The unreleased Modern Warfare CX-9 SMG has been a hot topic in the Call of Duty community, as players would like to see it added to Warzone. This hope got some added support in a new gameplay video for the upcoming Warzone Payload game mode.
The Season 4 Reloaded update is not bringing a great deal of new content to the world of Warzone, with two of the biggest additions officially coming being the new Sentry Gun killstreak and Payload game mode.
However, a new gameplay video showing off footage of the Payload game mode in action released by Treyarch Studios has injected a great deal of excitement in the community, as it surprisingly showed off a character using the unreleased Modern Warfare CX-9 SMG.
Warzone CX-9 SMG
Players are likely to remember when the unreleased Modern Warfare SMG could be found as legendary loot in the Call of Duty battle royale with no official announcements regarding its addition.
This weapon was then removed from the game, and there has been no official word of it coming back to Modern Warfare or Warzone by any of the development studios.
However, it looks as though there could be some hope of the Warzone CX-9 SMG possibly being added sometime following the Season 4 Reloaded update thanks to a new video published by Treyarch Studios diving into the new content coming to the Call of Duty battle royale in Season 4 Reloaded.
The footage in question starts at the 8:15 minute mark of the video, where the gameplay of the new Payload game mode starts to play.
Several scenes follow, showing off a character using the unreleased Warzone CX-9 SMG to fight enemy players.
Now, there was no official mention of the Warzone CX-9 SMG being added in the Season 4 Reloaded update in the roadmap for all of the new content coming to the battle royale.
The only SMG announced to be arriving in the game with this new update is the OTs 9, so the inclusion of the unreleased Modern Warfare weapon would indeed be a huge surprise that would likely be met with plenty of excitement from the community.
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New Cold War and Warzone weapons teased in Season 5 cinematic
Clever CoD fans have spotted several new weapons teased in the Warzone and Cold War Season 5 cinematic, which are likely to arrive soon.
In the latest cinematic trailer, eagle-eyed Call of Duty fans have spotted the likely candidates for Black Ops Cold War and Warzone Season 5’s weapons.
Black Ops Cold War and Warzone Season 4 brought some extremely powerful weapons to the mix, such as the C58 Assault Rifle and Nail Gun. Season 5 has finally been revealed, and players are keen to learn what new weapons Treyarch and Raven Software will bring.
The leaked Season 5 artwork revealed the TEC-9 Pistol would be coming to Call of Duty for the first time, but eagle-eyed fans have spotted several other weapons that have been teased.
Here’s every teased weapon from Season 5’s cinematic trailer.
Fans first spotted the TEC-9 Pistol when the key art for Warzone and Cold War Season 5 was leaked. The brand-new Operator was seen wielding the automatic pistol Akimbo in both the artwork and now the teaser trailer.
This pistol has never been seen in Call of Duty before, but it could be extremely powerful at close range when dual-wielded.
Soviet Cosmonaut TP-82 Survival Sidearm
In this new trailer, Woods wields a brand-new one-handed Shotgun which some believe to be the Soviet Cosmonaut TP-82 Survival Sidearm.
Russian astronauts brought this small Shotgun to space, so they had some protection when landing in the Siberian wilderness. This sidearm has two Shotgun barrels and a lower rifle barrel that shoots 7.62mm rounds. Fans of Battlefield V will find it extremely familiar to the M30 Drilling, which doubled up as both a Shotgun and Rifle.
There’s no guarantee this is the TP-82, but it looks and acts extremely like it. Whatever this new weapon is, it’s sure to be a unique addition to Season 5.
Reddit user Vengance183 spotted what appears to be the British EM-1 in the Season 5 cinematic. This was an experimental weapon from the 1940s and was considered high-tech for its day.
One of the Warzone and Cold War Season 5 weapons is carried by Woods’ mysterious new squad member, and we get a good view when he drops it after using it as a club. Vengance183 paused the cinematic here, and we can see that it bears a striking resemblance to the EM-1 Rifle.
This won’t be the first time Cold War brings classic weapons to the game, with the PPSH-41 arriving in Season 3.
