|SIG SG550 Sniper|
Krieg 550 Commando
13 August 1999 (CS BETA2)
|Price in match||
|Accuracy in long range||
|Rate of fire||
|Percentage speed reduction||
30 / 90
3.8 seconds (107 frames)
|Secondary fire / Modes|
The SG550 is a sniper rifle chambered with 30 rounds of 5.56 NATO. It has good penetration power and suitable for assault purpose instead of sniping.
- High magazine size for a sniper rifle
- Accurate even without scoping before several shots
- Universal caliber
- Usable scope for long range engagement
- Low recoil
- High rate of fire
- Heavy weight
- Not accurate when shotting without scope after several shots
- Low knockback against zombies
- Purchasable only for Counter-Terrorists
- March 21 ~ April 4, 2012
Tactics using the SG550
- The first shot is never accurate. Fire continuously to achieve good accuracy.
- Stay stationary. Moving a little will affect the scope's performance.
- Just fire without scope to engage close enemies.
- Camp in closed areas such as in vents to achieve the maximum performance.
- A 30 round SG550 can deal around 1830 ~ 3660 damage. Feel free to kill a zombie that has 3500 HP or less.
- If the starting money is $7500, the player can purchase SG550 with cost $4200 and $1200 for 600 rounds of reserved bullets, giving the balance of $2100.
- SG550 is recommended for survival-type map.
Tactics facing a SG550 user
- Jump to avoid being hit.
- The SG550 never accurate for the first shot. Use this advantage to kill the user quickly.
Comparison to G3
- Cheaper (-$800)
- Larger clip size (+10)
- Lower recoil (-8%)
- More accurate (+7%)
- Same rate of fire (83%)
- Same speed reduction (18%)
- Lower base damage (-9)
- Longer reload time (+0.3 seconds)
- In Indonesia region, the SG550's early shop price was 20,000 points, but later increased to 34,000 points.
- This rifle is extremely popular in Counter-Strike series due to its easy use and high damage, which may result the user being frowned upon by other players.
- Hackers (especially wallhackers) and new players favor this weapon in all regions because of reasons above. Same goes with its terrorist counterpart G3SG1.
- Players who use this weapon in game can be kicked out of the room. Also happens to its terrorist counterpart G3SG1.
- This weapon can be obtained permanently from Code Box in Taiwan/HongKong region.
- SIG SG 550 Sniper at Wikipedia.