Searching for the best M16 loadout in Warzone? The Season 2 Reloaded update has finally hit Warzone, introducing big changes to a number of meta weapons. Compared to the other weapons in the game, the M16 was largely ignored as there were easier to use alternatives. Now that the Cold War AUG has been nerfed, the M16 is emerging as the go-to choice for anyone looking for a new tactical rifle.
Though the recoil has been improved on this weapon now that the attachments work, there is a small learning curve to overcome with the M16. Unlike other tactical rifles, the M16 features a unique burst timing which can take some time to adjust to. Season 2 Reloaded adjusted some of the attachments in the game, but these changes don’t drastically hurt the M16.
If you’re willing to put the time into learning how to use the M16, you could have a powerful weapon to use for the foreseeable future. Here’s everything you need to build the best M16 loadout in Warzone.
BEST WARZONE M16 LOADOUT
The best Warzone M16 loadout is:
- Agency Suppressor
- 16.3” Titanium
- Axial Arms 3x
- 45 Rnd
- Field Agent Foregrip
The M16 desperately needs attachments to unleash its full potential which is why many players were willing to write this weapon off early on. Starting off, the updated version of the Agency Suppressor gives the M16 a damage range upgrade, perfect for taking on enemies from a distance. In addition to this, the M16 also receives sound suppression which is great for the late game when you want to avoid giving away your position. There’s also the added bonus of increased bullet velocity to make the weapon feel that much more accurate.
The 16.3” Titanium barrel is where things get really interesting for the M16, drastically improving the weapon’s bullet velocity speed. The increased bullet velocity makes it one of the fastest weapons in the entire game – this is essential for a long distance weapon, especially for those who hate the delay between a gun being fired and the time it takes to reach the target.
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Once you get used to the burst pattern, firing this weapon from distances as far as 200m is easier than you might think. Equip the Axial Arms 3x scope to comfortably fight at mid to long range. This can be swapped out depending on what distance you feel comfortable fighting from, though try to avoid anything less than a 2x scope as this weapon wasn’t built for close range fights.
In order to make the recoil on the M16 easy to control, the Field Agent Foregrip helps to stabilise both the vertical and horizontal recoil. This attachment removes the slant that you would usually see when burst firing this weapon. Instead, the bullets line up perfectly in a vertical pattern. You can take things even further by mounting the weapon, almost guaranteeing two bullets landing in the same location.
The biggest change to the M16 after the Season 2 Reloaded update is the increased aim down sight time when using extended magazines. We highly recommend switching to the 45 Rnd magazine to greatly increase your aim down sight speed. You may have less bullets overall, but you will be able to kill enemies without feeling let down by your weapon.
Pair the M16 with a weapon that can dominate at close ranges for the perfect all round build. The best FFAR 1 Warzone loadout is the obvious answer here, but the Mac-10 and Bullfrog should also be considered due to the amount of bullets they can hold in each magazine.