In the dark days of the end of World War Two amidst the ruins of Berlin, one bullet can change history…
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Release Date: Apr 30, 2012

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June 14

Why we’re launching Sniper Elite 4 in Feb 2017



Dear Sniper Elite fans past, present and future!

We hope that you’re all enjoying the sights, sounds and megatonnes of E3! Of course we’re going to be in Los Angeles too with Sniper Elite 4 and Battlezone, so expect to see lots of live footage, gameplay clips and more over the next week, but we also have some more news too that we want to talk about...

Today we’re announcing that Sniper Elite 4 is launching February 14th, 2017.

When we originally revealed the game back in March, our plan was to release this year, and this was only reinforced when our pre-Alpha build was received incredibly well by those who got to see it at GDC in San Francisco.
Was it nerve-wracking showing the game for the first time, and quite a lot earlier in production than we normally do? Absolutely, but in the end we felt confident the game was where we wanted it to be. I’d go as far as saying the demo had some of the best preview feedback we’ve ever had.

So when we sat down recently to decide a launch date, we had a decision to make. Do we stick to 2016 as planned many moons ago, or do we give the team just a little more time to help them deliver beyond the promise that the game has already shown, to hone the game’s best features, or even add new ones that previously might have been left on the cutting-room floor?

It wasn’t an easy decision but for us it seems like a win-win for both Rebellion and Sniper Elite fans.

This is why we’re proud to be completely independent. Being independent means you can make changes when things are going really well, rather than just reacting when things don’t go to plan.

We know a lot of you will be disappointed that you won’t get to play Sniper Elite 4 this year, but we hope you understand our decision and enjoy all the new footage and details from our beautiful “Viaduct” level this week.

We’re also heading to some public shows in the UK and Europe in the near future, so look out for us there and make sure to say hello!

Thank you as ever, for supporting independent UK games development.

Chris and Jason Kingsley, Rebellion Co-Founders

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March 7

Sniper Elite 4 launches this year!



We’re delighted to announce the next game in the 10 million selling Sniper Elite series is launching this year for PlayStation 4, Xbox One and PC.

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Set in the immediate aftermath of its award-winning predecessor, Sniper Elite 4 continues the series’ World War Two heritage by transporting players to the beautiful and diverse environments of Italy in 1943.

Covert agent and elite marksman Karl Fairburne must fight alongside the brave men and women of the Italian Resistance to help free their country from the yoke of Fascism, and defeat a terrifying new threat with the potential to halt the Allied fightback in Europe before it’s even begun.

If his mission fails, there will be no Operation Overlord, no D-Day landings, and no Victory in Europe.

For more info head to www.sniperelite4.com

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Reviews

“The sniper gameplay is front-and-center here, and it's delivered with top-notch class and authenticity. Even if you think you've had your fill of the WWII genre, this ballsy tactical shooter could definitely change your mind, and blow other peoples' wide open.”
8.0 – IGN

“A refreshingly tactical take on warfare simulation... headshot enthusiasts and stealth fans will find much to love here.”
8.0 – Digital Spy

“Sniper Elite V2 is a prime example of how a streamlined take on a singular gaming concept can result in something great”
8.0 – Games Radar

About This Game

In the dark days of the end of World War Two amidst the ruins of Berlin, one bullet can change history…

Sniper Elite V2 is an award-winning and authentic World War II sniping experience. You are elite US sniper Karl Fairburne. Parachuted into Berlin amidst the Germans’ final stand, your mission is to prevent Nazi V2 rocket program technology from falling into the hands of the besieging Red Army. You must aid key scientists keen to defect to the US, and terminate those who would help the Russians.

Take advantage of authentic weaponry, learn how to stalk your targets, fortify your position, set up the shot, use your skill, patience and cunning to achieve your mission. Stealth gameplay is the key as you find yourself trapped between two desperate armies in a race against time.

Watch as the celebrated ‘bullet cam’ from Sniper Elite returns, bloodier and more gruesome than ever – skilful shots are rewarded with a slow-motion flight of the bullet, then targets are graphically rendered in X-Ray as the bullet enters and destroys your victim. Organs shred, bones splinter, teeth shatter, as the true impact of the sniper’s bullet is brought to life.

As World War Two ends and the Cold War begins, every shot counts. Use it wisely.

