The M5A3 will be one of the first weapons you use in Battlefield 2042 and it can be a dependable weapon at all ranges when using the best loadout and attachments.
Battlefield 2042, like any shooter, is all about guns. However, to get the most out of every weapon, you’ll need to be using the best attachments for it.
Even the starting guns like the trusty M5A3 can benefit massively from equipping some attachments. Although, it can be difficult to know which ones to use.
Luckily, we’ve put together a guide on how to make the best M5A3 loadout in Battlefield 2042. This includes two separate builds – one for close range and one for long range.
But first, find out every launch day weapon in Battlefield 2042.
Best M5A3 Weapon Plus Attachments in Battlefield 2042
The new ‘Weapon Plus’ attachments sytem in Battlefield 2042 allows you to carry at least two of every type of attachment. This allows for more flexibility in battle.
Therefore, we have listed the different M5A3 attachments that you can use to make two different builds. One is for long-range kills and the otehr is for short-range firefights.
You’ll be able to equip all of these attachments in your Weapon Plus system for the M5A3, letting you make ether of tehse builds at any time.
Long Range M5A3 Loadout
To make the M5A3 loadout a reliable long-range beamer, you’ll want to use these attachments:
- Sight – Maul Hybrid 1.5-3x
- Ammunition – High-Power
- Underbarrel – LWG Grip
- Barrel – Warhawk Compensator
To hit your shots at long range you’ll need to be accurate. Make sure you’re using the best controller settings for Battlefield 2042 to improve your aim.
Close Range M5A3 Build
As for a short-range M5A3 loadout in Battlefield 2042, you’ll want these attachments in your Weapon Plus system:
- Sight – K8 Holo
- Ammunition – Close Combat
- Underbarrel – Rattlesnake Light Grip
- Barrel – Shortened Barrel
And that is the best M5A3 loadout in Battlefield 2042. Make sure to equip all of these attachments so you can switch between these two builds on the fly.
Also, check out the best Battlefield 2042 settings for performance if you want your gameplay to be smoother. It’ll definitely help you inreae your aim.
You might also want to find out how to unlock all Specialists in Battlefield 2042 too.