Ib4 "but teh deathloop," deathloop is only an issue when the maxim is facing alot of DPS, which isnt an issue when there are 4 other maxims.
Or literally any area of effect weapon..... You know, such as their dedicated counters (mortars)....
False on all counts. It is significantly faster than the MG42.
This is 100% a lie. Their setup times are exactly the same. Only the pack up time is faster, you are completely wrong. Ironic as hell for you to be accusing anyone of bias in this thread. You are either misinformed or a complete liar
Here's the note in the changelog. From 2 years ago:
Arc of fire increased from 60 degrees to 90 degrees (other MGs have 90-120 degrees)
* Setup time from 2 to 3 (other MGs have 3)
* Burst duration from 2.25 to 4.5
* Damage reduced from 4 to 3 (the DPS of the Maxim remains the same)
* Tracking speed from 35 to 28
* Reinforcement cost from 15 to 20
* Sprint removed from Vet1
* Sustained fire ability added at Vet1
Have you even played 1 game as the soviets in the last 2 years? How you could possibly miss this change...