Unleashing the Arsenal: A Look at Modern Warfare 3's Impressive Gun Collection

  • Leo Gallagher
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Unleashing the Arsenal: A Look at Modern Warfare 3's Impressive Gun Collection

Great video games, like Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3, strike the right balance between retaining a connection to their roots while constantly adding in new elements to keep things interesting. For players with specific playstyles, it’s essential to find the perfect gun, and thankfully, Modern Warfare 3 has an impressive collection of both brand-new and returning guns from Modern Warfare 2, all primed and ready for action.

The Launch Lineup

The initial lineup of guns in Modern Warfare 3 totals a whopping 114 weapons, released at the game's launch on Friday, 10th November 2023. This list of armaments is split between new guns, melee weapons, launchers, and fan favorites from Modern Warfare 2. Of these, there are 35 new guns, two melee weapons, and as yet unconfirmed number of launchers. A cool addition has also been made, with six new Aftermarket Parts being introduced at the onset, linked through unique unlock challenges.

The Launch Lineup

Experiment or Stick To The Old?

Whether you're an old hand at Modern Warfare or a newcomer, there's no need to worry about being left out. Each weapon carried forward from Modern Warfare 2 retains its Weapon Level, coupled with all associated attachments and camos. So if you have a favorite, you can still stick to your trusty tool. But why not try the new guns too? After all, you could find a new favorite! Plus, those new to the series can unlock the Modern Warfare 2 guns as they progress through the game.

Balancing Act

Maintaining a level playing field, the game designers have balanced each of the old weapons from Modern Warfare 2 for their appearance in Modern Warfare 3. This ensures that they can evenly match with the new guns. It also indicates that future patches might be in the pipeline to fine-tune the balance, ensuring a fair and thrilling gameplay experience for all.

Balancing Act

Ready, Aim, Fire!

All in all, there's a lot on the table in terms of guns. With 37 new ones introduced in Modern Warfare 3 at launch, ranging across Assault Rifles, Battle Rifles, Launchers, Light Machine Guns, Marksman Rifles, Melee Weapons, Handguns, Shotguns, Sniper Rifles, and Submachine Guns. Additionally, there are a total of 77 guns returning from Modern Warfare 2, with categories ranging as well across Assault Rifles, Battle Rifles, Launchers, Light Machine Guns, Marksman Rifles, Melee weapons, Handguns, Shotguns, Sniper Rifles, and Submachine Guns. Spice things up with six new Aftermarket Parts available from the game’s launch, unlocking these via challenges will definitely add some extra thrill to your gaming journey.

Meet Your Perfect Armament

No matter what your playstyle is, or how you like your firefights, there's a weapon waiting for you amidst the impressive arsenal of Modern Warfare 3. So gear up, pick your favorite armament, and dive into an exhilarating battle unlike any other. Get ready to immerse yourself in the rich, detailed, and heart-pounding world of Modern Warfare 3!