How to unlock Cronen Squall Battle Rifle in Modern Warfare 2 & Warzone 2 Season 5

Liam Mackay
Cronen Squall battle rifle in Warzone 2 and Modern Warfare 2Activision

Modern Warfare 2 and Warzone 2’s Cronen Squall Battle Rifle is a great pick for players who want to dominate multiplayer lobbies. Despite being nerfed, the weapon is still quite strong, so here’s how to unlock the Cronen Squall in Modern Warfare 2 and Warzone 2 Season 5.

With Modern Warfare 2 and Warzone 2 Season 5 now underway, players will be wondering how to unlock the Cronen Squall Battle Rifle. While the weapon could be unlocked with the Season 3 Battle Pass back when it was introduced, players now need to complete an unlock challenge for the Cronen Squall in Season 5.

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The Cronen Squall Battle Rifle is a “bullpup, semi-automatic rifle chambered in 6.8 Wrath and designed for distance shooting and exceptional damage output.” Despite receiving nerfs with the Season 4 update, the Cronen Squall continues to be a dominant weapon in Warzone 2.

Here’s how to unlock the Cronen Squall Battle Rifle in Warzone 2 and Modern Warfare 2 Season 5.

How to unlock Cronen Squall in Warzone 2 & Modern Warfare 2 Season 5

Warzone 2 or Modern Warfare 2 players will need to get 30 headshot Operator kills with Battle Rifles to unlock the Cronen Squall.

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In addition, Warzone 2 players can also extract the weapon from DMZ. This method also unlocks access to the Cronen Squall.

Warzone 2 Operator firing Cronen Squall battle rifleActivision
The Cronen Squall has a popular pick ever since it arrived in Modern Warfare 2 and Warzone 2.

This weapon has dominated long-range matches throughout the last few seasons. It received a nerf to its damage profile in Season 4, but stats experts such as JGOD still believe the weapon is viable in Warzone 2.

In addition to being one of the most popular weapons in Warzone 2, it was also a top pick for Warzone 2 Ranked Play loadouts.

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About The Author

Liam is CharlieIntel's Editor who focuses on Call of Duty but also plays lots of fantasy RPGs or anything else in his massive gaming backlog. After graduating in Journalism from Edinburgh Napier University, Liam freelanced in games journalism before joining CharlieIntel in November 2020. You can contact Liam at [email protected].