Key features:

  • Sniping Simulation - Sniper Elite V2 features detailed sniping simulation with advanced ballistics, taking into account gravity, wind, velocity, bullet penetration, aim stability and more. Guaranteed to provide players with the most realistic simulation of military sharpshooting yet available.
  • X-Ray Kill Cam - Amazing ‘kill cam’ technology showcases what really happens when a bullet enters an enemy’s body, allowing players to see hearts and lungs tear, livers burst, and bones shatter.
  • Authenticity - The game features authentic World War II Berlin locations as well as vehicles, weapons such as the Springfield M1903 the Gewehr 43 and the Mosin-Nagant 1891/30, and uniforms modeled after the original versions.
  • Use the Environment - The slightest changes in the environment need to be taken into account to move into the perfect position, observe the quarry, take the shot and slip away unnoticed.
  • Sniper's Choice - Players will often find themselves facing a choice of the perfect shot that leaves them catastrophically exposed or a more difficult route that means they can continue their mission.
  • Multiplayer Game Types - Team Deathmatch, Deathmatch, Team Distance King, Distance King, Team Dogtag Harvest, Dogtag Harvest and Capture the Flag.

New Content Available For Your Game!

Since its release, Sniper Elite V2 has been continually supported by Rebellion, adding new features and content - including an additional 10 free multiplayer maps.

Four additional single-player mission packs are available for purchase, including the ultimate sniping mission - Kill Hitler. Each DLC pack also contains 2 new authentic weapons for your arsenal.

System Requirements

    • OS: Microsoft® Windows® Vista (Service Pack 2) or Windows® 7 or Windows® 8. Windows® XP is NOT supported.
    • Processor: Dual-core CPU with SSE3 (Intel® Pentium® D 3GHz / AMD Athlon™ 64 X2 4200) or better
    • Memory: 2GB system memory
    • Hard Disk Space: 10GB of free drive space
    • Video Card: Microsoft® DirectX® 10.0 compatible graphics card with 256 MB of memory (NVIDIA® GeForce® 8800 series / ATI Radeon™ HD 3870) or better
    • Sound: Microsoft® DirectX® 10.0 compatible sound card or better
    • DirectX®: Microsoft® DirectX® 11.0
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Detective Patrick
( 3.2 hrs on record )
Posted: June 25
I liked the story, graphics and game stuff are okay.
But it has a really short story. Could be easily played in 2-3 hours.
Luckily i bought it with a big discount.
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Lord Captain Commander Llama
( 7.8 hrs on record )
Posted: June 25
Sniper Elite V2 was a fun game. The campaign was relatively short (see playtime) and the story was nothing special, but this game seems like a sniper-focused version of Wolfenstein. Who cares what's going on in the narrative? Let's blow the skulls off some Nazis (and sometimes Russians) in full 3D, X-Ray, zoomed-in glory. The levels in the game steadily increase in difficulty such that it's still enjoyable throughout.

I do have some gripes with the game, and I'm giving this a recommend more as an 'action' title than a proper stealth, sniper title.

Chief problem is the enemy spawn-in mechanic, and the general encounter-based set pieces of the game. Instead of having the whole level be your sniper playground, you have to eliminate one set piece. When you move forward (often out of a good position), poof! Enemies appear. You can even catch them popping into existence. Then onto the next encounter. I don't think this does the game any favours. Although I am not asking for a full open world like Crysis 1, if the entire level had the enemies spawned in, that would have been much better. Combine that with squad-based AI and reinforcement mechanics, and it really could have changed the whole game to a more sniper feel.

Not much side stuff or progression. You do get small sniper rifle upgrades, but they really are small. No skills or anything. You shoot some skulls, and you shoot some more skulls. That's all. Not a terrible thing, just simple. No side missions. There's two types of rather pointless collectibles that are just a chore.

It's a few years old now, and the environment, terrain, etc are not aging the best. If that's something that bugs you, perhaps the more recent Sniper Elite 3 would be better.

The game also has co-op missions and a multiplayer mode. I did not try these. Allegedly, there is no X-Ray killcam in the co-op mode, which... That's the main selling point gone right there!
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sniper.uae
( 8.4 hrs on record )
Posted: June 25
Best game I ever played <3
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I Is Derp
( 2.4 hrs on record )
Posted: June 25
You can shoot peoples balls in Slow Motion, 10 ruptured testicles/10
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████████] 99 %
( 7.7 hrs on record )
Posted: June 25
No a bad game if you have friend to play with.
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Garrett Window
( 4.4 hrs on record )
Posted: June 24
I got it for free from a steam event.... Was worth the 0 dollars and not a penny more...
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punctsivirgula
( 4.5 hrs on record )
Posted: June 24
e ca sniper elite 3 numa' ca e v2 adica e inaintea lui 3 dar cam cand era sniper elite 1
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MayfairLazaruz
( 11.6 hrs on record )
Posted: June 24
Why am I killing so many Russians in this game?
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[POSH] Xray
( 1.8 hrs on record )
Posted: June 24
Sound doesn't work, aim and scope are two seperate controls apparently, wouldn't let me shoot the guy in the VERY FIRST MISSION. At least it didn't give me a virus like SE3 did. The sniping is crude with the enemies occasionally jerking around randomly, with the stealth part of sniping totally pointless as you'll be spotted and forced into a firefight anyways. Which wouldn't be much of a problem if it didn't take more than a mag to kill an enemy and you only get a couple of magazines
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Matt
( 8.4 hrs on record )
Posted: June 24
Really fun co-op game! Too bad the DLC is only single player, I would buy all the extra DLC missions if I could play with my friends.
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Most Helpful Reviews  In the past 30 days
10 of 13 people (77%) found this review helpful
4 people found this review funny
Recommended
25.4 hrs on record
Posted: June 2
Enjoyable both for casuals and hardcore gamers. Too bad stealth was not prrmoted enough.

