The sniping continues…
„I am delighted to be able to announce that we are working on a sequel to Sniper Elite 4. We are not going to be talking about it for at least a year, but the team here are busy here working away in the background to create the latest greatest Sniper Elite experience,” Rebellion‘s CEO, Jason Kingsley said in the video below. It means it’s going to be a next-gen game, because if they start to talk about it in 2020, then we’ll hear about the next Xbox(es?) and the next PlayStation as well.
Sniper Elite III, which was set in North Africa, originally came out in the summer of 2014 on PlayStation 4, Xbox One, PC, and even the PS3/X360 duo got its Ultimate Edition version in March 2015 with nine DLC, including three campaign missions. The Nintendo Switch port, which was announced, will get the Ultimate Edition with local wifi multiplayer, as well as optional motion controls. The port will arrive later this year.
Sniper Elite V2, which is set in German territory, also gets a re-release. Sniper Elite V2 Remastered is heading to PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, and PC. The game originally came out roughly seven years ago on PS3, X360, and PC, followed by a Wii U port a year later. It will contain all the DLC (meaning you can even have Adolf Hitler as your target), improved graphics, 4K resolution, HDR (on supported platforms, which basically means PlayStation 4 Pro, Xbox One X, and PC), 16-player online with seven game modes (8 players for the Switch), as well as new playable characters from the Zombie Army series. We don’t know the release date yet, but it will come this year on PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, and PC. (PC players will get a discount if they have the base game!)
The fourth Rebellion project is co-developed by Just Add Water – it is going to be a standalone Sniper Elite VR title, and more details will be announced later this year. As with Sniper Elite 5, the developers said nothing more. But we saw a PlayStation VR and an Aim Controller in the first video. Does that mean the unnamed game is coming to the PSVR?
So, sniper-junkies will have a lot to deal with even this year. (And Karl Fairburne, the protagonist of the series, will have no break…)