Best Warzone 2 PDSW 528 (P90) loadout

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Warzone 2 PDSW 528
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November 18, 2022: The PSDW 528 is now available to use in Warzone 2. Scroll down for the best loadout and best attachments.

Although Warzone 2 contains a huge variety of submachine guns (SMG), there's a high chance of the best Warzone 2 PDSW 528 loadout features in the early metagame as players hunt for the best Warzone 2 SMG to use during a match.

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Armed with a huge magazine as standard and a lethal rate of fire, the PSDW 528 heavily resembles the legendary P90 from the previous Call of Duty titles. Although the P90 never made an impact in Verdansk and Caldera, players are bound to use its successor on Al Mazrah once a strong set of attachments is equipped.

Elsewhere in Warzone 2, check out our guides containing our early thoughts on the best Warzone 2 AR and everything there is to know about the Warzone 2 season 1 update.

What is the best Warzone 2 PSDW 528 loadout?

Attachment Name
MuzzleBruen Pendulum (horizontal/vertical recoil)
BarrelFTAC Series IX 14.5"
OpticCronen Mini Pro
StockCQB Stock
Rear GripBruen Q900 Grip

This build ensures low levels of recoil are maintained alongside increases in damage and range which come in handy in situations where some mid-range firepower is required.

The PSDW 528 comes with a huge magazine as standard so there's no need to equip another magazine.

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Best Warzone 2 PDSW 528 attachments

The Warzone 2 gunsmith is packed with a huge range of attachments containing various pros and cons. Most improve damage and recoil while others impact mobility and handling. After testing numerous combinations, this set of five is particularly strong:

  • Muzzle: Bruen Pendulum
  • Barrel: FTAC Series IX 14.5"
  • Optic: Cronen Mini Pro
  • Stock: CQB Stock
  • Rear Grip: Bruen Q900 Grip

The Bruen Pendulum muzzle provides enough horizontal and recoil control that ensures high accuracy is maintained. The FTAC Series IX barrel comes with improvements in damage range and bullet velocity which improves mid-range performance significantly.

Fast reaction times are a key ingredient to achieving success which is where the Bruen Q900 Grip and CQB Stock come into their own. The enhancements to aim-down sight speed and sprint-to-fire time give you the ability to snap onto any target that moves into the crosshair.

Warzone 2 PSDW 528 attachments in gunsmith
Credit: Screengrab via Activision
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How to unlock PSDW 528 in Warzone 2

The PSDW 528 is incredibly easy to unlock as it's one of the first weapons available to use in a Warzone 2 loadout. Simply reach level 5 to start using the SMG.

There's no need to use a double XP token to reach the specified level but we do recommend using a double weapon XP token to unlock all of the attachments as fast as possible.

Best Warzone 2 PSDW 528 perk package and equipment

Once the best PSDW 528 attachments are ready for battle, it's time to look for a perk package and equipment combination capable of providing further benefits alongside the SMG. Here's what we recommend.

Perk package

Weapon Specialist

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  • Overkill (Base)
  • Strong Arm (Base)
  • Spotter (Bonus)
  • Survivor (Ultimate)

This particular loadout uses Overkill which gives you the ability to use two primary weapons in the same loadout. Alongside the PSDW 528, we recommend using the M4 assault rifle.

Equipment

  • Semtex (Lethal)
  • Stun Grenade (Tactical)

Is the PSDW 528 good in Warzone 2?

The PDSW 528 is a relatively safe option in Warzone 2. The SMG category is packed with a huge range of weapons capable of dominating the meta and there's a high chance this SMG doesn't feature on the list. It's solid but it won't set the battle royale alight.

That's all there is to know about the best Warzone 2 PSDW 528 loadout. For more on the battle royale, take a look at our guides highlighting the best Warzone 2 sniper rifle and the latest intel on Warzone 2 double XP events.