WESTLAKE VILLAGE, Calif. – July 3, 2014 - 505 Games, a global publisher of video games, today announced that its latest release, Sniper Elite 3, has topped the charts in multiple markets in its first week on sales according to retailers throughout Europe. Since its European release on June 26 on Xbox One, Xbox 360, PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 3, Sniper Elite 3 has hit the All Formats #1 slot in both UK and France, and is topping the new-generation charts in Germany.
The game launched in North America on July 1 and early signs indicate the European success will be replicated here in the US, as well. 505 Games published Sniper Elite v2 in 2012 for the home console systems which also went to #1 in multiple markets.
Sniper Elite 3 is the latest in a long line of 505 Games’ smash hits across a variety of platforms which includes PAYDAY 2, Terraria, Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons, Battle Islands and How To Survive.
Sniper Elite 3 is developed in the UK by Rebellion Developments Ltd.
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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 leading console and handheld platforms as well as for mobile devices and social networks. Product highlights include, Sniper Elite V2, PAYDAY 2, Brothers – A Tale of Two Sons, Terraria, How To Survive, Tiny Brains, and the upcoming Sniper Elite 3 and Defense Grid 2.
505 Games has offices in Los Angeles, Milton Keynes, UK, 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 the studio behind worldwide number one hit games such as Sniper Elite V2 and Aliens vs. Predator. One of Europe's leading independent video games developers and comic book publishers, Rebellion is privately owned company based in Oxford, United Kingdom, and prides itself on its unique and innovative approach to IP development and stewardship. It has been responsible for a diverse portfolio of publisher-owned and internally developed IPs, including Star Wars BattleFront, Judge Dredd: Dredd vs. Death, The Simpsons Game and Sniper Elite.
Rebellion’s publishing portfolio 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 Books, and shared-world pulp imprint Abaddon Books.
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