How to unlock BAL-27 in Warzone & MW3 Season 3 Reloaded

How to unlock BAL-27 in Warzone & MW3 Season 3 Reloaded
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Written by 

Alex Garton

Last updated 

1st May 2024 16:25

Knowing how to unlock the BAL-27 in MW3 and Warzone Season 3 Reloaded is important if you want to get a headstart unlocking all the attachments and experimenting with the weapon. If that wasn't enough, getting a hold of it early gives you a very high chance of using the gun in its best form, as new weapons are typically released in an extremely overturned state.

The BAL-27 itself is a hard-hitting bullpup Assault Rifle and a throwback to Advanced Warfare for all you CoD veterans. Alongside its consistency, a unique aspect of the weapon is that its first four bullets are deadly accurate and fire slightly slower, with the AR ramping up its fire rate the longer you hold the trigger. If this sounds appealing, you'll need to know how to unlock the BAL-27 in-game - so here's a full rundown.

How to get BAL-27 in MW3 & Warzone

To unlock the BAL-27 in Season 3 Reloaded of Warzone and MW3, you'll need to complete a new Sector in the Season 3 Battle Pass.

While this shouldn't take too long at all, you can't complete this new section by spending BP Tokens. Instead, you'll need to complete a set of five challenges before you can unlock the BAL-27 foryourself.

Thankfully, they're pretty straightforward to complete, and should only take you a handful of games:

  • Get 5 Operator headshot or special zombie critical kills with Assault Rifles
  • Get 10 Operator or special zombie kills while moving with Assault Rifles
  • Get 10 Operator or special zombie hipfire kills with Assault Rifles
  • Get 10 Operator or special zombie tac stance kills with Assault Rifles
  • Earn all sector rewards AND get 15 operator or special zombie kills while aiming down sights with Assault Rifles

I recommend hopping into Multiplayer or Zombies instead of Warzone if you want to get your hands on the BAL quickly. Game modes like Free-for-All, Domination, and TDM offer huge amounts of XP and make grinding through the Battle Pass extremely easy.

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Now you know how to unlock the BAL-27 in Call of Duty, check out our best Warzone weapons list so all your loadouts are ready to dominate in Season 3 Reloaded. You can also visit our CoD homepage for all the latest news and guides.

Alex Garton
About the author
Alex Garton
Alex is a Senior Writer at GGRecon. With a BA (Hons) in English, he has previously written for Dexerto & Gfinity. Specialising in Call of Duty & Apex Legends, he loves (attempting) to improve his aim in competitive shooters and will always make time for a single-player RPG.
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