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CofD: WWII's first big update buffs shotgun and nerfs rifles

Published: 15:40, 10 November 2017
Updated: 15:17, 24 September 2018
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Call of Duty: WWII

Call of Duty: WWII just received its first big update. The update mostly focuses on fixing the game's messy multiplayer. The Walther Toggle Action Shotgun got buffed and FG42 Rifle, along with two others got a considerable nerfing.

Call of Duty WWII just received its first big update, and a big chunk of it was aimed towards fixing the multiplayer portion of the game. Call of Duty WWII's connection issues and server problems got in the way of some people's mutiplayer experience.

The 1.05GB update is available for PlayStation 4 and Xbox One, with a version for PC coming soon. A number of Redditors reported minor issues with the game:

Activision The reveal trailer for COD WWII showcases a variety of weaponry. The reveal trailer for COD WWII showcases a variety of weaponry.

While others just wanted good, clean fun:

Some see right through all that PR lingo:

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In the end, Call of Duty WWII is a mighty successful game that managed to have an opening weekend "bigger than the opening weekends of both Thor and Wonder Woman combined". Eric Hirshberg, CEO of Activision added that the team is "committed to supporting the community with continuous improvements and new content".

If you feel up to it, you can check out SubReal's review of Call of Duty WWII . Spoilers: he gave it a 9/10. 

Since the patch notes are quite short, I'll paste them down here:

  • Multiplayer updates:

Connectivity improvements and optimizations

Fixed de-ranking issues

Addressed an issue where players encountered an infinite load screen

Leaderboard stability improvements and bug fixes

General UI improvements

Loading optimizations

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  • Multiplayer weapon tuning updates:
  • Buffs:

Walther Toggle Action Shotgun - Damage increased at extremely close range

Bren LMG - Increased damage per shot

LMG Bipod - Sped up ADS time when in bipod stance

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  • Nerfs

BAR Rifle - decreased fire rate and widened hip fire spread

STG44 Rifle - widened hip fire spread

FG42 Rifle - increased recoil and widened hip fire spread

Machine Pistol - decreased damage ranges

  • Sniper class - Fixed a bug with all Sniper Rifles zooming to exact center when aiming down the sights.
  • COD:WWII Nazi Zombies Updates

Zombie Map Exploit Fix - clipping into a zombie spawn closet using revive mechanic in Laboratory

Fixed Klaus pathing

Fixed out of world exploit - The Final Reich

Be on the lookout for an additional update tomorrow, along with Call of Duty: WWII PC Game Updates.

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