Assault Rifle
Ammo 30/170
Fire Rate
bullets per sec/cartridge time
8.5 bps, 3.5s
Reload Time TS1 SRT
Damage (per Single Shot)
Type High Fire-Rate
Native Timezone 2000
Zoom Yes, x2
Primary Fire Automatic fire
Secondary Fire Automatic fire
Games TimeSplitters
Assault Rifle

The Assault Rifle view model and spawn model

The Assault Rifle is a standard infantry firearm first used in the Docks story mission. It has a fast fire rate, emptying one magazine in three and a half seconds, and is pretty accurate. In appearance, it is a grey rifle in a bullpup configuration with iron sights on the top and a carrying handle. It looks exactly like a FAMAS G2 French assault rifle. The Assault Rifle has a zoom feature, which brings up the crosshair and has a scope feature.

The assault rifle from Timesplitters.

This is an all-round weapon which suits any situation, even close-combat games since its high-fire rate can kill enemies very quickly.

There is no difference between primary and secondary fire. Like most high fire-rate weapons, bots in the original TimeSplitters either fire groups of bullets with a very short pause in-between or some tougher bots fire constantly until your health is critical.

This weapon shares ammunition with the M16 and the Minigun, which appear to be armour piercing rounds.

When "if best" is switched on, the Assault Rifle ranks as the 12th best weapon on TS1, on the same level as the Shotgun and Uzi (x2).


TS2 Assault Rifle

Assault Rifle from TS2 demo

  • Originally the Assault Rifle was slated to make an appearance in the sequel but was for one reason or another cut, and only appeared in the Beta. Based on screenshots, it would have been been used by the Military in the Siberia Mission and possibly in the Training Ground as part of the Default Weapon Set. It was seemingly replaced by the Soviet S47, which is based off the AK-47, to fit in with the location of the levels based in Russia. However, some screenshots show both weapons existing at once, similarly to the M16 and Assault Rifle both appearing in the original TimeSplitters.
  • This, and the Plasma AutoRifle from TS2 share some similarities, most notably the rail on the top of each gun.
  • Docks is the only Story mission that this weapon appears in.
  • The Minigun in TimeSplitters 2 reuses this weapon's sound effects.