“Overpowered” Modern Warfare 3 loadout turns the assault rifle into a fully automatic demon

Thanks to a clever setting change that turns your assault rifles into fully automatic monsters, this assault rifle loadout could be set to “take over” Modern Warfare 3 in short order.

As millions of players around the world jump back into the annual CoD grind, it’s that time of year when everyone tries to stay one step ahead of the competition. Be it through ingenious gameplay tactics or next-level loadouts, players are always looking for that first edge.

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Apparently he’s raising the bar just days after release, CoD content creatorFour eyes‘ may have just discovered the most powerful assault rifle loadout yet. One that hinges on a crucial change to a hidden setting in the game’s menus.

So if you’re looking to dominate Modern Warfare 3, at least until potential nerfs slow your momentum, here’s the DG-58 loadout you need to get to the top of the leaderboard in every lobby.

A screenshot from the game Modern Warfare 3activation

Make your enemies pay with this devastating burst and fully automatic AR loadout in MW3.

“Game-breaking” Modern Warfare 3 assault rifle loadout

Described as “the most broken, overpowered” weapon CoD has seen in years, the YouTuber shared how they turned a mediocre explosive weapon into perhaps Modern Warfare 3’s strongest choice.

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You choose the DG-58 assault rifle and turn this three-shot burst weapon into a fully automatic AR with a simple change in the menus.

Simply go into the game settings and navigate to the input of your choice, either keyboard and mouse or controller. From there, go to the “Gameplay” column, scroll down to “Combat Behavior,” and then enter the “Advanced Combat Settings” screen. Here you will see the “Manual Fire Behavior” option. Toggle this to the “Hold” option to perform the trick.

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Now, when firing a shotgun of any kind, all you have to do is hold down the trigger to continuously fire shots from the weapon. This means you can instead focus on being more precise instead of having to manually time your shots.

For a quick overview, here’s how to change settings in Modern Warfare 3:

  • Enter the Modern Warfare 3 settings menu
  • Navigate to your input (keyboard and mouse or controller).
  • Go to the gameplay column
  • Scroll down to the “Combat Behavior” section.
  • Enter the Advanced Battle Settings screen
  • Switch the manual fire behavior setting to Hold.

And for the complete DG-58 gear, be sure to use the following attachments shared by FourEyes on YouTube.

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  • DG-56 LS18 barrel
  • MK. 3 reflector optics
  • Soldier Pro padded shaft
  • SL Skeleton Vertical Underbarrel
  • Shadow Strike Support Muzzle
Best DG-58 LSW gear in Modern Warfare 3activation

With the right build, the DG-58 AR can be an unstoppable force.

If you change this option and equip the attachments listed above, you should be melting enemies in no time with “pinpoint accuracy.”

If you’re just stopping by, be sure to brush up on some of our other MW3 guides below:

Best Modern Warfare 3 AR Class Loadouts | How to Push Cancel in Modern Warfare 3 | Best Controller Settings in Modern Warfare 3 | All maps and modes | How to Play Modern Warfare 3 at 120 FPS on PS5 | Modern Warfare 3 TTK | List of campaign missions | How to fix packet burst

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Dustin Huang

Dustin Huang is a Nytimas U.S. News Reporter based in London. His focus is on U.S. politics and the environment. He has covered climate change extensively, as well as healthcare and crime. Dustin Huang joined Nytimas in 2023 from the Daily Express and previously worked for Chemist and Druggist and the Jewish Chronicle. He is a graduate of Cambridge University. Languages: English. You can get in touch with me by emailing: dustinhuang@nytimas.com.

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