Video: Pros comment on AWP and M4A1-S changes
HLTV asked players and analysts for their thoughts on the recent balance changes brought by the latest patch.
Valve tuned down the AWP and the M4A1-S in their most recent update by reducing the sniper rifle's magazine bullets from ten to five while the CTs' favored weapon was weakened in its medium-to-long range capabilities.
The nerfs sparked a debate in the community as was the case with the map pool changes, so we took the opportunity to ask some of the players and analysts attending BLAST Premier Fall Final for their thoughts on the update.
Is the AWP nerf significant enough? Will professional players now switch to the M4A4? Or will we see more variety when it comes to the CT rifles purchased? Nick "nitr0" Cannella, Nemanja "huNter-" Kovač, Håvard "rain" Nygaard, Richard "Xizt" Landström, Hampus "hampus" Poser, Robin "ropz" Kool, and Mathieu "Maniac" Quiquerez answered these questions in the video above.
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