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Old 06-02-2013, 06:36 PM
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Default Type 96 vs Type 99 LMG

Question is in the title. Which one do you think is a better weapon overall? I tried using the 96 but the slower rate of fire didn't feel any more accurate.
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Old 06-02-2013, 06:39 PM
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As much as I used the Type 96 in the Beta, I just find the Type 99 overall a better weapon.


Although I much prefer the Type 96's sound to the Type 99.
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Old 06-02-2013, 06:49 PM
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Type 99 most definitly. 10 More damage, more penetration, with 2x the fire rate? Not to mention less recoil per bullet.

Once you get the type 99, you never look back at the type 96. The only advantage the type 96 may have is being about to hold a more steady suppression due to the lower fire rate. But with a 30 round mag its poor for that anyway.
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Old 06-02-2013, 06:51 PM
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As much as I used the Type 96 in the Beta, I just find the Type 99 overall a better weapon.


Although I much prefer the Type 96's sound to the Type 99.
I do agree, I love the sound of the 96. Feels great.
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Old 06-02-2013, 06:52 PM
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Type 99 most definitly. 10 More damage, more penetration, with 2x the fire rate? Not to mention less recoil per bullet.

Once you get the type 99, you never look back at the type 96. The only advantage the type 96 may have is being about to hold a more steady suppression due to the lower fire rate. But with a 30 round mag its poor for that anyway.
Wait, it has more damage and more pen on top of the ROF? I assumed it had the same damage and less accuracy more or less or something but sheesh, the 99 feels like a straight upgrade.

Feels about the same for the Type 99 versus the Type 38 rifles. 99 just feels superior in that category.
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Old 06-02-2013, 06:55 PM
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Type 96 for a solid, easily controllable machine gun. Low rate of rate, means you can make your bullets count, less distinguishable as a machine gun and sounds better like cwivey said.

Type 99 for a machine gun that can be easily heard across the map, spews bullets like nobodies business and can be hard to control.

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Old 06-02-2013, 10:45 PM
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The Type 96 appears to be slightly more accurate, I'm able to pick off enemies who only have their head exposed easier with the 96 than the 99. However, I prefer the 99's higher rate of fire over the 96's increased accuracy.
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Old 06-02-2013, 11:00 PM
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I prefer the Type 99 because of its higher rate of fire and its increased stopping power (Type 99 LMG and Rifle use 7.7x58mm rounds vs Type 96 LMG and Type 38 Rifle's 6.5x50mm rounds). I like how I can get more bullets in the direction of an enemy and have a better chance to penetrate any light cover or kill him immediately instead of wounding him.
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Old 06-03-2013, 12:27 AM
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Just hit lvl 50 with the Type 96, 2.5x scope makes its a sweet weapon on certain maps. I like the lower rate of fire, easier to control, easier to let off single shots etc. I think the slower rate of fire is better with the 2.5x scope.

I will probably try leveling up the type 99 on the type 96 with scope is more of a hindrance.
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Old 06-03-2013, 08:43 AM
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The scope is bugged for me on the type 99, it moves incredibly slow compared to iron sights, it definitely helps for sniping and accuracy shots/ammo conservation - if it worked properly.

Type 99 for most situations, type 96 for long range sniping, where your target is still or running toward you.
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Old 06-03-2013, 01:07 PM
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The scope is bugged for me on the type 99, it moves incredibly slow compared to iron sights, it definitely helps for sniping and accuracy shots/ammo conservation - if it worked properly.

Type 99 for most situations, type 96 for long range sniping, where your target is still or running toward you.
Same for the type 96 scope. Just go to options and increase the aimed view sensitivity.
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Old 06-04-2013, 05:23 AM
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Same for the type 96 scope. Just go to options and increase the aimed view sensitivity.
but then when you switch back to IS, its way too much movement.
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Old 06-04-2013, 08:23 AM
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but then when you switch back to IS, its way too much movement.
I think in the option you can adjust separately two setting for the mouse : one for the "normal" view and one for the "aimed" view.

just check it out in the options
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Old 06-04-2013, 12:12 PM
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but then when you switch back to IS, its way too much movement.
I don't find it is worth swapping views from the scope to the Irons on the LMG, the scope blocks a lot of the FOV up, you only can see everything to the left of the magazine now. But I agree it is not a perfect solution just cranking up the sensistivity.
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