Sniper Elite 5 zooming in on a 2022 launch window

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If you take pleasure out of sniping Hitler’s alleged one and only testie off while taking sips of Chateau Migraine, 2022 might become your year. Sniper Elite developer has set its sights on a 2022 release for their fifth installment in the franchise. Or should I say Frenchise, since we’ll be emasculating Nazis in the land famous for baguettes and waving white flags?

Oui oui, Rebellion is far from done with the “look at those testicles explode” third-person shooter. Situated in 1944 France, Sniper Elite 5 looks to continue the thing it does best: making us happy Nazi killers. Playing as Karl, crippling that goddamn Atlantikwall is a top priority. So pack your swimsuit, because that’ll take us to the coastline of Bretagne. You know, like John McClane once said in Die Hard: “Come out to the coast, we’ll get together, have a few laughs.”

But maybe, just maybe, you don’t feel like being a Nazi killer. For some weird reason, you might sympathize with ze poor Germans. Well, in that case, Sniper Elite 5 could still be the game for you. Why? Because the game will enable you to invade someone else’s single-player campaign. Ganz geil!

So, enough about theoretics. How does it look? Get ze flammenwerfer, Hans, because I’m gonna show you.

And? Tres chique, n’est-ce pas? Lookin’ mighty fine, right? Improved X-ray executions, enhanced ballistics… you name it, Sniper Elite 5 claims to have it. Did you find the maps in Sniper Elite 4 to be underwhelming in size? SE5 will go bigger than ever, for as far as I’m told.

If all goes well – which is hardly the case during wartime – Sniper Elite 5 should shatter our craniums in 2022 on PS4, PS5, Xbox One, and Xbox Series X|S.