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Modern Warfare 3 update 1.08 now available on PS3, patch notes revealed

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After the Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 update 1.08 hit Xbox 360 last week, title update #8 has finally made its way to PlayStation 3.

After a brief delay, the 1.08 patch was made available to PS3 users early this morning, bringing improved voice chat quality, theater fixes, and weapon rebalances.

You'll be prompted to download the 22MB patch when you log in to the multiplayer portion of the game which will bring the following improvements:

  • Improvement to Mic Quality (PS3 specific)
  • HD Video Uploads (PS3 specific)
  • Networking enhancements
  • Theater improvements and fixes
  • Further improvements to “Host Disadvantage” / “Lag Comp”
  • Increased speed of YouTube uploads from 32k to 256k
  • Nerf to all Akimbo weapons (reduced fire rate)
  • Shotgun re-balance (Slight nerf to Striker, slight buff to all other shotguns)
  • Fix that prevents some users from not receiving their prestige token after prestiging
  • Fix stat bug that retains “games played” stat across prestiges.

Yesterday, it was announced that PlayStation 3 will get its first Modern Warfare 3 Elite content drops starting February 28th, bringing new maps Liberation and Piazza.

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