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The Most Popular Sniper Video Games Right Now

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Any games with a prominent sniping mechanic

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 PS5, PS4, Xbox X/S, 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 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 4 ...more
  • 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, PlayStation ...more
  • Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain is an open world action-adventure stealth video game developed by Kojima Productions and directed, co-produced and co-written by Hideo Kojima, currently in ...more
  • Sniper Ghost Warrior Contracts 2 is a tactical shooter, stealth game developed and published by CI Games. The game was released on June 2021 for PlayStation 5, Xbox X/S, PC, PlayStation 4, and Xbox ...more
  • Hitman 3 (stylized as HITMAN III) is a 2021 stealth game developed and published by IO Interactive, and the eighth main installment in the series. Like its predecessors, Hitman 3 is a stealth game ...more
  • Sniper: Ghost Warrior 3 is a tactical shooter video game developed and published by CI Games for Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One, and was released worldwide on 25 April 2017. It is a ...more
  • Battlefield 4 is a 2013 first-person shooter video game developed by Swedish video game developer EA Digital Illusions CE and published by Electronic Arts. It is a sequel to 2011's Battlefield 3 and ...more
  • 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 for ...more
  • 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 in the ...more
  • Borderlands 3 is an action role-playing first-person shooter video game developed by Gearbox Software, and the fourth main entry in the Borderlands series. It is to be released on September 13, 2019 ...more
  • 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 Wars ...more
  • Cyberpunk 2077 is an cyberpunk action role-playing video game developed and published by CD Projekt. The game was released for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC in 2020 and for PlayStation 5 and Xbox ...more
  • 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 game ...more
  • Call of Duty: Warzone is a free-to-play battle royale video game released on March 10, 2020, for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and Microsoft Windows. The game is a part of the 2019 title Call of Duty: ...more
  • Call of Duty: Ghosts is a 2013 first-person shooter video game developed by Infinity Ward, with assistance from Raven Software, Neversoft and Certain Affinity. Published by Activision, it is the ...more
  • Call of Duty: Black Ops III is a first-person shooter video game, developed by Treyarch and published by Activision. It is the twelfth entry in the Call of Duty series and the sequel to the 2012 ...more
  • 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 and ...more
  • Far Cry 4 is an open world action-adventure first-person shooter video game developed by Ubisoft Montreal and published by Ubisoft for the PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360, Xbox One, and ...more
  • Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War is a first-person shooter video game developed by Treyarch and Raven Software and published by Activision. It is the sixth installment of the Black Ops series, and ...more
  • Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare is a 2016 first-person shooter video game developed by Infinity Ward and published by Activision, and the thirteenth primary installment in the Call of Duty series. The ...more
  • 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 its ...more
  • Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 (stylized as Call of Duty: Black Ops IIII) is a multiplayer first-person shooter developed by Treyarch and published by Activision. It is scheduled to be released worldwide ...more
  • Call of Duty: WWII is a 2017 first-person shooter video game developed by Sledgehammer Games and published by Activision. The game is set in the European theatre, and is centered around a squad in ...more
  • Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare is a first-person shooter video game published by Activision. The eleventh major installment in the Call of Duty series. Advanced Warfare, like the other Call of Duty ...more
  • 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 One ...more