Best Warzone 2 sniper rifle: Which is best to use?

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November 22, 2022: Warzone 2 Season One is well underway and these are the strongest sniper rifles to use.

The best Warzone 2 sniper rifle is a hot topic of conversation within the community as players continue to drop into the battle royale. Alongside a brand-new map, the game contains a new arsenal of weaponry to master.


When it comes to long-distance duels, few weapons can compete with the immense power of a sniper rifle. With several options expected to contain enough firepower to eliminate an opponent with a single bullet, finding the best one to use is hugely important when attempting to establish the meta.

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Before we take a closer look at the best Warzone 2 sniper rifle, don't forget to check out our other guides highlighting the best Warzone 2 SMG and the best Warzone 2 controller settings in order to gain the upper hand.

What is the best Warzone 2 sniper rifle?


According to several content creators that have had the opportunity to play Warzone 2 early, the SP-X 80 and the MCPR-300 are leading the charge at the top of the category.

Thanks to their incredible damage output and ease of use, these snipers are bound to prove popular as players look for ways to excel in long-distance duels.

Image showing Warzone 2 player wearing ghillie suit and holding sniper
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Warzone 2 sniper rifle tier list

S Tier MCPR-300 SP-X 80
A TierSignal 50 LA-B 330

So far, the MCPR-300 and the SP-X 80 top our tier list closely followed by the Signal 50 and the LA-B 330. The difference between the two tiers comes down to the occurrence of hitmarkers.

Having used the Signal 50 and LA-B 330, the slightly weaker damage output results in inconsistent performance which is far from ideal in situations where landing a single bullet can add another elimination to your name.

How many sniper rifles are in Warzone 2

At launch, Warzone 2 will contain a total of five sniper rifles. The Season One update sees the arrival of the Victus XMR and as soon as we have a chance to use it, we'll add it to the list to see how it fares against the current selection.


We expect the total of snipers to increase as the seasons progress so expect plenty of variety in the not-too-distant future.

When is Warzone 2 season 1 reloaded?

The mid-season update for Warzone 2 will arrive on December 14, shortly after the start of the Modern Warfare FC event starting on November 21. The football-themed event sees the arrival of Neymar, Messi, and Neymar along with a football game mode.

That's everything there is to know about the best Warzone 2 sniper rifle. For more, check out our guides showcasing the best Warzone 2 guns and intel on the Warzone 2 map.