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The Most Popular Sniper Video Games Right Now

Updated September 27, 2019 868 votes 169 voters 9.5k views17 items

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

    DeveloperRebellion Developments

    Genres (Video game)Tactical shooter, stealth

    Sniper Elite 4 is a third-person tactical shooter stealth video game developed by Rebellion... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button
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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

    DeveloperUbisoft Paris

    Genres (Video game)Tactical shooter

    Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon Wildlands is a tactical shooter video game developed by Ubisoft Paris... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button
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    Sniper: Ghost Warrior is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Most Popular Sniper Video Games Right Now

    DeveloperCity Interactive

    Genres (Video game)Shooter game, Action game, Simulation video game, First-person Shooter

    Sniper: Ghost Warrior is a tactical shooter video game developed and published by City... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button
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    Battlefield V is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Most Popular Sniper Video Games Right Now

    DeveloperEA DICE

    Genres (Video game)First-person shooter, battle royale

    Battlefield V is a first-person shooter video game developed by EA DICE and published by... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button
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    Far Cry 5 is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Most Popular Sniper Video Games Right Now
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    DeveloperUbisoft Montreal

    Genres (Video game)First-person shooter

    Far Cry 5 is an action-adventure first-person shooter video game developed by Ubisoft Montreal... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button
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    Sniper: Ghost Warrior 3 is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Most Popular Sniper Video Games Right Now

    DeveloperCI Games

    Genres (Video game)Tactical shooter, Stealth

    Sniper: Ghost Warrior 3 is a tactical shooter video game developed and published by CI Games... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button
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    Hitman 2 is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Most Popular Sniper Video Games Right Now
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    DeveloperIO Interactive

    Hitman 2 is a stealth video game developed by IO Interactive and published by Warner Bros.... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button
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    Sniper Elite is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Most Popular Sniper Video Games Right Now
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    DeveloperRebellion Developments

    Genres (Video game)Shooter game, Third-person Shooter, Action game, Simulation video game, Tactical shooter

    Sniper Elite, also known as Sniper Elite: Berlin 1945, is a tactical shooter developed by... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button
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    Apex Legends is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Most Popular Sniper Video Games Right Now
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    DeveloperRespawn Entertainment

    Genres (Video game)Battle royale, first-person shooter

    Apex Legends is a free-to-play battle royale game developed by Respawn Entertainment. Set in... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button
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    PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Most Popular Sniper Video Games Right Now

    DeveloperPUBG Corporation

    Genres (Video game)Battle royale

    PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds (PUBG) is a 2017 multiplayer online battle royale game developed... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button
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    Hitman: Sniper is listed (or ranked) 11 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... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button
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    ARMA 3 is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Most Popular Sniper Video Games Right Now
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    ARMA 3

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    DeveloperBohemia Interactive

    Genres (Video game)Shooter game, Action game, Simulation video game, Tactical shooter, Flight simulator

    ARMA 3 is an open-world military tactical shooter video game developed by Czech studio Bohemia... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button
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    Counter-Strike: Global Offensi is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Most Popular Sniper Video Games Right Now

    DeveloperValve Corporation, Hidden Path Entertainment

    Genres (Video game)Shooter game, First-person Shooter

    Counter-Strike: Global Offensive is an online tactical first-person shooter developed by Valve... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button
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    Insurgency: Sandstorm is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Most Popular Sniper Video Games Right Now
    Insurgency: Sandstorm is a multiplayer tactical first-person shooter video game developed by... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button
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    Fortnite is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Most Popular Sniper Video Games Right Now
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    DeveloperEpic Games

    Genres (Video game)Survival, battle royale, sandbox

    Fortnite is a co-op sandbox survival game developed by Epic Games and People Can Fly, the... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button
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    Far Cry New Dawn is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Most Popular Sniper Video Games Right Now

    DeveloperUbisoft Montreal

    Genres (Video game)Action-adventure, first-person shooter

    Far Cry New Dawn is a first-person shooter developed by Ubisoft Montreal and published by... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button
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    Star Wars Battlefront II is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Most Popular Sniper Video Games Right Now

    DeveloperEA DICE

    Genres (Video game)First-person shooter, Third-person shooter

    Star Wars Battlefront II is a 2017 action shooter video game developed by EA DICE, in... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button
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