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Warzone and Black Ops Cold War Receives New CARV.2 Rifle

Call of Duty: Warzone and Black Ops Cold War are both receiving the new CARV.2 tactical rifle for Thursday's patch.
Call of Duty: Warzone and Black Ops Cold War are both receiving the new CARV.2 tactical rifle for Thursday's patch.

Call of Duty: Warzone and Black Ops Cold War are both receiving the new CARV.2 tactical rifle for Thursday's patch.

As this gun could start a new meta in Warzone and Cold War play, here's how to obtain the new CARV.2 tactical rifle.

Warzone and Black Ops Cold War Gets New CARV.2 Rifle

Written in a blog post by Treyarch Studios, the May 6 update features the new CARV.2 rifle that can be acquired through an in-game challenge in the multiplayer or zombies mode, or by purchasing it through the "Plastik Protoype" store bundle for 1200 CP.

The blog post mentions that the CARV.2 is a burst-fire rifle with "impressive firepower, solid recoil control and a large ammo pool to pull from," and that it is best used in long-range fights and mid-range combat as well.

The new CARV.2 tactical rifle | Photo by Activision, Treyarch Studios
The new CARV.2 tactical rifle | Photo by Activision, Treyarch Studios

Currently, the challenge that is set in order to obtain the CARV.2 in a standard multiplayer match will have the player using tactical rifles to rapidly kill two or more players in 10 different completed matches. Which is a relatively easier way than having to spend money in order to unlock it.

For Warzone, the CARV.2 could see an instant rise of popularity as the mid-range engagements coupled with long-range efficiency is ideal, especially with a high firing rate.

This week's update also includes a new "Yamantau + Diesel 24/7" playlist, along with the return of Prop Hunt. Both Yamantau and Diesel are now added to the Prop Hunt map rotation.