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Sniper Elite 4 - Everything we know so far

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A few days ago Rebellion released the first gameplay trailer for Sniper Elite 4, as well as a teaser for (yet again), hunting down der Führer. You might recall that the previous installment, Sniper Elite 3 had a mission titled, "Hunt the Grey Wolf" in which the player had the option to take down Hitler.

Sniper Elite 4 - General Info

  • Release date: 14 February 2017
  • Platforms: PC, PS4, Xbox One
  • Digital and physical releases
  • Modes: Single-player, multiplayer, & 2-player co-op
  • Resolution: Native 1080p on PlayStation 4 & Xbox One
  • Developer: Rebellion
  • SA distributor: Only digital


Sniper Elite 4 - Game Info

  • Period: World War 2
  • History & setting: 1943 Italy, directly after the events of Sniper Elite 3
  • Protagonist: Karl Fairburne
  • Synopsis: "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."
  • Genre: Tactical, stealth shooter
  • Third-person perspective

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Sniper Elite 4 - SA Price List

(Please note, prices reflected as at the time of writing).

All pre-orders includes bonus content: Target Führer campaign mission and Camo Rifle Skins Pack

  • PC via Steam: Standard Edition R589 / Deluxe Edition R869
  • PS4 via PSN ZA: Standard Edition R899 / Deluxe Edition R1199
  • Xbox One via Xbox Store ZA: TBA
  • Not yet listed at retailers

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Sniper Elite 4 - PC Recommended Specs

  • OS: 64-bit Windows 7, 64-bit Windows 8.1 or 64-bit Windows 10
  • Processor: Intel CPU Core i7-3770 or AMD equivalent
  • Memory: 8 GB RAM
  • Graphics: Nvidia GPU GeForce GTX 970 / AMD GPU Radeon RX 480

Sniper Elite 4 - PC Minimum Specs

  • OS: 64-bit Windows 7, 64-bit Windows 8.1 or 64-bit Windows 10
  • Processor: Intel CPU Core i3-2100 or AMD equivalent
  • Memory: 4 GB RAM
  • Graphics: AMD Radeon HD 7870 (2GB) or NVIDIA GeForce GTX 660 (2GB)

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Sniper Elite 4 - First Gameplay Trailer

Remember to set the YouTube video quality to 1080p; I hope the final product will look as promised. Rebellion didn't state on which platform the footage was captured, but it looks gorgeous at times. Feedback so far from critics who got to play Sniper Elite 4 range from "Really polished, really good looking (Eurogamer), to "Bigger, more badass, more beautiful" (Digital Spy).

As you'll see in the trailer, Sniper Elite 4 includes the trademark X-Ray kill cam system, stealth gameplay, sniping, as well as takedowns. Maps include a wide variety of vantage points and opportunities for different combat styles, including environment kills. 

Our biggest critique against Sniper Elite 3 was the inaccurate portrayal of its African setting. I hope Rebellion gives more attention to the historical setting of Italy 1943 as it marked a distinct period in World War 2 history.  

We will update the article as more information releases.

Source: Sniper Elite 4 Official


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