  • Fixed bug where some players were unable to obtain a Nuke after obtaining the correct number of kills 
  • Fixes to help the Wheelson path up various terrain 
  • Fixed a bug where the ‘Revive’ prompt while playing Cyber Attack was appearing inconsistently  


  • Fennec: Increased damage range 
  • ISO: Increased damage range


Update 1.30 Patch Notes

You can check out the full patch notes here or down below! 



Rebirth Island

  • An all-new Battle Royale experience for Warzone.
  • Intense, close-quarters action with a 40-player count and similar play style to Mini BR.
  • New Gulag available in traditional Battle Royale modes.


  • New Gulag
  • Prepare to be dragged to an interrogation room, strapped to a chair, and thrown into an all-new arena: a makeshift replica of the original Nuketown map layout with both home interiors and backyard barricaded off, focusing the duel to a confined central arena.


  • Rebirth Island Seasonal Event
  • 16 new challenges for those dropping into Rebirth Island for the first time to earn Calling Cards, Charms, Emblems, Stickers, a special “Noxious” LMG Blueprint and more, along with additional secrets to uncover!


  • Rebirth Island: ResurgenceRespawn every 30 seconds until the final circle, or the last squad is left standing. 
  • Killing an enemy provides you with extreme clarity on where the rest of that enemy team is located. 
  • The Gulag is closed during this event (likely for some deep fumigation).


  • Black Ops Cold War weapons added:
  • 6 Assault Rifles, including the new Groza AR in the Season One Battle Pass System
  • 6 Submachine Guns, including the new Mac-10 SMG in the Season One Battle Pass System
  • 4 Marksman (Tactical) Rifles
  • 3 Light Machine Guns
  • 3 Sniper Rifles
  • 3 Pistols
  • 2 Shotguns
  • 3 Launchers, including the M79 Special launcher
  • 1 Melee weapon


Stitch (Warsaw Pact)

  • Unlocked via Battle Pass Level 0.
  • Legendary Operator Skin unlocked at Tier 100.

Vargas (Warsaw Pact)

  • Black Ops Cold War Operator available in Warzone starting in Season One.

Song (NATO)

  • Black Ops Cold War Operator available in Warzone starting in Season One.


Attack Helicopter

  • Similar to the regular Helicopter but with one major exception: Mounted on both side rails is a belt-fed minigun that can be controlled by squad members.
  • Available on both Verdansk and Rebirth Island at the start of Season One.



  • Added new Career menu to track progression from Military Ranks to Season and Prestige Levels.
  • Progression menu removed from Barracks.
  • See Global section above for full Cross-Game Progression and Prestige details.


  • Attachments unlocked for Black Ops Cold War weapons will be available through the Gunsmith, allowing players to modify weapons for use within Warzone.


Daily Challenges

  • Coming to Season One: Receive a set of 3 new Daily Challenges every day from across 3 categories: Reconnaissance, Combat, and Support.
  • Swap Challenges in and out to suit your play style and optimize your progression.

Warzone Missions

  • Mastery Challenges and Missions from previous seasons remain available.


  • Removed the Juggernaut reward from Subway and Stadium Easter Eggs.
  • “Strange Magic” / “Time of the Season” Watch will no longer be visible through walls.
  • Players will be longer be able to clip inside of Loadout packages.
  • Added collision to Airport to prevent an exploit.
  • Addressed an issue where Park or Baker Operator Skin listings could show a repeating "Name" skin that could kick the player back to the menu when hovered over.
  • Addressed instances where War Tracks could continue to play when exiting vehicle.


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