COD Warzone Season 3 Patch Notes [Detailed]

COD Warzone Season 3 Patch Notes are live now. There is a series of 4 updates on 27th April, 5th May, 11th May, and 19th May. These updates revolutionize the gameplay and bring remarkable changes in weapons, modes, and weapons. Players worldwide are excited and on their feet to get hold of these updates and enjoy the gameplay they have never experienced before. Tremendous changes in modes are offered through this update.

The fans’ favorite mode, Iron Trials, is also back. Multiple adjustments are made to the old weapons, giving users a better combat experience. Apart from that, many new weapons were introduced, which were not available in the previous seasons of Call Of Duty. New and enigmatic maps are also launched in COD Warzone Season 3 Update. Moreover, in the earlier seasons, multiple bugs were present. However, they are now fixed, another merit offered in season 3.

Warzone Season 3 Operation Monarch

Operation Monarch
Warzone Season 3 Updates Schedule

Operation Monarch is another center of attention and excitement for Call of Duty lovers. Godzilla and King Kong give an adrenaline rush and take the excitement and amusement to another level. But this update will be available in the midseason on 11th May.

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Warzone Season 3 Brings Operation Monarch

COD Warzone Season 3 Patch Size

The approximate size of the  COD Warzone Season 3 Patch Notes update is 40 GB. However, it varies depending on the device you are using. For PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 5, the update size is 43.2 GB. But the Xbox requires 40.9 GB. For the PC users, the warzone only update occupies 38.9 Gb. However, 13GB of extra space is needed for the patch copying process.

Gameplay Changes in Warzone Season 3 Patch

Gameplay changes in update
Update Brings The Most Intriguing Gameplay ever

Call of duty puts science behind its gameplay, and it triggers a psychological response that makes the game more pleasurable. The dopamine, a pleasure chemical,  rush in your brain is accelerated by these advanced and rousing gameplay features offered by COD Warzone Season 3 Update. Updated features include:

Sabotage Contract

Warzone Season 3 Sabotage Contract
Armored Truck The Powerhouse

Players will be provided with a target vehicle. It will be visible on the map, and by using the map, you can reach this target vehicle. If you successfully destroy the target, you will be rewarded with the armored truck. But you need to be aware that it can be taken by someone else if you don’t get your hands on it first. Health and resistance are slightly decreased, but it’s still more significant than the cargo truck. It’s a great asset for any team that acquires it. Other vehicles might be in line, but it still retains the role of the powerhouse.   

High-Value Loot Zones

COD Warzone Season 3 Patch Notes update brings you some high-value loot zones. These zones are represented by a $ sign on the Tac maps. The rebirth supply boxes in these zones will provide recurring loot opportunities. Your primary focus is to get the high-value loot and items and weapons, but the game constantly changes the items of the loot.

Perhaps you get the high-value loot from a certain location. The next time when you visit that location, you can’t find anything useful. This change is random, making the looting process more surprising and challenging. The loot items include:

  • Perks
  • Dead Silence
  • Legendary Weapons
  • Durable Gas Mask
  • Killstreaks
  • Armor Satchel

Gas Mask

COD Warzone Season 3 Patch Notes
The Gas Mask Animation Is Not A Concern Anymore

It is another feature of the gameplay that enhances the player’s interaction. Previously when players jumped from the height game gave priority to the gas mask animation instead of the parachute, and this concern was raised by most of the players.

Due to the adjustment in the COD Warzone Season 3 Update update, the gas mask animation doesn’t interrupt the player from opening the parachute when falling to preserve the life. Animation is also not played when the player is ADS and affected by Nebula V rounds.

Most Wanted contract

Another vital feature is the reduction in the timer. If you eliminate the opponents, the timer is reduced by 20 seconds. Another way to reduce the timer is by opening the supply box. Every time there is a reduction of 5 seconds when the supply box is opened. This contract rewards and promotes the aggressive playstyle according to players’ demands.

Previously the players used the tac map to ping the target. However, this feature is removed in COD Warzone Season 3 Patch Notes because it was unfair and couldn’t be countered. Players couldn’t defend against this attack, and they were often found helpless. The refresh rate of the highly wanted target on the Tac map is also increased to maintain the balance and track the target’s location.

Bounty Contract

The speed of the Tac map refresh rate is increased significantly. The increased refresh rate makes investigation of every location much more efficient, and it’s most beneficial when the target uses a vehicle and chase is required.

