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  • Summary: Welcome to Italy, 1943.

    Set in the aftermath of its award-winning predecessor, Sniper Elite 4 continues the series World War Two heritage by transporting players across the beautiful Italian peninsula, from sun-drenched Mediterranean coastal towns, to colossal Nazi mega structures,
    Welcome to Italy, 1943.

    Set in the aftermath of its award-winning predecessor, Sniper Elite 4 continues the series World War Two heritage by transporting players across the beautiful Italian peninsula, from sun-drenched Mediterranean coastal towns, to colossal Nazi mega structures, daunting forests and giddying mountain monasteries inspired by Monte Cassino.

    Covert agent and elite marksman Karl Fairburne must fight alongside the brave men and women of the Italian Resistance to help free their country from the yoke of Fascism, and defeat a terrifying new threat with the potential to halt the Allied fightback in Europe before its even begun.

    If his mission fails, there will be no Operation Overlord, no D-Day landings, and no Victory in Europe.
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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 41 out of 55
  2. Negative: 0 out of 55
  1. Mar 21, 2017
    90
    Sniper Elite 4 is the best sniping game I’ve ever played, and is absolutely the high point of the series. This is a perfect example of what can be achieved if a developer understands what their game’s potential is, and never stops working towards it. Rebellion has made huge leaps forward with every new entry in this series, and they’ve finally reached a point where the results are flat-out incredible. I can only imagine the great things they’ll accomplish in the future.
  2. 85
    If you prefer your shooters to be more methodical or enjoy taking out enemies with pinpoint accuracy rather than just blindly rushing into skirmishes, Sniper Elite 4 will delight your trigger finger. Whether you’re a long-time series fan or someone just who wants to test their sniping skills, Sniper Elite 4 hits its target.
  3. 80
    With a revamped stealth system, improved AI, and massive sandbox-style levels, Sniper Elite 4 is hands-down the best game in the series.
  4. Playstation Official Magazine Australia
    Mar 26, 2017
    80
    We’ve missed the WWII theatre, and Sniper Elite 4 is a rollicking good reason to get back to Nazi-blasting. Story isn’t amazing, but the joy of stealth-sniping – particularly in co-op – is Reich on target. [April 2016, p74]
  5. Feb 13, 2017
    78
    Sniper Elite 4 is a well-rounded experience that delivers on multiple fronts. The campaign is flexible and full of satisfying objectives, and I enjoyed jumping into missions with a friend. The unique collection of competitive multiplayer modes rounds out Sniper Elite 4, giving shooting fans a game that’s worth a look despite its flaws.
  6. Feb 13, 2017
    75
    Sniper Elite 4 is a good TPS, that has the guilty to not improve a lot from the previous chapter: sniping is good but the mechanics are always the same; on the other hand, the map and the exploration are quite good.
  7. Feb 14, 2017
    60
    Sniper Elite 4 is a game for stealth enthusiasts. Setting up the perfect kill from a huge distance after sneaking past a base full of Nazi soldiers feels rewarding and earned. However, the scenarios fall flat, and the scope of the game is fairly limited. Attempts to offer more options and extend its lifespan don’t really pay off, but it’s still satisfying to shoot someone’s eye out.

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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 33 out of 57
  2. Negative: 7 out of 57
  1. Feb 14, 2017
    10
    I had seen that there were a lot of unnecessary low scores, without any damn rhyme or reason as to why there was a low score given, which isI had seen that there were a lot of unnecessary low scores, without any damn rhyme or reason as to why there was a low score given, which is frustrating to be honest... So, I figured I'd share my opinion on the game. As a sniping and stealth game, this game is god damn awesome. I loved the second game, but I didn't like the third one as much.

