Black Ops Cold War Ak 74u 2

Since the launch of Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War, players have been experimenting with brand new weapons and attachments. The AK-74U was a powerful weapon which featured in both the alpha, and beta versions of Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War. However, the AK-74U was nerfed multiple times as players realized it was too powerful.

Since the launch of the full game, the weapon has become an underrated contender in the game. The weapon is described as a fully automatic submachine gun, with improved damage and range, and reliable weapon control. You can try this weapon out for yourself when you reach level 25. Thankfully, the community has discovered some of the best attachments for the AK-74U.


Many players are put off by the AK-74U as it is known to have a considerable amount of recoil. However, the Muzzle Brake 5.56 has been found by players to improve your vertical recoil. Therefore, this allows you to have more control over the gun. Pairing this with the Foregrip Underbarrel will improve your horizontal recoil control, improving the handling of the weapon. Also, the 9.3” Extended Barrel gives you 100% muzzle velocity, which can prove to be game changing. Next, the Tactical Stock will increase your moving speed while aiming down sight. This is useful for any submachine gun as it is a close range weapon, and it makes it more viable. Finally, the Steady Aim Laser is a popular attachment used by the community on submachine guns. It will provide you with more hipfire accuracy when you find yourself up close and personal with the enemy.

Do not underestimate the AK-74U

Understandably, many players overlook the Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War AK-74U due to its poor base stats. With the extensive customization options, any weapon can be viable with the correct attachments. It will be interesting to see if this underrated weapon will increase in popularity. The integration between Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War and Warzone is set to begin on December 10. Perhaps, the AK-74U will be a popular choice amongst fans in Call of Duty: Warzone as the Call of Duty community keeps experimenting with attachments.

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Lauren Sayles
Lauren is a writer and FPS enthusiast. If the game has a gun that you can shoot, she will be occupied for hours!

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