19 Apr 2021 4:08 PM +00:00

New Warzone update sees huge nerfs to Sykov

A new update for Call of Duty: Warzone is due to go live today, making some much-needed changes to the game.

This is separate from the weekly Playlist update which should go live at 6pm on Thursday.

We should also see the Season 3 update for Black Ops Cold War go live on Thursday, April 22nd too.

Here is everything you need to know.

Full Patch Notes

In a tweet, Raven Software laid out what to expect from the upcoming patch.

The update today is quite small, with just some minor changes made, nothing new has been added to the game.


  • The RC-XD has been removed from Buy Stations and is now only available via Containment Monitors.
  • Fixed an issue causing players to be unable to equip Armor Plates after activating certain Killstreaks or Field Upgrades.
  • The Containment Protocol missiles will no longer land in the Play Area.
  • The Containment Protocol missiles have had their sound effects volume reduced.
  • Fixed a bug causing Loadout Drops to block movement and projectiles after the crate collapses.
  • King Slayer Trios - The Gas Circle will no longer move completely outside of the Play Area.


  • The Swatt Master Blueprint now correctly displays the Electric Dismemberment icon.


  • Fixed a bug with the Modern Warfare Sniper Scope and Variable Zoom Scope where they were not displaying glint.
  • Fixed a bug with Modern Warfare weapon perks where they were not having their intended effects.
  • Fixed a bug with the Bullseye Reticle where it would sometimes cause frame rate issues or the disappearance of UI elements.
  • Sorokin 140mm Auto (Sykov)
    • Hip spread increased
  • Akimbo (Sykov)
    • Movement speed reduced by 5%
  • 80 Round Drums (Sykov)
    • Movement speed reduced by 5%
    • ADS movement speed reduced by 7%
  • When equipping the Sykov with the Sorokin 140mm Auto and the 80 Round Drums, damage is reduced by 25%.

Release Time

The update has already gone live, meaning you will need to download it before you can play the game.