Video Game Updates & Patch Notes

Call of Duty MW2 and Warzone Patch Notes for May 16

Raven Software and Infinity Ward have just rolled a new update for Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2, and Warzone 2.0 has been released today, May 16. This update brings significant changes to weapon balancing, bug fixes, and tweaks to different game modes.

The update introduces several changes aimed at rebalancing the power of different handguns. In Warzone 2.0, close-range headshot armor damage has been reduced for the GS Magna and X13 Auto handguns. Similar changes have been made for players using Akimbo for these weapons, with the added inclusion of a minimum armor damage limit. The FTAC Siege also sees a decrease in armor damage in Warzone 2.0. For the complete patch notes, check below:

MW2 and Warzone May 16 Patch Notes

GLOBAL

WEAPONS

Weapon Balancing

» Handguns «

  • GS Magna
    • Close range headshot Armor Damage reduced | Warzone 2.0 Only
    • Akimbo:
      • Close range Armor Damage reduced | Warzone 2.0 Only
      • Minimum Armor Damage added | Warzone 2.0 Only
  • FTAC Siege
    • Armor Damage reduced | Warzone 2.0 Only
  • X13 Auto
    • Close range headshot Armor Damage reduced | Warzone 2.0 Only
    • Akimbo:
      • Close range Armor Damage reduced | Warzone 2.0 Only
      • Minimum Armor Damage added | Warzone 2.0 Only

BUG FIXES

General

  • Fixed an issue causing Players to be incorrectly removed from matches for inactivity.
  • Fixed an issue with missing visual effects on the Toxicant Blueprint in the Tracer Pack: Poison Bundle.
  • Fixed an issue causing screen flicker while inspecting Battle Pass Weapon Blueprints if the Auto On option was selected.
  • Fixed an issue causing Players to remain stuck on “Fetching Online Profile” when attempting to inspect social notifications.
  • Fixed an issue causing unpurchased Store Bundles to appear under the “My Weapons” tab.
  • Fixed an issue causing the client to freeze when selecting the “Invite to Party” option while other Players were already present in the Party.
  • Fixed an issue with Menu behavior while navigating Weapon Blueprints.
  • Fixed an issue preventing Players from unlocking Operator Gromsko despite meeting the requirements.
  • Fixed an issue causing Prestige 6 to incorrectly display Prestige 10 rewards.

Attachments

» Underbarrels «

  • Hellscream 40mm Drill

    • Fixed an issue with the reload animation on the TAQ-V and TAQ-56

Previously Fixed

  • Fixed an issue causing the Battle Pass menu to become unresponsive until the Player returned to the main menu.
  • Fixed an issue with the tutorial that would cause the menu to freeze when the Player encountered the “Opening the Global Panel” tip.

SPECIAL OPS

BUG FIXES

  • Fixed an issue that allowed Players to generate Lethal Equipment at a much higher rate than intended by repeatedly equipping Perk Packages that included the Resupply Perk.

WARZONE 2.0

BUG FIXES

  • Fixed an issue that allowed Players to generate Lethal Equipment at a much higher rate than intended by repeatedly equipping Perk Packages that included the Resupply Perk.

BATTLE ROYALE

BUG FIXES


Ranked Play

  • Fixed an issue causing eliminated Squad members to receive SR for unassisted enemy eliminations by live Squad members.
  • Fixed an issue preventing Assists from tracking properly in the in-game Scoreboard.
  • Fixed an issue that allowed Players ineligible for Ranked Play to use the Looking for Party feature.
  • Fixed an issue that allowed inactive Players to remain in the match.

DMZ

BUG FIXES

  • Fixed an issue preventing the White Lotus Faction Mission to “Pick up 1 Weapon in a Deployment” from tracking properly.
  • Fixed an issue causing dead dropping certain items such as Heartbeat Sensors to reward excessive cooldown reduction and XP.
  • Fixed an issue that would return free-to-play Players to the front Menu when attempting to view the Crown Faction missions tab.
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3 Comments

  1. Yeah, this fucked up my ranked play. I “flash glitch” the whole first round and can’t choose or change my loadout

  2. After this patch I can’t play cod anymore I can’t select army and my display is going crazy black and white no sense .. And I can’t move the player on the right and left .. wtf !!!!!! What did you doooo

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