Warzone Update for Today, August 20, Patch Notes - C58 Nerfed

A new update is now live for Warzone.

By Mehrdad Khayyat

August 20, 2021

A new Call of Duty Warzone update has received its official patch notes, containing some bug fixes, change for High Alert perk, and some weapon balancing.

Call of Duty Warzone Season Five has been out for a few weeks now, and fans are getting used to the new features and changes with the new season. However, there are still more things ahead you need to adapt to.

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The latest update for Warzone nerfs C58 by increasing the weapon’s recoil and reducing its bullet speed and maximum damage. Raven Software has also nerfed Krig 38 by decreasing weapons minimum and maximum damage range.

Moreover, the High Alert perk received a new improvement that allows players to hear the footsteps of enemies using the Dead Silence Field Upgrade.

Below, you can read through all the patch notes of this new update.

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Call of Duty Warzone Patch Notes, August 20


  • High Alert – Slot 2 (Red)
    • This Perk will now allow the Player to hear the footsteps of enemies using the Dead Silence Field Upgrade.
    • This change only applies to Warzone.

Bug Fixes:

  • Fixed additional collision issues with various elements across Verdansk allowing Players to exploit/peek/shoot through them.
  • Fixed an issue causing the ZRG 20mm (BOCW) scope glass to appear white while held in idle position.
  • Fixed an issue preventing Players from accessing the Store Tab while using the Warzone client in languages other than English.
  • Fixed an issue related to the “Puncture Wound” Nail Gun (BOCW) Blueprint dynamic icon.
  • Fixed an issue that caused the Fennec (MW) to ignore its proper ballistics trajectory.
  • Fixed an issue that prevented Players from applying a sticker to the Cane (BOCW).
  • Fixed various issues related to gifting the Season Five Battle Pass.


  • C58 (BOCW)
    • Recoil increased
    • Max Damage Range decreased by 7.4%
    • ADS Speed decreased by 3.4%
    • Bullet Velocity decreased by 8.1%
  • EM2 (BOCW)
    • Reduced Base Optic ADS Speed penalty by 21%
    • Upper Torso Multiplier decreased from 1.1 to 1
  • Krig 6 (BOCW)
    • Minimum Damage decreased from 26 to 25
    • Maximum Damage Range decreased by 7.2%

Call of Duty Warzone is now available for free on PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X, Xbox Series S, and PC. With the announcement of Call of Duty Vanguard, it was officially confirmed that Warzone will receive a new map later this year.

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Mehrdad Khayyat

Mehrdad is a Senior Staff Writer at DualShockers. He started writing about video games since he was a high-school student. He's probably one of those rare Rainbow Six Siege fans that have the game installed and updated on every available platform.

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