Modern Warfare 2 & Warzone 2 March 31 update patch notes: Tuning trick nerf & bug fixes

March 31 update patch notes MW2 Warzone 2

A Warzone 2 and MW2 update arrived on March 31 and it delivered several bug fixes as well as a major nerf to the attachment tuning trick across both games. Let’s take a look at the patch notes below.

The Warzone 2 and Modern Warfare 2 Season 2 Reloaded updates arrived on March 15 bringing the new Tempus Torrent to the game. The update also provided several buffs and nerfs to popular weapons.

The Call of Duty devs often address Modern Warfare 2 and Warzone 2 issues with updates in between seasonal updates, and one arrived on March 31.

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The March 31 update for Modern Warfare 2 and Warzone 2 provides several bug fixes and nerfs an attachment tuning trick.

MW2 & Warzone 2 attachment tuning trick nerfed

Weapon tuning feature in call of duty modern warfare 2

Following the Season 2 Reloaded update players on Modern Warfare 2 and Warzone 2 noticed that attachment tuning received a buff. Certain attachments could be tuned to increase a specific attribute with little to no downsides in return.

In his latest video, Call of Duty YouTuber TheXclusiveAce showcased how tuning could be used to boost the sprint-to-fire speed of weapons in Warzone 2 and Modern Warfare 2 without major decreases in recoil control and accuracy.

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Unfortunately, the devs acted swiftly to nerf the attachment tuning trick that allowed for greater than intended sprint-to-fire speeds.

Modern Warfare 2 & Warzone 2 March 31 update patch notes


  • Stability
    • This update contains fixes for a number of known crashes 


Ashika Island | Resurgence

  •  Score Events
    • The time removed from the Resurgence Timer by the following Score Events has been adjusted as follows:
      • Armor Break
        • 1 second, down from 2
      • Enemy Downed
        • 4 seconds, down from 5
      • Enemy Eliminated
        • 4 seconds, down from 5
      • Headshot
        • 1 second, down from 2


  • Fixed an issue with Tuning that allowed Sprint to Fire Speeds to be increased beyond intended levels
    • This fix also considerably decreases the negative impact of tuning against Sprint to Fire Speed
  • Fixed various issues that could cause some Players to become stuck in certain areas around Ashika Island in Battle Royale 
  • Fixed an exploit allowing Players to enter the Map geography with an ATV on Ashika Island 
  • Fixed an issue that allowed one-way bullet penetration in some spots on Himmelmatt Expo 
  • Fixed an issue that caused some UI text to overlap in Multiplayer Lobbies 
  • Addressed an issue where some Players couldn’t access the Social menu while in Building 21 in DMZ 


  • Fixed an issue causing a “Quit to Desktop” popup to appear when pressing escape to go back to COD HQ on PC 
  • Fixed an issue preventing some Operators from being selectable in Battle Royale and DMZ 

SOURCE: Call of Duty blog

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