- As of the November 22nd, 2017 balance update --- BR-16 has decreased RPM within a burst, but less delay between each burst
- The Containment War Update (2015-10-28): the BR-16 was given a complete audio rework.
- The BR-16 is based off the H&K HK416.
- On the lower receiver appears the logo of "BLU". Whether this is a reference to Team Fortress 2 or not is unknown.