Black Ops 2 Wii U Patch Detailed

There were some…ahem…issues with the recent Black Ops 2 patch on Wii U which slowed down development just slightly. It now seems, however, that those issues have been cleared up.So much so, in fact, that we’ve even learned what the patch is actually intended for.

Activision have now listed patch notes for the Wii U version of the game on their forums.

The full list is included below and will fix many of the issues people have complained about since launch.

Wii U Specific Issues Addressed/Features

  • Home Button Menu is now available in Multiplayer and Zombies when not in-game
  • Send text messages from the lobby and friend list menus

Wii Remote Changes

  • Improved presets
  • Buffed aim assist

Wii Remote Bug Fixes

  • Jittery movement
  • Unable to turn when crouched/prone with a scoped weapon on Wii Remote
  • Hybrid optic attachment stopped working after ADS on Wii Remote
  • Guardian and Turret unmovable when weapon pickup option is set to inventory button
  • Reticle disappearing during EMP
  • Hunter Killer Drone does not fire in reticle direction
  • Crash in Strike Force tutorial
  • Lodestar score streak is hard to control (it now uses the control stick)

Were any of these affecting you? Do you play Black Ops 2 on Wii U?


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