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Warzone data reveals “forgotten” Assault Rifle is still meta

Analysis from Call of Duty YouTuber TrueGameData has actually discovered that one gun is still very much meta in Warzone.

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For a while now, the same couple of guns have been recognized as the main meta weapons in Warzone Season 6, but when crunching the numbers, TrueGameData has found that the C58 Assault Rifle is actually still right up there.

Players spent countless hours testing out different guns with varying attachments to see if there are any hidden meta weapons to use in Warzone. With Verdansk coming to the end of its run and set to be replaced by the tropical Caldera map, people are trying to make the most of it whilst they can.

Warzone Season 6 has largely been dominated by the Cold War AK-47, EM2, and OTs 9, with most players opting to use the guns alongside traditional rifles like the Kar98k and Swiss K31. But, TrueGameData thinks that the C58 is also a perfectly viable meta weapon.

Warzone C58, CW AK-47 & EM2 TTK comparison

TrueGameData is a YouTuber that uses and compares data to fully ascertain how good weapons are in Call of Duty, especially Warzone.

His most recent study went through the CW AK-47, EM2, and C58, and had some very interesting findings.

Slapping on the longest barrel and the ever-popular Agency Suppressor, we were shown the recoil patterns for the three guns based on fairly typical meta-builds, and not only did the C58 hold its own with a smooth firing pattern, but it also bettered the CW AK too.

He then went on to compare the three guns using all-around shots across the body to see which gun came on top as the range of target increased.

TrueGameData found that whilst the C58’s TTK definitely suffers a bit more at close-range compared to the CW AK and EM2, it more than holds its own the closer you get to mid-to-long-range, and even surpasses the other two guns.

He clarifies that based on the data for the EM2, “it’s extremely versatile and no matter where you are, it’s going to be one of the best guns.” However, he offers a counterpoint saying: “I’m not trying to say the C58 is better, but it’s way, way easier to control than the EM2, and out at range, it actually has does have better TTK with a single headshot.”

TrueGameData C58 Warzone loadout

  • Muzzle: Agency Supressor
  • Barrel: 18.7″ Ranger
  • Optic: Axial Arms 3x
  • Underbarrel: Field Agent Grip
  • Magazine: STANAG 55 Rnd

To round things off, TrueGameData also showed off his ideal C58 Assault Rifle loadout to maximize its TTK potential.

The Agency Suppressor and 18.7″ Ranger barrel are standard go-to attachments for most Assault Rifles in Warzone, as is the Axial Arms 3x scope.

Field Agent Grip is always great for reducing recoil, and the STANAG 55 Rnd is perfect for bashing out a few more extra rounds before you have to reload.


For more Warzone news and guides, check out the Warzone Caldera Pacific map size compared to Verdansk, and how weapons will be balanced in Warzone Pacific Caldera.

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Best Cooper Carbine loadout for Warzone Pacific Caldera

Here are the best attachment, Perks, and Equipment to run with Warzone Pacific Caldera’s Cooper Carbine Assault Rifle.

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Warzone Pacific Season 1’s Cooper Carbine has proved itself to be an extremely effective Assault Rifle, so here are the attachments and Perks that make up the best loadout for Caldera.

Caldera, Warzone’s new Pacific map, arrived as part of the Season 1 update back in December. This also brought the Cooper Carbine – an Assault Rifle that’s proved to be one of Caldera’s most dominant weapons.

We’ve got the perfect attachments, Perks, and Equipment to make the best Cooper Carbine loadout in Warzone Pacific Caldera.

Best Warzone Pacific Cooper Carbine loadout attachments

  • Muzzle: MX Silencer
  • Barrel: 22″ Cooper Custom
  • Optic: SVT-40 PU Scope 3-6x
  • Stock: Cooper 45RS
  • Underbarrel: M1930 Strife Angled
  • Magazine: 9mm 60 Round Drums
  • Ammunition: Lengthened
  • Rear Grip: Polymer Grip
  • Perk: Tight Grip
  • Perk 2: Fully Loaded

At long last, the Cooper Carbine emerges as an excellent long-range option following nerfs to the Bren. We’ve built this Cooper Carbine to dominate at long-range, boasting a fast fire rate and next to no recoil.

To start, the SVT-40 PU Scope 3-6x, 22″ Cooper Custom barrel, and MX Silencer vastly improve this weapon’s ability to hit distant targets with minimal recoil. Then, we also have the Cooper 45RS stock that contributes to the weapon’s long-range stability.

The M1930 Strife Angled and Polymer Grip further add to the Cooper Carbine’s accuracy and recoil control. With the 9mm 60 Round Drums you’ll be able to take on squads and the magazine attachment also boosts fire rate and ADS speed. We also recommend using Lengthened ammo which will make your bullets hit harder than usual.

The Tight Grip makes this weapon a laser beam thanks to the added accuracy and recoil control during sustained fire. Lastly, Fully Loaded ensures you have full ammo when you grab your loadout.

