Season 4 has started from June 11, 2020, which introduced two new weapons. One is the Fennec, an unlockable SMG on Tier 15 of the Battle Pass. Another is CR-56 AMAX, an unlockable AR at Tier 31. A new sniper rifle, the Rytec AMR is also available from the recent Season 4 Reloaded .
The CR-56 AMAX can be seen as a more balanced version of the AK-47, with great firepower, decent recoil and accuracy stats. Players can outfit this new weapon with unique attachments to deal with threats from all ranges.
The Fennec can be used as an alternative to the MP7 with its high rate of fire and more balanced stats. However, it suffers from low mag capacity with just a mere 25 rounds. But with the 40 Round Drum Mags, this weapon can zip through most enemies at close range.
The M4A1 is a fast firing and accurate assault rifle that can easily be controlled. This beginner friendly weapon allows new players to get a good grasp of the game's mechanics. Despite losing some of its effectiveness in updates, it's still an extremely reliable weapon!
Possesses a high rate of fire, but packs less of a punch when compared to the M4A1. Despite this, it has better handling than the former. This weapon is unlocked at Level 1 and will be a useful weapon up until the end game.
The PKM features a large magazine size, good accuracy, and a decent fire rate. This can be used to run & gun with the right setup. This weapon is obtainable in the early game and scales well with its great selection of attachments.
The MP5 is a very accurate and stable close range weapon. Its high DPS makes it excellent in enclosed environments. This weapon also has a variety of attachments which you can equip to suit your playstyle.
The AUG is a very decent SMG with great control and selection of attachments, and is immediately available after unlocking custom loadouts. It can be used in close to mid-range combat and is reliable even if hip-fired.
A sniper rifle that is able to one-shot players at most ranges, despite having lower bullet velocity. A weapon that can shine in maps with great height differences by sniping through obstacles, but require some skills to use effectively.
Renetti has decent range and extremely easy to control recoil, making it a solid sidearm for beginner players that can't handle the wild recoil of .50 GS or .357. It performs decently in most handgun ranges and is a reliable sidearm for players that don't want a launcher or knife as sidearm and prefer not to use Overkill Perk.
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This setup essentially turns the Renetti into a SMG thanks to its quick burst capabilities. It has the advantage of negligible recoil, almost non-existent ADS speed and fast swapping compared to bringing another SMG with Overkill Perk.
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Based on out testing, Desperado Pro Compensator provides the best balance between recoil cut & aiming down sight speed, so no need to use stocks attachments for this setup.
The AK-47 is a strong and reliable assault rifle that deals a substantial amount of damage to enemies. However, its recoil makes this weapon hard to handle and is only recommended for veterans of the game.
The R9-0 is a special shotgun with a large magazine size. It is able to fire off two shots before needing to be pumped, allowing you to deliver follow up shots if your first shot did not fully kill an enemy. It can one-shot people reliably with the right attachments.
The RAM-7 is an extremely versatile rifle that boasts great control and accuracy. It can accurately hit targets from mid to long range if you can master its recoil, and requires only a few bullets to down enemies.
The P90 is a high fire-rate SMG that comes with a hefty ammo capacity. Certain attachments can make it into an accurate rifle with decent range, without sacrificing mobility, its hip-fire accuracy, and fire-rate.
The CR-56 AMAX scales well with Verdansk's large open world as it a balanced version of the AK-47. With proper attachments, the CR-56 AMAX can be used as a versatile Marksman Rifle or as a very dependable close to mid-range Assault Rifle.
An LMG with a fast fire rate that quickly eats up its small magazine size may require some skill to wield. However, fitting this weapon with various attachments will bring out the true potential of this weapon.
The MK2 Carbine is a strong Marksman Rifle that is highly accurate and can put down an enemy with a well placed shot. However, it has a low rate of fire when compared to other weapon types, making it a tricky weapon to use.
The .357 is an accurate and deadly handgun, excellent for finishing off enemies during fights. However, its low fire rate requires a player with precise aim to bring out the best in this weapon. It can become a semi-shotgun with the right attachments
The Holger-26 is an LMG that can be outfitted with attachments that can make it into an accurate and sound Assault Rifle. This in turn allows you to fire accurate shots without the need to reload frequently.
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Significantly increases Mobility at the cost of Range
Adds Accuracy and Control, allowing for greater stability even when fired on full-auto
The burst-fire only FR 5.56 may prove to be unwieldy to those used to an automatic assault rifle. But with enough precision and patience, landing a well-placed burst from this weapon will often times reward you with a clean kill.
SKS can shoot very fast with manageable recoil up to decent ranges, knowing how to control the first shot recoil will be key to your success with this weapon. It'll work better in open maps with open areas like Ground War.
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The Bruen Mk9 is an LMG that features decent fire rate and low recoil when compared to other LMGs in its class. Its wide variety of attachments allows you to customize the weapon to fit your play style, and make it excel at certain combat situations!
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Fennec has a very easy to control recoil that can hit enemies consistently, same with the Grau 5.56. Its fast fire rate makes missing shots not as painful as slower firing weapons. This loadout works as it keeps things simple at most ranges, with no weird recoil pattern to master.
Modern Warfare: Best Weapon & Gun Evaluation Criteria
The above weapons were selected based on the following criteria:
The best weapons must also be able to allow the player adapt to different situations, whether it be in long-range, or close combat situations. These weapons must allow players to be a threat at any given circumstance.
The first half of this article focus on weapons that can help veteran players play better, if they can control the weapon. Unlike beginner friendly weapons, these weapons usually has certain traits that the user must be able to control.
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