    However, with that being said, I find that SE4 is a blast! The option to go stealthy, guns blazing, the awesome signature killcams, the difficulty customization options... It's something fresh from a lot of these shooters we got now. The story is alright, I've only done about 4 missions so far, but the gameplay is well done! The campaign is entirely playable in COOP this time around, which is great and works really well! The PVP multiplayer is alright, much like other games, it's no AAA shooter multiplayer, but it's something to do while you take a break from the Story. Also, the COOP aside from the campaign COOP, is great as well! There's is Survival, and Marksman, Survival being up to 4 players, and Marksman being 2 players (one person spots, while the other snipes). I hadn't had a chance to try out the Marksman mode yet, but I did play a game of survival and it's probably what you'd expect it to be- survive a certain amount of waves of enemies. If you can grab some friends, or maybe join up with some strangers online, Survival can be really fun.

    One thing I'm not too fond of is that your character level is shared across all game modes, so it's one unified character level. I prefer having one level for PVP multiplayer, and the other for Single Player/COOP BUT this time around the game offers skills every 5 levels, where you get to choose between two skills, so I guess this way makes sense. Honestly, if you're looking for a game to pass time by, or have been wanting a good sniping game, this is it. It's got stealth, action, customization, ranking system, and multiplayer... well worth the money I'd say. Compared to its predecessors, this game is a vast improvement, and the levels offer a sense of choice in that you get to tackle every objective/side objective as you wish, in any order. It's very similar to the style of Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain. If that sounds fun to you, imagine having a friend to join you on the mission, having either of you'd stick together in an all out assault or stealth mission, or even splitting up with separate or the same play style. So... this game from me gets an 8, but unjust and unexplained reviews brought the games score down unnecessarily... It's a great game.
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  2. Oct 1, 2020
    10
    At first I thought it is only about sniper but this is not true. What makes this game amazing for me is its online. You can play camping withAt first I thought it is only about sniper but this is not true. What makes this game amazing for me is its online. You can play camping with your friends and in your own way. You want to sneak and play it as stealth game TOGETHER. Or you can to enter a gun fight with a Full auto smg. Or you can take them out using snipers. The freedom in this game is amazing and the more amazing is that you can play it online. Expand
  3. Aug 10, 2019
    9
    This game really deserves higher score. If you like sniping, good graphics and sneaking through the map in stealth mode, this game is for you.
  4. Feb 5, 2020
    8
    I very much enjoyed this game. I played it mostly stealthy, and found the process of spotting enemies with your binoculars and then taggingI very much enjoyed this game. I played it mostly stealthy, and found the process of spotting enemies with your binoculars and then tagging them very satisfying.
    The end of the game felt a bit abrupt too me, but I think they did that to encourage you to buy DLC. An it is a bit of a shame that most of the weapons are locked away behind DLC as well.
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  5. Feb 21, 2017
    7
    Oh sniper elite 4.... what can i say? In my opinion its an improvement over sniper elite 3 but of i never really was a huge fan of the seriesOh sniper elite 4.... what can i say? In my opinion its an improvement over sniper elite 3 but of i never really was a huge fan of the series anyway. Yeah thats right i never played sniper elite 1 or 2 but i did play the 3rd game and i wasnt really impressed. The x ray cams were amazing to watch but aside from that i was mainly bored. When i played this game though i actually had a better time. Its a little flawed but if your were a fan of SE 3 then i suggest you pick this one up. Expand
  6. Feb 20, 2017
    6
    As a big Sniper Elite fan, I'm actually really surprised at how.... almost 'bored' I am with this game, and I'm only up to the 4th mission. ItAs a big Sniper Elite fan, I'm actually really surprised at how.... almost 'bored' I am with this game, and I'm only up to the 4th mission. It feels a little uninspired to me. I really wish they focussed on improving all the things wrong with the previous games (AI, character movements etc) instead of just making the maps larger. But still, I'll carry on playing through it and hope that it improves. One thing that winds me up about this game is the check points. They'll give you a check point right after you make a bad shot, so restarting the check point just puts you in the middle of chaos. It's crazy. Expand
  7. Oct 27, 2019
    0
    some may like this but any game that has this many micro transactions doesn't deserve a decent score. if i have to pay for weapons that shouldsome may like this but any game that has this many micro transactions doesn't deserve a decent score. if i have to pay for weapons that should come with the game.... then its a NO. this game is just exactly like the others but it costs money to get rifles.... rifles that should have been in the game in the first place ... stupid Expand

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