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Sniper Ghost Warrior Contracts 2 Launches Today alongside an Explosive New Trailer and shroud DLC Drop!
The evolution of the best-selling sniping franchise launched on PS4, Xbox Series X/S, Xbox One and PC today!
June 4th, 2021 – London, UK — Today, CI Games is proud to launch its highly anticipated modern warfare shooter, Sniper Ghost Warrior Contracts 2, on PS4, Xbox Series X/S, Xbox One and PC. To celebrate, the studio also released an explosive new trailer, featuring Raven, the protagonist of Contracts 2, maneuvering through a sandbox map to complete one of the 21 deadly contracts. A perfect introduction to the latest entry in the best-selling first person sniping franchise, it showcases many of the exciting new updates in store, including 1000m+ extreme-range sniping, next-gen graphics, more intelligent NPCs, and the most lethal array of weapons yet.
- Enhanced for the latest consoles – Enhanced to utilise to power of Xbox Series X|S and PlayStation 5 including 60FPS, up to 4K resolution a Field Of View slider for the first time in the series and Ray Traced lighting.
- Enhanced for Xbox Series X |S – optimized for platform specific features including spatial audio and Smart Delivery support. Xbox Series X will boast full Ray Traced lighting, 4K 60FPS and Xbox Series S will deliver full Ray Traced lighting, 60FPS and 1080p resolution. Available via Smart Delivery.
- Enhanced for PlayStation 5 – optimized for platform specific features including DualSense™ Haptic Feedback support and 3D Audio, alongside full Ray Traced lighting and 60FPS 4K visuals.
- The Complete Package – includes Metro Exodus and all DLC content – The Two Colonels and Sam’s Story.
- Experience Sandbox Survival – flee the shattered ruins of dead Moscow and follow a gripping story that links together classic Metro gameplay with huge, non-linear levels.
- Deadly combat and stealth – scavenge and craft in the field to customize your arsenal of hand-made weaponry, and engage human and mutant foes in thrilling tactical combat.
- Explore a hostile world – embark on journey that spans an entire year through spring, summer and autumn to the depths of nuclear winter. Discover the Russian wilderness, brought to life with day / night cycles and dynamic weather.
CI Games has also partnered with top FPS Twitch streamer, shroud, to create an exclusive DLC launch package. Shroud, who is known for his insane aim and has consistently demonstrated incredible skill in first-person shooters, throughout his career and teamed up with the studio in creating a shroud-themed sniper rifle and branded weapon skin, available as of now across all platforms.
The SGW Contracts 2 gameplay can be tuned to a variety of skill levels and, for shroud and his community, can offer a significant level of challenge that such skilled players appreciate within this genre.
The PS5 version will arrive later in the year, but PS5 players needn’t wait, as all PS4 editions of SGW Contracts 2 will arrive with a free digital upgrade to the next-generation version, upon its release later this year. The studio also recently announced that the title’s first DLC map would be given away entirely for free across all platforms. This DLC is currently in development and will include an extensive new region complete with all-new contracts and objectives.
Sniper Ghost Warrior Contracts 2 is set in Kuamar, a lawless region of the Middle East, located along the Lebanese and Syrian borders. Players take on the role of Raven, Contract Sniper Assassin, as they attempt to take down the brutal dictatorship installed by President Bibi Rashida and her husband, Omar Al-Bakr. Contracts 2 takes the sandbox design of the first game to the next level with extreme long-range sniping, adding to the variety of objectives players will tackle and revisit using realistic weapons, gadgets, and skills they’ll enhance with unlockable upgrades.
Sniper Ghost Warrior Contracts 2 aims to set a new bar for the best-selling first-person sniping franchise of all time, when it launches on June 4th, 2021 for PS4, Xbox Series X/S, Xbox One and PC at $39.99 / €39,99 / £34,99 / AUD69.95.
Sniper Ghost Warrior Contracts 2 Features:
•1000m+ extreme-range sniping
•A dramatic single-player campaign set in modern-day Middle East, with 5 distinct sandbox maps featuring a variety of fully accessible, interactive areas players can approach their own way
•Next-level realism with realistic gadgets and weapons customizable to fit different styles of play
•Replayable missions that can be completed in a number of ways, with unlockable rewards for achieving all objectives
•More intelligent adversaries with improved tactics
•Next-generation features including enhanced visuals, 4k resolution, and improved loading times, setting a new benchmark as the best looking Sniper Ghost Warrior game to date
For more information about Sniper Ghost Warrior Contracts 2, head to www.SniperGhostWarriorContracts2.com, follow the team on Facebook, or join the conversation on Twitter. The press kit for this announcement is available HERE.