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Top 5 Meta Loadouts in MW3 Season 4

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The loadout meta continues to shift with the arrival of Modern Warfare 3 Season 4, as a bunch of weapons and attachments have been nerfed and buffed. In this guide, I'll provide you with a list of the five best meta loadouts you can use in the latest season to outperform your opponents.

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5 meta loadouts in Modern Warfare 3 Season 4

Here are our top meta loadout recommendations for MW3 Season 4:

WSP-9 SMG Loadout

WSP-9 best attachments in MW3
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Though the WSP-9 received a substantial nerf this season, I still find it to be one of the best SMGs for medium to close-range combat. The weapon's high firing rate makes it stand out, providing one of the fastest TTKs in the game.

Below, you can find the meta loadout for WSP-9 SMG after taking the latest balance changes into consideration:

  • Muzzle: ZEHMN35 Compensated Flash Hider
    • Stabilizes the gun with minimal attachments needed
  • Barrel: Hiss Short Light
    • Increases ADS speed, sprint to fire speed, and overall sprint speed
    • No significant cons for damage range
  • Underbarrel: XRK Edge BW-4 Handstop
    • Improves ADS movement speed by 12%
    • Crucial for strafing and rotational aim assist
  • Magazine: 40 Round Mag
    • Balances capacity and mobility
    • Consider 50 round mag for more capacity, but it will slow you down
  • Stock: WSP Factory Stock
    • Increases ADS speed, movement speed, and sprint speed
    • Option for No Stock attachment for more mobility but higher recoil


Best DG-58 LSW loadout you can use in MW3 Season 4
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DG-58 LSW is among the most powerful Light Machine Guns in Modern Warfare 3, which I'd highly recommend using in Ground War or even 6v6 game modes in Multiplayer.

Here's the list of best attachments for this weapon in Season 4:

  • Muzzle: VT-7 Spiritfire Suppressor
    • Keeps you off the radar
    • Helps with recoil control, bullet velocity, and range
    • Nerfed bullet velocity to 780 m/s, but with this suppressor, it goes up to 838 m/s
  • Barrel: Wudi Long Barrel
    • Improves aiming idle sway, bullet velocity, range, recoil control, and gun kick control
    • Perfect for long-range engagements
  • Underbarrel: Bruen Heavy Support Grip
    • Best for controlling recoil
    • Minimal impact on vertical recoil
  • Ammunition: 5.8x42 High Grain Rounds
    • Increases bullet velocity and effective damage range by 15%
    • Brings bullet velocity up to 1137 m/s
  • Optic: Jak Glassless Optic
    • Best precision sight for this gun
    • Consider the Coro Eagle Eye 2.5x for a different experience

Striker 9 Loadout

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The Striker 9 remains an incredible choice as its maximum damage range and near-medium damage range has been increased by 9% and 6%, respectively, following the latest weapon balance changes. However, the significant recoil of this weapon remains a major drawback, which I've tried to mitigate using the following attachments in the game.

  • Muzzle: ZEHMN35 Compensated Flash Hider
    • Stabilizes the gun efficiently
  • Barrel: Striker Recon Long Barrel
    • Best balance of bullet velocity and range without significant speed penalties
  • Underbarrel: XRK Edge BW-4 Handstop
    • Crucial for ADS strafe speed, making your shots feel more controlled
  • Magazine: 50 Round Drum
    • Necessary for the high fire rate of the Striker 9
  • Stock: Striker Factory Stock
    • Enhances ADS speed, movement speed, and sprint speed
    • Minimal impact on recoil control

Bal-27 Loadout

Building the meta loadout for Bal-27 in MW3
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A few weeks after its release, Bal-27 finally received its first major buff in Modern Warfare 3 and Warzone. The Near-Mid Damage Range of the weapon has been increased to 49.53 meters, up from 39.37. At the same time, Lower Arm and Hand Modifiers have bumped up to 1.1x.

To get the most out of the Bal-27, I suggest using the following class setup:

  • Muzzle: Casus Brake
    • Helps with horizontal recoil
  • Barrel: Noctkill Long Barrel
    • Enhances recoil control and gun kick control
    • Balances effective damage range
  • Underbarrel: Bruen Heavy Support Grip
    • Stabilizes the gun with a minor impact on vertical recoil
  • Magazine: 60 Round Mag
    • Maximizes your ammo capacity
  • Stock: Ardent Tac Stock
    • Substantially improves recoil control
    • Essential for maintaining accuracy in longer engagements

Holger 556 Loadout

A list of the best attachments for Holger 556 in MW3
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The Holger 556 received a slight buff in the latest season as its Headshot Modifier has been increased to 1.3x, up from 1.2x. As a result, you'd be able to deal more damage with this assault rifle when you land a headshot.

Here's a quick breakdown of the best attachments for Holger 556 in Modern Warfare 3 Season 4:

  • Muzzle: VT-7 Spiritfire Suppressor
    • Keeps you off the radar
    • Enhances bullet velocity and range
  • Barrel: Chrios-6 Match
    • Increases bullet velocity, range, and recoil control
  • Magazine: 40 Round Mag
    • Solid mobility despite smaller capacity compared to other rifles
  • Optic: Jak Glassless Optic
    • Suitable for most engagement ranges
    • Avoids over-zooming, which can be less effective
  • Stock: RB Addle Assault Stock
    • Improves recoil control significantly
    • Better than underbarrel attachments for this purpose

As always, you can tweak the aforementioned loadouts as per your play style. And if you're looking for more Call of Duty content, then check out CoD fans prove the horrible issue with the RGL-80 in Hardcore on Pro Game Guides.

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Tarun is an experienced Gaming and Esports writer with over six years of experience covering a wide range of video games. With a passion for the gaming industry, he specializes in writing features, guides, and news for popular live service games such as Fortnite, Warzone, VALORANT, Genshin Impact, and more. Over the years, he has sharpened his skills in writing comprehensive guides, insightful features, and breaking news stories that keep gamers informed and entertained.

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