Did the Min Min Lighter lose its barrel kill effect?

Kills achieved by its projectile counted towards Barrel kills. I read it didn’t anymore, and tried it out. Sadly, it seems to be true.
Can anyone else confirm this?

I just tried it out on all the Torks in the beginning area in Titan Industrial Facility playing on PS4.
No, it doesn’t seem to work anymore. :frowning:
Unless we can convince Gearbox to change it back.