Warzone May 4 Update Patch Notes: Bug Fixes, Adjustments, and More

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Season 3 of Warzone is in full swing and while players continue to drop onto Caldera and Rebirth Island, Raven Software is hard at work addressing various issues impacting the battle royale.

As players continue to master the new guns and weapons, the developer has introduced a wealth of bug fixes in addition to adjustments to the armoured truck that's causing frustration for those completing Sabotage contracts.

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Compared to the first Season 3 update, the May 4 update is significantly smaller. With that said, find all of the changes made within the Warzone May 4 update patch notes.

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Warzone May 4 Update Patch Notes

In addition to changes to the armoured trucks, a number of weapons and attachments receive a range of buffs and nerfs in a bid to balance the ever-changing metagame once again. Check out the full list of changes below.

Warzone May 4 Update Patch Notes

Gameplay

Armoured Truck

  • Health and Resistances decreased to be in-line but still greater than the Cargo Truck.
  • Turret damage decreased by 40%.

Bug Fixes

  • Fixed an issue preventing Players using an Xbox Live Silver Account from accessing Warzone.
  • Fixed an issue causing Players using a controller to encounter issues while navigating the Buy Station interface.
  • Fixed an issue causing the AMP63 (BOCW) Unlock Challenge to not track.
  • Fixed an issue causing the cape elements on the following skins to obscure Player vision:
    • “Ancestral Spirit” Daniel Skin (Battle Pass Tier 100)
    • “Astrakhan” Padmavati Skin
  • Fixed an issue causing the following Weapons to not gain Weapon XP:
    • KG M40 (VG)
    • Volkssturmgewehr (VG)
    • AS44 (VG)
    • NZ-41 (VG)
    • Gorenko Anti-Tank Rifle (VG)

Weapons

Assault Rifles

AK-47 (BOCW)

  • Maximum Damage decreased to 34, down from 36
  • Minimum Damage decreased to 30, down from 3

AS44 (VG)

  • Initial Recoil decreased
  • Maximum Damage Range increased to 29.8 meters, up from 28.4 meters
  • Kovalevskaya 615mm: Maximum Damage Range increased by 20%, up from 15%.

STG 44

  • Headshot Damage Multiplier increased to 1.58, up from 1.5
  • Neck Damage Multiplier decreased to 1.19, down from 1.5
  • Maximum Damage increased to 33, up from 30
  • Minimum Damage increased to 30, up from 26
  • 7.62 Gorenko 50 Round Mags: Fire Rate Multiplier decreased to 6%, down from 6.54%.

Krausnick 220mm Rapid

  • Sprint to Fire Speed increased by 6%, up from -15%
  • Movement Speed now increased by 1.3%
  • Initial Recoil penalty now begins at bullet 3, up from 2
  • Horizontal Recoil Control penalty decreased to 40%, down from 50%
  • Fire Rate Multiplier decreased to 15%, down from 20%
  • Maximum Damage Range now decreased by 8.6%
  • Damage now decreased by 10%

Recoil Booster

  • Fire Rate Multiplier decreased to 1.5%, down from 5%

ITRA Burst

  • Maximum Damage increased to 31, up from 29
  • Minimum Damage increased to 26, up from 22

BAR

  • Maximum Damage increased to 41, up from 40
  • Minimum Damage increased to 36, up from 30

CGC 27" 2B Barrel

  • Maximum Damage Range increased by 20%, up from 15%

Chariot 18" Rapid Barrel

  • Damage now decreased by 10%

Automaton

  • Minimum Damage increased to 20, up from 19

Cooper Carbine

  • Maximum Damage Range increased to 29.2 meters, up from 27.9 meters
  • 22" Cooper Custom
  • Damage Range now increased by 20%
  • Minimum Damage increased to 20, up from 19

EM2

  • Headshot Damage Multiplier decreased to 1.3, down from 1.5
  • Maximum Damage decreased to 40, down from 41
  • Minimum Damage decreased to 35, down from 37

KG M40

  • Maximum Damage Range increased to 33 meters, up from 31.1 meters
  • Krausnick 700mm 01V
  • Damage Range now increased by 20%
  • Minimum Damage increased to 24, up from 22

Nikita AVT

  • Magazine Capacity increased to 40, up from 35
  • Minimum Damage increased to 21, up from 19
  • .30-06 40 Round Fast Mags
  • Magazine Capacity increased to 40, up from 35
  • 6.5 Sakura 60 Round Drums
  • Magazine Capacity increased to 60, up from 55
  • 7.62x54mmR 50 Round Mags
  • Magazine Capacity increased to 50, up from 45
  • 7.62x54mmR 40 Round Fast Mags
  • Magazine Capacity increased to 40, up from 35

