Every New Weapon Added in Battlefield 2042 Season 3

The future holds more weapons in Season 3.

Battlefield 2042 Season 3
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On November 22, the Season 3: Escalation update goes live in Battlefield 2042, and that means plenty of new content for players to dive into. Aside from a new map and a Specialist, fans of the game can expect plenty of new weapons to upgrade their arsenal on the field.

As was the case with Season 2, there is a mix of brand-new weapons and guns returning to the game from the Portal Vault. There are weapons for nearly every style of combat and that’s always a recipe for some Battlefield 2042 sandbox fun. We’ll go over the full list of weapon additions in this guide for the Season 3 update.

Battlefield 2042 Season 3: Escalation – Every New Weapon

In this update, there are three fresh weapons we’ve never seen before. Along with those, players can expect a Specialist weapon, a new throwable piece of equipment, and two unvaulted Portal weapons. There are more to come as well, but you can find each new weapon in BF2042 Season 3 below.

New Battlefield 2042 Weapons

  • Rorsch Mk-4 Railgun – Railgun with multiple firing modes and charging times that launches deadly projectiles. The most unique of the lot in this update.
  • NVK-S22 Smart Shotgun – Double barrel semi-automatic shotgun designed for nimble players at close quarters.
  • NVK-P125 Bullpup Pistol – A sidearm with a long barrel designed for longer distances on the battlefield.
  • Throwing Knives – Classic throwable equipment makes a return to the series in 2042.

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Specialist Weapon

  • XM370A Airburst Rifle – The unique weapon arriving in BF2042 with the new Zain Specialist. This weapon is used to flush enemies out of cover with airburst rounds.

Unvaulted Portal Weapons

  • XM8 – Fan-favorite assault rifle meant for medium to long ranges on the battlefield.
  • A-91 – Bullpup assault rifle featured in Battlefield 4. Similar to the XM8 in both damage and range.

This is it for brand new weapons in Battlefield 2042 Season 3: Escalation, but there are still more guns on the way. More weapons from the Portal Vault are confirmed for an appearance later in the season. Make sure to come back for more information when DICE reveals those weapons.

And that’s all. For more news, updates, and guides on the futuristic shooter, head over to the dedicated Battlefield 2042 section of our site!

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