Why did we remaster Sniper Elite V2?

Rebellion are lucky to have a passionate community of Sniper Elite V2 fans that we really wanted to give an opportunity to relive their experiences on the latest systems, with enhanced visuals and new features. We also wanted to bring Sniper Elite V2 Remastered to an audience of people who may not have had the chance to play the original Sniper Elite V2 on the previous platforms.


What’s new in Sniper Elite V2 Remastered?

Sniper Elite V2 Remastered offers 4K and HDR on supporting platforms, beautifully updated environments, characters, weapons and vehicles, modernized rendering and post-processing effects, enhanced texturing and level geometry, a revamped lighting system, and dozens upon dozens of improvements and refinements For more info on all the announced details, head to https://www.sniper.com.


When will Sniper Elite V2 Remastered be released?

14th May 2019


Will a pre-order be available?

Yes, a pre-order is available on the following stores:

Steam (10% off or if upgrading from the original Sniper Elite V2 the remaster will cost $9.99, £6.99, €9,99 *other currencies can be found via the Steam store)

-          GOG (10% off)

-          PS4 Europe (10% off for PlayStation Plus subscribers)

-          PS4 NA (10% off)

Also coming soon:

-          Nintendo Switch (10% off) - 24th April

-          Xbox (10% off) - 24th April

-          Microsoft Store (10% off) - 24th April

Pre-orders for boxed editions are now live at select retailers across Europe, North America and some other regions https://sniper.com/sev2r/preorder

* The Xbox/Microsoft PC store editions are “Cross Play” – Meaning it can be purchased on one, but played on both using the same account.

All information on discounts, locations and platforms can be found here https://sniper.com/sev2r/preorder


Will there be a pre-load?

Yes, a pre-load will be available 72 hours before the game's release on 14th May 2019. This will be available on all platforms.


What platforms will Sniper Elite V2 Remastered be available on?

Sniper Elite V2 Remastered will be available on:

-          Nintendo Switch

-          Xbox One, Xbox One S, Xbox One X

-          Playstation 4, PlayStation 4 Pro

-          PC via Steam, GOG and the Microsoft Store


Will there be a physical (disc/cartridge) version of the game?

Yes, there will be physical copies available for the following platforms.

-          PlayStation 4

-          Xbox One

-          Switch

Physical copies will be distributed to retailers in the following regions:

North America, UK, Germany, Australia, Benelux Territories, France, Germany, Italy, Poland, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Scandinavia, Spain.


What features does the Nintendo Switch version support?

-          Local Wireless Multiplayer 

-          Motion Controls (aka Gyro Controls)

-          Pro Controller Support 

-          HD Rumble


Will there be an upgrade for those who already own Sniper Elite V2?

If you already own the original Sniper Elite V2 on Steam, then yes an upgrade will reduce the game to $9.99, £6.99, €9,99 *other currencies can be found via the Steam store. Unfortunately we can’t offer this on consoles as their stores do not support this functionality and the game was released by a different publisher at that time. As mentioned under “What’s new in Sniper Elite V2 Remastered?” above, there are a large number of improvements from the original that make the remaster the definitive way to play the game, and expand your Sniper Elite library on consoles.


Is Sniper Elite V2 Remastered Xbox One X enhanced?

Yes, the game is enhanced for the Xbox One X. Sniper Elite V2 Remastered offers 4K resolution at 30 FPS or a scaled down version that runs at full 60 FPS. 


Is Sniper Elite V2 Remastered PS4 Pro enhanced?

Yes, the game is enhanced for the PS4 Pro. Sniper Elite V2 Remastered offers 4K resolution at 30 FPS or a scaled down version that runs at full 60 FPS. 


Will Sniper Elite V2 Remastered be “Xbox Play Anywhere”?

This game is available on Windows/Xbox Play Anywhere.


Will Sniper Elite V2 Remastered have cross play?

Cross play is available between players on Xbox and PC users who have purchased the game via the Microsoft Store. Cross play is also available between GOG and Steam players.


Is keyboard and mouse support available for Xbox?

Yes, we’ll offer full keyboard and mouse support at launch on Xbox. 


Will I be able to use my old Sniper Elite V2 saves?

No. Due to the improvements made in the games, Sniper Elite V2 saves will not be compatible with Sniper Elite V2 Remastered.


Will the DLC from Sniper Elite V2 be available?

All previously released DLC is included in Sniper Elite V2 Remastered without the need for additional downloads or purchases.


If my friend owns the original Sniper Elite V2 and I have Sniper Elite V2 Remastered, can we play multiplayer together?

No, due to the substantial improvements made, Sniper Elite V2 and Sniper Elite V2 Remastered are separate products and not compatible with each other.


Does the game support dedicated servers on Steam?

Yes, Sniper Elite V2 Remastered supports dedicated servers via a separate download that can be found in the Tools section on Steam.


How do I get in touch if I don’t see my question here?

We have a helpful Sniper Elite community team and community on both the forum and Discord, where most questions can be answered.

Rebellion Discord: http://discord.gg/Rebellion
Rebellion Forum: https://forum.rebellion.co.uk/sniper


How can I find out more information about what is coming?

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