Deployable Buy Stations

Another feature added in the Season 3 Update of Warzone is dedicated audio narration. Pinging the deployable buy station will now initiate a dedicated Warzone audio settings narration which will inform the squadmates about the player’s intentions.

Redeploy Positioning Improvements

Redeployments still depend on the rules which are set. But if your operator allows redeployment, you will be redeployed in the proximity to your squad or loadout.

Caldera Adjustments in Season 3 Warzone Update

New perks are added to improve the gameplay:

  • Battle Hardened
  • Engineer
  • High Alert
  • Restock
  • Tempered
  • Quick Fix
  • Scavenger
  • Pointman (Plunder Exclusive)

Rebirth Adjustments

Rebirth Adjustments
The Rebirth Island

Needed Spawn protection improvements are made in season 3. You will only receive 25% of the damage if you have the shield icon. Apart from that, gas circle damage is no more reduced by Spawn protection. Previously players would land on you and cause damage by landing and shooting simultaneously. This spawn protection gives you a better counter ability.

Season 3 COD Warzone Update update brings weapon trade station adjustments. Specialist token rewards and their drop rate were relatively high. The rate is reduced to make the gameplay more challenging. But the dropping system is improved, and now it will look for empty spaces to drop your rewards.

To enhance the player’s interaction in Warzone PS4, the footsteps audio improvements are made. Moreover, there were some concerns regarding the camera lock taken care of. The camera was locked during the sliding descend. It was frustrating to have a locked camera in the middle of a hostile interaction with the enemy. This issue is also addressed in Rebirth Island adjustments. Also, consider reading our Rebirth Island Bunker Code guide. 

Bug fixes in Warzone Season 3 Update

  • The ping positioning was consistently incorrect on the tac map near redeploy ballons. This bug is fixed now.
  • If the players interact with AA turrets at the same time it is destroyed, the players would get stuck. The issue is resolved in the Season 3 Update of Warzone.
  • Activation of dead silence prevented the player from picking up the carriable gasoline. This issue is also resolved in the recent update.
  • Players were unable to glitch carriable gasoline and move it up the ladders. The bug is fixed.
  • A bug was making the damage of thermite-based sources and certain explosives ineffective on shyhook balloons. This bug is also fixed.
  • The player had unlimited gas immunity after entering the area of the effect of PDS. This issue is fixed, and unlimited immunity is no more entertained.
  • Vehicles were receiving less than the intended damage. The issue is resolved.
  • When players tried to preview the Vanguard Charms, they were taken to the main menu. This frustrating bug is also removed in COD Warzone Season 3 update.
  • Scrolling up at Buy Station, UI selections would reset to the top. This resetting made the scrolling process irritating, but this bug is also fixed.
  • Two weapons shared the weapon name Armaguerra 43(VG). This issue is fixed now.
  • Whenever the helicopters flew near the capital, they were pulled to the ground for no reason. This issue is taken care of.
  • Fixed a bug in the finishing move menu. For some reason, Fenrir Unchained was not available on this menu.
  • Fixed an issue in Gunsmith Customs Menu. Purgatory Lost’s Blueprint-specific Attachments are now available in this menu.
  • When the player would like ADS, an issue caused the “Mod. 3 10.0x Telescopic” Optic on the M1 Garand(VG) to blackout. This bug is fixed.
  • While using Park’s “Petal Pusher” Operator Skin, an issue caused the player’s view to be blocked. This bug is removed in Warzone Season 3 Update.
  • Fixed a bug that was causing players to clip into the stairs in a specific region of the map
  • Due to a bug, Armaguerra’s Botti DA Stock could not receive the intended bonus to flinch. This bug is fixed now.

Warzone Season 3 New Modes

COD Warzone Season 3 Patch Notes update offers a new mode and some adjustments. There is a significant increase in the carrying limit. Previously the limit was 1.6 million dollars, but now it has increased. Moreover, some adjustments are made in the rebirth resurgence. Previously players used Handgun Charlie(BOCW), but this is no more a starting weapon to spawn with.

New Mode: Caldera Iron Trials

COD Warzone Season 3 Patch Notes
Caldera Iron Trials

This mode is top-rated and among the favorites of most fans. The ecstatic experience of the iron trial mode includes:

General

  • The Iron Caldera Trials doesn’t offer free loadout drops anymore.
  • The transport vehicles for your squad are limited to muscle-built ATVs and Tac Rovers.
  • COD Warzone Season 3 update has increased the Buy Station prices and retained cash on death.
  • The lethal damage caused by the Melee Finisher is capped at 150.

