Sniper Elite

4.3 out of 5
9 User Ratings
5 Stars
67%
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4 Stars
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Sniper Elite authentic World War II sniper simulation featuring realistic weapons, bullet ballistics and sniping skills
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About Sniper Elite

About this game

As World War II draws to a close, the first covert battles of the Cold War begin. Caught in the life and death struggle between Soviets and Germans in war-torn Berlin, you control the fate of a lone American OSS Sniper. Disguised as a German and working deep behind enemy lines you must stop Stalin's forces from gaining control of Germany's nuclear secrets. Prepare to alter the course of history.

Authentic World War II sniper simulation featuring realistic weapons, bullet ballistics and sniping skills

  • Massive single player game with 28 heart-pounding missions
  • Intense 8-player LAN sniper battles including Deathmatch, Team Deathmatch and Assassination game modes
  • 3rd person view for close quarter action and movement - 1st view person for sniping
  • Options to take account of gravity, wind, posture, heart-rate and breathing to execute the perfect shot
  • Multi-angle 'Bullet Cam' for kill confirmation
  • Non linear game play provides unique action each time a mission is played

Game Details

Release Date:
July 16, 2009
Developer:
Rebellion
Publisher:
Rebellion
Rating:
ACB rating of 15
ESRB rating of 17
PEGI rating of 16
USK rating of 18
Supported Languages:
English +
Franchise:
Sniper Elite
Genres:
Action
Third-Person Shooter
Themes:
War
Sniper

World War II
Play Styles:
Stealth
Singleplayer

Third Person
Feature:
Steam Trading Cards

Product Requirements

  • OS: Windows XP / Vista
  • Processor: 1GHz Pentium CPU or equivalent
  • Memory: 256Mb RAM
  • Graphics: GeForce2 32Mb or equivalent
  • DirectX®: DirectX 9.0c
  • Hard Drive: 4Gb free hard disk space
  • Sound: Windows compatible sound card

Critic Reviews

76

Computer and Video Games

69 / 100
"Sniper Elite could well have been a terrifically good simulation of being a wartime sneaky fella had there been a greater sense of ambition displayed in the design process. As...

games(TM)

80 / 100
"Sniper Elite makes headshots a grizzly reward that becomes addictive and, because the battle is always weighted against you, filled with air-punching satisfaction every time...

Play Magazine

70 / 100
"Elite excels at creating an atmosphere of paranoia and alienation... [Nov p.93]"
Reviews provided by MetaCritic

Sniper Elite Statistics

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~2 Hours
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~4 Hours
5.17%
~8 Hours
10.34%
~12 Hours
34.48%
~20 Hours
37.93%
~40 Hours
5.17%
~60 Hours
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>= 80 Hours
1.72%
Achievement Hunter?
1.72% of players played this game for >= 80 Hours!

Difficulty Statistics

Difficulty Rating

Simple
2.47%
Easy
3.7%
Just Right
40.74%
Tough
46.91%
Unforgiving
6.17%
Don't Ragequit! 46.91%  of players consider this game to be Tough

Completion Statistics

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Play Behaviour

Tried It
13.93%
Played It
22.95%
Halfway
8.2%
Beat It
36.07%
Conquered It
18.85%
Completionist! 18.85%  of players have Conquered It

Sniper Elite User Reviews

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User Rating

Average score from 9 ratings
60% of users would recommend this.
4.3

User Ratings Breakdown

5 Stars
67%
5 Stars
67%
4 Stars
22%
4 Stars
22%
3 Stars
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1 Stars
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1 Stars
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SnuKas
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Amazing game with a very good story and gameplay. DLCs are also nice and add to the overall enjoyment.
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it is bad.

Karl
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Even tho it is a old game, everything is garbage and unfair. It is better to play the better version Sniper elite V2 way better
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Recommended

Happy
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Its nostalgic, for people that love the sniper Elite games you really have to get this game.
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Recommended

Fanatical User
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A bit jank compared to later titles, but it's still sniper elite. Very fun even without QoL improvements.
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Frequently Asked Questions

Are you ready for a challenge? 41% of GameFAQs users said the difficulty is Just Right. 53% of GameFAQs users said Sniper Elite is Tough or Unforgiving.
According to USK, Sniper Elite is suitable for players aged 18 and above.
Yes, Sniper Elite is not fully Steam Deck Verified but the publisher says it is "Playable" on Steam Deck.
  • This game's default graphics configuration performs well on Steam Deck
  • In-game interface text is legible on Steam Deck
  • This game sometimes shows mouse, keyboard, or non-Steam-Deck controller icons
  • Entering some text requires manually invoking the on-screen keyboard
  • Some functionality is not accessible when using the default controller configuration, requiring use of the touchscreen or virtual keyboard, or a community configuration
  • OS: Windows XP / Vista
  • Processor: 1GHz Pentium CPU or equivalent
  • Memory: 256Mb RAM
  • Graphics: GeForce2 32Mb or equivalent
  • DirectX®: DirectX 9.0c
  • Hard Drive: 4Gb free hard disk space
  • Sound: Windows compatible sound card
The average playtime for GameFAQs users is 16 hours. 79% of users played Sniper Elite for over 12 hours.
69% of critics on Metacritic recommend Sniper Elite. The Metascore is 76 out of 100.
60% of Fanatical users recommend Sniper Elite. The average review score is 4.3/5
Sniper Elite was released on July 16, 2009
Sniper Elite is published by Rebellion
Sniper Elite was developed by Rebellion
Fanatical users tagged Sniper Elite as War, Sniper, and World War II
Yes. Fanatical users tagged Sniper Elite as having Singleplayer
Yes, Fanatical users tagged Sniper Elite as Action
Yes, Fanatical users tagged Sniper Elite as Third-Person Shooter
Yes, Fanatical users tagged Sniper Elite as War

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