Milton Keynes, UK — Take your sniping experience to a whole new level, 505 Games and Rebellion today released online multiplayer support, free of charge, for their European World War II action game, Sniper Elite V2.
The Multiplayer Expansion DLC offers 4 all new gameplay modes (Deathmatch/ Team Deathmatch/ Distance King/ Team Distance King) across six maps (Mountain Pass, Quarry, Graves, OpernPlatz, Church and Kreuzberg) and will support two to eight players via Xbox LIVE® for the Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft and PlayStation®Network.
“Rebellion is very excited to release this multiplayer support for console” said Jason Kingsley, CEO of Rebellion. “We have always believed in supporting and building our games’ communities as best we can. This is in part to say thank you to dedicated gamers for buying our games, and also to say keep an eye out for our next big Sniper Elite announcement”.
In addition to the Multiplayer expansion DLC, a brand new weapons pack DLC is also available from today for use online and offline. Featuring the US M1 Carbine with its improved rate of fire and high ammo count; German MP44 that boasts a high rate of fire and further effective range and finally the high powered, British made Webley Mk6 Revolver with its very distinctive feel. All three weapons are available as a single download priced at 240 Microsoft points (£3.19).
Sniper Elite V2 is a third-person tactical shooter set in the dying days of WWII. Published by 505 Games and developed by Rebellion for the Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft, PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system and Windows PC, the game has been rated PEGI 16/15 BBFC
For more information about Sniper Elite V2 follow the game on Twitter http://twitter.com/sniperelitev2 and check out the official game web site and forums at http://www.sniperelitev2.com/. For budding snipers interested in joining the community go to http://www.facebook.com/sniperelitev2.
About 505 Games
505 Games is a global video game publisher focused on offering a broad selection of titles for players of all ages and levels. The company publishes games on all leading console and handheld platforms as well as for mobile devices and social networks. Product highlights include Zumba® Fitness, the Cooking Mama World series, Rugby World Cup 2011, Naughty Bear and IL2 Sturmovik: Birds of Prey.
505 Games is headquartered in Milton Keynes, UK with offices in Los Angeles, Lyon, Munich, Milan and Madrid and a network of distribution partners within the Nordic territories and Australia. For more information on 505 Games and its products please visit www.505games.com.
Rebellion is one of Europe's leading independent video games developers and comic book publishers. With a diverse portfolio of publisher-owned and internally developed IPs, with hits such as worldwide number one Aliens vs. Predator, Star Wars BattleFront, The Simpsons Game and Sniper Elite, Rebellion prides itself on its unique and innovative approach to IP development and stewardship.
The publishing portfolio of Oxford-based Rebellion includes multi award-winning British science fiction comic 2000 AD, the 2000 AD Graphic Novel line, the internationally-acclaimed fantasy, science fiction and horror imprint Solaris, and Abaddon Books. Rebellion is a privately owned company based in Oxford, United Kingdom.
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