All weapon buffs and nerfs in Modern Warfare 2 & Warzone 2 Season 1

Joseph Pascoulis
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The Modern Warfare 2 and Warzone 2 Season 1 update has brought a variety of buffs and nerfs to weapons. Here are all of the buffs and nerfs in the Season 1 update.

Modern Warfare 2 and Warzone 2 Season 1 offers an abundance of content for players, from new cosmetics, weapons, and Operators in the Battle Pass, which takes on a new non-linear progression system.

As well as a variety of new content, the devs have also made tweaks and fixes to the game, including buffs and nerfs to the roster of guns.

For those interested in all of the changes to weapons, here are all the buffs and nerfs for weapons in the Modern Warfare 2 and Warzone 2 Season 1 patch notes.

M16 Assault Rifle in Modern Warfare 2

For the first season of Modern Warfare 2 and Warzone 2, the devs have decided to nerf the Kastov-74u, which has been dominating multiplayer, and buff the M16. There are also a variety of other changes that you can check out below.

Every buff & nerf in Modern Warfare 2 & Warzone 2 Season 1

» Assault Rifles «

  • Increase to long distance flinch on all Assault Rifles

Kastov 545 

  • ADS speed increase
  • Improved ironsight ADS sight picture

Kastov-74u 

  • ADS speed decrease
  • Hip spread increase

M4 

  • Hip spread reduction

M16 

  • Rate of fire increase
  • Hip spread reduction
  • Recoil recenter speed increase
  • Shot grouping improvement
  • Increase ADS movement speed
  • Increase strafing movement speed
  • Semi auto recoil reduction
  • Semi auto damage reduction 

STB 556

  • Close range damage reduction
  • Reduced sprint to fire speed

» Battle Rifles «

FTac Recon 

  • ADS speed improvement
  • 5 round magazine – speed and handling improvement
  • Increased flinch caused by bullets
  • Hip spread decrease

SO-14

  • Increased hip fire when full auto

» Handguns «

  • Increase to close range flinch on all Handguns

» Light Machine Guns «

  • Increase to long distance flinch on all Light Machine Guns

» Marksman Rifles «

Lockwood 300

  • Damage range reduction

SA-B 50

  • Minor increase to flinch when hit

SP-R 208

  • Large increase to flinch when hit

» Shotguns «

  • Increase to close range flinch on all Shotguns

Bryson 800

  • Close range damage increase
  • Hip spread increase

» Submachine Guns «

  • Increase to long distance flinch on all Submachine Guns

FFS Hurricane 

  • ADS move speed increase
  • Increased headshot damage
  • Increased far damage range

Minibak 

  • Movement speed decrease
  • Damage range decrease
  • ADS speed decrease
  • Hip spread increase

PDSW 528

  • Movement speed increase
  • Damage range increase
  • ADS speed increase
  • Hip spread decrease
  • Adding Laser and Flashlight Attachments
    • 1mW Artemis Laser
    • 1mW Quick Fire Laser
    • Accu-Shot 5mW Laser
    • VLK LZR 7mW
    • 7mW Canted Laser
    • Schlager ULO-66 Laser

VEL 46 

  • Damage range increase

» Sniper Rifles «

Signal .50

  • Fixed attributes on the Signal .50 barrels:
    • 21.5″ Fluted Fifty
    • 23.5″ SA Fifty-H7

That’s all for the buffs and nerfs in Modern Warfare 2 and Warzone 2. For more, check out what the Warzone 2 Unhinged playlist is.

Source: Infinity Ward

Image Credits: Activision

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