Warzone Update 1.62 Patch Notes (Season 5) – August 24, 2022

Call of Duty Warzone update 1.62 is available to download on PS4, PS5, PC, and Xbox One players. According to the official Warzone 1.62 patch notes, the latest update added new operators, weapons, and more. Additionally, today’s Warzone patch 1.62 also includes various balancing and stability fixes.

Previously, a major update added a long list of bug fixes and gameplay changes. Read full details below.

Call oF Duty Warzone Season 5 Download Size

Update Sizes

  • PlayStation 5:
    • 10.0 GB
  • PlayStation 4:
    • 10.0 GB
  • Xbox One Series X / S:
    • 9.9 GB
  • Xbox One:
    • 9.9 GB
  • PC:
    • 12.6 GB (Call of Duty®: Warzone Only)
    • 13.4 GB (Call of Duty®: Warzone  and Modern Warfare)

Warzone 1.62 Patch Notes – August 24, 2022

WEAPONS

General

  • Vanguard Marksman Rifles now have Assault Rifle Ammunition
  • Variable Scopes (3-6 & 4-8) have been adjusted significantly
  • Aggressive and Heavy sniper rifles will see a large reduction
  • EX1(VG) balancing

New Weapons

  • EX1: Assault Rifle (VG)
    • A prototype energy rifle effective at long range and highly customizable.
    • Available at Battle Pass Tier 15
  • RA 225: Submachine Gun (VG)
    • This SMG has a high fire rate and a very mobile compact frame.
    • Available at Battle Pass Tier 31

New OPERATORS

New 20-Level Operator Progression

All four Operators of Task Force Tyrants feature a 20-level Operator XP progression path, including three Operator Quips, additional Skins, XP bonuses, and more. Equip their favorite Weapons and complete their individual challenges to rank up more quickly. Level all four Tyrants members to 20 to unlock their Mastery Reward Operator Skins.

Raul Menendez Season Launch

Unlock the Legendary “Ivory Mystique” Operator Skin immediately at Tier 0 through purchase of the Last Stand Battle Pass. Complete the Battle Pass to earn his Ultra “Populist Revolutionary” Operator Skin at Tier 100.

Gabriel Rorke In-Season

Unlock Gabriel T. Rorke by purchasing his Bundle when it arrives later in Last Stand.

He “Seraph” Zhen-Zhen In-Season

Unlock Seraph by purchasing her Bundle, which arrives later in Last Stand.

Khaled Al-Asad In-Season

Unlock the infamous Operator via the Khaled Al-Asad Operator Bundle, releasing in the Store shortly after the launch of the Last Stand Season.

Season Five Battle Pass

This Battle Pass includes 100 Tiers of new content, a brand new Operator, two new Weapons, and two dozen free items throughout:

  • Two new free Weapons
    • EX1: Assault Rifle (VG)
      • Available at Tier 15
    • RA 225: Submachine Gun (VG)
      • Available at Tier 31
  • One new Operator
    • Raul Menendez
      • Legendary “Ivory Mystique” Operator Skin immediately at Tier 0
      • Ultra “Populist Revolutionary” Operator Skin at Tier 100
  • 25 free items
    • Including Weapon Blueprints, Charms, and Calling Cards
  • Battle Pass Bundle
    • Immediately unlock 25 Tiers

EVENTS

Heroes vs Villians – A Last Stand Community Event

Choose your side and lead them to victory. Score faction points by collecting Villain or Hero Tokens or by contributing to them at the Buy Station in all game modes. Contributing to a faction will also discount one item across all Buy Stations.

MODES

Operation: Last Call New Caldera Mode | Season Launch

Some of the things to expect from this mode:

  • It’s a full-map mode
  • Players start with their Loadout
  • Resurgence respawn system is activated but Players cannot get wiped
  • It’s raining giant lava rocks!
    • Players should keep an eye on the Volcano Meter for a read on volcanic activity, also represented by an increasingly smokey atmosphere.

Fortune’s Keep Resurgence Mode Update

Made some adjustments based on your feedback:

  • Solos: 
    • 50 Players, up from 45
    • +4 teams
  • Duos:
    • 50 Players, up from 46
    • +2 teams
  • Trios:
    • 51 Players, up from 45
    • +2 teams
  • Quads: 
    • 52 Players, up from 40
    • +3 teams

MAPS

Caldera Map Updates

Caldera's Peak POI Rework

Volcanic Peak Reworked POI

Heightened volcanic activity has been recorded at Caldera, with a major geological event occurring with the launch of Season Five. Battle around a transformed Peak as lava runs down the mountainside in all modes and shoots out over the island during Operation: Last Call.

Task Force Tyrants HQ POI Expansion

No self respecting villain would operate without an evil lair. As such, Task Force Tyrants has claimed Peak and given it somewhat of a hazardous makeover… an interior creek with flowing lava, basalt columns and stepping stones, a giant, colorful, ornate crest for their secret organization, and a beautiful vista looking out over a wartorn Caldera.

