Battlefield 4 870 MCS
The Battlefield 4 870 MCS is the starting shotgun in the game. The 870 MCS in Battlefield 4 can be unlocked and used by any class, and offers great all-round performance at short ranges. Unlike other shotguns, the 870 MCS is a pump action shotgun, which means it has a lower firing rate.
The 870 MCS is based on the Remington 870, and has been used for decades in the US military. It was first featured in the Battlefield series in BF2 as the starting shotgun for the US Engineer class.
Battlefield 4 870 MCS stats
The 870 MCS in Battlefield 4 is one of the standard shotguns and offers great damage at range, especially because of its semiautomatic firing mode, where it gets an edge over the pump action shotguns in Battlefield 4.
- Minimum damage: 6
- Maximum damage: 18
- Firing mode: pump action
- Firing rate: 125 RPM
- Bullet velocity: 300 m/s
- Weight: 3.0 KG
- Ammo count: 5 shells (expandable)
- Reload time: 1.1 seconds (per shell)
Battlefield 4 870 MCS tips
The Battlefield 4 870 MCS is the starter shotgun and doesn’t compare well to the other shotguns in the game. It’s main drawback is that it has the lowest firing rate of any shotgun. The M1014 has the same damage and accuracy, but has the advantage of being semi automatic, giving it a much better firing rate.