See, I don't like the microtransaction thing, but at least these guys are (otherwise) listening to their players and not living in some sort of bubble. Can't say I disagree with any of the balancing changes right now.
Added minor damage falloff to projectile-based automatic and semi-automatic weapons.
FINALLY. Not sure it's going to be enough, but it's a start. The Tech SMG seems to have (have had) way too far an effective range for what it is. That whole class is a PITA. The doom CG is also super annoying.