The highly anticipated sequel in the Payday series is finally here with a three-day early access. The game features various heists, where you need to complete a range of tasks to steal the money successfully. You can choose to play the game in stealth, which is harder when you are in a team. If you choose to play Payday 3 solo, follow the link on how to do it. One of the things you must be curious about is the Payday 3 weapons list. Here we have all the weapons in the game and how to unlock them.
How to Unlock All Payday 3 Weapons List
With all the shooting involved in Payday 3, it only makes sense that you get to choose your own loadout and weapons. Payday 3 features a versatile loadout system that will suit any type of play. Whether you are a trigger-happy thief or someone who prefers stealth. Here is the Payday 3 weapons list and how to unlock each weapon.
So, there are 20 weapons that we know of, but as the game progresses and probably after launch there will be more. We will update this post when we learn of new weapons in the game.
The CAR-4 is the first weapon you get in the game. You do not have to meet any requirements to unlock this weapon as you get it by default. The CAR-4 is an assault rifle that’s suitable for long-range as well as close combat.
2. Signature .40
The Signature .40 is a secondary weapon that is also unlocked by default. You can equip this weapon with the CAR-4 as soon as you start playing the game.
3. Reinfeld 880
The Reinfeld 880 is a shotgun like most shotguns in FPS games. it allows you one-shot kills at close range. To unlock the Reinfeld 880 in Payday 3, you need to level up to level 2.
4. Ziv Commando
The Ziv Commando is an SMG that is quite potent in both close-range and long-range. You can unlock the Ziv Commando at Level 7.
5. J&M Castigo .44
The J&M Castigo .44 is a pistol and a secondary weapon that you can unlock at Level 10. The J&M Castigo .44 deals high damage, but has a small magazine and the reload speed is slower compared to the Signature .40.
6. SA A144
The SA A144 is a rifle and deals very high damage, but you need to level up to 15 in order to unlock the weapon.
7. FIK PC9
The FIK PC9 is not the best weapon depending on the level requirement. The weapon deals low damage but offers greater accuracy than assault rifles and SMGs. It also has a higher rate of fire compared to other weapons. To unlock the FIK PC9, you need level 19.
8. Northwest B-9
The Northwest B-9 is one of the best weapons in the game at the time of writing this post. It’s a burst rifle with incredible damage. You can unlock the Northwest B-9 at level 21.
9. Marcom Mamba MGL
The Marcom Mamba MGL is the perfect weapon for Payday 3 with hoards of cops swarming around you. it’s a grenade launcher that can clear an area completely and make multiple kills. The Marcom Mamba MGL needs to be reloaded after every 6 shots, which is enough to clear an area temporarily while you reload.
10. Frag Grenade
Frag Grenades are throwables that you unlock at the start of the game and can be equipped with your loadout.
Flashbang is another throwable that you can unlock at the start of the game. Like all Flashbang, it can overwhelm the cop’s senses in a given area to lay down fire without opposition.
12. Throwing Knife
The Throwing Knife is a throwable and retrievable weapon. The best trait of the Throwing Knife is that it’s a one-shot weapon.
13. Assault Rifle KU-59
This is an Assault Rifle and can be used in most situations and players will unlock it after reaching level 35. This weapon has some customisation like scope and mag so players can use it however they like.
14. Pistol SP Model 11
This is a high-powered pistol with great accuracy and handling. This can be unlocked after reaching level 38.
15. Shotgun – Mosconi 12 Classic
A pump action shotgun and a classic weapon which deals very high damage. This weapon can be unlocked at level 43.
16. Marksman rifle – Reinfeld 900S
A bolt-action rifle ideal for sniping enemies with high damage and accuracy. This weapon can be unlocked at level 53.
17. Pistol – Signature 403
This is a pistol similar to the default Signature 40 but has a Higher accuracy and damage. This can be unlocked at level 59.
18. SMG – SG Compact 7
This is a submachine gun with very low recoil and is very good for close fights. This can be unlocked at the level 65
19. Pistol – Sforza Bison
This is a revolver with a high recoil but has a very high accuracy. Handling is kind of a problem unlike other pistols but can one most enemies. This weapon can be unlocked at level 70
20. Assault rifle – VF-7S
This is a very High-precision assault rifle which can be good in most situations. This weapon can be unlocked at level 77