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JGOD explains what the best snipers are in Warzone after latest update

With all the latest updates to Call of Duty: Warzone, JGOD gives us a break down of all the snipers, but which one is the best in Season 3?



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With Warzone Season 3 Reloaded bringing about updates and changes, many players may be wondering what the best Warzone snipers are and how the long-range meta now looks.

Warzone Season 3 Reloaded landed with a bang, introducing an ’80s Action Hero theme, with new operators, a Power Grab LTM, and even weapon buffs and nerfs.

On May 27, Warzone received another update, which reworked some of the Cold War optics to make them feel more natural in the Modern Warfare engine. This, of course, shifted the balance a little, and popular YouTuber JGOD decided to break all the snipers down in a new video.


The update on May 27 saw some of the Black Ops Cold War optics get a little rework, adjusting their clarity and zoom to be more in tune with the Modern Warfare optics players are so used to.

Although this update seems a little late, with the Black Ops integration into Warzone happening way back in December 2020, this change was well received and has even changed the use of these optics.

JGOD’s best snipers in Warzone

Due to the new Cold War optics change, many of the players using the 3x and 4x optics to increase ADS while maintaining the same magnification on regular sniper scopes will be disappointed to see that these sights have now been reworked and corrected to fit their actual use.

In light of this change, JGOD broke down all the most used snipers and showed exactly how they perform in the three most important categories: aim down sight speed, bullet velocity, and rate of fire.


For ADS, the sniper that comes out on top of the best Warzone snipers is the Kar98k. A sniper considered the best by many players. If players are looking for an aggressive sniper to stay on the move and be ready to snipe at all times, the Kar is definitely the best choice.

Coming in second is the Cold War sniper, the Pelington, which JGOD says is “a funny one there because it feels like you just get hitmarkers.”

The Cold War snipers definitely take some getting used to, as the animation is not what Warzone players are accustomed to. After some time, the Pelington can definitely be a good choice, but players will need to “relearn” with the new reworked optics.

JGOD generally advises players now to use the default scopes instead of the variable zooms and 3/4x scopes, as the rework has definitely shifted the viability of the default scope.

Bullet velocity

In terms of bullet velocity, the “ZRG, which is the top dog,” a slower longer-ranged sniper that is the best option for those who are looking to snipe from a distance. After the ZRG, the SPR can also be a great sniper for both long and shorter ranges due to great bullet velocity compared to the Kar98k, a similar style sniper.

Further, the Swiss has the slowest bullet velocity but can also be a great option for those aggressive players due to its fast ADS and rate of fire.

The order for bullet velocity makes sense, as the longer-ranged snipers have higher bullet velocity. In contrast, the more aggressive, mobile snipers are slower as players will generally using them for closer ranges, making bullet velocity not as important. So, if you’re looking for a longer-ranged sniper, bullet velocity is a great indication of the best ones you should be using.

Rate of fire

This is arguably the most important category of them all and makes the Kar98k one of the best Warzone snipers. Not only does the Kar have the best ADS out of the snipers, but it also comes a close second in the rate of fire category.

Taking the top spot is the SPR, a very fast-firing sniper, making it a very strong sniper. The SPR is arguably better than the Kar, depending on your playstyle.

Those who want speed will definitely want to use the Kar, while for those who want a more versatile sniper to deal with various ranges and situations, the SPR is the sniper for you.

Overall rank

Warzone best snipers

In conclusion, the SPR is the top-ranked sniper in terms of the average across all these categories. This doesn’t necessarily mean it is the best sniper in Warzone, as the Kar98k is clearly still the best aggressive sniper in the game.

However, it does mean it is the best all-around sniper for those looking to be aggressive and take on long-range engagements. As for the Cold War snipers, the ZRG is the top-rated. However, the Pelington is also very viable.

That’s it for the best snipers in Warzone since the latest update. For more, stay tuned on Charlie INTEL and check out our article on best SMG loadouts for Warzone Season 3.

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Warzone players roast “embarrassingly low effort” The Numbers event

Warzone players have slammed Season 5 Reloaded’s The Numbers event, calling the challenges and changes “lazy” and “terrible.”



Warzone The Numbers event and Sai melee weapon

Warzone Season 5 Reloaded’s The Numbers event is here, but players have been less than impressed with the “low effort” and “lazy” challenges and changes.

