Vahn confirms Armor is getting nerfed in Blackout

Keshav Bhat

In a series of tweets tonight, Treyarch’s Studio Design Director has now confirmed that the studio has plans to nerf and adjust Armor in Blackout mode following the reaction from the community and stats they have collected since the beta’s start.

Vahn states that with Blackout, they have more options to nerf and adjust items beyond just stat changes — they can adjust the availability of items to also create a change and nerf of the item.

The new Armor changes are being tested internally at the studio and could go live in-game in the beta on Thursday morning.

Vahn also laid out the process of adjustments for Blackout:

Stay tuned for the latest info.