Steam has announced that the World War 2 shooter by publisher Rebellion Developments, Sniper Elite V2, is available to players for free for the next 24 hours.
To be able to get the game, anyone with a Steam account can simply download a copy of the game for the Windows PC title on or before 1pm EDT on June 5. The game will then be stored on the user?s Steam library for good. Sniper Elite V2 was launched in spring of 2012 for the Windows PC, PlayStation 3, and Xbox 360. The Wii U version of the game was launched on May 2013.
In a press release, Co-founder and Creative Director at Rebellion Developments, Jason Kingsley, mentioned: ?V2‘s one of the Rebellion’s most successful games ever, but it’s been out for over two years now. We think the loyal Sniper Elite community will welcome some fresh blood on the multiplayer servers, while new players will get to experience the things that make the series unique, and sharpen their skills before the release of?Sniper Elite 3?.
Sniper Elite V2 has you play as US sniper Karl Fairburne. You are parachuted into Berlin, amidst the German?s last stand and your mission is to prevent the Nazi V2 rocket program technology from falling into the hands of the besieging Red Army. Aside from terminating those who would help the Russians, you must also aid key scientists who are keen to defect to the US.
System requirements of the game are as follows:
- OS:?Microsoft? Windows? Vista (Service Pack 2) or Windows? 7 or Windows? 8.?Windows? XP is NOT supported.
- Processor:?Dual-core CPU with SSE3 (Intel? Pentium? D 3GHz / AMD Athlon? 64 X2 4200) or better
- Memory:?2GB system memory
- Hard Disk Space:?10GB of free drive space
- Video Card:?Microsoft? DirectX? 10.0 compatible graphics card?with 256 MB of memory (NVIDIA? GeForce? 8800 series / ATI Radeon? HD 3870) or better
- Sound:?Microsoft? DirectX? 10.0 compatible sound card or better
- DirectX?:?Microsoft? DirectX? 11.0
The sequel for the game, Sniper Elite 3, is set to be released on June 27 for the Windows PC, and July 1 for the Xbox 360, Xbox One, PlayStation 3, and PlayStation 4.
Photo Source: Sniper Elite V2 Steam page