The guns of Halo 4: lock ‘n load

343 Industries, who are handling Halo 4 development after Bungie passed them the torch, have provided GameInformer with a breakdown of the arsenal on-hand in the game.

Fictional gun manufacturer Misriah Armory are showing off their new fandangled creations and redesigns of the classic UNSC weapons found throughout the games. A brand new weapon, the raingun, will make its debut in Halo 4, and we’re pretty sure it’s going to pack a punch.

Assault rifle
DESIGNATION: MA5D Individual Combat Weapon System
MANUFACTURER: Misriah Armory
The MA5D ICWS is an exceptionally resilient gas-operated, magazine-fed, automatic rifle designed to execute close-quarters combat with lethal efficiency, regardless of hostile counter-op environmental conditions or duration of use in the field.

Battle rifle
DESIGNATION: BR85 Heavy-Barrel Service Rifle
MANUFACTURER: Misriah Armory
The BR85HB Service Rifle is a gas-operated, magazine-fed, semi-automatic rifle optimized for three-round burst firing, and proven to be an extraordinarily versatile weapon at a wide variety of ranges and in the hands of a capable marksman.

DESIGNATION: M395 Designated Marksman Rifle
MANUFACTURER: Misriah Armory
The M395 DMR is a gas-operated, magazine-fed, marksman rifle that maintains a smart-linked, telescopic, rail-mounted sight for scout personnel. This rifle favours mid-range to long-range combat, offering impressive stopping power.

Sniper rifle
DESIGNATION: Sniper Rifle System 99-Series 5 Anti-Materiel
MANUFACTURER: Misriah Armory
The SRS99-S5 AM is a gas-operated, magazine-fed, semi-automatic sniper rifle with exceptional accuracy and the ability to simultaneously breach both energy-shielding and high-density armour, making immediate kills nearly effortless when this weapon is properly utilized.

DESIGNATION: Asymmetric Recoilless Carbine-920
MANUFACTURER: Acheron Security
The ARC-920 Railgun is a compact-channel linear accelerator that fires a high-explosive round at incredible speed, delivering both kinetic and explosive force to both hard and soft targets alike.

What weapons are you excited about in Halo 4? Eager to use the old faithful, or try out the new railgun? Let us know in the comments below and on the MyGaming forum.

Source: GameInformer

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