MW3 Sniper Rifles

Here is an official list of the sniper rifles that will appear in MW3.


Barrett .50 Cal

The Barrett .50 Cal will be returning in MW3. It will be unlocked from the beginning. This sniper rifle is semi-automatic and it has a very quick raise time. This gun also featured in COD 4 and Modern Warfare 2. To watch gameplay of the 50 cal being used in the MW3 multiplayer, please see our post on gameplay videos.

50 Cal mw3

L118A

The L118A looks extremely similar to the L96 in Black Ops - it is also a bolt-action sniper rifle. It is unlocked from the beginning. Below is a screenshot of it being used in-game.



Dragunov

The Dragunov is a semi-automatic gas-operated sniper rifle that is available from the beginning in MW3. It featured in COD 4 and Black Ops. This gun was developed in the Soviet Union. It was designed to act as a squad support weapon.



AS50

The AS50 is a new addition to the series. This sniper rifle was developed in the United Kingdom. It it unlocked from the start of the MW3 multiplayer. The AS50 was designed by Accuracy International. It is a gas-powered semi-automatic rifle. Below, you can see a screenshot of the AS50 being used with an ACOG scope.



RSASS

The RSASS was one of the sniper rifles spotted in the weapons leak a few months back. RSASS stands for REMINGTON SEMI-AUTOMATIC SNIPER SYSTEM. This gun can be unlocked at Level 44 in Modern Warfare 3. It is a semi-automatic sniper.



MSR

The MSR is the last sniper rifle to be unlocked in the MW3 multiplayer. It is unlocked at Level 66. It can also be called the Remington Modular Sniper Rifle. This was developed by the same company as the RSASS. Below is a picture of what the weapon looks like.





Black Ops 2 Sniper Rifles