Battlefield 4 CTE Core Gameplay Patch 18 - Weapon Stats and Attachment Changes Detailed


Here are the latest weapon and attachment changes coming to Battlefield 4 in Core Gameplay Patch 18.  These tweaks will nerf many fan favorite weapons, make many weapons that players overlook much more effective, and will definitely have players rethinking weapon attachments.  These weapons and attachment changes are currently available in the CTE (Community Test Enviornment) for Battlefield 4.  Make sure to hop on a CTE server and try them out!

Check out the other changes DICE is currently testing in the latest CTE Patch here

Full List of Battlefield 4 Weapon Balancing Changes Coming in Core Gameplay Patch 18:

Attachement Changes:

Muzzle Brake
.75x to .9x Vertical Recoil
1.3x to 1.125 Spread Increase
1.3x to 1.125 Max Spreaad

Heavy Barrel
1.5x to 1.33x Vertical Recoil
.68x to .75x ADS Move Spread
Unchanged ADS Stationary Spread

Weapon Stats Changes:

Spread Increase BUFFS
P90 (.117 to .094)
MP7 (.124 to .100)
JS2 (.117 to .094)
L85 (.104 to .098)
AR160 (.12 to .091)

Spread Increase NERFS
SR2 (.091 to .117)
AWS (0.85 to .101)
QBZ-95-1 (.06 to .085) nerf/bugfix

Muzzle Velocity/Bullet Velocity
UMP-9 370 - 420
PP-2000 400 - 450
A-91 420 - 470
SG553 430 - 470
AKU-12 450 - 500
Type-95B-1 490 - 540
G36C 500 - 550
CZ805 580 - 620
rpk 12 580 - 600
m60e4 560 - 600
m1911 270 - 310
compact 45 250 - 270
rfb 460 - 500
ace 21 cqb 410 - 440

Minimum Damage Decrease
Scar-H 24 minimum damage
Bulldog 24 "            "
Ace 52 19 minimum damage

DEAGLE NERF
.25 to .35 ads min spread
400 m/s to 320 m/s muzzle velocity
.3/.3 to .35/.35 h recoil

ASSAULT RIFLE BUFFS/NERFS
L85
4 to 18 recoil decrease
.43 to .37 vertical recoil
F2000
.4/.5 to .325/.325 h recoil
AUG A3
.35/.25 to .25/.2 h recoil decrease
CZ805 
.05/.35 to .05/.03 h recoil decrease
AR160 (buff) 
.2/.2 to .25/.25 h recoil increase
.12 to .091 decreased spread increase
12 to 18 recoil decrease
.5 to .23 vertical recoil
BULLDOG (NERF)
.3/.3 to .4/.4 h recoil
QBZ-95-1
3s to 2.85s reload

CARBINE BUFFS/NERFS
MTAR
.4/.4 to .45/.45 h recoil
SG553
.3/.5 to .25/.45 h recoil
A-91
.5/.5 to .35/.35 h recoil
ACE-21 CQB
First Shot Multiplyer (FSM) 2.0 to 2.2
ACE-52
.25/.25 to .3/.3 h recoil

PDW BUFFS NERFS
P90
.5/.5 to .35/.35 h recoil
MPX
.3/.3 to .4/.4 h recoil
CBJ-MS
.45/.45 to .3/.3

LMG BUFFS/NERFS
RPK-74
.28 to .22 v recoil decrease
Type 88 LMG
.35/.35 to .3/.3 h recoil

DICE recently announced that they have even more weapon changes that they are currently working on. What other weapon or attachments  do you think need to be buffed or nerfed in Battlefield 4?

Big thanks to YouTube user MarbleDuck for sharing these!

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