A multi-purpose machine gun, this MG3 is the newer version of the MG42 that was used during WWII. It's highly destructive and very effective for long range shooting.
- Weapon description

MG3 is a kind of machine gun featured in CrossFire.


Compared to other machine guns, the MG3 excels in power and accuracy, but suffers from high recoil, slow firing rate and heavy weight. The MG3 can kill most targets with 4 shots to the body at mid range.

For long range burst 1-2 shots to the body. MG3 has high recoil, but it's easier to control than the M60. It has medium draw/reload time, faster than M249 Minimi and M60 but slower than M249 Minimi SPW and M240B.


  • High damage dealing.
  • High accuracy.
  • Standard machine gun magazine capacity.
  • Fast reloading speed.
  • Fast drawing speed.


  • Moderate-slow rate of fire.
  • Heavyweight.
  • High recoil.


  • CrossFire China
  • CrossFire Japan
  • CrossFire Vietnam
  • CrossFire North America
  • CrossFire Philippines
  • CrossFire Indonesia
  • CrossFire Russia
  • CrossFire Europe
  • CrossFire Brazil
  • CrossFire Espanol
  • CrossFire South Korea

Tips and Tactics

  • Camping
    Due to the heavy weight which will slow down movement speed and reducing accuracy while shooting, camping will be the best tactic suitable for MG3 users.



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