Battlefield 4 is one of the best multiplayer FPS games in the world. The game features massive maps with upto 64 players fighting with weapons that can be customized such that almost no two players are running with the same set of guns. The Recon class in Battlefield 4 is famous for the Sniper Rifle which provide amazing spotting and long range support for other players. Lets have a look at the stats for some of the most commonly used sniper rifles in the game.
Best BF4 Sniper Rifle – Close to Medium Range
BF4 Sniper Rifles are tuned for medium to long range shots. At medium ranges it is important for the sniper rifle to have a fast reload speed for follow up shots to tag the kill. The starting recon sniper rifle, the M40A5 is one of the most deadliest in the game. Its fast reload speed combined with the super fast reload time between shots make it a lethal weapon to go against at medium range. However the muzzle velocity of the gun is quite low at 520m/s. The M40A5 sniper rifle in Battlefield 4 starts to see huge bullet drops as the distance increases. The video below talks about the rifle in detail.
Best Battlefield 4 Sniper Rifle
The recon class excels at ranged combat and at long ranges there are quite a few good tools for sniping. The JNG-90, M98B and SRR-61 offer solid choices for snipers who choose to play from vantage points on the large maps. It is recommended to stick with the M40A5 till you unlock these powerful sniper rifle in Battlefield4. The JNG-90 and M98B are quite identical. The SRR-61 sniper rifle is in our opinion the superior gun, see the image to understand the reason.
The SRR-61 is the best sniper rifle in BF4 because it has the lowest bullet drop in the game. When you want to land shots consistently at longer ranges the bullet drops matters a lot. Having to think lesser about adjusting the scope for range makes it easier to aim at targets. The stats for the rifles ingame shows the range of the SRR-61 is lower but this is not the case as you can see in the following video. Notice the difference in bullet drop.
In conclusion, the best sniper rifle in battlefield 4 is the SRR-61 without a doubt. The M98B is the second best rifle with slightly more bullet drop. Hope you enjoyed this article. Also see our article on ping not shown in Battlelog, it will help you join the right servers.