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The glitch, which has come to light since the launch of Season 5 last week, results in weapons taking on jagged appearances which vary in size and can obstruct the player’s vision by covering large sections of the screen.
In some cases, the glitch encases the weapon user in a box, hiding their exact location from opponents, as seen in the video below.
“We’re currently fast-tracking a fix to address the recent graphical corruption bugs some may be seeing on weapons and around the map in Warzone,” Infinity Ward said. “We are targeting to release this fix as soon as possible and will provide more details as they become available.”
UPDATE: Infinity Ward has released a patch designed to fix the weapon model corruption bug:
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Explaining why a recent weapons tuning update was released ahead of a fix for the graphical corruption bugs, Infinity Ward co-design director of multiplayer Joe Cecot said the “gun glitch requires [a] rendering update which has to go through first party. Gun tuning is a much lighter, more agile patch”.
Activision announced on August 4 that Call of Duty Warzone has attracted over 75 million players since releasing on March 10.