Call of Duty: Warzone update nerfs Sykov attachments

Call of Duty: Warzone’s newest addition, the Sykov pistol, has received a few balance adjustments in the latest update for the game.

According to the official patch notes, today’s update increases the hipfire spread when using the Sorokin 140mm Auto, reduces movement speed when wielding the weapon Akimbo, and reduces movement speed and ADS movement speed when using the 80 Round Drums. Additionally, when using both the Sorokin 140mm Auto and 80 Round Drums, the damage of the Sykov is reduced by 25 percent.

Today’s update also removed the RC-XD from Buy Stations and fixes a number of bugs. Read the patch notes below:


  • The RC-XD has been removed from Buy Stations and is now only available via Containment Monitors.
  • Fixed an issue causing players to be unable to equip Armor Plates after activating certain Killstreaks or Field Upgrades.
  • The Containment Protocol missiles will no longer land in the Play Area.
  • The Containment Protocol missiles have had their sound effects volume reduced.
  • Fixed a bug causing Loadout Drops to block movement and projectiles after the crate collapses.
  • King Slayer Trios – The Gas Circle will no longer move completely outside of the Play Area.


  • The Swatt Master Blueprint now correctly displays the Electric Dismemberment icon.


  • Fixed a bug with the Modern Warfare Sniper Scope and Variable Zoom Scope where they were not displaying glint.
  • Fixed a bug with Modern Warfare weapon perks where they were not having their intended effects. 
  • Fixed a bug with the Bullseye Reticle where it would sometimes cause frame rate issues or the disappearance of UI elements.
  • Sorokin 140mm Auto (Sykov)
    • Hip spread increased
  • Akimbo (Sykov)
    • Movement speed reduced by 5%
  • 80 Round Drums (Sykov)
    • Movement speed reduced by 5%
    • ADS movement speed reduced by 7%
  • When equipping the Sykov with the Sorokin 140mm Auto and the 80 Round Drums, damage is reduced by 25%.

In other news, Raven Software recently revealed a number of changes that it is working on for Warzone including adjustments for the Roze skin.

Call of Duty: Warzone is available now on PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X/S, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC.

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