Today’s Niche Spotlight is Sniper Ghost Warrior Contracts 2, a sniper-focused stealth-action FPS by CI Games.
This sequel to the sniper sim from 2019 once again places players in the ghillie suit of a contract killer; hired by a shady global organization.
This time players are sent to a lawless region in the Middle East, and are tasked with assassinating high ranking military personnel and government officials during a bloody civil war. Build a loadout of advanced modern and near-future guns and gadgets to suit each contract, as you sneak and snipe through 5 maps and 21 missions.
You can find the launch trailer below.
Sniper Ghost Warrior Contracts 2 is available on Windows PC (via Steam), PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and Xbox Series X|S for $39.99 USD.
You can find the rundown (via Steam) below:
Sniper Ghost Warrior Contracts 2 marks the most challenging entry to the acclaimed series yet, introducing extreme long-range sniping with targets over 1000m away. Featuring a dramatic single-player campaign set in modern day Middle East, experience high-pressure tactical combat, deep inside enemy territory.
Take on the role of Raven, Contract Sniper Assassin, as he embarks on a new series of contracts in a lawless region of the Middle East, located along the Lebanese and Syrian borders. Tasked with a seemingly impossible task, your mission is to topple an insidious criminal syndicate and bring them to justice.
Series veterans are in for a challenge, as Sniper Ghost Warrior Contracts 2 demands a new level of skill, focus, and precision, with many targets now over a 1000m away – a first for the series.
Developed by the same studio behind the original game, Contracts 2 pushes new boundaries with its hyper-realistic sniping experience; master a wide arsenal of weaponry based on realistic military equipment; explore vast terrains with an enhanced level of detail; and confront the series’ most lifelike enemies to date.
PLAN YOUR ASSAULT
Equipped with all-new equipment, each highly replayable contract can be completed in a variety of ways. Replay the mission with a different approach to complete all objectives, ready to spend your earnings on improved gadgets and weaponry.
Contracts 2 introduces new levels of fidelity, with optimized visuals, improved FPS, and an enhanced game engine, resulting in the best looking entry to the series yet. Pull off ultra realistic stealth kills, captured in viscerally graphic detail thanks to the cinematic bullet cam.
- Eliminate a wide array of targets, using a mixture of close-quarter combat, and extreme long-range sniping as a contract assassin
- Employ tactical decisions and stealth techniques to overcome a variety of challenges across the dramatic single-player campaign
- Explore 5 distinct, extensive maps set in the Middle East conflict zone
- Execute 20 new contracts, in addition to completing a range of side operations
- Master an expert sniping experience, featuring a wide selection of realistic weapons and equipment
- Revisit each contract with a different approach to complete all objectives and collect maximum rewards
- Experience a new level of fidelity with upgraded visuals and an enhanced game engine
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