Update: Well, it’s been fast.
An update for Call of Duty: Warzone is now rolling out, nerfing along with the other weapons listed below the controversial DMR 14. Here is the official information for the Raven Program update:
It’s time: the #Warzone update goes live:- DMR 14- Reduced damage to headshot, increased recoil- Form 63- Reduced damage to headshot, increased recoil- Mac-10- Reduced headshot multiplier- Dual handguns- Increased distribution of headshot, reduced damage range- Raven Software (@RavenSoftware) January 6, 2021.
It’s not a U.S. studio messing around.
Original news: There was no lack of talk this Christmas in the Call of Duty culture about DMR 14 effectively serving as the Warzone world’s Grinch. Raven Software was swift to react and confirm that along with the Type 63, Mac 10, and dual handguns, the weapon would be nerfed. Unfortunately, what kind of balancing modifications fans can anticipate and when they will arrive has not been stated.
It should be remembered that the modifications are unique to Call of Duty: Warzone and will not impact Call of Duty: Cold War Black Ops, where the weapons were released.
This is a major clarification, since these days, Call of Duty is a dynamic sequence, where material overlaps and progress is unified.
But don’t be afraid! We heard you, and soon there will be a balance update that will resolve the DMR 14, Form 63, Mac 10, and dual pistols concerns. – January 5, 2021 Raven Tech (@RavenSoftware)
The problem with the DMR 14 is that it is a semi-automatic tactical rifle with a high rate of fire, devastating damage, and minimal recoil, especially in the war zone. This means that, in rapid bursts of fire, operators can easily take out long-range objectives – ideal for the style of combat frequently seen in Battle Royale.
There’s no date for the hotfix yet, but Raven Software has also confirmed that, as with Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War, playlist updates will now be released on Thursdays, with the first in the new year scheduled for January 7.
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