This may well be Warzone's new best gun in February 2021, as more streamers are discovering how powerful the Cold War weapon can be.
Since the introduction of Black Ops Cold War weapons to Warzone, players have been noticing a significant power creep in-game.
Although many Cold War weapons are older than their Modern Warfare counterparts, it doesn't stop them from being better in many regards. This is certainly the case for weapons like the DMR-14, which broke Warzone for quite some time.
What's more, the powerful MAC-10 is still one of Warzone's best guns, despite its recent nerf. But neither of these weapons are as much of a threat as the battle royale's new strongest gun.
Thankfully, at the moment, this isn't as common as Warzone's most popular gun. However, as people learn just how good the burst-rifle can be, expect that to change in the near future.
What Is Warzone's Best Gun in February 2021?
It's official: Warzone's best gun in February 2021 appears to be none other than the M16 from Black Ops Cold War.
This comes after multiple streamers have begun expressing their love for the gun and its two-burst kills.
With NICKMERCS claiming that the M16 may be his new main weapon, you know it's a worthy candidate for Warzone's best gun. The Twitch streamer claims that the tactical rifle may well have been buffed slightly in a secret update, as it's now more powerful than ever.
This wouldn't be the only time this has happened, as a recent secret buff to Warzone's FFAR made it an unstoppable killing machine.
"The M16 in the current meta right now can literally two-burst anybody," confirms NICKMERCS. "If you hit headshots, it's game over."
But NICKMERCS isn't the only professional Warzone player talking about the M16. 100Thieves' Tommey is also backing the powerful weapon.
According to the Warzone streamer, the M16 is broken and will dominate at mid-to-close range especially. That's not to say that the rifle can't handle itself at range, however.
On top of that, Jackfrags is also claiming that the M16 is dominating Warzone, meaning that players are definitely starting to hear about Warzone's new best gun.
The Best M16 in Warzone
In a recent upload, NICKMERCS shared his best M16 Warzone build. The YouTuber did clarify that he may be making changes to it in the future, but right now this is a great all-rounder weapon.
We'd recommend running it with either Warzone's best sniper loadout, or the fastest, strongest MAC-10 in Warzone. Either one of those guides will help you cover your bases, no matter how you like to play the game.
Muzzle: Agency Silencer
Barrel: 15.9" Strike Team
Optic: Axial Arms 3x
Underbarrel: Field Agent Foregrip
Ammunition: STANAG 60 Rnd
Although the M16 used to lead to the worst Nuketown experience possible in Cold War, it's the best weapon in the battle royale right now.
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