Developer Rebellion Studios has announced that Sniper Elite 4
is coming to the Xbox One in 2016. Taking place directly after the events of Sniper Elite 3
's North African campaign, series protagonist Karl Fairburne is now off to Italy during the year 1943. Dropped onto the Italian peninsula ahead of the main Allied invasion, what begins as an assassination mission turns into a goal of defeating a new threat that could halt the advance.
According to Rebellion's Creative Director and Co-founder Jason Kingsley in a post on the PlayStation Blog
, Sniper Elite 4
's levels will be much bigger than those in its predecessor. He also claims that the footage in the trailer is not "pre-rendered or taken from cutscenes", but the actual environments that you'll be playing in. Sniper Elite 4
is due out later this year, but an exact date has not yet been set.