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Sniper Elite 3 Ultimate Edition Brings Award-Winning Sharpshooting to Switch this October

Putting Switch in its sights

Oxford, July 30th, 2019 - Hold your breath, take aim and get ready to fire. SNIPER ELITE 3 ULTIMATE EDITION now has a release date in its sights for Nintendo Switch! As revealed in the title’s first gameplay trailer, Rebellion’s award-winning tactical shooter arrives October 1st, 2019 on Nintendo Switch, available both on Nintendo eShop and as a boxed edition. Starting today, fans can pre-order the boxed edition from participating retailers. Digital pre-orders will be available from September 17th.

Sniper Elite 3 Ultimate Edition features ALL of the content ever released for the game, including four extra campaign levels – foil a plan to assassinate Churchill, and eliminate the Fuhrer himself in thrilling, history-defying missions!

Sniper Elite 3 Ultimate Edition on Nintendo Switch also includes exclusive new features:

LOCAL CO-OP AND MULTIPLAYER – In addition to online, Sniper Elite 3 Ultimate Edition supports local wireless multiplayer for the first time! Buddy up through the entire campaign in 2-player local co-op, and in the Overwatch and Survival modes. Or face off against your pals in local competitive multiplayer for up to 4 players!

MOTION CONTROLS – Fine tune your aiming with gyroscope controls and feel bullet impacts from the HD rumble.
PRO CONTROLLER SUPPORT

Sniper Elite 3 takes you to the heart of World War 2 and the remarkable setting of North Africa in 1942. Stalk the infamous Afrika Korps across oases, canyons and sand-swept cities in a deadly rush to sabotage a Nazi super weapon. Use devastating traps and melee takedowns to take out your targets stealthily. Hone your sharpshooting by mastering gravity, wind and even your heart rate. Watch your bullets rip through organs, bones and even vehicles in the trademark X-Ray Kill Cam.

For more information, please visit www.sniper.com

Sniper Elite 3 Ultimate Edition seeing retail release in North America as well

In our sights

We've known for awhile now that Sniper Elite 3 Ultimate Edition was going to get a retail release in Europe alongside the Switch eShop version. Fans here in North America have been hoping for the same treatment, and according to a publisher, it indeed is. We have to wait for the official announcement and the release date is unknown, but those interested in a retail release for Sniper Elite 3 Ultimate Edition will be able to find it at North American retailers.

Thanks to JPSwitchMania for the heads up!

Sniper Elite 3 Ultimate Edition - EU cover art

Snazzy!

Face the infamous Afrika Korps of World War 2 in this award-winning third-person shooter. You are the turning point. Because one bullet can change history... Sniper Elite 3 is a tactical World War 2 third-person shooter with stealth gameplay, authentic ballistics and huge open levels.

I have to say, I find the cover art for Sniper Elite 3 Ultimate Edition to be pretty fancy! While the behind-the-back character shot isn't anything new, the use of limited color here really makes the cover stand out. If I was walking by store shelves filled with games, I definitely think this box would catch my eye.

Sniper Elite V2 Remastered and Sniper Elite 3 Ultimate Edition coming to Switch

BOOM headshot!


Oxford, March 14th 2019 - Independent developer and publisher Rebellion today announced multiple Sniper Elite projects, including a much-demanded follow-up to the BAFTA-nominated Sniper Elite 4.

In a ‘Sniper Elite Development Update’ video prepared specially for fans of the series, Rebellion CEO and Co-Founder Jason Kingsley OBE confirmed for the first time that FOUR Sniper Elite projects are currently in development:

· Sniper Elite V2 Remastered will bring 1945 Berlin to current platforms with stunning new visuals and a host of new features.

· Sniper Elite 3 Ultimate Edition on Switch introduces Karl’s breathtaking North African adventure to a Nintendo platform for the first time ever.

· A new, standalone Sniper Elite game for VR devices is being developed in partnership with independent British studio Just Add Water, known for their work on the Oddworld and Gravity Crash series.

· The next major title in the Sniper Elite series, following in the footsteps of the widely acclaimed Sniper Elite 4, is being worked on now.

As announced in a stunning gameplay trailer, Sniper Elite V2 Remastered launches on PS4, Xbox One, PC and Nintendo Switch in 2019. Fans can return to Berlin and revisit an epic campaign set in the final moments of World War 2.

Offering stunningly enhanced graphics, 4K resolution* and HDR display*, this is the visually definitive version of Sniper Elite V2. It will introduce new playable characters, a brand new photo mode, expanded online multiplayer for up to 16 combatants*, as well as all the content ever released for the game. Sniper Elite V2 Remastered will be released both digitally and at retail later this year.

Sniper Elite 3 Ultimate Edition is also coming to the Switch in 2019, offering intense sniping in soaring temperatures, all on the go. This feature-complete experience includes all the additional content ever released for the game, and Switch-exclusive local wireless multiplayer and motion controls. Fans can look out for more details soon.

A full reveal of the new Sniper Elite game for VR will be coming later this year. More details on the development of the upcoming mainline Sniper Elite game will be released in 2020.

For more information, please visit Sniper.com

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