NZ-41

  • Maximum Damage Range increased to 35.5 meters, up from 30.9 meters
  • Minimum Damage increased to 32, up from 30

6.5mm Sakura 50 Round Mags

  • Damage penalty decreased to 15%, down from 30%

Orbweaver Custom Barrel

  • Damage Range penalty removed
  • Horizontal Recoil Control penalty decreased to 30%, down from 50%

Volk

  • Minimum Damage increased to 22, up from 20
  • Armaguerra 43 (VG)
    • Headshot Damage Multiplier increased to 1.58, up from 1.3
    • Minimum Damage increased to 19, up from 15
    • Neck Damage Multiplier increased to 1.32, up from 1.01

    • Botti 315mm CII
      • Bullet Velocity now increased by 20%
    • Botti 570mm Precisione
      • Bullet Velocity now increased by 40%
    • Imerito 550mm 03P
      • Bullet Velocity now increased by 30%
  • M1912 (VG)
    • Mid Damage increased to 22, up from 20
    • Minimum Damage increased to 20, up from 18

    • CGC 12" Cooling Barrel
      • Bullet Velocity increased to 30%, up from 20%
    • Chariot 5.5" Barrel
      • Bullet Velocity now increased by 30%
  • Owen Gun (VG)
    • Min Damage increased to to 24, up from 22
  • PPSh-41 (VG)
    • Minimum Damage increased to 19, up from 17

    • Empress 140mm
      • Bullet Velocity now increased by 20%

    • ZAC 300mm
      • Bullet Velocity increased to 30%, up from 10%
  • Sten (VG)
    • Mid Damage increased to 24, up from 22
    • Min Damage increased to 21, up from 18

    • Gawain 140mm Short
      • Bullet Velocity increased to 25%, up from 11%

    • Hockenson 174mm B11S
      • Bullet Velocity now increased by 20%

MP40

  • Minimum Damage increased to 22, up from 21

  • Krausnick 317mm 04B
    • Bullet Velocity increased to 30%, up from 20%
  • VDD 189mm Short
    • Bullet Velocity now increased by 20%
  • Type 100 (VG)
    • Minimum Damage increased to 20, up from 18

    • Sakura 196mm Light
      • Bullet Velocity penalty decreased to 10%, up from 12%
    • Shiraishi Precision
      • Bullet Velocity increased to 40%, up from 20%
    • Warubachi 134mm Rapid
      • Bullet Velocity now increased by 10%
  • Welgun (VG)
    • Min Damage increased to 24, up from 23
    • 120mm Gawain Short
      • Bullet Velocity penalty removed
    • 240mm Hockenson 43
      • Now increases Bullet Velocity by 40%

Attachments

» Perks «

  • Vital
    • Upper Torso Damage Multiplier decreased to 1.046, down from 1.05

Warzone May 4 Update Weapon Changes

With players having time to test the Nikita AVT and the initial dose of weapon balancing applied with the launch of Season 3, Raven Software has adjusted several weapons within the battle royale. Here are some of the more notable changes.

MP40

  • Minimum Damage increased to 22, up from 21
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  • Krausnick 317mm 04B
    • Bullet Velocity increased to 30%, up from 20%
  • VDD 189mm Short
    • Bullet Velocity now increased by 20%

Automaton

  • Minimum Damage increased to 20, up from 19

Owen Gun

  • Min Damage increased to 24, up from 22

Warzone May 4 Update Bug Fixes

Alongside several weapon adjustments, this particular patch also features a variety of bug fixes, improving the experience across the board. Here are all the changes:

  • Fixed an issue preventing Players using an Xbox Live Silver Account from accessing Warzone.
  • Fixed an issue causing Players using a controller to encounter issues while navigating the Buy Station interface.
  • Fixed an issue causing the AMP63 (BOCW) Unlock Challenge to not track.
  • Fixed an issue causing the cape elements on the following skins to obscure Player vision:
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  • “Ancestral Spirit” Daniel Skin (Battle Pass Tier 100)
  • “Astrakhan” Padmavati Skin
  • Fixed an issue causing the following Weapons to not gain Weapon XP:
    • KG M40 (VG)
    • Volkssturmgewehr (VG)
    • AS44 (VG)
    • NZ-41 (VG)
    • Gorenko Anti-Tank Rifle (VG)

There you have it. That's all there is to know about the Warzone May 4 update patch notes. For more, check out our dedicated page for the latest news, leaks, and guides.