Operators

  • The health line has increased from 100 to provide a better winning chance in combat.
  • The delay timer is also increased, but there is a decrease in the regeneration amount.
  • The starting equipment will also be adjusted after this update.

Loot

  • The epic and legendary weapons are harder to find to make the combat more challenging.
  • This time the large cash piles are not easily available.
  • There is a significant reduction in the kill streak drop rates.
  • Field upgrades like stopping power and dead silence are removed.

Equipment

  • Sniper rifles are capable of causing serious damage, and the maximum range is limited to 90 meters. This range is wholly dependent on the rifle in use.
  • The stun time of the stun grenade is decreased.
  • The regeneration rate of the medical syringe is decreased.

Gulag

  • the exclusive Gulag loadouts do not offer Akimbo, Semi-Auto, or Fully-Auto Shotguns
  • the tactical equipment will be very limited
  • The players will be redeployed with the remaining equipment.

Maps in COD Warzone Season 3 Update

The playstyle for this map is different as the areas are long and narrow, but it is enjoyable for the players who are observant and patient.

New Gulag: Hold

Call of Duty New Gulag Hold
The New Gulag Hold Is Big And Campy

This arena is located inside the ship that is anchored at the cost of the Caldera. The design is dark, but it creates more alertness in the players. The design is too big and campy. There is multiple hideout location where players can hide and wait for the opponent to pass through and make them an easy target. But increased footstep audio may make the hideout less convenient.

New Location: Dig Site

COD Warzone Season 3 Patch Notes
Season 3 Update Comes With A New Location, The Dig Site

COD Warzone Season 3 update brings you the new location. The site located between mines and ruins is intriguing the players worldwide. The excavation equipment, giant skeletons, and tents offer a variety of places where you can find supply boxes and other much-needed items.

Two machines and massive conveyor belts also arouse curiosity among the players. The monstrous skull could have valuables and boxes waiting to be found. The metallic ladders lead to the cabin’s roof, which can be a safe and tricky place to snipe your targets and hunt them from long range.

New Skybox

Warzone Season 3
A Dark Storm Approaches

The dark, gloomy storm covers the sky with anger and roars. Old construction sites with cranes, huts, containers, and some ruins provide a quality battleground. It has multiple places to take cover and find boxes.

Weapon Adjustments in COD Warzone Season 3 Patch Notes

Much-needed weapon adjustments are made in the COD Warzone Season 3 update. The engagement distances have increased after the transition to Caldera. Weapons with low maximum damage ranges or low minimum damage had become useless.

Assault Rifles

COD Warzone Season 3 Patch Notes
Multiple Adjustments In Assault Rifles

AK-47 (BOCW)

The maximum damage is decreased to 34. And the minimum damage is reduced to 30. While you’re at it, consider reading our Best AR in Cold War and best AK47 loadout in Cold War.

AS44 (VG)

The maximum damage range is increased to 29.8 meters. The initial recoil is also decreased. The maximum damage range for Lovalevskaya 615mm is increased from 20%.

Assault Rifle Alpha (VG)

There is an increase in the head damage multiplier of 1.58, but the neck damage multiplier is decreased to 1.19. Moreover, the maximum and minimum damage are increased to 33 and 30, respectively. For the 7.62 Gorenko 50 Round Mags, the fire rate multiplier is decreased to 6%.

30 Russian Short 45 Round Mags
  • The damage range is decreased to 10%
  • Horizontal recoil control penalty decreased to -23%
  • Vertical recoil control penalty decreased to -18%
  • Visual recoil is also decreased
7.62 orenko 50 Round Mags
  • Damage range penalty and bullet velocity penalty were removed.
Krausnick 620mm Precision
  • Bullet velocity is increased to 40%, and the damage range is increased by 20%
VDD 320mm 02B
  • Bullet velocity is increased to 30%
  • The damage range is increased to 10%
  • Horizontal recoil control penalty is decreased to -18%
  • Initial firing recoil penalty is decreased to -10%
VDD 760mm 05B
  • The damage range is increased to 35%
  • Bullet velocity is increased to 50%

Assault Rifle Bravo (VG)

Maximum and minimum damage is increased to 31 and 26, respectively

303 British Round Mags
  • The capacity is increased to 36
6.5 Sakura Round Mags
  • The capacity is increased to 28
8mm Klauser Round Fast Mags
  • The capacity is increased to 24
8mm Klauser 38 Round Drum Mags
  • The capacity is increased to 42

Assault Rifle Charlie (VG)

Maximum and minimum damage is increased to 41 and 36, respectively

Assault Rifle Hotel (VG)

Minimum damage is increased to 20

Cooper Carbine (VG)

The maximum damage range is increased to 27.9 meters

EM2 (BOCW)

Maximum and minimum damage is decreased to 40 and 35, respectively. The headshot damage multiplier is decreased to 1.3.

