Modern Warfare & Warzone August 20 Update: FR 5.56 Fix

Keshav Bhat

Infinity Ward has released a new in-game update for Call of Duty: Modern Warfare and Warzone on August 20 on PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC.

Per the notes posted inside the game itself, this fixes the FR 5.56 issue, alongside other bugs and issues.

Here’s the patch notes:


  • Warzone: 12-Gauge Deputy underbarrel shotgun:
    • Clamped close lethal damage
    • Fixed damage falloff for the FR 5.56 underbarrel shotgun
  • Bruen MK9:
    • Reduced upper torso damage
    • Base weapon – Increased recoil
    • 60 Round Mag – Additional increased recoil
  • ISO:
    • Reduced movement penalty for drum mags
    • Increased base ADS movement speed
  • 725 Sawed-Off Barrel:
    • Small increase to ADS time
    • Small decrease to movement speed
    • Reduced close lethal damage range
  • Fix for an exploit near the Prison in Warzone
  • Removing the VO from the High Alert perk

The new update is live now in-game.

SOURCE: Infinity Ward

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