Selective fire

Tools concept

Weapons with selective fire, allowing player to switch from single shot to burst to auto and possibly others depending on the weapon.


Alternate names: Firing mode
Name variations: fire mode, select-fire, select fire

The first video game about Selective fire was released in 1992.

Tripwire Interactive, CodeMasters and EA Partners has published most of these games

* Alternate fire - alternate fire mode, such as shooting with underbarrel weapon.
Usually present in tactical shooters.

Also for more unusual firing modes, but nothing so different that it becomes better described by alternate fire.

Parent group

Tool simulation

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NEC PC9801 1
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