Warzone's June 24th Update Removes Riot Shields From Ground Loot

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Season 4 of Warzone is well underway and Raven Software is showing no signs of slowing down when it comes to providing the best support for the immensely popular battle royale title. Thanks to regular updates, changes to the performance of overpowered weapons, and fixes to any bugs negatively impacting players, Warzone has become an increasingly smoother experience since the developer took over from Infinity Ward.

June 24th marks a week since the start of the latest post-launch content season and to ensure everything is running smoothly, Raven has implemented another update. This time around, the Riot Shield has been removed entirely from ground loot, much to the surprise of the community.


In this article, find the full patch notes for Warzone's June 24th update.

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Warzone June 24th Patch Notes

For those expecting to spend several hours downloading a huge patch that will fill your hard drives, fear not! The update can be applied with a prompted restart of the game. It won't be a full restart. Once the update has been applied, you'll be able to get straight back into the action in a matter of seconds.


Here are all the changes that have been implemented:


Ground Fall, a Limited-Time Event

  • Ending today at 10 AM PST / 7 PM CEST.


  • The Dirt Bike audio has been reduced.


  • The Riot Shield has been temporarily removed from ground loot.
    • It will remain available in Supply Boxes.


  • Fixed additional collision issues with various elements across Verdansk allowing players to exploit/peek/shoot through them.
  • Fixed an issue that caused the Spotter Scope ability to remain available to use for the duration of the match if the Player used the Spotter Scope prior to picking up Weapons.
  • Fixed an issue causing the Red Door use/interact prompt text to not appear properly.

When Is The Next Warzone Update?

The next major Warzone update is likely to take place alongside the start of Season 4 Reloaded, which is expected to launch in mid-July. Find everything you need to know on the mid-season update by checking out our dedicated hub!