Rebellion Dropped A Load Of Sniper Elite News, Here’s The Rundown

Posted on March 15, 2019 by Nick Moreno

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Rebellion’s Sniper Elite franchise is one of the most enjoyable franchises to date focusing on precise aiming, timing, and x-ray kill cams throughout the course its World War II settings. With the latest installment in the series, Sniper Elite 4, dropping more than two years ago now; the game’s developer felt it was time to reveal what’s to come for the 2019 as they have been hard at work with a handful of series-related projects.

Revealed by Rebellion CEO Jason Kingsley, there is an abundance of content for this year as well as leading into the following surrounding the Sniper Elite franchise.

Kicking off by revealing that there is indeed another sequel in the making. As of yet, there is no detail on what the setting is or when we could expect for the game to drop. “It’s still very early in development, we’re not going to be talking about it for at least a year,” Kingsley shares in the latest development update video.

Assuming that the studio will be sticking with the pattern of basing the game in the Second World War era, there’s only a few guesses for where the next title will be heading next.

Secondly, players will be able to return to Berlin on modern consoles as Sniper Elite V2 Remastered was announced. Which will feature upgraded graphics with 4K resolution and a frame-by-frame photo mode to capture some of your most gruesome shots. All DLC as well as new characters to play as will be available for the reworked 2012 title.

PlayStation 4, Xbox One, PC, and Nintendo Switch will all receive the remastered title later this year. And segueing to Nintendo’s platform, it was also revealed that the handheld hybrid console will be getting the following sequel, Sniper Elite 3 Ultimate Edition, on top of the game’s predecessor launching on the eShop.

The final announcement that the Rebellion CEO shared today is an upcoming Sniper Elite VR title is currently in the works. Teaming up with British based studio Just Add Water, Kingsley states that Rebellion aims to “create the best VR sniping experience possible,” with the newly announced title. Based during the fourth title in Italy, But more than that, there isn’t much else to be expanded on until the developer is ready to full announce the virtual reality game.

All in all, there is a lot to take in from the sudden reveal from the Sniper Elite creators, but we definitely do not leave empty handed. With two titles to look forward to this year, a follow-up to the latest game in the series, and a virtual reality title in development, Rebellion will have plenty on their plate for their fans for the coming two years.

Sniper Elite V2 Remastered will drop sometime this year for all major platforms and also Sniper Elite 3 Ultimate Edition for Nintendo Switch as well.


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