Warzone Season 1 Patch Notes: Exploring New Perks, MW3 Movement, and More in Urzikstan

Warzone Season 1 Patch Notes: Exploring New Perks, MW3 Movement, and More in Urzikstan

7. December 2023 by Valentin Pasetti

Warzone’s new Modern Warfare 3 map, Urzikstan, is now live, bringing with it a massive update and an array of changes. This update promises to redefine the battle royale experience, incorporating feedback from the community to enhance gameplay.

Game Modes in Urzikstan

Urzikstan offers diverse game modes to cater to different playstyles:

  1. Battle Royale
    • Map: Urzikstan
    • Player Count: 100
    • Match Length: 20 minutes
  2. Resurgence
    • Maps: Ashika Island, Vondel, Urzikstan Resurgence
  3. Plunder
    • Map: Urzikstan
    • Player Count: 100
    • Match Length: 15 minutes

A special Urzikstan Resurgence game mode will also feature notable points of interest like the Orlov Military Base, Popov Power, and Zaravan Suburbs.

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Revamped Movement and Mechanics

Warzone Season 1 incorporates the MW3 movement system, enhancing player mobility and combat dynamics. This includes:

  • Slide canceling
  • Tac-Stance
  • ADS (Aim Down Sight) while sliding
  • Running while reloading

New Perks:

  • Tac Pads: Improves slide distance and full ADS while sliding, with faster stance transitions.
  • Commando Gloves: Allows reloading while running.
  • Quick-Grip Gloves: Speeds up weapon swapping.
  • Climbing Boots (Partial): Boosts climbing and mantling speed.


General Adjustments in Warzone

Raven Software has made several adjustments to improve gameplay:

  • Enhanced visibility in water combat.
  • Standardized locational damage modifiers.
  • Return of one-shot sniping with the KATT AMR.
  • Adjusted launcher damage values for a balanced experience against vehicles.

New Gameplay Features

  • Firing an unsuppressed weapon reveals a player’s location on the mini-map. Using a suppressor can counter this.
  • Redeploying players receive a weapon with attachments based on the current circle number.
  • Manual equipping of gas masks, with a reduced impact on gameplay.
  • Loadout purchase prices reduced across all playlist sizes.
  • Shortened spawn protection duration from 10 to 2.5 seconds.

Enhanced Environmental Elements

Urzikstan introduces new elements like a drivable train, horizontal zip lines, and a lightly armored vehicle, the Coyote.

Contracts and Stronghold Updates

Strongholds are now occasional events, offering unique experiences each match. The Big Game Bounty Contract targets the player with the most eliminations.

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Perk System Overhaul

Warzone in MW3 retains a familiar perk system, allowing players to create Custom Perk Packages. Five default perks, including Tac Pads, Commando Gloves, Quick-Grip Gloves, Climbing Boots, and Overkill, are active at all times.

Introduction to Warzone’s Modern Warfare 3 Map: Urzikstan

As players dive into the revamped Urzikstan map, these changes promise an enriched and dynamic Warzone experience. Stay tuned for further updates and enjoy the new challenges that Warzone Season 1 brings to the battlefield.