The MP 40 (Maschinenpistole 40, German for "Machine Pistol 40") was the standard submachine gun of the European Axis Forces during World War II. It was designed by Heinrich Vollmer for the German army as a cheaper production version to the weapon's predecessor, the MP 38. The MP 40 and MP 38 are iconic images from the Second World War, often featuring prominently in war movies and other media.
- Main article: MP40/Battlefield 1942
The MP 40 is a weapon featured in Battlefield 1942. It is issued to the Wehrmacht, Afrika Korps, Royal Italian Army and German Elite Forces Medic kit, as well as the Jetpack kit in Secret Weapons of WWII expansion pack.
The MP 40 is a weapon featured in the official Battlefield Vietnam World War II Mod, issued to the Imperial Japanese Army's Medic kit. It has a different model and different reload animations from its Battlefield 1942 counterpart, but is very similar in performance and stats.
- Main article: MP40/Heroes
In Battlefield Heroes, there are three submachine guns that are based on the MP40, being the variants of the Rudolf's Rescue, The Kommandant and The Wacky Machine Gun. The regular variants are based on the MP40, and the uber variants are based on the MP38.
- Main article: MP40/Battlefield V
— In-game description
The MP40 is a weapon featured in Battlefield V. Throughout the singleplayer war stories, the MP40 is the general weapon used by enemy German Assault troops. MP40s are also wielded by various characters throughout the Nordlys and The Last Tiger. In Multiplayer, the MP40 is issued to the Medic class, unlocked at Medic rank 6.
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— In-game Description
The weapon was first seen in Battlefield Portal Official Trailer.