What does the “Special” upgrade do for the Plasma Cutter in Dead Space 2?

I had to write this quick tip because I am sure I am one of many people who will feel foolish about missing the answer.

I was slightly embarrassed when I saw what I missed.

A Picture Worth a Thousand *Facepalms*

Dead Space 2 Plasma Cutter Special Upgrade

Did You Catch That?

It tells you on the screen what your upgrade does. Looks like I won’t be making Detective anytime soon…

For everyone else, there’s your explanation. If you just had a facepalm moment, feel free to leave a comment. Enjoy!