MW2 & Warzone 2 Season 6 patch notes, Kastov 762 & M13B nerfs

MW2 & Warzone 2 Season 6 patch notes, Kastov 762 & M13B nerfs
Courtesy of Activision

Written by 

Alex Garton

Published 

27th Sep 2023 17:04

The Modern Warfare 2 and Warzone 2 Season 6 patch notes have arrived and there's a huge amount of weapon changes that are looking to shake up the meta.

With nerfs to hugely popular options like the Kastov 762 and M13B, it's almost guaranteed that new contenders are going to rise up in Season 6.

So, without further ado, let's check out all the weapon balance changes in the MW2 and Warzone 2 Season 6 patch notes.

Modern Warfare 2 & Warzone 2 Season 6 patch notes: Overview

MW2 operators
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Here's an overview of the Warzone 2 and MW2 patch notes for Season 6:

Warzone 2 Season 6 Overview

  • Al Mazrah Champion’s Quest Reward: A new Assault Rifle Weapon Blueprint called “Flow Thru” is now available for players to earn via a Champion’s Quest Victory on Al Mazrah
  • Supply Box Loot Behaviour: We’ve improved the behaviour and visibility of additional loot that drops on the ground out of Supply Boxes.
  • Buy Station Limited Row: P.R.D. has been replaced with a Medic Plate Carrier which costs $4,000. Reinforcement Flare price has been increased to $7,000, up from $5,000.

MW2 Season 6 Overview

  • New Multiplayer maps: La Casa, Koro Village, King (Gunfight), Fight (Gunfight)
  • New Weapons: TR-76 Geist Assault Rifle, ISO 9mm SMG, Dual Kamas Melee Weapons
  • New cosmetics: A variety of Halloween-themed skins and bundles are available in the store.

MW2 & WZ2 Season 6 patch notes: Weapon & Balance changes

Season 6 MW2 and Warzone 2
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Assault Rifles

  • Chimera
    • Lower Torso Damage Multiplier increased | Warzone Only
  • FR Avancer
    • Limb Damage Multipliers increased | Warzone Only
  • ISO Hemlock
    • Neck Damage Multiplier decreased | Warzone Only
    • Upper Torso Damage Multiplier decreased | Warzone Only
  • Kastov 762
    • Close Damage decreased | Warzone Only
    • Close Damage Range increased | Warzone Only
    • Head Damage Multiplier decreased | Warzone Only
    • Neck Damage Multiplier decreased | Warzone Only
    • Upper Torso Damage Multiplier decreased | Warzone Only
  • M13B
    • Close Damage decreased | Warzone Only
    • Close Damage Range decreased | Warzone Only
    • Close-mid Damage decreased | Warzone Only
    • Mid Damage decreased | Warzone Only
  • M13C
    • Close Damage increased | Warzone Only
    • Lower Limb Damage Multipliers increased | Warzone Only
  • M16
    • Close Damage Range increased | Warzone Only
    • Lower Torso Damage Multipliers increased | Warzone Only
    • Limb Damage Multipliers increased | Warzone Only

Battle Rifle

  • Cronen Squall
    • Mid Damage Range decreased | Warzone Only
  • FTAC Recon
    • Neck Damage Multiplier increased | Warzone Only
    • Torso Damage Multipliers increased | Warzone Only
    • Limb Damage Multipliers increased | Warzone Only
  • Lachmann-762
    • Close Damage Range increased | Warzone Only
    • Neck Damage Multiplier increased | Warzone Only
    • Torso Damage Multipliers increased | Warzone Only
    • Limb Damage Multipliers increased | Warzone Only
  • SO-14
    • Close Damage Range increased | Warzone Only
    • Close-Mid Damage Range increased | Warzone Only
    • Mid Damage Range increased | Warzone Only
    • Far Damage increased | Warzone Only
  • TAQ-V
    • Close Damage increased | Warzone Only
    • Close Damage Range increased | Warzone Only
    • Close-mid Damage Range increased | Warzone Only

Warzone 2 buff nerf
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Handguns

