Call of Duty Vanguard’s early alpha preview is up and running on the PlayStation. While some players have fun experimenting in the game, others are losing their minds at how bad the gun balancing is at this very moment. Yes, we know that the game is in early alpha and will most likely be tweaked before full release, but seeing an SMG having a much bigger recoil than an assault rifle is unusual.
Basically, in Call of Duty Vanguard, a fully decked SMG-40 has more recoil than a naked STG44, which is very weird. Tryhard gamers are already abusing the power of the STG and just meta their way to win. A Twitch streamer named ImMarksman compared both of the guns live:
Well, after seeing that, what do you have to say? Shortly after his Vanguard session, he decided to stop playing the game due to boredom. He said he has nothing else to do but wait until they add more game modes and balance the game further.