Call of Duty: War­zone devel­op­er Raven Soft­ware has big plans for the bat­tle royale game, which includes an increase in the time it takes to kill an ene­my. In a blog post, Raven stat­ed it will launch “sweep­ing bal­ance changes” to a bunch of weapons so play­ers won’t die so quick­ly to them.

When these update are applied, Raven believes the aver­age time-to-kill in War­zone should increase by about 60 to 100 mil­lisec­onds. This might not sound like much, but a frac­tion of sec­ond makes the dif­fer­ence in a game like Call of Duty.

Raven said it wants to give play­ers oppor­tu­ni­ties to escape from, what appears to be, impos­si­ble odds. It’s cur­rent­ly less like­ly for play­ers to get away with the exist­ing time-to-kill averages.

At a high lev­el, War­zone is a game about engage­ments. The more time we allot to mechan­i­cal and strate­gic expres­sion with­in engage­ments, the high­er the ‘skill ceil­ing’ and the longer our per­son­al jour­ney of mas­tery,” Raven said. “We believe the fre­quen­cy of those engage­ments and how we nav­i­gate them heav­i­ly con­tributes to the over­all lev­el of fun. We want to enable more escapes from impos­si­ble sit­u­a­tions, moments of finesse, epic out­plays, and oppor­tu­ni­ties to flex exquis­ite marksmanship.”

The team added: “Due to some Weapons being far more lethal than oth­ers in their class, we feel a reduc­tion in the effi­ca­cy of those out­liers is nec­es­sary. We expect these changes will bring the aver­age Time to Kill up by approx­i­mate­ly 60 to 100 mil­lisec­onds. These changes will not only increase the over­all capac­i­ty for skill expres­sion, but should also intro­duce some Weapons into via­bil­i­ty that have not yet had a chance to shine.”

Raven pro­vid­ed a snap­shot of the upcom­ing changes (seen below), along with a more detailed break­down of the bal­ances on Raven Soft­ware’s web­site.

Call Of Duty: Warzone Making Major Changes To Time-To-Kill

War­zone’s Sea­son 4 update is out now, bring­ing a new event, new weapons, a new vehi­cle and more. You can check out the full War­zone Sea­son 4 patch notes to find out more.