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STG44 and Restock Nerfed, H4 Blixen Bugs Fixed, NZ-41 Buffed in June 2 Warzone Update

"H4 Blixen should be all gravy now."
"H4 Blixen should be all gravy now." / Image courtesy of Activision/Screenshot: Ralston Dacanay

Raven Software has released its latest update for Call of Duty: Warzone in Season 3 Reloaded, nerfing the STG44 and Restock, fixing the H4 Blixen's animation bugs and buffing the NZ-41, as well as fixing several bugs.

Following a minor update to nerf Stims, Raven has released a pretty significant patch to balance things further. Here's a breakdown of the June 2 patch notes for Call of Duty: Warzone Season 3 Reloaded.

Warzone Season 3 Reloaded June 2 Patch Notes

Here are the official weapon adjustments Raven have made in this patch:

Assault Rifles

STG44 (Assault Rifle Alpha (VG))

  • Max Damage Range decreased to 27.9 meters, down from 30.1 meters

NZ-41 (VG)

  • Max Damage decreased to 37, down from 40
  • Min Damage increased to 34, up from 32
  • Recoil deviation decreased
  • Recoil intensity decreased
  • Muzzle Velocity increased by 10%
  • 8mm Klauser 40 Round Mags: Damage Range Penalty decreased to -10%, down from -20% / Damage Penalty has been removed / Fire Scaler has been removed
  • 6.5mm Sakura 50 Round Mags: Damage Penalty has been removed / Fire Scaler decreased to 5%, down from 12%

SMGs

H4 Blixen (VG)

  • 7.62 Gorenko 36 Round Mags: Torso Damage multiplier decreased to 13%, down from 15%
  • Jonsson 9" RMK: Min Damage decreased to 30, down from 33

Lethal Equipment

Throwing Knife

  • Upper Torso Damage decreased to 200, down from 300

Perks

Serpentine

Restock

  • Recharge Time increased to 30 seconds, up from 25 seconds

Gameplay

  • Recon Drone Field Upgrades have been removed from Underground Transit System loot
  • Reduced the spawn rate of Radar Jammer Field Upgrade on Rebirth Island

Bug Fixes

  • Fixed an issue causing unintended delays following certain actions while using the H4 Blixen (VG)
  • Fixed an issue causing the "Wakizashi" Camo Challenge to not track progress
  • Fixed various issues with the Squad Total Cash counter such as it 1) including the cash of a Player who has left the match and 2) not behaving correctly when players are in the Gulag
  • Fixed an issue causing unintended visuals during the Caldera Infil cinematic
  • Fixed an issue causing the Buy Station UI to sometimes prompt the player to confirm their choice

Additionally, Raven Software Tweeted that it has pushed a small update to enable High Value Loot Zones in Battle Royale game modes.

Ultimately, what stands out the most is that the STG44, Restock Perk, and H4 Blixen — despite also just having its bugs fixed — have been hit with nerfs. Regardless, all three should be just fine as important offerings in the current meta.

Meanwhile, the NZ-41 should emerge as a top-tier AR option, settling next to the Automaton, BAR, Vargo 52 and XM4 as contenders for the STG44's throne.

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