Rebellion and 505 Games have officially announced the followup to 2012’s Sniper Elite V2. The game, to be titled Sniper Elite 3 is set for a 2014 release and is putting a focus on new environments, refined gameplay and a stellar story.
Sniper Elite 3 will continue the story arc of Karl Fairburne as an elite OSS sniper in World War II. Ian Howe, president of 505 Games North America, had this to say:
Sniper Elite V2 has been a great success for us and we are thrilled to partner with Rebellion on Sniper Elite 3. Fans can look forward to the same heart-pounding action they have come to expect from a Sniper Elite game as well as refined gameplay and new features that will blow them away.”
Jason Kingsley, CEO of Rebellion, had this to say:
We’re very excited to be working with 505 Games again on a sequel that will build on the highly successful Sniper Elite V2. We’ve got some great ideas to improve on what we did before and feedback from fans has been invaluable. Sniper Elite V2 was just the beginning of what we want to do with the franchise, there are things we didn’t have time to do before that we can really look at featuring this time. We want to focus on making this latest incarnation of Sniper Elite more of a sandbox game and also build on the awesome X-Ray Kill Cam and the atmospheric World War II setting. We’re looking forward to seeing what Sniper Elite fans and gamers in general make of the latest chapter in the story.”
Stay tuned to GIZORAMA for more info on Sniper Elite 3 as it develops.