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The Most Popular Sniper Video Games Right Now  

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Gamers, set your sights. We’re ranking the most popular sniper games right now. While gameplay mechanics of yore often resulted in awkward controls and frustrating targeting abilities, newer games have made moving and aiming more seamless than ever.

Popular multiplayer games, like Apex Legends, PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds, and Fortnite, are attracting new players every day. Being able to move seamlessly between obstacles and picking your opponents off in all kinds of awesome ways have made sniper games some of the best online options available.

Whether you prefer all-out multiplayer games or deep FPS franchises like Far Cry and Battlefield, there’s no denying how awesome the top sniper games have become. 

This list of good sniper games includes titles for PS4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, and more. Which game is your favorite? Vote up the best sniper games everyone should play.

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Sniper Elite 4 is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Most Popular Sniper Video Games Right Now
2017
Sniper Elite 4 is a third-person tactical shooter stealth video game developed by Rebellion Developments. The sequel to Sniper Elite III, the game was released for Microsoft Windows, PlayStation ...more
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Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon Wildl... is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Most Popular Sniper Video Games Right Now
2017
Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon Wildlands is a tactical shooter video game developed by Ubisoft Paris and published by Ubisoft. It was released worldwide on March 7, 2017, for Microsoft Windows, ...more
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Sniper: Ghost Warrior 3 is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Most Popular Sniper Video Games Right Now
Sniper: Ghost Warrior 3
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Fortnite is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Most Popular Sniper Video Games Right Now
2017
Fortnite is a co-op sandbox survival game developed by Epic Games and People Can Fly, the former also publishing the game. The game was released as a paid early access title for Microsoft ...more
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Apex Legends is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Most Popular Sniper Video Games Right Now
2019
Apex Legends is a free-to-play battle royale game developed by Respawn Entertainment. Set in the same universe as Titanfall, the game was released for Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4, and Xbox ...more
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PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Most Popular Sniper Video Games Right Now
2017
PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds (PUBG) is a 2017 multiplayer online battle royale game developed by PUBG Corporation. In the game, up to one hundred players parachute onto an island and scavenge ...more
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Battlefield V is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Most Popular Sniper Video Games Right Now
Battlefield V is a first-person shooter video game developed by EA DICE and published by Electronic Arts, and the seventeenth installment in the Battlefield series. It will be released worldwide ...more
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Star Wars Battlefront II is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Most Popular Sniper Video Games Right Now
2017
Star Wars Battlefront II is a 2017 action shooter video game developed by EA DICE, in collaboration with Criterion Games and Motive Studios, and published by Electronic Arts. Based on the Star ...more
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Counter-Strike: Global Offensi... is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Most Popular Sniper Video Games Right Now
2012
Counter-Strike: Global Offensive is an online tactical first-person shooter developed by Valve Corporation and Hidden Path Entertainment, who also maintained Counter-Strike: Source after its ...more
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ARMA 3 is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Most Popular Sniper Video Games Right Now
2012
ARMA 3 is an open-world military tactical shooter video game developed by Czech studio Bohemia Interactive for Microsoft Windows. It was released on September 12, 2013. ARMA 3's storyline takes ...more
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Sniper: Ghost Warrior is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Most Popular Sniper Video Games Right Now
Sniper: Ghost Warrior 2010
Sniper: Ghost Warrior is a tactical shooter video game developed and published by City Interactive for Microsoft Windows, Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3. The game is based around the role of the ...more
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Hitman 2 is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Most Popular Sniper Video Games Right Now
2018
Hitman 2 is a stealth video game developed by IO Interactive and published by Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment for Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One. It is the seventh entry ...more
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Hitman: Sniper is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Most Popular Sniper Video Games Right Now
Hitman: Sniper is a 2015 mobile shooting gallery video game in the Hitman series by Square Enix Montreal. As the series' mainstay protagonist Agent 47, the player looks through a first-person ...more
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Far Cry 5 is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Most Popular Sniper Video Games Right Now
2018
Far Cry 5 is an action-adventure first-person shooter video game developed by Ubisoft Montreal and Ubisoft Toronto and published by parent company Ubisoft for Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4 ...more
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Escape From Tarkov is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Most Popular Sniper Video Games Right Now
Escape From Tarkov
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Insurgency: Sandstorm is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Most Popular Sniper Video Games Right Now
2018
Insurgency: Sandstorm is a multiplayer tactical first-person shooter video game developed by New World Interactive and published by Focus Home Interactive. The game is a sequel to the 2014 video ...more
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Sniper Elite is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Most Popular Sniper Video Games Right Now
2005
Sniper Elite, also known as Sniper Elite: Berlin 1945, is a tactical shooter developed by Rebellion Developments and published by MC2 France in 2005. In 2012, to coincide with the release of the ...more
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Far Cry New Dawn is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Most Popular Sniper Video Games Right Now
2019
Far Cry New Dawn is a first-person shooter developed by Ubisoft Montreal and published by Ubisoft. The game is a spin-off of the Far Cry series and a narrative sequel to Far Cry 5. Similar to ...more