New Boiler Room Gulag

Boiler Room New Gulag

Get back into the match with the new volcanic-themed Gulag, inspired by an old favorite.

View of Caldera to show off new weather and lighting

Sun Rays Through Smoke New Weather and Lighting

The storm has cleared on Caldera, the sunlight peeking through the volcano’s billowing smoke.

Rebirth Island Map Updates

Rebirth Island sunset view

Sunset New Weather & Lighting

Rebirth Island sees new lighting changes as well, featuring a warm and lush sunset casting a vibrant hue over the map.

Doomsday Station New Gameplay | Caldera Battle Royale

  • This unique station can be activated for $10,000, causing enemy AI to invade the position via Helicopter drop.
  • Rewards are lootable by any Player, regardless of who activated the station.
  • One station will appear per match, with multiple possible spawn locations.
  • A unique cosmetic Watch skin will be rewarded to Players who activate and fully secure the station.
The new Supply Box UAV lootable item

Supply Box UAV New Killstreak | All Maps & Modes

  • This new Killstreak can be activated to mark nearby, unopened Supply Boxes on the Tac Map for 20 seconds.
  • This Killstreak can be looted via Supply Boxes or purchased at a Buy Station for $3,000.
  • Activating more than 3 Supply Box UAV in a short amount of time will activate an Advanced Supply Box UAV resulting in a much stronger effect.
  • Supply Box types are represented by color:
    • Blue = Standard Supply Box
    • Orange = Legendary Supply Box
    • Red = Resurgence Supply Box
    • Pink = Personal Supply Box
The new Personal Supply Box that spawns in the world

Personal Supply Box New Lootable Supply Box | All Maps & Modes

  • This unique Supply Box will spawn a Player’s “Favorite” Loadout Weapons and reward the Player with 2,000 XP.
    • Players can “Set as Favorite” via the Weapons -> Edit Loadout menus.
The new Rage Serum lootable item

Rage Serum New Field Upgrade | All Maps & Modes

  • Players can use this Field Upgrade to boost their close-quarters capabilities for 40 seconds.
  • Positive effects include:
    • Movement Speed increased by 8%
    • Damage with Melee Weapons or while Unarmed increased by 50%
    • Lunge Distance increased to 3.2 meters, up from 1.4 meters while standing
    • Melee Stun Power increased by 50%
  • Negative effects include:
    • Players have a louder presence
    • Visible “Rage” effects on the Operator
    • Stun & Flash Vulnerability increased by 40%
    • This effect can be countered by the Battle Hardened perk.

QUALITY OF LIFE

  • Precision Airstrikes
    • Improved the Precision Airstrike danger UI notification to be more consistent with where the Airstrike target is and any nearby enemies.
    • Implemented a fix for Precision Airstrikes sometimes not hitting near the targeted site – instead hitting the Player from behind unexpectedly
      • This would occur in rare situations where a Player is positioned considerably higher above the target when launching the strike.
    • Added a danger UI notification if the Player calling in a Cluster Strike or Precision Airstrike is too close to the targeted site.
  • C4 Ground Loot Appearance
    • Unlooted C4 will now sit horizontally
  • Gas Mask Auto / Manual Equip Setting
    • Added functionality to the Quick Inventory Menu to allow the user to toggle the Gas Mask on/off.
      • Note: This option is only available if the user opts into the manual Gas Mask toggle in the Settings Menu.
  • Buy Station Updates
    • The new Supply Box UAV Killstreak has been added to the Buy Station inventory.
    • The Buy Station inventory will now scroll in order to display all available options.
      • Loadout Drop Markers remain at the bottom of the list for ease of access because we know how important muscle memory is…
  • Loadout Crate UI Selection In-Season
    Speaking of knowing how important muscle memory is…

    • Added a setting that allows the Loadout interface to remember the last Loadout that was selected.
  • Plane Respawn Functionality Battle Royale Modes | In-Season
    • Planes will no longer respawn once they have been destroyed.
    • This change does not apply to “respawn” Modes, i.g. Plunder.

PERKS

Perk Updates

Serpentine

  • Fire Damage no longer decreased.
  • Explosive Damage no longer decreased.
  • Players must now be tac sprinting for Serpentine to be effective
    • This change will arrive later this season    

Battle Hardened 

  • Stun and Flash resistance increased to 80%, up from 50% and 70% respectively.

BUG FIXES

  • Fixed collision issues with various elements across Caldera/Fortune’s Keep allowing Players to exploit/peek/shoot through them.
  • Fixed an issue that prevented the Player from equipping Armor Plates after interacting with a Buy Station.
  • Fixed an issue that caused the Player to be unable to buy back a teammate when the Hardline Perk was equipped.
  • Fixed an issue that caused Prestige Levels to display incorrectly in the Barracks.
  • Fixed an issue that caused some Emblems and Calling Cards to be unequipped automatically.
  • Fixed an issue that caused the Out of Bounds warning to get stuck on-screen in a pre-match lobby.

Download free Call of Duty Warzone update 1.62 on PS4, PC, and Xbox One.

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