KG M40 (VG)

The maximum damage is increased to 33 meters.

Nikita AVT (VG)

Magazine capacity is increased to 40, and the minimum damage is increased to 21.

NZ-41 (VG)

The maximum damage range is increased to 35.5 meters, and the minimum damage is increased to 32.

Volkssturmgewehr (VG)

Minimum damage is increased to 22.

7.62 Gorenko 30 Round Mags
  • Bullet velocity penalty and damage range penalty is removed.
7.62 Gorenko 40 Round Mags
  • Bullet velocity penalty and damage range penalty is removed.
Krausnick 428mm 05V
  • Bullet velocity increased to 50%
Reisdorf 407mm Custom
  • Bullet velocity is increased by 30%
  • The damage range is increased by 26%
VDD 287mm
  • The bullet velocity is increased to -10%
  • Horizontal recoil control penalty decreased to -21%
  • Vertical recoil control penalty decreased to -12%

Vargo 52 (BOCW)

17.1″ VDV Reinforced Barrel
  • Horizontal recoil control decreased to 2.5%
  • Vertical recoil control decreased to 2.5%
17.9″ Takedown Barrel
  • Horizontal recoil control decreased to 7%
18.6″ Task Force Barrel
  • Horizontal recoil control decreased to 5%
  • Vertical recoil control decreased to 5%
19.8″ Liberator Barrel
  • Vertical recoil control decreased to 7%
  • Vertical recoil control decreased to 7%
Foregrip
  • Horizontal recoil control decreased to 5%
Spetsnaz Grip
  • Horizontal recoil control decreased to 5%
  • Vertical recoil control decreased to 5%

XM4 (BOCW)

  • The headshot damage multiplier is increased to 1.54
  • The maximum damage is decreased to 29
  • The maximum damage range is increased to 22.3 meters
  • The minimum damage is decreased to 26

Handguns

Warzone Handguns
Handguns

Top Break (VG)

  • Max Damage increased to 46
  • Mid damage increased to 38
  • Min Damage increased to 28

Handgun Charlie (BOCW)

  • Head Damage Multiplier decreased to 1.49

Light Machine Guns in COD Warzone Season 3 Update

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Light machine guns

Light Machine Gun Charlie (VG)

  • Max Damage decreased to 32
  • Min Damage decreased to 28

Whitley (VG)

  • Min Damage increased to 31
  • ADS Speed decreased to 0.460

Sniper Rifles

COD Warzone Season 3 Patch Notes
Adjustments are made to multiple Sniper Rifles

Sniper Rifle Charlie (MW)

  • Can one-shot
  • Max Damage Range increased to 86.3 meters
  • Head Damage Multiplier increased to 3.2

Sniper Rifle Alpha (MW)

  • Cannot one shot
  • Max Damage Range decreased to 34.9 meters
  • Min Damage increased to 60
  • Max Damage increased to 80

HDR (MW)

  • Can one-shot
  • The maximum damage range decreased to 86.3 meters
  • The head damage multiplier increased to 3.2

Marksman Rifle Charlie (MW)

  • Can one-shot
  • The maximum damage range decreased to 36.1 meters
  • Head Damage Multiplier increased to 3.2
  • Min Damage increased to 75
  • Max Damage increased to 95

SP-R 208 (MW)

  • Can one shot
  • Max Damage Range increased to 33 meters, up from 22.8 meters
  • Head Damage Multiplier increased to 3.2
  • Max Damage increased to 94

Swiss K31 (BOCW)

  • Can one shot
  • Max Damage Range increased to 41.9 meters
  • Head Damage Multiplier increased to 2.31
  • Max Damage increased to 130

ZRG 20mm (BOCW)

  • Can one shot
  • Max Damage Range increased to 101.6 meters
  • Head Damage Multiplier increased to 3.2

Sniper Rifle Charlie (BOCW)

  • Cannot one shot
  • Max Damage Range increased to 67.9 meters
  • Min Damage decreased to 96

