The team here at Rebellion has been hunkered down, working hard on a host of new content for Sniper Elite 5 and we are delighted to announce that Season Pass Two is now available, bringing awesome new missions, weapons, and skins. The first drop, called Rough Landing, has just hit the Xbox Store and it comes with an incredible new mission and two explosive additions to your arsenal of weaponry.
Developed in partnership with our friends at Flix Interactive, the new Rough Landing mission takes you deep into dense woodland after a group of Allied airmen have been shot down and are now being hunted by Nazi forces. They are holding invaluable intelligence that needs to be kept out of enemy hands at all costs. It’s down to you to find the crash sites and discover where the airmen are holding up.
Playable in both single player and co-op, the expansive map offers a wide variety of challenges with thick forest areas, a village, a mine shaft, and huge railway bridge for you to explore. There will also be plenty of opportunity for close quarters combat, meaning that you may need some additional firepower.
You will also receive two brilliant new guns as part of the Rough Landing pack: the Mosin-Nagant rifle and Sjögren shotgun. I have asked Lloyd Everson, Senior Designer at Flix Interactive to give us some insight into your new firepower:
“A famously powerful and reliable Russian rifle, the Mosin-Nagant has seen frequent use from its development in the 19th century to modern times, with the M91/30 the most prolific variant. It has excellent stopping power, thanks to its 7.62mm Russian rounds, and offers great stability, making it an excellent choice for long range sniping.”
“The Sjögren 12G Swedish Inertia was one of the world’s first semi-automatic shotguns. It features a unique inertia-operated system that is still replicated in various modern shotguns over 80 years later. This system gives the weapon’s recoil a distinctive feel, which can be controlled to deliver accurate shots at a reasonable rate of fire.”
The brand-new Rough Landing Mission and Weapons pack is available now as an individual purchase or as part of Season Pass Two, which has far more content to launching in the coming weeks. In addition to Rough Landing, we are also bringing a host of new weapons to all players today for FREE! Everyone will receive the Trench Warfare Weapons Pack as part of the latest title update. Trench Warfare delivers some devastating firepower, perfect for close quarters combat, in the shape of the Carl Gustav M/1945 SMG, Trench Gun and Double 1866 pistol.
The Carl Gustav M/1945, better known as the Swedish K, was adopted in 1945, taking features from various World War II firearms to produce a reliable and well-balanced sub-machine gun. Firing at 600 rounds-per-minute, the Gustav provides accurate single shots, while also offering great control in continuous fire.
A powerful pump-action shotgun, the Trench Gun was first used by US Forces during World Wars I and II. Fed with 12-gauge shells from its 6-round tube magazine, it sacrifices range and fire rate for extreme damage at close quarters.
Finally, the Double 1866 is a double-barrel pocket pistol designed in the 19th Century as an easily concealable backup that can be drawn at speed. Despite only featuring a single-action trigger, and producing a very low muzzle velocity, the D.1866’s unique traits make it a powerful close-range weapon.
That about wraps it up for the latest update from the Sniper Elite studio. We have plenty more great content coming in Sniper Elite 5 Season Pass Two, as well as lots of free drops for all players, so make sure that you are following Sniper Elite on Twitter for all the upcoming announcements.
Sniper Elite 5: Rough Landing Mission and Weapon Pack
Season Pass Two kicks off with the release of an amazing new mission called Rough Landing. Allied airmen, including a high-ranking officer with critical intelligence, have been shot down over a dense woodland and are now being hunted by Nazi troops. Karl’s mission is to find the hidden pilots and retrieve the intelligence. Set deep in a forest and featuring a cramped mine shaft, expect plenty of close quarters combat which will test your skills.
Rough Landing also includes two new weapons, the Mosin Nagant rifle and Sjogren shotgun. A famously powerful and reliable Russian rifle, the Mosin Nagant has seen frequent use from its development in the 19th century to modern times. The excellent stopping power produced from its 7.62mm Russian rounds and its great stability make this an excellent sniper rifle at very long range.
The 12G Swedish Inertia was one of the first semi-automatic shotguns, featuring a unique inertia-operated system that would later be seen in various modern shotguns. The result of this system is a distinctive feel of the recoil, which can be controlled to deliver accurate shots with a reasonable rate of fire.
Included in this pack:
• Rough Landing Mission
• Mosin Nagant rifle
• Sjogren shotgun
Sniper Elite 5 Season Pass Two
With two new immersive Campaign Missions, six packs of authentic World War 2 weapons and new skins for both characters and weapons, Sniper Elite 5’s Season Pass Two comes packed with new content. Divided into four content drops, your Season Pass content will become available in-game once it is released.
Season Pass Two contains:
2 Campaign Missions
6 Weapon Packs
2 Weapon Skin Packs
4 Character Skins
Sniper Elite 5
Continue the fight with thrilling extras when you pre-order Sniper Elite 5!
Pre-order the Sniper Elite 5 Standard Edition to receive:
• Target Führer: Wolf Mountain Campaign Mission
The latest instalment in the award-winning series, Sniper Elite 5 offers unparalleled sniping, tactical third-person combat and an enhanced kill cam. Fight your way across the most immersive maps yet, with many real-world locations captured in stunning detail, and an improved traversal system that lets you explore more of them than ever before.
France, 1944 – As part of a covert US Rangers operation to weaken the Atlantikwall fortifications along the coast of Brittany, elite marksman Karl Fairburne makes contact with the French Resistance. Soon they uncover a secret Nazi project that threatens to end the war before the Allies can even invade Europe: Operation Kraken.
Many real-world locations have been captured using photogrammetry to recreate a living, immersive environment, and multiple infiltration and extraction points and kill list targets provide a whole new perspective on each mission. Take on the Nazi plot solo or work with a partner, with improved co-op mechanics allowing you to share ammo and items, give orders and heal each other.
ADVANCED GUNPLAY PHYSICS AND TRAVERSAL
Use ziplines, slide down slopes and shimmy along ledges to reach the perfect vantage point, or to sneak past a sharp-eyed lookout. Factor in rifle stock and barrel options along with gravity, wind and heart rate while you line up your sights on the target.
HIGH CALIBRE CUSTOMISATION
Use workbenches to customise and upgrade virtually every aspect of your weapon – change scopes, stocks, barrels, magazines and more. Rifles, secondaries and pistols all have a huge variety of options. On top of that you can select the ammo to suit your target, from armour-piercing right down to non-lethal.
INVASION MODE – CAMPAIGN DROP IN PvP AND CO-OP
Invade another player’s Campaign as an Axis sniper and engage in a deadly game of cat and mouse, providing a new dimension to the challenge as you stalk your prey. Alternatively, as Karl you can call for assistance and have a second sniper drop in to help you out of a tricky situation.
TENSE ADVERSIAL MULTIPLAYER
Customise your character and loadout and earn XP, medals and ribbons as you take on intensely competitive 16 player battles that will really test your sharpshooting skills. If co-op’s more your style, you can team up with up to 3 other players against waves of enemies in Survival mode.
ENHANCED KILL CAM
More realistic and grisly than ever, the trademark X-ray kill cam returns, showing you the true destructive power of each shot. Bones deflect bullets unpredictably, ripping a new path through enemy bodies. SMGs and pistols can also trigger kill cams, including multiple shots in dramatic slow motion.
News Article Courtesy Of Steven Archer, Executive Producer, Rebellion »