Sniper Elite 5 | Invasion Mode

January 25th 2022

Attention troops

Sniper HQ is delighted to unveil a new CGI trailer for Sniper Elite 5 which hints at a brand new Invasion Mode, allowing players to drop into each other’s Campaign to take the role of an Axis Sniper and in return, earn high rewards.

Created by Rebellion’s dedicated production company Rebellion VFX, the new trailer utilises both in game and bespoke VFX assets with a tailored audio mix to create a stunning cinematic which can be watched here: 

Invasion Mode

Since we announced Sniper Elite 5, the Community has been hot on our heels for more top secret intel on the new optional game mode and we don’t blame you soldiers!

Invasion Mode will bring a whole new dimension to the game’s intense drama and add increased diversity to the tactics that players will have to employ in order to complete their mission. The invading Axis Sniper will have the sole aim to eliminate the player while the Allied Sniper will gain an extra objective: take out the invader. Invasion Mode will also be available in co-operative play increasing the challenge for the Axis invader as they now have two Allies to track down, but offering greater rewards.

Invasion Mode will enable some unique skills for both players. The Axis invader can use of the AI Axis forces to help locate the Allied player. Tagging an Axis soldier will enable ‘Eagle Eyes’ which means that if that soldier spots the Allied Sniper then their last known location will be displayed on the map. The Axis Sniper can also instruct nearby soldiers to ‘Stay Sharp’, increasing their awareness. For the Allied Sniper, each level has invasion phones scattered around the map which the player can use to discover the last known location of their opponent. But beware, as not only can these phones be booby trapped, but overuse will raise suspicions and reveal the player’s location.

Successful Axis Snipers will be rewarded with weapons, items and skin unlocks while Allied Snipers can earn weapon and character skins by killing their opponent. You will also be awarded with additional XP for having Invasion Mode enabled.

So, what are you waiting for soldiers? The battlefield waits for no one. Wishlist Sniper Elite 5 on Steam Now by clicking here.

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For the latest news and information about Rebellion VFX please visit rebellionfilmstudios.com/vfx/.

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