Battlefield: Bad Company 2 – Your Specials/Weapons Unlock Guide

Posted By | On 18th, Feb. 2010 Under Feature, News

Here is a breakdown of how get some of the weapons and special weapons unlocked in Battlefield: Bad Company 2.

The following weapons and perks can all be unlocked upon ranking up in the game, but can also be unlocked early on in your career by pre-ordering the game.

– By pre-ordering the game anywhere before the games release you will automatically be granted the Limited Edition which gives you the following early unlocks:

  • 4 x Vehicle Warfare Unlocks
    • Improved Vehicle Armor – An Up-Armor package mounted on all vehicle types decreases the effect of both explosive and penetrating warheads, significantly improving vehicle survivability.
    • Vehicle Alternate Fire – Additional weapon packages mounted for the driver of all armored vehicles, greatly expands the range of targets the vehicle can successfully engage and destroy.
    • Vehicle Motion Sensor – Upgraded Sensor to locate enemy units in direct proximity to the vehicle.
    • Tracer Dart Pistol – Launched by compressed air, this magnetic dart attaches to any vehicle surface, allows friendly shoulder launched rockets to lock on to and track moving targets even beyond line of sight.
  • 2 x Classic Battlefield 1943 Weapons
    • M1A1 Submachine Gun – Popular with Paratrooper and Commando units in WW2 for its rate of fire and stopping power the M1A1 is still seen in the hands of paramilitaries today. Reliable but heavy, this classic weapon is still a powerful force in the hands of a Battlefield Veteran.
    • M1911 Pistol – Adopted in 1911 by the US Army the M1911 saw heavy service in WW1, WW2, Korea and Vietnam. Highly customized M1911 are still favored by Special Operations forces for its reliability and the power of its large .45 caliber round

M1911 Pistol, Thompson Sub-Machine Gun, Tracer Dart Pistol

– By pre-ordering the game at Gamestop, you will get early access to the AKS-74 assault rifle which fires over 650 rounds a minute.

AKS-74 Assault Rifle

– Also by pre-ordering the game at Gamestop grants you early access to the Squad Rush mode which is 4-on-4 multiplayer battles across five different maps.

– Finally to unlock the M1 Garand in Battlefield: Bad Company 2, you will need to make sure your Veteran Rank is at least 1 on the site.  You will need to have at least 2 Battlefield games that you have played/registered on your list.  You cannot currently add Battlefield 1943 to your list, but you will be able to upon the release of Bad Company 2.  The M1 Garand is only unlockable by doing this and can not be attained simply by leveling up.

M1 Garand from Battlefield 1943

Battlefield: Bad Company 2 will be available for the Xbox 360, Playstation 3 and PC on March 2nd.

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  • Rick

    I have the Bfbc rank of “1” and it wont give me the M1 Grand and regestering the BFBC2 game on the website will not work Help

  • I have played bf2 for six years as the multiplayer is great, then got flashpoint 2 and arma 2 both were a let down, but Battlefield: Bad Company 2 multiplayer blows everything away, stunning game excellent graphics.

  • ok i have a dumb question,
    i have the ps3 version of bfbc2 and have unlocked all the weapons and gadgets in multiplayer. the gadgets immediatley equip themselves to the corresponding kit but the weapons do not, how do i equip the weapons to the kits so i can kill you faster? lol

  • go to the wepons part of kit selection and scroll down…. not that hard o well good luck trying to be good at it bye

    • ok thnx for the help

    • ok now i see it and good god those guns are so much better
      my last game got 5 deaths and 30 kills, stay away from me if you wish to live lol

  • ok 1 more problem after you told me how to switch weapons i kicked ass but now whenever i play on multiplayer ALL the guns, gadgets, and the other stuff disappeared. when i go to look at my stats and weapons they say i got almost all of them but i cant use them in multiplayer anymore. im just wondering if anyone else is having this idk i guess a glitch

  • Jesse, my dogtags disappeared earlier today. I reloaded the game and they came back. Maybe that’s what you need to do?

  • well i reloaded it, shut it off, and even checked my settings for wi-fi,
    but after a couple of hours of leaving it alone they came back, still though has this happened to anyone else?

  • need m1 gun

  • ok ill give you the step by step directions (even though your post is old ill still tell ya for other people to find out)

    1 ok first you need to have 2+ battlefield games.
    2 go to this link and login
    3 go to My Solider, and then click veteran
    4 scroll down and click the games that you own other then BFBC2
    5 type in the cd key(s)
    6 force refresh it you should now have a veteran rank of 1+
    7 go back to play multiplayer, the weapon can be used by any class enjoy


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