Airsoft scopes can potentially be an expensive purchase, especially if the gun, scope and other accessories are sitting in a closet most of the time. If you shoot or play Airsoft games less than a few times a year, these may be more expensive than they are worth. Before you run out to buy a scope of any kind, consider where and when they are used and if that situation applies to you.
Scopes for Sighting
One of the most commonly used types of scope is meant to help you with your sense of aim while you are shooting. That can mean while you are playing a tactical game or just practice shooting with an Airsoft target. Either way, you need to choose which type of scope and sight you are most comfortable using.
A crosshair style sight can make you feel more like a deadly assassin, but they can be tricky to use with any real accuracy and require a steady hand, a sense of patience and lots of practice. Once you have this style of sight and scope down to a fine art, though, they can be very beneficial in a wide range of shooting situations.
Another option here is the red dot scope that has a small red dot that appears on your target. With this dot, you move around until you think you are in the right spot and then fire. Again, this requires a little bit of practice and finesse.