Activision has released the much anticipated and highly controversial multiplayer 1.2 upgrade to CoD 2 which also includes PunkBuster.
This Call of Duty 2 Multiplayer 1.2 Upgrade will bring all supported versions of Call of Duty 2 up to version 1.2, and includes the multi-core processor optimizations contained in the 1.01 upgrade.
This update supports US/UK English, French, German, Spanish, Italian, Polish, Russian, Czech, Japanese, Chinese Traditional, Chinese Simplified, and Korean language versions of Call of Duty 2 only.
The Call of Duty 2 Multiplayer 1.2 Upgrade adds the following features... - Optional PunkBuster anti-cheat technology for online play! - HTTP Redirect functionality for servers running Mods or custom maps. - "Message Of The Day" functionality for multiplayer server messages which will appear on the client's Welcome Screen. - Improved multiplayer spawning on all maps designed to reduce the likelihood of spawning near enemy players. - Two new multiplayer maps: Harbor, and Rhine!
- Rare AMD dual-core bug in single player that stopped health regeneration. - Client exploit that could cause multiplayer servers to crash. - Numerous multiplayer exploit fixes.