Call of Duty Warzone Patch Notes and Reveal Event

New Warzone 2 Update Prepares MW3 Reveal and Buffs Shotguns and Fennec 45

Call of Duty Modern Warfare 2 and Warzone 2 is preparing for MW3 with the latest update introducing the requirements for the Shadow Siege event.

Shadow Seige is the name for the upcoming reveal event for Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3. It begins at 10:30am PT on August 17th in Warzone, or the early hours of the morning on August 18 for Australians. Furthermore, the update also releases plenty of buffs and nerfs for weapons, including shotguns, Fennec 45, M16, and the Chimera. You can check out all the changes below:

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 and Wazrone Season 5 Patch Notes – August 16

Global

MW3 Reveal

  • This patch contains necessary updates and content for the Shadow Siege event. Tune in for the global reveal of Modern Warfare III at 10:30am PT on August 17th in Warzone.

Weapon Tuning

  • The benefit of tuning for Recoil Control related stats has been reduced slightly 

Bug Fixes

  • Fixed an issue where some Players could not access the Battle Pass, but would still lose CP after purchasing it
  • Fixed an exploit allowing Players to go prone instantly
  • Fixed an issue where Akimbo challenge progress was not tracking correctly for the FTAC Siege
  • Fixed an issue where an invisible object could interact with lethals, tacticals, and explosives on Mercado Las Almas
  • Fixed an issue affecting key binds when adding settings as Quick Settings
  • Fixed an issue where the buttons for ‘Preview’ and ‘Quick Equip’ hide when trying to press them by mouse input in the Events tab
  • Fixed an issue where the Tonfa melee weapon had outdated unlock conditions 
  • Fixed an issue where the SFX from the Semtex dropped by the Chain Reaction modifier in Havoc would not play as intended
  • Fixed an issue where equipping the “Battle Buddy AI” Gun Screen could cause an error 
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Warzone

Weapon Balancing

The following Weapon and Attachment changes are reflected in Warzone only. 

Assault Rifles

  • Chimera
    • Mid Damage increased
    • Neck Damage Multiplier increased
    • Upper Torso Damage Multiplier increased
  • FR Avancer
    • Maximum Damage decreased
    • Close-mid Damage increased
    • Head Damage Multiplier increased
    • Neck Damage Multiplier increased
    • Upper Torso Damage Multiplier increased
    • Lower Torso Damage Multiplier increased
  • Lachmann-556
    • Head Damage Multiplier increased
  • M16
    • Maximum Damage increased
    • Close-mid Damage increased
    • Limb Damage Multipliers increased

Battle Rifles

  • FTAC Recon
    • Maximum Damage increased
    • Maximum Damage Range increased
  • Lachmann-762
    • Limb Damage Multiplier increased
  • SO-14
    • Head Damage Multiplier increased
    • Neck Damage Multiplier increased
    • Upper Torso Damage Multiplier increased
  • TAQ-V
    • Maximum Damage decreased
    • Close-mid Damage decreased
    • Minimum Damage decreased
    • Neck Damage Multiplier decreased
    • Upper Torso Damage Multiplier decreased
    • Lower Torso Damage Multiplier decreased
    • Limb Damage Multipliers decreased

Marksman Rifles

  • Lockwood MK2
    • Mid Damage increased in Warzone
    • Minimum Damage increased
    • Upper Torso Damage Multiplier increased
    • Lower Torso Damage Multiplier increased
    • Limb Damage Multipliers increased

Shotguns

  • Expedite 12
    • Mid Damage increased
    • Mid-far Damage increased
    • Close-mid Damage Range increased
  • Lockwood 300
    • Close-mid Damage increased
    • Mid Damage increased
    • Maximum Damage Range increased
    • Close-mid Damage Range increased
  • MX Guardian
    • Maximum Damage increased
    • Close-mid Damage increased
    • Mid-far Damage Range decreased

Submachine Guns

  • Fennec 45
    • Maximum Damage increased
    • Close-Mid Damage increased
    • Minimum Damage increased

Sniper Rifles

  • Signal 50
    • Neck Damage Multiplier decreased
    • Upper Torso Damage Multiplier decreased

Attachments

  • Ammunition
    • ISO Hemlock
      • .300 Blackout (All Types)
        • Close-mid Damage decreased
        • Mid Damage decreased

Bug Fixes

  • Fixed an issue preventing some players from entering DMZ 
  • Fixed an issue where some PS4 Players would experience a game freeze in a specific section of Al Mazrah
  • Fixed an issue where Buy Station icons could display on the Tac Map during the Battle Royale pre-lobby
  • Fixed an issue in DMZ where a Tac Map image could display on the ground near Al-Safwa Quarry in Al Mazrah
  • Fixed an issue where Players could become stuck in an ATV near a UAV tower in DMZ
  • Fixed an issue that caused the Player’s screen to remain affected by the Plutonium element despite not being near it
  • Fixed an issue where Players would not be kicked for being idle in Vondel Lockdown (look for this mode to return in this week’s Playlist update)
  • Fixed an issue in Warzone Ranked Play where the Top 250 button was locked
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