Pelington 703 (BOCW)

  • Cannot one shot
  • Max Damage Range decreased to 48.2 meters
  • Head Damage Multiplier increased to 2.4
  • Min Damage decreased to 95
  • Max Damage increased to 125

LW3 – Tundra (BOCW)

  • Can one-shot
  • Max Damage Range decreased to 42.5 meters
  • Head Damage Multiplier increased to 2.5
  • Max Damage increased to 120

Rytec AMR (MW)

  • Cannot one shot
  • Max Damage Range decreased to 67.3 meters
  • Min Damage decreased to 96
  • Head Damage Multiplier increased to 2.1

Type 99 (VG)

  • Can one-shot
  • Max Damage Range decreased to 34.2 meters
  • Head Damage Multiplier increased to 2.4
  • ADS Transition In Speed decreased to 0.45
  • ADS Transition Out Speed decreased to 0.42

Kar98k (VG)

  • Can one-shot
  • Max Damage Range decreased to 46.9 meters
  • Max Damage increased to 100
  • ADS Transition In Speed decreased to 0.43
  • ADS Transition Out Speed decreased to 0.4

3-Line Rifle (VG)

  • Can one-shot
  • Max Damage Range decreased to 81.9 meters
  • Head Damage Multiplier increased to 3.15
  • Max Damage increased to 115
  • Min Damage increased to 96
  • ADS Transition In Speed increased to 0.532
  • ADS Transition Out Speed increased to 0.54
  • The movement speed scaler decreased to 0.80

Gorenko Anti-Tank Rifle (VG)

  • Can one-shot
  • Max Damage Range decreased to 93.9 meters
  • Head Damage Multiplier increased to 3.0
  • Upper Torso Multiplier increased to 1.2
  • Upper Torso Multiplier increased to 1.1
  • ADS Transition Out Speed decreased to 0.5
  • Now Has Access to Lengthened, Armor Piercing, Subsonic, Frangible, and Hollow Point Ammunition.

Submachine Guns

Warzone season 3 guns
Great adjustments are made to the sub Machine Guns

Armaguerra 43 (VG)

The Headshot Damage Multiplier is increased to 1.58, and the Minimum Damage increased to 19. At the same time, the neck Damage Multiplier is increased to 1.32.

8mm Kurz 72 Round Mags
  • Fire Rate decreased to 10%
  • Now increases damage by 5%
Imerito 180mm Short Barrel
  • Bullet Velocity penalty decreased to -10%
  • Recoil Control penalty decreased to -10%
  • Visual recoil decreased

M1912 (VG)

The Mid Damage increased to 22, and the Minimum Damage is increased to 20.

Owen Gun (VG)

The Min Damage is increased to 24

7.62 Gorenko 33 Round Mags
  • Neck Damage Multiplier decreased to 1.17
7.62 Gorenko 72 Round Drums
  • Head Damage Multiplier decreased to 1.47
  • Neck Damage Multiplier decreased to 1.17
Hockenson 142mm Rapid
  • Fire Rate decreased to 16%

PPSh-41 (VG)

The Minimum Damage is increased to 19

Sten (VG)

Mid damage increased to 24, and the Min Damage increased to 21.

Submachine Gun Charlie (VG)

Minimum damage is increased to 22.

VDD 189mm Short Barrel
  • Min Damage decreased to 23
  • Upper and Lower Torso Damage Multiplier decreased to 1.04

Type 100 (VG)

The minimum damage is increased to 20, and the visual recoil is decreased.

8mm Kurz 48 Round Drums
  • Damage Multiplier decreased to 6.5%
  • Movement Speed decreased to -4%

Welgun (VG)

Min Damage is increased to 24.

New Operator: Mateo Hernandez

COD Warzone Season 3 Patch Notes
Mateo Hernandez

The new operator Mateo Hernandez is unlocked when you purchase the battle pass. COD Warzone Season 3 Patch Notes update offers two skins for this operator. One is the all-black outfit with a knee-length coat and a hooded skull mask. The other skin is the blue and orange Madcap skin.

This operator has a favorite weapon, the M1916. Equip him with his favorite rifle and level him up to unlock thousands of players and weapon XP. Two more skins can be unlocked when you level up, and there is much more to come as you gain experience with this operator.

Here is all about the COD Warzone Season 3 update. Improved features in gameplay, new maps, and weapon adjustments, and the Operation Monarch have made this update the center of attention for all Call of Duty lovers.

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