How to unlock classic XM8 LMG & A-91 in Battlefield 2042 All Out Warfare

Liam Mackay
Battlefield 2042 specialists with xm8 lmg

Battlefield 2042 Season 3 has brought even more classic weapons to the All Out Warfare mode, with Battlefield Bad Company 2’s XM8 LMG and Battlefield 3’s A-91 hitting the main game. Here’s how to unlock the XM8 and A-91 in Battlefield 2042.

Battlefield 2042 Season 3: Escalation has officially arrived with its Xbox Game Pass debut, and it’s brought brand-new weapons and vehicles for players to unlock. That’s not all though, as it’s also brought even more classic weapons from Portal over to All Out Warfare.

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With the Season 3 update, players can unlock Bad Company 2’s XM8 LMG and Battlefield 3’s A-91, so here’s how to get both in All Out Warfare.

How to unlock the XM8 LMG in Battlefield 2042

The XM8 LMG was a Medic’s LMG in Battlefield Bad Company 2, known for its mobility and quick reload thanks to its drum mag. It hit Battlefield 2042 with Portal and has finally arrived in All Out Warfare with the Season 3 update.

Here’s how to unlock the XM8 LMG in Battlefield 2042:

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  • Complete both to unlock the XM8 LMG:
    • Kills and Assists with the XM8 LMG or LCMG (100)
    • Teammates healed or revived (60)

The devs said, “this Light Machine Gun variant of the XM8 is dangerous at medium ranges thanks to its very controllable recoil and agility.”

XM8 LMG in Battlefield 2042

How to unlock the A-91 in Battlefield 2042

Battlefield 2042 Season 3 also brings the A-91, a Russian bullpup rifle that was used by Battlefield 3’s Engineer class.

Here’s how to unlock the A-91 Assault Rifle in Battlefield 2042:

  • Complete both to unlock the A-91:
    • Kills and Assists with the A-91 or AC-42 (100)
    • Kills with the PKP-8B in a round (10)

While DICE praise the A-91’s “highly controllable recoil,” they suggest players “watch out for its horizontal recoil that can make it unpredictable at times.”

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If you want even more classic weapons, you can check out how to get Battlefield 3’s M16A3 and M60, as well as the P90 and GOL Sniper Magnum in Battlefield 2042.

Image Credit: Activision

About The Author

Liam is CharlieIntel's Editor who focuses on Call of Duty but also plays lots of fantasy RPGs or anything else in his massive gaming backlog. After graduating in Journalism from Edinburgh Napier University, Liam freelanced in games journalism before joining CharlieIntel in November 2020. You can contact Liam at [email protected].