Activision finally nerfs COD Warzone’s AS VAL and SP-R 208: October 8th Patch Notes

Call of Duty Warzone and Modern Warfare’s new patch that released on October 8th finally ends the AS VAL and SP-R 208’s reign. Both Warzone and Moden Warfare Multiplayer community immensely requested Activision to nerf these weapons. While resolving the issues around AS VAL and SP-R 208, Activision also fixed a ridiculous Warzone bug.

Read More: Activision is nerfing both AS VAL and SP-R 208 for COD Warzone and Modern Warfare

After intensive assessment by the developers, both the AS VAL and SP-R 208 is at last ready for deployment. Since the release of Warzone Season 6, players have experienced dramatic changes in the gameplay due to the presence of these weapons. Community concern reached its peak when average players became unable to deal with these extensively overpowered guns. On the other hand, Activision also fixed the game-breaking subway exploit which previously allowed players to bag easy wins.

SP-R 208 Patch
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Warzone and Modern Warfare October 8 Patch Notes:


Fixed an issue where players could survive in the gas while staying on the subway fast travel system



  • Fixed a bug where the SSP 10-R mags could allow bullet penetration through multiple walls

SP-R 208:

  • Increase to flinch
  • Minor reduction to ADS speed
  • Variable zoom scope
  • Moved weapon closer to the player while ADSing
  • Small reduction to ADS speed
  • .300 Norma mag and .338 Lapua Mag ammo types:
  • Reduction to bullet velocity
  • Reduction to ADS speed
  • SKS:
  • Small reduction to ADS speed for variable zoom scopes

Warzone’s Subway Bug Fix

Among other pre-existing bugs, the so-called ” Subway Fast Travel ” bug practically rendered Warzone to an unplayable status. Exploiting this fast travel bug would make a player invulnerable to the Warzone’s toxic gas circle. The community has been constantly asking Activision for a fix for this bug since September 28th. Whilst listening to the community feedback, Activision has responded quickly and accordingly. Small adjustments have been applied to the SKS marksman rifle as well.

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