Call of Duty: Modern Warfare update nerfs MP5 and M4, buffs M13

Infinity Ward has pushed a new update live for Call of Duty: Modern Warfare that includes a number of weapon balance changes.

Starting with the nerfs. The MP5 has had its headshot multiplier reduced and its range when using 10mm ammo reduced. While the M4 has suffered a small damage decrease to reduce headshot effectiveness and a small range decrease.

Now for the buffs. The M13 got a range increase, a small reduction to horizontal recoil, and a small damage increase to improve headshot effectiveness.

Other changes include the return of Shipment 24/7, a change to spawns to reduce instant deaths, the removal of Winter Docks, and the introduction of Deathmatch Domination. Read the full patch notes below:

Playlist Update

  • Added Deathmatch Domination!
  • Added Gunfight Custom!
  • Shipment 24/7 is back! (Replaces Shoot the Ship)
  • Removed Winter Docks
  • Moved Capture the Flag into the Quick Play Filter

General Fixes

  • Weapons
    • MP5: Reduced headshot multiplier, Small reduction to 10mm range
    • M4: Small damage decrease to reduce headshot effectiveness, Small range decrease
    • M13: Range increase, Small reduction to horizontal recoil, Small damage increase to boost headshot effectiveness
    • Crossbow: Players are able to shoot down an enemy Support Helo with only 3 Thermite Bolts. This has been adjusted; 5 to take down a VTOL and 6 to take down a Support Helo and Chopper Gunner
  • Fix for an exploit in Ground War via ATV
  • Fix for missing character model on the LA OpTic CDL skin
  • Shipment: Spawn tuning to reduce the frequency of instant deaths and spawn traps. Adjustments to spawn positions around the edge of the map for all modes. New spawn logic for Domination.
  • When using keyboard and mouse, a controller button prompt will appear to access the Social Menu while matchmaking. On PC with a PS4 controller, the button prompt will appear as an Xbox prompt. This has been fixed

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