Best Perks & Equipment to use with Warzone Pacific Cooper Carbine

  • Perk 1: E.O.D
  • Perk 2: Overkill
  • Perk 3: Amped
  • Lethal: Frag Grenade
  • Tactical: Stun Grenade

Lethal Equipment got a significant buff in the Warzone Pacific Season 1 patch notes, so E.O.D has remained an extremely effective choice to protect yourself from explosives.

As the Cooper Carbine has transformed from a close-range AR to a long-range AR, we recommend using Overkill so you have two primary weapons such as the MP40 or Welgun, and Amped to quickly switch between them.

For lethal equipment, the Frag Grenade is now a powerful choice thanks to Season 1 buffs, and the Stun Grenade Tactical will slow your enemies to a halt, giving you a quick and easy kill.

How to unlock Cooper Carbine in Warzone Pacific Season 1

The Cooper Carbine can be unlocked for free at Tier 15 in the Vanguard and Warzone Season 1 Battle Pass.

It won’t take long to reach Tier 15, so just keep playing all the modes Warzone Pacific has to offer and you’ll soon unlock the Cooper Carbine.

Best alternatives to Warzone Pacific Cooper Carbine

There are plenty of other powerful long-range weapons in Warzone Pacific, with the Type 11 and STG44 proving to be extremely effective. The classic Kar98k is also well worth your time.


For more Warzone, you can check out how to turn off crossplay in Vanguard & Warzone Pacific.

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Warzone Pacific & Vanguard Season 2 officially delayed

Call of Duty: Vanguard and Warzone Pacific Season 2 has officially been delayed after devs share community update.

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It seems the Call of Duty devs have got a lot on their plate at the moment, causing them to delay the release of Warzone Pacific & Vanguard Season 2.

Warzone & Vanguard have had a lot of updates over the past couple of weeks, including the mid-season patch which looked to solve a lot of the game’s performance issues.

Despite improvements and better communication from the devs when it comes to sharing what they’re working on, Season 2 has been officially delayed to give them more time to work on fixes.

Call of Duty announced over on Twitter that Season 2 of Warzone and Vanguard has officially been delayed from the February 1 released date to February 14.

With all the crazy news coming out recently regarding Microsoft’s plans to purchase Activision, which includes Call of Duty, this probably won’t come as much of a shock to the community, especially given all the current performance issues.

While the devs recognize that they have “deployed a number of updates” recently to fix the issues, including a fix for the freezing Buy Station bug, they also recognize “that more needs to be done.”

The main reason for Season 2 of Warzone and Vanguard being delayed is in order for the devs to continue improving the gameplay experience. Many players will likely be happy that the season is being delayed, as another big update to the game might just cause even more issues and further frustration.


As more information is released regarding Season 2 of Vanguard and Warzone Pacific, we’ll be sure to cover it. For now, check out how much money Warzone makes.

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When is Warzone Pacific Season 2? Season 1 end date

Here’s everything we know about Warzone Pacific’s Season 2 update, including its release date and expected content.

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Call of Duty: Warzone Pacific will soon be receiving another massive content drop with Season 2, so here’s everything we know including its release date and content.

Warzone underwent a major change with the Pacific update, receiving all of Vanguard’s weapons on an entirely new map – Caldera. Now that the Festive Fervor event is over and the mid-season update is live, players are looking forward to what’s next.

Here’s everything we know about the upcoming Warzone Pacific Season 2 update, including its release date, time, and the content we expect to see.

Warzone Pacific Season 1 end date

We’ve now had the mid-season update for Warzone Pacific Season 1, with the season set to end on February 1, 2022. However, with the start date for Season 2 delayed, the Season 1 Battle Pass may be extended to coincide with the start of the new season.

Once we know exactly when the Vanguard Season 1 Battle Pass expires, we’ll update this section but be sure to unlock as many tiers as you can for the time being.

Warzone Pacific Season 2 release date & time

An announcement from the Call of Duty Twitter page has revealed that Warzone Pacific Season 2 has been delayed from February 1, 2022, to February 14, 2022.

Large Warzone updates are usually set live at 9 PM PT / 12 AM ET / 5 AM GMT, but Raven Software will confirm it nearer to the time.

What’s included in Warzone Pacific Season 2?

Neither Activision nor Raven Software has revealed what will be included in Season 2, but previous seasons can give us an educated guess.

Here’s everything we expect to arrive in Warzone Pacific Season 2:

  • New weapons
  • New Operators
  • Minor map changes
  • New game modes
  • Themed-event with challenges & rewards
  • Significant weapon balance updates & bug fixes

Of course, this is currently just speculation, but these are all usually included in a new Warzone season’s content drop.


Stay tuned to Charlie INTEL, as Activision and Raven Software will soon reveal what they have in store for Season 2 and beyond!

Be sure to check out everything we know about CoD 2022 in the meantime, which is expected to be a sequel to 2019’s Modern Warfare.

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