Dont expect that much of a game, worth a try on sales.
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11 of 16 people (69%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
Not Recommended
7.9 hrs on record
Posted: June 23
You'd think a game about snipers would allow you to proceed in stealth if you are careful and patient.

Instead the developers met ever popular decisions like only spawning in enemy snipers if you leave your overwatch postion and cross the open market place without cover. Of course they are already magically alarmed and always know where you are, even if you took out everyone around in stealth by timing your shots with artillery impacts.

Being constantly forced to fight firefights which you only win because you have more health and regeneration is incredibly bland and boring. I was hoping for a good sniper game where patience, planning and observation are key. What I got here is a game with twitch based aiming and lots of bullet time.

And don't get me even started on the physics. It took me the entire first mission until I realized that I didn't have to lead my targets, bullets travel instantly.
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11 of 18 people (61%) found this review helpful
Not Recommended
1.2 hrs on record
Posted: May 31
I feel that the stealth element is way too suppressed by the action element.
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23 of 42 people (55%) found this review helpful
4 people found this review funny
Not Recommended
3.1 hrs on record
Posted: June 6
The sniper - a highly trained and feared elite soldier, whose job is to use camoflauge and concealment to infiltrate, observe, and eventually put a SINGLE bullet downrange into a target that would otherwise be impossible. In Sniper Elite V2, you play some sort of commando who forgot to bring ammo for his tommy gun, but wait, luckily you have this scoped rifle. Seriously, if you, like me, thought you would buy this game to play the sniper, stealthily approaching your targets, hiding and waiting for your opportunity to slip past patrols, creating distractions, etc.... WRONG. Your job is to gun everything and everybody down. The only thing about this game that resembles a sniper is the scoped rifle.
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2 of 3 people (67%) found this review helpful
Recommended
7.3 hrs on record
Posted: June 12
Great game, got it for free so no complaints. Nice gameplay, good controls and gotta love those slow motion camera shots. The only downside is that I find the game a bit short, missions can be completed in 25/30 minutes.

Overall 4/5.
Recommended
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3 of 5 people (60%) found this review helpful
Recommended
17.7 hrs on record
Posted: June 10
Sniper Elite V2
fast game with modern day graphics with easy controls that moves from location A to B to C and so on,
good amount of action and special effects,
(good save the world formula) good amount of save the world reactants that form a bigger save the
world product

good game.
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5 of 9 people (56%) found this review helpful
Not Recommended
4.6 hrs on record
Posted: June 8
Bought it because of the high ratings, didnt enjoy much, maybe its just me but this game just doesnt appeal to me at all ever since I started playing.

The combat is cool at first, but that slow-mo killcam gets repetitive quickly and soon feels very underwhelming (and sometimes even annoying). Also, considering this is a game built around sniping, the AI doesnt make sense. Things like :
-enemies just running in the open to change cover (for no logical reason) despite knowing there is a sniper aiming right at them
-enemies practically line up for your shots
Just makes combat feel very bland and doesnt make you feel anything like a sniper at all, despite this game being advertised so proudly as THE sniper game.

The story and foundation of missions are also very dumbed down to a point where all of them are basically 'go here and shoot bad guys'. There is too little diversity, the only challenge added after every mission is more enemies and tighter maps.

Overall I feel its a very lackluster game that is missing a certain.. 'life' to it. Feels more like an overpriced arcade machine tbh
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3 of 6 people (50%) found this review helpful
2 people found this review funny
2 of 4 people (50%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
Recommended
7.2 hrs on record
Posted: June 15
Sniper Elite V2 is just like Sniper Elite: Nazi Zombie Army 2, except there are no zombies / demons and other horror like elements.

Basically Sniper Elite V2 is about:
- stealth
- sniping
- camping... i mean planing
- shooting your targets under a rain of fire

You can play Sniper Elite V2 even if your parents / grandparents are next to you since there is not much gore unlike Sniper Elite: Nazi Zombie Army 2. Still its a 18+ game :)
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512 of 597 people (86%) found this review helpful
484 people found this review funny
Recommended
12.6 hrs on record
Posted: June 1, 2015
After playing CSGO for nearly 400 hours, There is just something so satisfying about killing Russians in this game.

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