  • Basilisk
    • Close-mid Damage increased | Warzone Only
    • Mid Damage increased | Warzone Only
    • Mid-far Damage increased | Warzone Only
    • Far Damage increased | Warzone Only
  • FTAC Siege
    • Head Damage Multiplier decreased | Warzone Only
    • Lower Torso Damage Multiplier decreased | Warzone Only
  • GS Magna
    • Close Damage decreased | Warzone Only
    • Close-mid Damage increased | Warzone Only
    • Upper Torso Damage Multiplier decreased | Warzone Only
    • Limb Damage Multipliers decreased | Warzone Only
  • P890
    • Mid Damage increased | Warzone Only
    • Far Damage increased | Warzone Only
    • Lower Torso Damage Multiplier increased | Warzone Only
    • Limb Multipliers increased | Warzone Only
  • X12
    • Close-mid Damage increased | Warzone Only
    • Neck Damage Multiplier increased | Warzone Only
    • Torso Damage Multipliers increased | Warzone Only
    • Lower Limb Damage Multipliers increased | Warzone Only
  • 9mm Daemon
    • Neck Damage Multiplier decreased | Warzone Only
    • Torso Damage Multipliers decreased | Warzone Only
    • Arm Damage Multipliers decreased | Warzone Only
  • .50 GS
    • Close Damage increased | Warzone Only
    • Mid Damage increased | Warzone Only
    • Far Damage increased | Warzone Only

Shotguns

  • Bryson 800
    • Close-mid Damage Range increased | Warzone Only
  • Bryson 890
    • Close Damage Range decreased | Warzone Only
    • Close-Mid Damage Range decreased | Warzone Only
    • Mid Damage Range decreased | Warzone Only
    • Mid-Far Damage Range decreased | Warzone Only
  • Lockwood 300
    • Lower Torso Damage Multiplier increased | Warzone Only
    • Limb Damage Multipliers increased | Warzone Only
  • MX Guardian
    • Close Damage Range increased | Warzone Only
    • Close-mid Damage Range increased | Warzone Only
    • Mid Damage increased | Warzone Only
    • Mid-Far Damage increased | Warzone Only
    • Far Damage increased | Warzone Only

Sniper Rifles

  • Carrack .300
    • Close-mid Damage increased | Warzone Only
    • Far Damage increased | Warzone Only
    • Lower Torso Damage Multiplier increased | Warzone Only
    • Limb Damage Multipliers increased | Warzone Only
  • Signal 50
    • Neck Damage Multiplier decreased | Warzone Only
    • Upper Torso Damage Multiplier decreased | Warzone Only
  • SP-X 80
    • Close Damage Range increased | Warzone Only
    • Close-mid Damage Range increased | Warzone Only
    • Mid Damage Range increased | Warzone Only
    • Upper Torso Damage Multiplier increased | Warzone Only

Submachine Guns

  • BAS-P
    • Neck Damage Multiplier increased | Warzone Only
    • Torso Damage Multipliers increased | Warzone Only
    • Limb Damage Multipliers increased | Warzone Only
  • Fennec 45
    • Close Damage increased | Warzone Only
    • Close-mid Damage increased | Warzone Only
    • Head Damage Multiplier increased | Warzone Only
    • Neck Damage Multiplier decreased | Warzone Only
    • Upper Torso Damage Multiplier decreased | Warzone Only
  • Lachmann Shroud
    • Semi-auto Damage decreased | Warzone Only
    • Burst-fire Head Damage Multiplier increased | Warzone Only
    • Burst-fire Neck Damage Multiplier increased | Warzone Only
    • Burst-fire Upper Torso Damage Multiplier increased | Warzone Only
  • Minibak
    • Mid Damage increased | Warzone Only
  • MX9
    • Neck Damage Multiplier increased | Warzone Only
    • Torso Damage Multipliers increased | Warzone Only
    • Limb Damage Multipliers increased | Warzone Only

Weapon Bug Fixes

  • Fixed an issue causing the stat bars to occasionally display incorrect information when comparing Weapons or Attachments

  • Fixed an issue with the Lockwood 300 that would cause it to deal inconsistent Headshot Damage

  • Fixed an issue with some KV Broadside and MX Guardian Barrel Attachments where they were not offering the correct stat

So, that's all you need to know about the MW2 and Warzone 2 Season 6 patch notes. With so many weapon changes, it's well experimenting with all of the buffed options to see if any picks are top-tier following their alterations.

If you're not in the mood to test out the guns for yourself, check out our best Warzone 2 weapons loadout list that'll ensure you always have the strongest setups.

For more MW2 and Warzone content, stick with GGRecon.

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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