Independent developer Rebellion today launched new downloadable content for the chart-topping Sniper Elite 3, including the first mission of a three part singleplayer campaign; Save Churchill. Save Churchill: Part 1 – In Shadows is now live on Steam for PC, and was released alongside the new Patriot Weapons Pack and a FREE update featuring a new multiplayer map called Airstrip.
The surprise announcement came at the end of a video published on Rebellion’s YouTube channel where team members gave fans a sneak peek at the future of Sniper Elite 3, confirming that all DLC content will be coming to PC, Playstation 4, Xbox One, Xbox 360 and Playstation 3. About the new Save Churchill campaign
Set after the events of Sniper Elite 3, Save Churchill follows OSS sniper Karl Fairburne in his attempts to uncover and prevent a Nazi assassination attempt on the British Prime Minister in the run up to the famous Casablanca Conference of 1943. Save Churchill: Part 1 – In Shadows is set in an atmospheric night time re-imagining of the shadowy city of Siwa, but Rebellion’s Head of Creative Tim Jones also promised that the new North African environments in development for partsTwo and Three will “blow people away” – including the largest level ever created in the series’ history.
Jones added that Rebellion wanted to offer players who’ve completed Sniper Elite 3’s main campaign “new encounters, new weapons, new unit types … the new missions are going to feel very different.” Key facts
- · Save Churchill: Part 1 – In Shadows is a new singleplayer mission for Sniper Elite 3 with co-op support to be added soon. Parts Two and Threewill release later in the summer.
- · The Airstrip map is included in a free update, with three more FREE multiplayer also maps due later in the summer.
- · The Patriot Weapons Pack includes three all-American favourites: the Springfield Rifle, M3 Grease Gun and M1911 pistol.
- · All content will be published on PC, PS4, Xbox One, Xbox 360 and PS3 although release dates will vary.
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