Call of Duty players have now had over a day to get themselves acclimated with Warzone. There is still lots to figure out, of course, and among them are the best things to buy with your hard-earned cash.
Unlike other battle royale games, cash is king in Call of Duty: Warzone. Having enough cash is often the difference between victory and defeat.
In addition to being able to buy your squadmate back into the game, there an array of other killstreaks and general help you can purchase. The question is though, which are the most important and useful to buy.
What's the most important thing to buy?
Before we discuss which are the best and most important, here is a list of everything you can currently purchase from a Buy Station. These are sporadically dotted around the Warzone map and aren't too difficult to find.
- Armor Plate Bundle - $1,500
- Shield Turret - $2,000
- Cluster Strike - $3,000
- Gas Mask - $3,000
- Precision Airstrike - $3,500
- UAV - $4,000
- Self-Revive Kit - $4,500
- Munitions Box - $5,000
- Loadout Drop Marker - $6,000
- Redeployment - $4,500
Deciding what you should buy first is down to opinion. Nevertheless, there does seem to be some purchases which you should prioritize.
At the top of that list should be squad buyback, where you bring a squadmate back into the game. You will only need to use this should they have failed in their Gulag fight or have been killed for a second time.
It will cost you $4,500 - so it's not cheap - but there's nothing worse than having to sit on the sidelines. After all, you'd want to the favor reciprocated. It's also highly beneficial to have an extra player with you.
A self-revive kit is also high up on the list. Again, it costs a noteworthy $4,500 but can be the difference between death and survival. It's probably worth holding onto if you're confident a squadmate can get you up.
Elsewhere, a UAV is also far from cheap. At $4,000 it will no doubt put some players off but in those final circles, it's incredibly useful to have.
Finally, armor plates don't scream buy me but they are essential - especially if you're getting into a lot of fights. In close battles, the player who has more armor will often win the gunfight. At $1,500 it is more than a justifiable purchase.
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How to get more money
Considering you start any given match with no money in the bank, you'll need to get hold of cash quickly. Unfortunately, there is no magical way to get hold of lots quickly (otherwise everyone would be doing it) but you can certainly tip the odds in your favor.
Firstly, scurrying around the map and looting is a great way to pick random batches of cash. These vary between $500 and into the multiples of thousands. This alone may not get what you want from the buy stations, though.
The way to accumulate the most money is through killing others - although this is, of course, risky business. Finish a downed player and you'll be able to take the entirety of their cash.
Finally, your team can find contracts around the map. The contract will ask you and your team to perform a random task which you'll be paid x amount of $ for completing.
The meta for Warzone may change over time and there may even be new items introduced. For the moment, however, the above items seem to be the ones you should focus on.