All New Guns MW3 – With less than a week remaining until the full release of Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3, developers have finally revealed the complete arsenal of new MW3 weapons, as well as those returning from MW2. Activision and Sledgehammer Games have made a franchise-first decision to carry over content from the predecessor, resulting in an even more diverse collection of armaments – ensuring that there’s something for every type of COD player!
In this article, we take a comprehensive look at all the new weapons added in COD: MWIII.
From primary and secondary weapons to unique aftermarket parts, we’ve got you covered with an in-depth exploration of the firepower you’ll wield in this new COD installment. Make use of the table of contents below to jump to a specific weapon type and view each weapon model!
Table of Contents
List of All New Primary Weapons in MW3
This is your main offensive weapon, and there is an impressive depth of choice, both in terms of weapon type and individual armaments within a particular category. Level up weapons to unlock attachments that can further increase a weapon’s capabilities.Sledgehammer Games
Below is the complete list of all the new primary weapons coming to Modern Warfare 3:
Assault Rifles (AR)
There are 6 brand-new Assault Rifles introduced in Modern Warfare 3, while 15 have been carried over from Modern Warfare 2. This brings the total count of Assault Rifles in MW3 to 21!
Here is a list of all the new ARs in COD: MW3:
- FR 5.56
- Holger 556
Battle Rifles (BR)
Modern Warfare 3 features 3 new Battle Rifles in addition to the 5 carried over from Modern Warfare 2, making a total of 8 BRs in MW3!
Here is a list of the 3 new BRs in COD: MW3:
Submachine Guns (SMG)
In MW3, there are 6 new Submachine Guns, along with 12 from MW2. This results in a total of 18 SMGs in MW3.
Here is a list of the 6 new SMGs in COD: MW3:
- Rival 9
- Striker 9
- WSP Swarm
Modern Warfare 3 introduces 3 new Shotguns alongside 6 from MW2, bringing the total number of shotguns in MW3 to 9.
Here is a list of the 3 new shotguns in COD: MW3:
- Lockwood 680
Light Machine Guns (LMG)
There are 5 new Light Machine Guns in MW3, and 6 from MW2, resulting in a total of 11 LMGs.
Here is a list of the 5 new LMGs in COD: MW3:
- Bruen MK9
- DG-58 LSW
- Holger 26
- Pulemyot 762
- TAQ Eradicator
Marksman Rifles (MR)
Modern Warfare 3 introduces 4 new Marksman Rifles, in addition to the 8 from MW2, making it a total of 12 MRs in MW3.
Here is a list of the 4 new MRs in COD: MW3:
- KVD Enforcer
- MCW 6.8
- MTZ Interceptor
Sniper Rifles (SR)
In MW3, 3 new Sniper Rifles have been added, while 7 are carried over from MW2, totaling 10 SRs.
Here is a list of the 3 new SRs in COD: MW3:
- KATT AMR
- KV Inhibitor
List of All New Secondary Weapons in MW3
These are firearms or equipment that a player can carry in addition to their primary weapon. These secondary weapons serve various purposes and can be used in different situations to complement the primary weapon.Sledgehammer Games
Below is the complete list of all the new secondary weapons coming to Modern Warfare 3:
Pistols / Handguns
There are 4 new Pistols in Modern Warfare 3, along with 8 from MW2, resulting in a total of 12 pistols in MW3.
Here is a list of the 4 new pistols in COD: MW3:
- WSP Stinger
MW3 introduces 1 new Grenade Launcher, the RGL-80. There are 4 being carried over from MW2, making it a total of 5 launchers in MW3.
There are 2 new Melee weapons in MW3, alongside 6 from MW2, resulting in a total of 8 melee weapons in MW3.
Here are the 2 new melee weapons in COD: MW3:
- Gutter Knife Melee Weapon
- Karambit Melee Weapon
List of All Aftermarket Parts in MW3
Some weapons have Aftermarket Parts, a modification system that dramatically alters a weapon’s functionality and character. These unique upgrades are earned through weekly in-game challenges once a weapon reaches its max level.Sledgehammer Games
Here is a list of the 6 new aftermarket parts available in COD: MW3 at launch:
- XRK IP-V2 Conversion Barrel (for COR-45 Pistol)
- JAK Raven Kit (for MCW AR)
- JAK Heretic Carbine Kit (for MTZ-762 BR)
- JAK Annihilator Bullpup Kit (for Pulemyot 762 LMG)
- JAK Ferocity Carbine Kit (for Renetti Pistol)
- Broodmother .45 Kit (for WSP-9 SMG)
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That concludes our comprehensive compilation of all the new weaponry in Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3. With such a vast and diverse selection of weapons, including those carried over from MW2, there’s truly something for everyone!
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 Multiplayer is set to release on November 10, 2 PM ET/ 11 AM PT for PlayStation 5, PlayStation 4, Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One, and PC.