" takes place in war-torn Berlin during the final days of World War II. As the Soviets and Germans are locked in a life and death struggle, the western Allies fear the looming Cold War. Assuming the role of a lone American sniper trained by the OSS, a player must infiltrate hostile enemy environments using their stealth and sniping skills and keep the Soviets from shifting the balance of power.
The player’s mission will span 28 sensitive and challenging missions. When sniping, a player must use gravity, elevation, wind speed and direction, heart rate, breath, posture, background noise and other conditions to successfully hit their mark.
Spring 1945: World War II is drawing to a close and the Russians and Germans are caught in a furious battle for Berlin. The player takes the role of a German sniper recruited by the OSS (former CIA) to carry out a series of missions of vital importance against the NKVD in what should be considered as the first battle of the Cold War.
- A promising setting, previously ignored: Berlin, May 1945.A time of transition between World War II and the Cold War, in a devastated Berlin.
- Sniper Elite is based on two types of gameplay closely intertwined: Stealth & Snipe.
- Art of Stealth (3rdperson view):to avoid all the dangers in a deadly city, the player needs to infiltrate and find the best sniping position.
- Skill of sniping (1stperson view):according to various elements-distance, breathing, wind, timing, and techniques-empty lung, luring, etc.