Each Season, there’s usually a Warzone event to give players some new challenges to complete and rewards to earn. These have included fan-favorites such as The Haunting of Verdansk and the 80s Action Heroes, but players are calling Season 5’s The Numbers event a disappointment.

For this event, the Mobile Broadcast Stations have been activated and players must visit each one to complete the challenges and unlock the Sai melee weapon. With how quick and easy this is to complete, players have slammed the “extremely underwhelming” event.

Call of Duty Warzone mobile broadcast station

As with every event, players must complete a series of challenges to unlock Charms, Calling Cards, and an exclusive weapon Blueprint. The Numbers follows a similar format, but all players need to do is visit each Broadcast Station and they don’t feel the event is challenging or unique enough.

In a post slamming the latest Warzone event, Reddit user TheDudeofDudez said that The Numbers is “embarrassingly low effort” and “terrible.” They complained of the challenges lack of variety, where all you have to do is “Walk up to a van and press a button, hear some numbers, and that’s it.”

Another Redditor, JustThatOneGuy, elaborated on the issue. They explained that they completed all but two of the challenges in one game, and that was because the gas came in. “There’s no sense of speed or urgency as they’re active all match once activated,” they described. “No skill required to win gunfights as there’s no limit on how many are available per game.”

Popular Warzone YouTuber JGOD had the same experience, saying that it took him seven minutes to complete the challenge and unlock the Sai.

The event is now live, so it’s very likely it will stay this way until it concludes on October 5. While many feel it’s disappointing, some said they are just glad that the free Sai weapon is easy to unlock.

For more Warzone, you can check out the best Assault Rifle loadouts you can use after the significant September 15 update.

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Warzone Mobile Broadcast Stations: Locations & everything we know

One of the most interesting additions to Warzone Season 5 is Mobile Broadcast Stations. Here’s their locations and everything else we know.



Warzone Mobile Broadcast Stations

Warzone Season 5 is finally upon us, and it’s come with a whole host of tweaks and changes. One thing players will have noticed is Warzone Mobile Broadcast Stations popping up around Verdansk. But what are they, and where can you find them?

As is the case with every update, players are eager to dive back into Warzone Season 5 and check out the latest batch of changes. From new weapons such as The Cane to stylish skins to chase after, such as Kyube Kitsune, there’s plenty to play for and unlock this time around.

One of the changes, however, is causing a mysterious broadcast to be played around Verdansk. The patch notes for Warzone Season 5 noted that Mobile Broadcast Stations would be coming to the game as a new point of interest for players to fight over. Here’s everything we know about the Mobile Broadcast Stations that are now ready for players to activate.

What are Mobile Broadcast Stations in Warzone Season 5?

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These mysterious little POIs had begun spawning around the map since the launch of Season 5 and have been dormant until September 21, 2021, when Raven Software activated them. Players can now travel to these vehicles to complete challenges and earn various rewards.

Raven Software has kept their use relatively vague up until now, urging players to “keep their head” when they approach one and “tune out” the broadcast each one emits.

How to activate and use Mobile Broadcasts Station in Warzone Season 5?

To look at, they are essentially large trucks with telegraph poles sticking out the top of them. If you stumble across an active one, you will be greeted by an alarm sound and see that the antenna is raised further into the air.

Here’s how to activate one of them:

  1. Walk up to a Mobile Broadcast Station
  2. Approach the back-left corner of the station
  3. Stand in front of a big, red button and press your “Activate” button
  4. You’ll receive some cash, and a broadcast will be played, so make sure you’re stood close enough to hear it

Warzone Mobile Broadcast Stations locations

You can find all of the Warzone Mobile Broadcast Stations locations on the map below:

Warzone Mobile Broadcast Stations locations
  • Northwest of the Military Base
  • South of the Port
  • North of the Airport
  • West of the Train Station
  • Between the Boneyard and Superstore
  • East of the Salt Mine
  • At the Farmland
  • At the Hills
  • Southwest of the TV Station

That’s all we know about the Warzone Mobile Broadcast Stations right now. We’ll keep you updated as The Warzone and Cold War The Numbers event continues.

