Warzone 2 and Modern Warfare 2 May 16 patch notes

Screenshot of Modern Warfare 2 player holding SMG near other soldiers carrying guns
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Screenshot of Modern Warfare 2 player holding SMG near other soldiers carrying guns
Credit: Activision

The Warzone 2 and Modern Warfare 2 May 16 patch notes contain a wealth of changes impacting multiplayer and the battle royale. Season 3 Reloaded is in full swing and whether you're a fan of Modern Warfare 2 or prefer Warzone 2, these changes could influence the meta.

As attention turns towards the Season 4 update, Infinity Ward and Raven Software continue to adjust and address various issues affecting players when dropping into the action.

Before we take a closer look at the Warzone 2 and Modern Warfare 2 May 16 patch notes, check out our guides showcasing the best Modern Warfare 2 ranked play loadouts and when the next Warzone 2 double XP event takes place.

Warzone 2 and Modern Warfare 2 May 16 patch notes

Weapons

Weapon balancing

» Handguns «

  • GS Magna
    • Close range headshot Armor Damage reduced | Warzone 2.0 Only
    • Akimbo:
      • Close range Armor Damage reduced | Warzone 2.0 Only
      • Minimum Armor Damage added | Warzone 2.0 Only
  • FTAC Siege
    • Armor Damage reduced | Warzone 2.0 Only
  • X13 Auto
    • Close range headshot Armor Damage reduced | Warzone 2.0 Only
    • Akimbo:
      • Close range Armor Damage reduced | Warzone 2.0 Only
      • Minimum Armor Damage added | Warzone 2.0 Only
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Bug fixes

General

  • Fixed an issue causing Players to be incorrectly removed from matches for inactivity.
  • Fixed an issue with missing visual effects on the Toxicant Blueprint in the Tracer Pack: Poison Bundle.
  • Fixed an issue causing screen flicker while inspecting Battle Pass Weapon Blueprints if the Auto On option was selected.
  • Fixed an issue causing Players to remain stuck on “Fetching Online Profile” when attempting to inspect social notifications.
  • Fixed an issue causing unpurchased Store Bundles to appear under the “My Weapons” tab.
  • Fixed an issue causing the client to freeze when selecting the “Invite to Party” option while other Players were already present in the Party.
  • Fixed an issue with Menu behavior while navigating Weapon Blueprints.
  • Fixed an issue preventing Players from unlocking Operator Gromsko despite meeting the requirements.
  • Fixed an issue causing Prestige 6 to incorrectly display Prestige 10 rewards.

Attachments

» Underbarrels «

  • Hellscream 40mm Drill
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  • Fixed an issue with the reload animation on the TAQ-V and TAQ-56

Previously Fixed

  • Fixed an issue causing the Battle Pass menu to become unresponsive until the Player returned to the main menu.
  • Fixed an issue with the tutorial that would cause the menu to freeze when the Player encountered the "Opening the Global Panel" tip.

Special Ops

Bug fixes

  • Fixed an issue that allowed Players to generate Lethal Equipment at a much higher rate than intended by repeatedly equipping Perk Packages that included the Resupply Perk.

Warzone 2

Bug fixes

  • Fixed an issue that allowed Players to generate Lethal Equipment at a much higher rate than intended by repeatedly equipping Perk Packages that included the Resupply Perk.

Ranked Play

  • Fixed an issue causing eliminated Squad members to receive SR for unassisted enemy eliminations by live Squad members.
  • Fixed an issue preventing Assists from tracking properly in the in-game Scoreboard.
  • Fixed an issue that allowed Players ineligible for Ranked Play to use the Looking for Party feature.
  • Fixed an issue that allowed inactive Players to remain in the match.

That's all there is to know about the Warzone 2 and Modern Warfare 2 May 16 patch notes. For more Call of Duty, check out our guides showcasing the best Warzone 2 ranked play loadouts and the best Modern Warfare 2 SMG for close-quarters action.

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