The M1911A1 is a semi-automatic pistol. It offers excellent battle characteristics such as high damage, good range and a decent rate of fire. The weapon does have a small magazine capacity of just 7 rounds, however it makes up with an extremely short reload duration.
The weapon has an increased damage multiplier to the head, arms, and legs, making it effective in nearly any situation. The weapon does, however, have extremely high damage drop, making it somewhat less effective at longer ranges.