Black Ops 4 Operation Spectre Rising Now Live on Xbox One and PC with Latest Patch Update

Operation Spectre Rising

On April 30th Treyarch Studios released the new Operation called the Black Ops 4 Operation Spectre Rising on PS4 that brought a huge list of contents in Multiplayer, Zombies, and Blackout including New Specialist: Spectre, Tuning changes in Multiplayer for SMGs, Specialist, and Scorestreaks. Now, Treyarch Studios has dropped a new Black Ops 4 update today on May 7 that finally brings the new Operation Spectre Rising live on the Xbox One and PC. The Operation Spectre Rising content also brings three new Black Ops Pass Multiplayer maps and two new maps in Blackout. The latest Black Ops 4 update also brings 2XP in Featured Playlists / Alcatraz Returns to Blackout / Bounty Hunter Updates + More.

Treyarch via its Reddit account has released the latest Black Ops 4 Update patch notes for May 7 which you can find below.


Operation Spectre Rising now live on Xbox One and PC

  • Operation Spectre Rising continues on PS4 and rolls out on Xbox One and PC today! In case you missed it, you can get the full overview of what’s new and incoming in our Operation Spectre RisingBlog, including the debut of Spectre in Multiplayer, our new “Wetworks” map update and Bounty Hunter mode in Blackout, “Super Blood Wolf Moon” Gauntlet in Zombies, and new weapons & cosmetic items to earn.

2XP in Featured Playlists

  • Now live through 10AM PT Friday, May 10, we’re turning on 2XP in Featured Playlists across MP, Blackout, and Zombies on all platforms, including:
  • Multiplayer: 2XP in Map Pack Moshpit
  • Zombies: 2XP in Super Blood Wolf Moon
  • Blackout: 2X Merits in Bounty Hunter

Get out there, jump into our newest game modes, and level up twice as fast!

Alcatraz Returns + More

  • Alcatraz also returns to Blackout this week on all platforms with new map improvements, along with additional gameplay updates for Bounty Hunter in Blackout and Prop Hunt in MP (launching May 10 on Xbox One and PC). Read on to see what’s new in Black Ops 4:
  • Multiplayer

    • Spectre in MP and Blackout after unlocking Tier 1 in the Black Market (Xbox One/PC).

    • 3 Black Ops Pass Multiplayer maps: Masquerade, Artifact, and WMD (Xbox One/PC).

    • Prop Hunt gameplay improvements.

    • Featured Playlists:

      • Earn 2XP in Map Pack Moshpit through 10AM PT Friday, May 10.

      • PS4: Map Pack Moshpit, Prop Hunt, Barebones Moshpit, Deathmatch Domination, Mercenary Deathmatch Moshpit.

      • Xbox One: Map Pack Moshpit, Infected, Barebones Moshpit, Deathmatch Domination, Mercenary Deathmatch Moshpit.

      • PC: Map Pack Moshpit, Infected, Barebones Moshpit.

  • World League Hub

    • Restricted Tigershark LMG.

  • Blackout

    • “Wetworks” map update now live in Blackout, flooding large portions of the main map (Xbox One/PC).

      • “Wetworks” map now available in Custom Games.

    • Bounty Hunter mode now live in Blackout (Xbox One/PC).

      • Earn 2X Merits in Bounty Hunter through 10AM PT Friday, May 10.

    • DART now available to find and equip in Blackout (Xbox One/PC).

    • Uncle Frank character now playable with the Black Ops Pass (Xbox One/PC).

    • Tuning changes to Spectre in Bounty Hunter.

    • Alcatraz returns to Blackout on all platforms.

  • Zombies

    • New “Super Blood Wolf Moon” Gauntlet (Xbox One/PC).

    • Earn 2XP in “Super Blood Wolf Moon” through 10AM PT Friday, May 10.

    • New Tigershark LMG added to Mystery Box (Xbox One/PC).

  • Black Market

    • 50 Tiers with new Contraband items to earn (Xbox One/PC).

    • New Death Effects and Weapon Charm item types added (Xbox One/PC).

    • New weapons in the Contraband stream: Tigershark LMG and Nifo’Oti melee weapon (Xbox One/PC).

Xbox One and PC


  • Specialists

    • Spectre

      • Unlocked at Tier 1 in the Black Market during Operation Spectre Rising.

      • Specialist Weapon: Shadow Blade.

      • Special Issue Equipment: Smoke.

  • Black Ops Pass Maps

    • Masquerade, Artifact, and WMD added to rotation in Core and Hardcore playlists for Black Ops Pass holders.

  • Game Modes

    • Featured Playlists

      • Map Pack Moshpit, Infected, Barebones Moshpit, Deathmatch Domination (Xbox One), and Mercenary Deathmatch Moshpit (Xbox One) added to Featured category.


  • Wetworks Map Update

    • An explosion at Hydro Dam has flooded the map, affecting several areas in Blackout.

    • Hydro Dam, Factory, Cargo Docks, Hijacked, and the farm near Firing Range have been transformed, allowing for new types of engagements and new avenues for water-based vehicles to turn the tides of battle.

  • Games Modes

    • Bounty Hunter

      • Find the beacons of light that indicate new Spectre Stashes, which contain the Shadow Blade and other valuable items, including Level 3 Armor, Smoke, stealth-related Perks, and Trauma Kits.

      • Equipping the Shadow Blade transforms the player into Spectre, giving them unique skills including increased movement speed, the ability to see digital footprints of nearby enemies, and full third-person camera perspective.

      • Spectre can carry both the Shadow Blade and a normal weapon. When the normal weapon is equipped, Spectre will return to first-person view.

      • With each new Collapse, players with the most kills will be marked as Bounty targets that only Spectre can see.

      • Eliminate the target or survive the Bounty attack to be rewarded with a Supply Drop on your position.

      • Unique to Bounty Hunter, players can also perform Humiliations on downed enemies. These are fatal finishing moves to end an opponent in dramatic fashion.

      • Last team standing wins the game.

  • Equipment

    • DART

      • DART now available to find and equip in Blackout.

      • Use for a bird’s-eye view of your opponents and detonate the DART on command or when it hits its target.

  • Black Ops Pass Content

    • Uncle Frank character now playable for Black Ops Pass holders.


  • Gauntlets

    • Super Blood Wolf Moon

      • New Gauntlet now available for “Dead of the Night” featuring 30 unique challenges.

  • Weapons

    • Tigershark LMG added to the Mystery Box.


  • Game Modes

    • Prop Hunt

      • Addressed an issue where players were able to replenish their Decoys when destroyed.

      • Enabled drowning damage for underwater Props.

      • Various stability fixes, including a fix for instances where the player could be kicked back to the main menu with a “game session no longer available” error.

  • Game Modes

    • Featured Playlists

      • Map Pack Moshpit, Prop Hunt, Barebones Moshpit, Deathmatch Domination, and Mercenary Deathmatch Moshpit added to the Featured category.

You can find the complete list of patch notes here.

Rizwan Ahmad
Rizwan Ahmad

Rizwan is an avid mobile geek and a gaming lover. He loves to keep a tab on new tech and loves to share the latest tech news and reviews on Smartphones, Gadgets, Apps, and more.


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