Sniper: Ghost Warrior sequel inbound

City Interactive chief producer confirms follow-up to coolly received original; will run on CryEngine 3 and be released on the Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, and PC.


Early last month, Polish publisher City Interactive announced it would use the Unreal Engine 3 and the CryEngine 3 to power two of its upcoming shooters. Now, the company has shed some light on how it'll use the latter.

Ghost Warrior is targeting a sequel.
Ghost Warrior is targeting a sequel.

In an interview with Eurogamer Sweden, City Interactive chief producer Michal Sroczynski announced that Sniper: Ghost Warrior is getting a sequel powered by Crytek's CryEngine 3. The boss told the site that unlike the original--which landed on the PC and Xbox 360 at launch--the follow-up will also hit the PlayStation 3.

As for the studio's Unreal Engine 3 title, few details are available. However, last month City announced it formed a new studio in London and tapped Stuart Black (Black, Bodycount) to lead the team.

The original Sniper: Ghost Warrior arrived in June for the Xbox 360 and PC. It received middling reviews, and the headshot-happy title is expected to land on the PS3 next month. For more on the game, check out GameSpot's review of Sniper: Ghost Warrior.

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