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These Are All of the New Weapons in Modern Warfare 3

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These Are All of the New Weapons in Modern Warfare 3


  • There are a total of 114 weapons to pick from.
  • The different sub-categories of weapons make for unique gameplay.
  • Weapon camos can be earned through multiple types of challenges.

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 arrives on November 10 and brings with it 37 new playable weapons. With a new game, new weapons are to be expected, and a collection of different kinds of arsenal to choose from makes the gameplay a unique experience for everyone.

Overall, all of the 77 weapons from Modern Warfare 2 will be in the game at launch, giving a total of 114 weapons to pick from. Modern Warfare 3 will arrive on PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X/S, and PC and feature crossplay functionality.

All the Weapons Being Added to Modern Warfare 3

Old and new guns make their way into Modern Warfare 3.
Old and new guns make their way into Modern Warfare 3.

From the different assault rifles, SMGs, shotguns, marksman rifles, sniper rifles, pistols, and melee weapons to choose from, Modern Warfare 3 will feature unique weapons for different gameplay styles. These weapons include:

  • SVA 545 – assault rifle
  • MTZ-556 – assault rifle
  • MCW – assault rifle
  • Holger 556 – assault rifle
  • DG-58 – assault rifle
  • FR 5.56 – assault rifle
  • MTZ-762 – battle rifle
  • BAS-B – battle rifle
  • Sidewinder – battle rifle
  • Rival-9 – SMG
  • AMR9 – SMG
  • Striker – SMG
  • WSP Storm – SMG
  • WSP-9 – SMG
  • Striker 9 – SMG
  • Riveter – shotgun
  • Lockwood 680 – shotgun
  • Haymaker – shotgun
  • Holger 26 – LMG
  • Pulemyot 762 – LMG
  • DG-58 LSW – LMG
  • Bruen Mk9 – LMG
  • TAQ Eradicator – LMG
  • MTZ Interceptor – marksman rifle
  • MCW 6.8 – marksman rifle
  • DM56 – marksman rifle
  • KVO Enforcer – marksman rifle
  • Longbow – sniper rifle
  • KV Inhibitor – sniper rifle
  • KATT-ARM – sniper rifle
  • COR-45 – pistol
  • Renetti – pistol
  • Tyr – pistol
  • WSP Stinger – pistol
  • RGL-80 – launcher
  • Gutter Knife – melee
  • Karambit – melee

As a direct sequel to Modern Warfare 2, players will be able to spot a seamless shift between the two games when it comes to gunplay.

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As usual, Call of Duty maintains the highest standards for gameplay mechanics, and players can expect the weapons to feel unique based on their type and quality.

Players Can Customize Weapons to Switch up Their Experience

Earning new skins and progressing through weapon mastery have been updated in the game.
Earning new skins and progressing through weapon mastery have been updated in the game.

According to the official blog, you can find out how players will be able to complete different challenges and multiplayer objectives that unlock new weapon camos. These challenges are divided into different types: Daily, Career, Weekly, and Armory Unlock challenges.

Some of these challenges change with time, and the website elaborates on them:


Every week during the Pre-Season, and during each Season, a new set of Challenges become available. At launch, expect there to be seven Multiplayer and seven Zombies Weekly Challenges available every week. Expect something similar when Warzone launches with Season 1

However, this is just one way to get new cosmetics and items. Another way is to grind multiplayer matches in order to earn impressive camo sets.

Prepare for a ramped-up Weapon Camo Mastery that integrates your legacy weaponry from Modern Warfare II and adds an impressive Camo grind for Multiplayer and a customized Zombies camo grind catering to the true masters of the completionist Camo craft!

As you climb the ranks and get better with specific weapons, you will earn unique camo options for your guns that not only show off your skills but also serve as a memory of how deadly you’ve been on the battlefield against other players.

The option to unlock new customizations isn’t limited to the classic multiplayer mode but also the re-introduced Zombies mode. Furthermore, Modern Warfare 3’s detailed loadout system ensures that players have everything they need before entering the match. They can expect to suit up using Perks, Vests, Boots, Gloves and other gear. The loadout also includes Lethals, Field Upgrades, Tacticals, and Killstreaks, among other options.

Activision writes in detail about the primary and secondary weapon options in the game, telling us about the weapons that are scheduled for launch. These include Aftermarket Parts and weapon balancing. 

Along with new (and old) weapons coming to Modern Warfare 3, the way players equip and customize their desired weapons has been improved too. The Gunsmith and other aspects of the game add to its quality of life upgrades, and there’s a lot more to look forward to with the newest entry to the Call of Duty series.

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Tanay wears more hats than Red Dead Redemption 2 characters. He's a musician, writer, voice-over artist and adores interactive media. His favourite games are the ones with memorable stories and characters. He's pursuing a master's degree in Behavioural Sciences. No, he won't read your mind.