Today, developer CI Games — the team behind the Sniper: Ghost Warrior series and Lords of the Fallen — released the first in a two-part series of videos on sniper tactics for upcoming game: Sniper Ghost Warrior 3.
In the new gameplay video — which is three minutes and 31 seconds long — players will learn more about scope calibration, positioning, and the drone.
First off, there is the scope calibration. Being an effective sniper means checking the distance to your target, and setting the elevation on your scope accordingly to compensate for bullet drop. It also means checking the wind indicator as well, because the wind influences whether the bullet will drift left or right. When all is set, exhale and then shoot the dude’s head off.
Then you got your good ol’ positioning. Positioning is important for snipers, especially maximizing the effectiveness of your surroundings. You can use the environment to reduce weapon sway while aiming, as well as by crouching or lying down. Sniper bullets can penetrate multiple targets if you position yourself correctly, and line up multiple targets.
Lastly, at least for this video, there is your handy-dandy drone. As previously detailed, recon is critical to planning your mission before you infiltrate any area. For example the drone can locate and mark enemies, sabotage objects, defense, and enemy devices, as well as perform a simple flyover, which will in turn expose weak points in the enemy encampment.
The following overview of the game accompanies the new video:
Sniper Ghost Warrior 3 is story of brotherhood, patriotism, and betrayal in the most complete sniper experience ever released. Take the role of an American sniper named Jonathan North, who drops into enemy territory in northern Georgia as the country is dissolving into a bloody civil war. Explore large open-world maps with dynamic weather conditions, and a day and night cycle that impacts play and player decision-making. Customize weapons, equipment, accessories, vehicles, and a drone, and utilize the three pillars of gameplay to your liking: Sniper, Ghost, and Warrior.
Sniper Ghost Warrior 3 is set to launch on PS4, Xbox one, and PC on April 4, 2017. Below, you can check out the new video: