It’s official, Ubisoft’s remaking Splinter Cell

It's official, Ubisoft's remaking Splinter CellUbisoft’s remaking 2002’s Splinter Cell

Earlier today, Ubisoft confirmed that they have started work on a Splinter Cell Remake, a from-the-ground-up reimagining of the 2002 classic. The game will be made by Ubisoft Toronto, the lead studio behind Far Cry 6, and will be made suing Ubisoft’s Snowdrop Engine.

Ubisoft’s remake of Splinter Cell is being made with “next-generation visuals” in mind, which means that the game will likely be exclusive to PC, Xbox Series X/S and PlayStation 5. That said, next-generation exclusivity has not been confirmed.

This new game will act as a “solid base” for future Splinter Cell games. Currently, the game is “in the very earliest stages of development”. This means that Ubisoft currently has no gameplay of screenshots to show us. Like the original game, Splinter Cell will be a linear stealth game, keeping the spirit of the early games intact while recreating the game with modern visuals.

Ubisoft has greenlit the development of a Splinter Cell remake that will draw from the rich canvas of the brand. Led by Ubisoft Toronto, the game will be rebuilt from the ground up using Ubisoft’s own Snowdrop engine to deliver new-generation visuals and gameplay, and the dynamic lighting and shadows the series is known for. With more Splinter Cell on the horizon, Ubisoft News spoke with some of the developers that launched the original game 19 years ago and some that are working on the remake to find out exactly what set Splinter Cell apart from the competition.

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