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The AY-69 Micro Machine Gun is a subcompact weapon designed and used by the KPA that appears in Crysis Warhead and Crysis 2. Like the Pistol, it can be dual-wielded, wherein the left gun is fired by holding down the left mouse button or trigger and the right gun is fired by holding down the right mouse button or trigger. In Crysis 2, dual-wielding is not possible.

Overview

The AY-69 is a more powerful sidearm than the pistol. Although it is ineffective past short range, the AY-69's high rate of fire can typically eliminate the average enemy trooper relatively quickly.

If dual-wielded, holding down both the left and right mouse buttons will make both weapons fire at once. The combined fire of two AY-69s is very effective against personnel in close quarters. However, the heavy recoil will make it difficult to hit a target past short range. Beyond medium range encounters, a more accurate weapon such as the SCAR or FY71 are more effective.

First-person view of the Crysis 2 AY69.

The silencer attachment increases the AY69's usefulness, allowing for quick close-range kills without alerting the surrounding enemies.

Advantages

The AY-69 has a high rate of fire and inflicts moderate damage. It has a reasonably large magazine, can be dual-wielded, and its ammunition is readily available, making it one of the most reliable close combat weapons in this game. It is also a great alternate primary weapon if the player does not have a close range weapon.

Disadvantages

The AY-69 expends its ammunition very quickly, forcing the player to reload often. It cannot be used effectively beyond medium range without aiming down the sights or switching to semiautomatic fire, and its single-shot damage is inferior to the pistol. Also, in Crysis 2, you are unable to attach a silencer.

Additionally, the iron sights are moderately misaligned in Crysis Warhead, going up and to the right of where the sight shows, which can be seen using a laser sight attachment. You’re better off with the Pistol if you want an accurate sidearm.

Stats

Accuracy: 3

Rate of fire: 8

Mobility: 8

Damage: 3

Range: 3

Attachments

Crysis Warhead

  • Pistol Laser/Flashlight module
  • Silencer

Crysis 2

  • Extended clip
  • Reflex sight
  • Pistol Laser dight

Trivia

  • The AY-69 changes firing sounds when it is put on semi-automatic mode.
  • This weapon is inspired by the real life Heckler & Koch MP7 submachine gun.

Gallery

Weapons of Crysis, Crysis Warhead, and Crysis Wars
Sidearms AY-69 · Fists · Pistol
Assault Weapons FY71 · Gauss Rifle · FGL-40 Automatic Grenade Launcher · Minigun · Molecular Accelerator · Molecular Arrestor · PAX · DSG-1 · SCAR · XM2014 · MPX8 Submachine Gun
Explosives (non-grenades) Anti-Tank Mine · C4 · Claymore · LAW · TAC Gun
Grenades M84 Flashbang · M26A1 Fragmentation Grenade · EMP Grenade · AN-M8 HC Smoke Grenade
Non-equippable Alien Beam · Autocannon · Gravity Bomb Launcher · Gauss Cannon · Shi Ten · Singularity Cannon · Smart Missiles · TAC Cannon · Tank Cannon
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Weapons in Crysis 2
Sidearms M12 NovaHammerAY-69Majestic
Sub-Machine Guns FelineK-Volt
Assault Rifles SCARGrendelSCARAB
Sniper Rifles DSG-1Gauss RifleSCARE
Shotguns JackalMarshall
Heavy Mk.60 MOD 0L-TAGX-43 MIKEHMG
Explosives M17 Frag GrenadeM34 FlashbangJAWC4Swarmer
Melee Knife
Attachments
Sidearm attachments FlashlightLaser sightSilencerExtended Clip
Assault weapon attachments SilencerExtended ClipLight ShotgunGrenade LauncherGauss attachmentHolographic DecoyAssault ScopeFlashlightReflex SightLaser sightIron Sights
Other attachments Sniper scope
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