While Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 doesn't do too much to reinvent the wheel, there is one gameplay addition that has players intrigued - the CoD MW3 tactical stance.


So we'll run through everything you need to know about the new tac stance.

Tac stance wasn't in the previous two Modern Warfare games, so it takes a little bit of explaining and getting used to.

Fortunately, after spending some time with the game now, it's easy to see that the new MW3 tac stance is a great new gameplay change. It certainly makes it easier to clear out enemies, anyway!

Read on for everything there is to know about the new CoD MW3 tactical stance and discover how to use the tac stance.

What is tactical stance in CoD MW3?

The tactical stance is a move in which the weapon is slightly slanted, and it's especially useful in aggressive plays.

This is because it's a stance that's somewhere between shooting from the hip and using the regular sight aim. So if you find yourself too close to your enemies to get into the aim, and too far to melee, the tactical stance is your best friend.

The speed of the sights is increased in the stance, too, as is the spread of bullets.

How to use CoD MW3 tactical stance

To use the CoD MW3 tactical stance, you simply need to aim down the sights and press down on the D-Pad. Before you can do this, though, make sure the stance is activated in the gameplay settings.

While you're in the settings, you'll also be able to adjust the Tactical Stance Behaviour.

Once you've made sure it's activated, you'll have an option of two button commands to use the tac stance: aim and melee, or aim and down. It might be worth trying both of these out in the game, and finding out which one works best for you.

Check out this handy YouTube video from YTLukeyy for a quick look at how it works and should look in-game:

If you're sliding, however, you'll tac stance by default - so no need to press anything, just shoot!

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