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TrueGameData reveals “underused” Warzone AR that rivals Cold War AK-47

Published: 4/May/2022 10:19

by Alex Garton

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The Cold War AK-47 is the go-to meta AR for the majority of players in Warzone Season 3, but it may be time to put it down and pick up an overlooked Modern Warfare weapon, the CR-56 AMAX.

While the Cooper Carbine and XM4 were the dominant ARs before the Season 3 update, it’s the Cold War AK-47 that’s risen up as the top-tier choice in Classified Arms.

With a devastating TTK and a manageable recoil pattern, the CW AK-47 is a versatile gun that thrives in long-range engagements on Caldera.

However, with so much attention on the weapon in Season 3, a lot of other options in the AR category are being overlooked.

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Well, Warzone expert and YouTuber TrueGameData believes the CR-56 AMAX is a serious contender and can compete with the AK-47 in the current meta.

CR-56 AMAX meta Warzone loadout

CR56 AMAX Warzone
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The AMAX is often overlooked by Warzone players in Season 3.

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  • Barrel: XRK Zodiak S440
  • Muzzle: Monolithic Suppressor
  • Optic: VLK 3.0x Optic
  • Underbarrel: Commando Foregrip
  • Ammunition: 45 Round Mags

In his latest video, TrueGameData analyzes the TTK of all of the long-range meta ARs in Season 3 and showcases a surprising discovery.

When compared to the AK-47, the CR-56 AMAX actually has a better combination shot location TTK at every range by an impressive margin.

This makes the “underused” Modern Warfare AR a contender in Season 3 if you’re looking to maximize your damage on opponents at long range.

However, as the weapon only has access to a 45 Round Mag, it does mean that it may struggle in Trios or Quads. So, if you’re a solo player who is looking for an AR to laser beam opponents from afar, the AMAX is definitely worth testing.

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If the AMAX doesn’t fit your playstyle, consider checking out one of the other options TrueGameData suggests in either the Vargo 52, XM4, Cold War AK-47, or the FARA.

Any of these are viable options in Season 3 and can compete in the current meta but as it stands, the AK-47 and AMAX stand out from the crowd in terms of TTK.