Over the few weeks that have gone by since launch, a few gamers have taken to using map glitches to exploit their way to victory in Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare. Sledgehammer Games has, apparently, been listening and watching feedback from players.

The studio has lobbed its first major multiplayer exploit fixing patch at Advanced Warfare, and it should be live right now on the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. Here’s what Sledgehammer had to say.

We’re taking your feedback seriously and Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare is getting better because of it. The changes below are currently going live on Xbox One and PlayStation 4. Thanks for being vocal about exploits and cheaters, and making this a better experience for everyone playing. Please be sure to let us know if you have any issues with today’s improvements.

And here’s the rundown of tweaks and exploit removal.


  • Atlas Gorge – Momentum – Adjusted spawn locations.
  • Biolab – Crane Wash – The Aerial Assault Drone out of world.
  • Biolab – Hallway – Player out of world .
  • Biolab – Jutting piece of collision – Player out of world .
  • Defender – Security Gate Area – The Aerial Assault Drone and Recon Drone out of world.
  • Defender – Laser Center – Care Package invalid location.
  • Detroit – Jimmy’s Diner Corner – Player out of world.
  • Detroit – Lower Street – The Aerial Assault Drone and Recon Drone out of world.
  • Detroit – Park – Portaling.
  • Greenband – Atrium – Player out of world.
  • Greenband – Zen Garden Lane – The Aerial Assault Drone and Recon Drone out of world.
  • Greenband – Aquarium Lobby – The Aerial Assault Drone and Recon Drone out of world.
  • Horizon – Mission Control – Player out of world.
  • Horizon – Exterior Hangar – Player out of world.
  • Instinct – Temple – Player out of world.
  • Recovery – Command Center – Player out of world.
  • Retreat – Pool Area – Player out of world.
  • Retreat – Turtle Garden – Player out of world.
  • Connectivity Optimizations.


  • Exo Survival Global – Losing HUD in Goliath.
  • Exo Survival Global – AI issue after completing level 25.

Cheating is a huge deal in these games, and it’s good to see Sledgehammer making the effort to limited the inevitable. Hopefully they stay ahead of the curve.

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