Warzone 2 & MW2 July 24 update patch notes: X13, Basilisk & Cronen Squall nerfs

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Modern Warfare 2 and Warzone received a new update on July 24, bringing plenty of weapon nerfs to overpowered guns. Here are the complete Warzone 2 and Modern Warfare 2 July 24 update patch notes.

The Modern Warfare 2 and Warzone 2 Season 4 Reloaded update arrived on July 12, delivering plenty of new content to both titles. Modern Warfare 2 players received the final new Raid Episode and got the chance to discover how the story unfolded.

Meanwhile, both games received a crossover with Amazon’s The Boys, bringing new Operators and the Temp-V Field Upgrade. However, the devs were quick to drop subsequent updates, with one arriving on July 19 and another on July 24.

Here is everything you need to know about the Warzone 2 and Modern Warfare 2 July 24 patch notes, which included nerfs to popular weapons like the X13, Basilisk, and Cronen Squall.

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The X13 Handgun received a nerf with the July 24 update.

Modern Warfare 2 & Warzone 2 July 24 patch notes



  • Fixed an issue impacting some Players receiving Battle Pass rewards correctly
  • Fixed an issue where some Players couldn’t open the Battle Pass
  • Fixed an issue where the Player couldn’t access Division Rewards in Career & Rewards in Warzone Ranked Play



» Assault Rifles « 

  • Lachmann-556
    • Maximum Damage decreased
    • Mid-far Damage increased 
    • Headshot Multiplier decreased 
    • Neck Multiplier decreased 
    • Upper Torso Multiplier decreased 
  • M4
    • Upper Torso Multiplier decreased 
    • Lower Torso Multiplier decreased 
  • TAQ-56
    • Headshot Multiplier decreased 
  • Tempus Razorback
    • Minimum Damage increased 
    • Limb Multipliers increased 

» Battle Rifles «

  • Cronen Squall (Full Auto)
    • Maximum Damage decreased 
    • Close-mid Damage decreased 
    • Damage step added at Mid-range 
    • Minimum Damage decreased 
    • Headshot Multiplier decreased 

» Handguns « 

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  • Basilisk
    • Fixed an issue with the Akimbo Snakeshot Basilisk where its damage profile was higher than intended
  • FTAC Siege
    • Maximum Damage decreased 
  • X13 Auto
    • Fixed an issue that caused the X13 Auto’s damage profile to be higher than intended
    • Maximum Damage decreased

» Shotguns « 

  • MX Guardian
    • Maximum Damage decreased 
    • Close-mid Damage decreased 
    • Mid Damage decreased
    • Mid-far Damage decreased 
    • Minimum Damage decreased

» Submachine Guns « 

  • ISO 45
    • Fixed an issue with the ISO 45 causing its upper right leg damage to be lower than intended


  • KV Broadside
    • 12 Gauge Dragon’s Breath
      • Close-mid damage decreased 
  • MX Guardian
    • 12 Gauge Dragon’s Breath
      • Maximum Damage decreased 
      • Close-mid Damage decreased 
      • Mid Damage decreased 
      • Maximum Damage Range increased
      • Close-mid Damage Range increased 
      • Mid Damage Range decreased 
      • Minimum Damage Range decreased 


  • Fixed an issue where Snipers with High Explosive rounds could be found from Ground Loot in Ranked Play matches
  • Fixed an issue where, after the Player’s squad was eliminated, the Player left the match and received a prompt to rejoin the match
  • Fixed an issue where Players were able to have infinite Super Jumps by using a second Temp V field upgrade
  • Fixed an issue where equipping the Semi-Auto Trigger on the MX Guardian shotgun will cause the range to reduce severely while fighting AI in DMZ
  • Fixed an issue where the Squad Loadout crate is missing the in-world icon until it is pinged
  • Fixed an issue that prevented Players from being able to use the Gulag Token if they lost the Gulag previously in the match

For more MW2 and Warzone, check out some of our other guides:

Best Warzone 2 controller settings | Best PC settings for Warzone 2 | How to get a nuke in Warzone 2 | Best Assault Rifles in Warzone 2 | Best SMGs in Modern Warfare 2 | Best Assault Rifles in Modern Warfare 2 | Best Shotguns in Modern Warfare 2 | Best Marksman Rifles in Modern Warfare 2 | Best Sniper Rifles in Modern Warfare 2

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