Sniper: Ghost Warrior 2 out now

Sniper: Ghost Warrior 2 the most highly anticipated sniping game of the year takes aim in stores today. Available now on PS3 and Xbox 360 for £39.99 and PC for £24.99 , Sniper: Ghost Warrior 2 takes players on a stealthy sniping experience using ultra-realistic weaponry, ballistics and environments.

1 million copies have now been shipped worldwide and will be followed by free downloadable content including two multiplayer maps and a completely new game mode.

Sniper: Ghost Warrior 2 is the only multi-platform FPS modern shooter exclusively designed around the sniper experience and built using the most advanced game engine in CryENGINE3. It takes all the breathless anticipation, precise controls and skilful fun of sniping and mixes it with stealth and silent elimination play.

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 Line up your sights, brace your nerves and get ready for the sniping event of the year. CI Games, a fast-growing international publisher and developer of interactive entertainment, has shipped more than one million units of Sniper: Ghost Warrior 2 to retailers worldwide in anticipation of the global launch. Sniper: Ghost Warrior 2 hits the shelves tomorrow at retailers for the Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system, PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system for £39.99 and Windows PC for £24.99.

“From the suspenseful tactical sniper experience and multitude of real world locations, to the incredible visuals, advanced AI and intelligent physics using Crytek’s, state-of-the-art, CryENGINE® 3 Sniper: Ghost Warrior 2 is a game built for the modern military video game enthusiasts,” said Marek Tyminski, CEO of CI Games. “Free multiplayer DLC containing two new maps and an exciting additional game mode is just the first step in our plan to support the Sniper: Ghost Warrior 2 experience for our fans after launch. We will also soon release a dedicated update to the PC version of the game that will allow gamers to enjoy all the advantages of DirectX 11.

The Free downloadable content (DLC) pack will introduce new multiplayer maps (Tower Defense and Temple Crossing) and a completely new game mode. Available in upcoming weeks for Xbox LIVE® Arcade, PlayStation®Network and Windows PC, players will be able to embark on a series of new thrilling multiplayer matches. Additionally, CI Games will soon release an update for the PC version of the game with DirectX 11 support.

Sniper: Ghost Warrior 2 is the only multi-platform first person shooter exclusively designed around the modern military sniper experience. Using the advanced capabilities of CryENGINE3, the game delivers deep graphical environments, diverse challenges, a responsive AI system and the exacting precision and accuracy that made the original a worldwide hit.  With unprecedented levels of authentic weaponry, ballistics and environmental factors, Sniper: Ghost Warrior 2 offers the ultimate balance of skill, tension and action.

Sniper: Ghost Warrior 2 is available March 15th for the Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system, PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system for £39.99 and Windows PC for £24.99.[featuredvideo]