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MG3
Icon weapon MG3.png
Details
Overview
Hit Damage
42
Initial Bullet Speed
820 m/s
Time Between Shots
0.09s & 0.06s
Firing Modes
Auto
Method
Magazine
Duration (Full)
8.2s
Duration (Tactical)
7.1s
Rarity
Rare
Ammo Type
7.62mm
Magazine Size
75
Extended Magazine Size
-
Capacity
500
Attachment Points
1
Type
Light Machine Gun


Note: Statistics pulled from http://battlegrounds.party/weapons

The MG3 is a light machine gun type weapon in BATTLEGROUNDS.

This weapon was introduced in the Test Server PC 8.2 update.

Summary[]

The MG3 is an exclusive Air Drop weapon. It features two firing modes, the default that will fire at 660 round per minute (great for long range fights) or when toggled the weapon the fire at 990 round per minute (great for close-quarters combat). The MG3 comes standard with a bi-pod and with the toggled 990 round per minute setting, it's a great way to stop people crossing bridges.

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~ In-game description

Update history[]

Update #59 (Season 15 - Update 15.1)
  • Increased MG3 damage by 2
  • Decreased MG3 horizontal recoil
  • Reduced recoil when shooting in crouch and stand
  • Increased Body Damage multiplier from 1.0 to 1.05

Update #44 (Season 8 - Update 8.2) - vN/A

The latest weapon available in Battlegrounds Care Packages is the fast firing MG3 Light Machine Gun. With two different rates of fire, a bipod for stability, tracer rounds to help you keep track of your spray, and increased weapon damage to vehicles, theres a new reason to fight over the big red box.

  • Spawns in Care Packages on all maps, in Normal Matches only.
    • Not currently available in Ranked Matches.
  • The MG3 has two firing modes which change the fire rate between 660 rpm and 990 rpm.
  • Chambered for 7.62mm, holds 75 rounds and has a muzzle velocity of 820 m/s.
  • 1.25x damage multiplier when shooting vehicles.
  • Tracer rounds are fired every 5th round, as well as for the final 10 bullets of each magazine, letting you know that ammo is running low.
    • Tracer rounds can only be seen by the shooter.
  • Supports optical attachments up to the 6x Scope.
  • The MG3 has an attached bipod, deploying automatically when prone to greatly improve weapon stability.


Attachments[]

The following are attachable to this firearm:

Sights -‎[]

Image Name
Icon attach Upper Aimpoint2X 01.png 2x Aimpoint Scope
Icon attach Upper 3x.png 3x Backlit Scope
Icon attach Upper ACOG 01.png 4x ACOG Scope
Icon attach Upper 6x.png 6x Scope
Icon attach Upper Holosight.png Holographic Sight
Icon attach Upper DotSight 01.png Red Dot Sight

Master list[]

The following are all attachments available for this weapon. They are sorted alphabetically with no regard to the attachment point utilized.

Image Name
Icon attach Upper Aimpoint2X 01.png 2x Aimpoint Scope
Icon attach Upper 3x.png 3x Backlit Scope
Icon attach Upper ACOG 01.png 4x ACOG Scope
Icon attach Upper 6x.png 6x Scope
Icon attach Upper Holosight.png Holographic Sight
Icon attach Upper DotSight 01.png Red Dot Sight

Gallery[]

Weapon audio[]

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