343 Studios will be putting out a massive weapon update to Halo 4 very soon. As a part of an ongoing effort to balance the game and ensure fair play and longevity, the team at 343 will be changing something about virtually every weapon in the arsenal. The patch will roll out for the Xbox 360 on June 3. Perhaps the biggest change will be made to the Battle Rifle, which will see an increase and damage, and the capability of killing a player in four bursts. Conversely, the rate of fire has been decreased for the gun, and the reticle range for auto-aim has been decreased. For a complete list of the weapons tweaks that will come as a part of the update, take a look below.
The Battle Rifle damage has been increased
The Battle Rifle is now capable of killing in four bursts
The Battle Rifle rate of fire has been slightly decreased
The Battle Rifle red reticle range (range at which auto-aim benefits kick in) has been decreased.
Two bursts from a Battle Rifle followed by a melee will now kill an opponent (2-shot melee).
The Carbine damage has been increased. The Carbine is now capable of killing in seven rounds
The Carbine accuracy has been increased (projectile spread decrease).
The Carbine red reticle range has been decreased.
The LightRifle zoomed rate of fire has been increased.
The LightRifle un-zoomed rate of fire has been slightly decreased.
The LightRifle red reticle range has been increased to match the updated DMR range.
The DMR red reticle range has been slightly decreased.
The Assault Rifle damage has been slightly increased. The Assault Rifle now kills in three less rounds.
The Assault Rifle auto-aim angle has been reduced.
The Assault Rifle projectile spread has been decreased.
The Storm Rifle damage has been increased. The Storm Rifle now kills in three less rounds.
The Storm Rifle auto-aim angle has been reduced.
The Storm Rifle projectile spread has been decreased.
The Suppressor damage has been increased. The Suppressor now kills in three less rounds.
The Suppressor auto-aim angle has been reduced.
The Suppressor projectile spread has been decreased.
The SAW's damage has been increased to maintain double the damage-per-second of the Assault Rifle
The damage has been slightly increased. The Magnum is still capable of killing in six rounds.
Halo 4 is the latest game in the wildly successful Halo franchise. It features a fully cooperative campaign with multiple difficulty levels, as well as a special mode called Spartan Ops, that can be played with up to four players.