For years, Rebellion Studios has been releasing new versions of the Sniper Elite shooting series. The studio is now back with the fifth version of the series and has taken a step forward in many ways. This game is scheduled to be released on May 26, 2022 (June 5, 1401) for the eighth and ninth generation consoles of Xbox, PlayStation and PC. On this occasion, let's take a look at 15 things you should Know before buying.
The hero of the series, Carl Fairburn, returns in this version
and is researching a mysterious Nazi project in World War II called
Operation Kraken, which apparently could change the course of the
war. The game is said to have taken place in France in 1944, and in
order to stop the project's mastermind, Abelard Mller, the player
must gather a great deal of information and eliminate his
subordinates one by one.
In general, the gameplay does not seem too complicated. You will have a Sniper rifle and you must be at a good distance from your targets and defeat them. Where this effect shines, however, is to recreate realistic shooting mechanics such as considering the direction of the wind and the distance of the bullet to the target. Other factors, such as the noise generated and Carl's heart rate, which can affect the accuracy of his firing, must also be considered in addition to environmental objects. On the other hand, destroying enemies and escaping requires planning, and for those who do not want to get too involved, there are options to reduce the AI and the amount of damage that Carl can receive.
Bigger maps than ever
Wrestle with this version promises the biggest, most interactive
and Provides the most comprehensive maps in the collection. There
are several places to infiltrate and exit the map, as well as
special, superior locations for Sniper shooting. If you want
to hide, there are several places to hide the bodies and prevent
identification. In addition to the main targets, there are several
optional targets for shooting and several different routes for
doing so. The game shows its repetitive value as you explore
different assassination routes and strategies.
Improved co-op mechanics
if you intend Experience the game with your friends, this feature is still available in this version and allows another Sniper to join you. Coop mechanics have been improved this time around, and you can share ammunition and various items with your friend, instruct him or her, or heal each other during battle. It should be noted that using a companion in Invasion mode is very useful.
making it easier to explore the environment
Although Carl's motor behaviors are more or less the same, there
are more options to make exploring the environment easier. The zip
line helps you get from one place to another faster, and the main
character can now climb down the slopes. You always needed a lot of
effort in this series to reach the ideal shooting point, but now
with new mechanics this effort will be less.
Personalization of weapons
Sniper Elite 5 It is not just shooting that seeks realism, and this is seen in the weapon personalization system; Where the player can change different parts of the weapon. As players explore the stages, they encounter desks that provide more changes to the weapon. It is worth mentioning that there are more than 200 different equipments for weapons.
There are 4 parts in this system, which include damage (Power), speed and dynamism (Mobility), control (Control) And the rate of fire (Rate of Fire) that you have to pay attention to depending on your style of play. You can also use different types of bullets, each with a specific function. Of course, the game encourages you to hide and use items such as suffocators by scoring more experience points (XP).
This is exactly what it looks like, and when enabled, another
player enters your game as an attacking Sniper and tries to
reach you. Eliminate. They can even increase the awareness of their
fellow soldiers About potential threats. On the other hand,
when an attacker is tagged and then sees the player, their previous
location will be visible on the map. , Get clothes for the
character and so on. Attackers will also receive a variety of
weapons and items, while The other side receives an additional XP
points. In addition, those looking for a bigger challenge can
experience this as a coupe.
Squad MatchOnline solitaire, previous games all put 6 players against 6 other players. However, in this version, Squad Match mode takes things in a different direction. A maximum of 16 players will be placed in this section, but will be divided into four teams that must eliminate each other. This is an attractive change that encourages team communication. On the other hand, unlike Battle Royale games, there will be no random death or loot.
Personalization of the online section
If you did not like the previous mode, you can customize your
online experience. While Free-For-All, Team Match and No-Cross
modes are back in this version, players can change the type of
score based solely on the number of kills or something, the score
limit and the time limit of the tournament. It is interesting to
note that you can even disable the effect of the wind on the shots.
Also, if you do not like PvP at all, there is Survival mode in
which up to three players must face the waves of enemies.
Progress in multiplayer and different classes
Progress in multiplayer has also undergone much-needed changes, and equipment, shells and unlocking weapons now have their own system. So you do not have to play in the campaign section to progress and get weapons. Instead, you have to complete the challenges with a weapon to earn rewards. There are also five different classes, or more precisely, four different secondary classes, if we do not consider the default Sniper class. These classes are Scout, Medic, Engineer and Assault, and each has exclusive packs to suit different game styles. Classes can be changed while responsive.
X-Ray Kill System Improvement
The X-Ray Sniper Elite Series X-ray System is one of the main features of this series and is back in this version better than ever. Is. According to the manufacturer, this system is now more realistic and terrifying than ever. In the game, not only can you activate slow-motion shooting with your SMG or shotgun, but the bones can now deflect the bullets in a variety of ways, affecting other parts of the body with a variety of animations.
Contents of the post-season
Sniper Elite 5 will receive post-release content like its predecessor. Its Season Pass offers access to two new campaign missions, two weapon shell packs, two character costume packs and six new weapon packs. There are no details on free post-release updates, but we'll probably have to wait for new maps, difficulty levels, and more like the previous version.
System Requirements to Run the Game
Although The proposed game system was not announced at the time of writing, but the minimum system requirements are known. To play the game you need an Intel Core i3-8100 processor or equivalent, 8 GB of memory, a graphics card with DirectX12 support plus 4 GB of memory (VRAM) and 85 GB of space.
WT Studio has confirmed that the game will be fully compatible with Crossplay when released. Details such as how to transfer player enhancements to another platform and how to balance PC players and consoles are still unclear. On the other hand, given that the game has given great importance to multiplayer sections, this feature will expand the player community.
Release on gameplay service
The game will be available on PC only on the first day of
release on gameplay service. Sniper Elite 5 was
introduced as one of the main games at Game Awards 2021 and when
the PC game service on PC was renamed as PC Game Pass. However, we
will probably see this game on game consoles as well.
Sniper Elite 5 game will be released on June 25 for consoles and personal computers.