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Sniper: Ghost Warrior 2 ships 1 million

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on 14 March 2013

Sniper: Ghost Warrior 2 has shipped one million copies globally, publisher City Interactive has announced.

The stealth-based shooter is due out in U.K. stores tomorrow, and has been victim of many delays, having originally been pencilled for release in August 2012. The game launched in the U.S. on Tuesday.

Sniper: Ghost Warrior 2 will launch on PlayStation 3, PC and Xbox 360.

City Interactive also confirmed that a free multiplayer DLC pack is being prepped for release in the coming weeks, which features two new maps: Tower Defense and Temple Crossing. New game modes will also be included in the content drop.

Marek Tyminski, CEO of City Interactive, commented: “From the suspenseful tactical sniper experience and multitude of real world locations, to the incredible visuals, advanced AI and intelligent physics using Crytek’s state-of-the-art, CryENGINE 3, Sniper: Ghost Warrior 2 is a game built for the modern military video game enthusiasts.”

“Free multiplayer DLC containing two new maps and an exciting additional game mode is just the first step in our plan to support the Sniper: Ghost Warrior 2 experience for our fans after launch. We will also soon release a dedicated update to the PC version of the game that will allow gamers to enjoy all the advantages of DirectX 11.”