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How to unlock the Sai in Warzone & Black Ops Cold War

Here’s how to unlock the Sai melee weapon in Call of Duty: Warzone and Cold War during The Numbers Event in Season 5 Reloaded.



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A new melee weapon called the Sai is now available for players to earn in Warzone and Cold War as a part of Season 5 Reloaded’s The Numbers event.

Season 5 Reloaded brought a ton of free content to Cold War Multiplayer and Zombies and Warzone. This included new maps and multiplayer modes and also a new Zombie region.

Players can also enjoy events in Outbreak, Black Ops Cold War, and Warzone. The Warzone & Black Ops Cold War The Numbers event allows players to unlock a new melee weapon.

The Numbers Event is currently taking place in Cold War and Warzone. It started on September 21 at 10 AM PT. This event will reward players with exclusive cosmetic items as well as XP. But the limited-time challenges hold the best reward, which is the Sai.

Kitsune Operator using the Sai in Black Ops Cold war

How to unlock the Sai in Warzone and Cold War

To unlock the Sai in Warzone and Cold War, players will have to complete a full set of The Numbers challenges in either game. There are 9 challenges in both games, with 18 challenges total.

However, players can only unlock the Sai in Warzone and Cold War by completing a full set of challenges. You cannot unlock the Sai by completing 9 challenges from both games.

The Sai in Warzone and Cold War is a dual-wield melee weapon and the first-ever event reward weapon. It is one of 19 rewards players can earn during the event. Other rewards include stickers, charms, calling cards, and XP.

The Numbers Event in Warzone and Black Ops Cold War

All 9 challenges require players to interact with Mobile Broadcast Stations dotted around the map. These trucks have been placed by Perseus in different parts of Verdansk. Investigating unique Mobile Broadcast Stations will complete the nine challenges and allow you to unlock the Sai in Warzone and Cold War.

You can find all of the Warzone and Cold War The Numbers event challenges below:


  • In Warzone, activate or listen to the Mobile Broadcast station northwest of the Military Base
  • In Warzone, activate or listen to the Mobile Broadcast station south of the Port
  • In Warzone, activate or listen to the Mobile Broadcast station north of the Airport
  • In Warzone, activate or listen to the Mobile Broadcast station west of the Train Station
  • In Warzone, activate or listen to the Mobile Broadcast station between the Boneyard and Superstore
  • In Warzone, activate or listen to the Mobile Broadcast station east of the Salt Mine
  • In Warzone, activate or listen to the Mobile Broadcast station at the Farmland
  • In Warzone, activate or listen to the Mobile Broadcast station at the Hills
  • In Warzone, activate or listen to the Mobile Broadcast station southwest of the TV Station

Black Ops Cold War

  • Complete 3 Multiplayer matches on Zoo or earn Objective Milestones in Outbreak Survival
  • Win a Multiplayer Demolition match or earn 2 or more Zombies Round or Objective Milestones and Exfil successfully
  • Get a total of 50 Eliminations in Multiplayer or Slaughter Medals in Zombies (killed 5 enemies rapidly)
  • Get 10 kills with Lethal Equipment in Multiplayer or earn Lethal Equipment multi kill medals in Zombies
  • Earn 25000 total Multiplayer Score or Zombies Essence
  • Get 3 Multiplayer kills without dying or recover 500 health with food items in a region of Outbreak Survival 3 times
  • Get 5 kills with Scorestreaks in Multiplayer or earn Support multi kill medals in Zombies
  • Get 5 kills with or assisted by your Field Upgrades in Multiplayer or earn Field Upgrade multi kill Medals in Zombies
  • Earn 3 multi kills in Multiplayer or Eliminate Elite enemies in Zombies

How to get Warzone and Cold War Spectral Sai bundle Tri Chroma blueprint

Warzone Black Ops Cold War Spectral Sai Bundle

Players can also unlock the Sai in Warzone and Cold War by purchasing the Spectral Sai bundle in the Call of Duty store, which will automatically unlock the Tri Chroma blueprint for the melee weapon.

A blog post on the Call of Duty website claims, “The Sai’s lightweight design allows for improved agility and fast attacks, which is great for taking out zombies or the competition in Multiplayer and Warzone.

For more Call of Duty: Warzone, check out how to open the secret yellow door on Rebirth Island, and stay tuned for future news and guides.

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