PS5 : COD: Black Ops Cold War lowers MP5 stats to balance gameplay

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If you have been playing Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War, which is already available in Spain and around the world, you will have realized that there is a specific weapon that is far above the rest: the MP5. The development studio Treyarch has also been aware of this problem, and that is why they have got down to work to solve it: both to fix the weapon’s spawn rate and its stats.

Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War and the MP5: nerfing the weapon

The players of Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War It did not take long to realize something very striking: in the competitive multiplayer of the title there is a weapon that appears more than any other. S: we talk about the MP5. The automatic submachine gun is considered the best weapon in the game, and is even capable of standing above other weapon classes where, in real terms, it shouldn’t.

This situation made MP5 will soon become a kind of meme for the user community: in the Reddit publication that we leave you under these lines, for example, the user SquidsUnitedAlliance has replaced all classes and weapon types in the game with the MP5. In this way, the enormous presence that the submachine gun has had and how powerful it was is reflected … until now.

The ultimate class setup from r / blackopscoldwar

Treyarch’s answer to the MP5 problem

Just a few days after Black ops cold war was released, Treyarch contacted their community to confirm that they have reduced base effective damage to MP5 by 33%. Also, they have adjusted the recoil. “Now get out there and try the other four!”, indicated the development studio on its Twitter account, encouraging players to test the other machine gunners in the game.

This becomes the first balance upgrade facing Black Ops Cold War. The study, for its part, promises that they will continue working taking note of the player’s comments to continue moving towards its first season, which aims to arrive on December 10.

Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War is available on both PC and PS4, Xbox One, PS5 and Xbox Series X / S. “The new installment of the Activision shooter that arrives without much noticeable news though still as fun as ever“, we pointed at our analysis. To help you in this Cold War, we also invite you to consult our complete guide tips and tricks.