well I've heard of this and seen it and silent shooting has decreased but yesterday in game i managed to SS my reminton 870 twice which suprised me massivly as its a shotgun
Also how does it really work cos I just scroll up + down when I shoot ( gives same effect as 3+1 or Q+Q) and sometimes it works and mostly doesn't.
Hard to explain but there are game "ticks."
Let's just say that firing a gun takes 10 game ticks.
Let's also say that switching into x
takes 5 game ticks.
In between the firing and switching there is silence which lasts for 1 game tick.
Let us also assume that the sound of the shot firing takes 1.5 game ticks to occur after the shot occurs.
So essentially what would normally happen is that at 11.5 game ticks, the sound would register but by quick switching you are lowering the 11.5 game ticks to 11, where the sound of the shot(s) being fired will not