And that’s all the new weapons Black Ops Cold War players have spotted in the Season 5 cinematic! We expect a roadmap soon, and then we’ll get official confirmation of all of the new season’s upcoming weapons.
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Warzone August 5 update patch notes: Krig 6 & CX-9 changes
In a surprise Warzone update on August 5, Raven Software made significant changes to the popular Krig 6 and brand-new CX-9 SMG.
Raven Software has released a new Game Settings Update for Call of Duty: Warzone on August 5. This new Game Settings update brings a small number of changes.
Warzone Krig 6 nerfed & CX-9 buffed
Although we’re fast approaching August 12’s Black Ops Cold War and Warzone Season 5, Raven Software has treated fans to two surprise updates this week. First, the long-awaited CX-9 and the Soap Operator bundle finally arrived, and now Raven has released a small, but likely meta-changing, balance update.
In this surprise update, the Krig 6 received an impactful nerf. This weapon was known for its extremely high accuracy and ability to dominate at range. While it still remains as accurate as before, its Lower Torso Multiplier and Maximum Damage Range have been hit.
The Krig 6 will still be able to melt enemies at medium range, but it’ll likely struggle in those long-distance engagements. The C58 Assault Rifle has been a close 2nd place in terms of effectiveness, so it could become the meta once again.
And another surprising tweak, the CX-9 has been buffed. Both its mid damage range and Headshot multiplier have been increased, so the CX-9’s place appears to have been solidified as more of a long-range SMG, that’ll be perfect to pair with Sniper Rifles.
You can check out the exact values below.
Warzone August 5 Update Patch Notes
- Krig 6 (BOCW)
- Lower Torso Multiplier decreased from 1.1 to 1
- Maximum Damage Range decreased from 1500 to 1400
- CX-9 (MW)
- Increased mid damage range from 20 to 21
- Increased Headshot Multiplier from 1.4 to 1.45
For more Warzone, check out YouTuber JGOD’s top tip to boost your K/D and help you win more gunfights.
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JGOD reveals his top tip to boost your Warzone K/D & win more gunfights
JGOD has broken down his top tip to help you win more gunfights and boost your Warzone kill to death ratio.
Warzone YouTuber JGOD has broken down the simple trick you can use to win more gunfights and “instantly raise your K/D.”
‘Centering’ is a term you may have heard your favorite Call of Duty and Warzone pros use, as it’s one of the most important aspects of any FPS game. Make sure your aim is ‘centered’ and already where you expect enemies to be will allow you to snap onto them much quicker, giving you the edge in gunfights.
Using examples from Warzone’s top professional players, YouTuber JGOD has broken down how important centering is to improve your K/D ratio and winning more gunfights.
What is centering in Warzone?
As JGOD explains, centering is keeping your crosshair in the center of your screen so you’re always ready for a player to appear. This means aiming at chest height at all times where you expect enemies to be, whether that’s in doorways, windows, or out in the open. JGOD explained that sometimes that tiny adjustment you have to make if you’re not centered “is enough to lose you the gunfight.”
Using his own example, when JGOD is aiming at the floor, he has to massively adjust to aim at an enemy, and messes up his shots. He then corrects himself, centers his aim, and easily wins the fight.
He explains that controllers players tend to be the most guilty of aiming at the floor, as his own centering is much better when playing on keyboard and mouse. It could be a battle royale problem, as you’re constantly looking at the ground for loot.
JGOD Warzone centering examples
JGOD then uses top Warzone pro Tommey as an example, explaining how good centering can even correct mistakes. In the middle of a fight, Tommey expected a player to swing through a doorway and was centered ready for the player. Instead, the player dropped down one of the fireman’s poles, and because Tommey was centered, he easily adjusted his aim slightly to the right to win the gunfight.
As another perfect example of centering, JGOD analyzes DougIsRaw’s gameplay. Before Doug dropped down a ladder into the stairs of one of the apartment buildings, he took a second to center his aim to chest height. This allowed him to drop down already with perfect aim, and easily got the kill.
While centering is just instinct for Warzone’s top players, JGOD said that you’ll have to “consciously work on it day after day.” Just keep centering in mind while playing, and you’ll find your gameplay will improve immensely.
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