Sledgehammer previews upcoming Call of Duty: Vanguard changes, including ‘weapon balancing pass’

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Call of Duty: Vanguard is set to get its first set of changes for 2022—and there should be multiple alterations to balance weapons.

Sledgehammer Games shared four of the upcoming additions to the latest Call of Duty title today and fans are relieved to see that some big issues will be remedied.

First, those who are trying to complete launcher challenges will be happy to know they can soon do so. Sledgehammer plans to make some adjustments that will make it easier to finish challenges for the Panzerfaust.

The team is also set to taper down the power of fire in the game with perk adjustments set to be introduced that will include some counters.

Right now, shotguns reign supreme in Vanguard. But those days appear to be numbered since upcoming weapon balancing changes will take some of the bite away from these short-range weapons while buffing the power of sniper rifles.

Finally, the latest revealed change coming to Vanguard in the near future will reduce the duration of the Mortar Barrage killstreak.

These are the four changes that Sledgehammer has revealed for an update to come to the game soon, but there will likely be more included when it rolls out. Right now, there aren’t any details on a specific date for the update to launch. Further information will be revealed later this week and updates should be expected more frequently in the future, according to Sledgehammer.