Battlefield 2042 tier list – best guns and weapons December 2023

Here’s a list of every gun in Battlefield 2042 and Battlefield Portal, as well as a list of the most powerful guns currently in the FPS.

Two soldiers in Battlefield 2042 holding a shotgun and assault rifle in front of a cargo container

What is the best Battlefield 2042 weapon? Whether you’re slugging it out in a team deathmatch, or playing tactically for objectives like a good soldier, it’s always good to know what the best, most meta weapons are. We have collected the top five guns in BF 2042 so you know what to take into your next game.

Since its launch, Battlefield 2042 has undergone many changes, ditching the free-for-all loadout system in favor of a more traditional class setup. With a recent resurgence in players, it has found its way back to one of the best FPS games, and even one of the best multiplayer experiences you can have on PC.

BF 2024 tier list: a large assault rifle with a list of attachments.

Battlefield 2042 best weapons and attachments

Here are the best weapons to use in Battlefield 2042 and their optimal attachment setup:

VHX-D3

  • Fusion Holo
  • Tactical Compensator
  • LWG Grip
  • Extended Mag

The VHX-D3 boasts an impressive rate of fire and damage in the mid-range. The Tactical Compensator and LWG Grip ensure that the gun kick and recoil are nonexistent, especially when moving. Pair those attachments with a clean optic like the Fusion Holo and nobody will be safe from you.

G428

  • XDR Holo
  • Tactical Compensator
  • BCG Light Grip
  • Standard Issue / Extended

The G428 is an absurdly powerful rifle, capable of taking down enemies at range with only two shots to the upper torso. The Tactical Compensator and BCG Light Grip reduce the recoil when firing quickly, and the larger magazine size will allow you to take on multiple enemies at once.

AEK-971

  • K8 Holo
  • Tactical Compensator
  • LS-1 Laser Sight
  • Standard Issue / Extended

The AEK-971 is one of the fastest-firing assault rifles in BF 2042, with a gun kick to match. Up close, your LS-1 Laser Sight will allow you to accurately hip-fire the gun to decimate entire squads, and the tactical compensator lowers recoil a little so you can take on those mid-range firefights.

BSV-M

  • K8 holo
  • Shortened Suppressor
  • MGL Laser Sight
  • High-Power / Extended

While the BSV-M does have a lot of kick when firing in full-auto, the MGL Laser Sight and Shortened Suppressor both manage to bring that in line, so you’ll at least be landing those vital shots when it matters. The suppressor also conceals you from the minimap, so you can stay hidden for longer.

PP-29

  • Fusion Holo
  • Tactical Compensator
  • High-Powered

There isn’t much that needs to be done to the PP-29 to make it a meta weapon, as the extreme rate of fire and damage up close are enough to shred anyone unfortunate enough to cross your path. The Tactical Compensator increases your recoil control, with the High-Powered ammunition giving you extra damage.

BF 2042 tier list: a handgun with a breakdown of its damage stats.

All Battlefield 2042 weapons

Here’s a list of all the Battlefield 2042 weapons:

  • VHX-D3
  • G428
  • AEK-971
  • BSV-M
  • G57
  • MP28
  • M44
  • PBX-45
  • PP-29
  • MP9
  • K30
  • M5A3
  • AK-24
  • SFAR-M GL
  • AC-42
  • LCMG
  • PKP-BP
  • DM7
  • SVK
  • VCAR
  • SWS-10
  • DXR-1
  • NTW-50
  • MCS-880
  • GVT 45-70
  • 12M Auto

BF 2042 tier list: a WW2 assault rifle.

BATTLEFIELD 1942 GUNS LIST

Here’s a list of the Battlefield 1942 weapons in Battlefield Portal:

Battlefield 1942 Secondary

M1911
M38

Battlefield 1942 Anti-tank

Bazooka
Panzerschreck

Battlefield 1942 Assault

STG 44
BAR 1918

Battlefield1942 Engineer

M1 Garand
K98

Battlefield 1942 Medic

Thompson
MP 40

Battlefield 1942 Scout

K98 Sniper
No4 Sniper

BF 2042 tier list: a compact assault rifle with a wood finish.

Battlefield Bad Company 2 gun list

Here’s a list of the Battlefield Bad Company 2 weapons in Battlefield Portal:

Battlefield Bad Company 2 secondary

MP443
M1911
MP412 REX
M93R
Tracer Dart Gun

Battlefield Bad Company 2 assault

XM8 Prototype
AN-94
M416
M16A2

Battlefield Bad Company 2 engineer

XM8 Compact
AKS-74U
PP-2000

Battlefield Bad Company 2 medic

Type 88 LMG
M60
XM8 LMG

Battlefield Bad Company 2 scout

M24 Sniper
GOL Sniper Magnum

Battlefield Bad Company 2 shared

SPAS-12
G3
Thompson
M1 Garand

BF 2042 tier list: a compact, futuristic looking gun.

Battlefield 3 gun list

Here’s a list of the Battlefield 3 weapons in Battlefield Portal:

Battlefield 3 secondary

MP443
MP412 REX
M93R
M1911

Battlefield 3 assault

M16A3
M416
AN-94
G3A3

Battlefield 3 engineer

AKS-74U
SCAR-H
A-91
ACW-R

Battlefield 3 support

M240B
M60E4
Type 88 LMG

Battlefield 3 scout

SVD
M98B
M39 EMR

Battlefield 3 shared

DAO-12
SPAS-12
PP-2000
P90
AS VAL

Now that you know what the most powerful BF 2042 weapons are, there’s nothing stopping you from reaching to top of that leaderboard and pushing your team to victory. If you’re after something slightly less violent, check out the best management games, or the best free PC games if you’re after something that won’t hurt your wallet.