Sniper Ghost Warrior 3 Gameplay Video Reveals Stealth, Rambo And Long-Range Tactics
Sniper Ghost Warrior 3

Some new gameplay footage was released for Sniper Ghost Warrior 3 during this year’s GamesCom event in Cologne, Germany. The video highlights some of the multiple ways in which a mission can be completed, including using a stealthy approach, a sniper’s approach and a Rambo approach.

YouTuber MathChief posted up the 17 minute gameplay video highlighting the different mechanics and options for the game that players will be able to exploit in missions, and you can check it out below.

When you start at the safe house, you can choose your loadout before you go onto the mission. You can choose your primary weapon, your secondary weapon and your items. From there, players have the option of choosing their mission using the laptop. It’s very similar to Hitman 2, where you setup all your gear before going on a mission.

In Sniper Ghost Warrior 3 it’s pretty cool because you actually get to drive to your destination after choosing a mission. You’ll manually have to get to that location.

As showcased in the video, there will be patrols and security forces to watch out for while you undertake the mission.

The setup and mission execution reminds me of what Assassin’s Creed should have been. You can essentially use the drone to scout out the surroundings and find out where your target is and what sort of enemy forces will be located within the mission area.

The game encourages players to pick and choose what approach best suits their play-style, allowing them to move around and scale the environment for the most opportune kill shots.

Players can also climb around certain areas to scale up or down through various areas, with the game taking on more of that Assassin’s Creed aura that I mentioned earlier. Only, this is how Assassin’s Creed should have been.

There’s a lot of gun porn in the game… the mechanical structure of the rifles, the switching of bullet types before shooting, the reloading, the zooming, all of it is designed to give lovers of guns a hard-on…or girl-wood.

A second playthrough of the same mission showcased a more Splinter Cell-esque play-style where the player sneaks into the base to take out the enemy instead of sniping the target from hundreds of meters away. Interacting with the environment can also offer up advantageous moments in a mission, such as taking hold of a patrolling guard and extracting vital intel in order to complete the mission.

CI Games’ Sniper Ghost Warrior 3 looks surprisingly polished. Usually these kind of games fly well under the radar, but given that games these days now are made or broken based on what players see, the quality gameplay footage showcased at GamesCom in Cologne, Germany could spell a good omen for the developers and their release of the first-person stealth game.

Of course, if you hate being cautious, if you hate being silent, if you hate being a momma’s boy, you can go in guns-a-blazin’ even though that’s not really how the game is designed. You can use tactical Rambo methods to be both stealthy and explosive.

The ability to loot bodies, gather supplies and unlock new gear is also pretty cool, which should enable for multiple playthrough sessions and a healthy dose of replayability.

You can look for Sniper Ghost Warrior 3 to launch January 27th, 2017 for the Xbox One, PS4 and PC. For more info feel free to visit the official website.


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  • Noizy Bird

    This game will be better. Not only in script, but also in mechanics and feeling that you’re the sniper. It will be more than just another FPS with lots of guns and enemies to eliminate. This will be game, where we must find a good strategy to acomplish mission. Sniper Ghost Warrior 3 will show how much we’re players and how much of us are worth of sying “Im sniper”:)

  • Clamp

    Hehe, this was a first approach with game on higher level so ending isint too long:) But in net part they make it longer. After those years in Sniper Ghost Warrior 3 they should make a serious ending. What goes to the gameplay it is smooth and shows that CI Games team worked hard to make sniper to be a good game. Form me it looks very good. Now they released new gameplay with three ways of wlaktrough i wiating for next that shows more inventory and crafting.

  • Hawk Hopper

    When I heard of the first Sniper: Ghost Warrior, it was because of how bad the game was. The first video I ever saw of the game was titled WORST ENDING EVER !!!! (Sniper Ghost Warrior )

    But after all these years, it seems like the game improved and got more ambitious. Maybe this new one will be even better.