Tom Clancy’s Splinter Cell Blacklist

Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell Blacklist

A nice basket of information has been revealed recently surrounding Tom Clancy’s Splinter Cell: Blacklist. This post will have everything we know so far about this tactical stealth game!

Boxart!

The official boxart for Splinter Cell Blacklist has been revealed along with an announcement that the game will infact be on the Wii U as well as PC, Xbox 360, and PlayStation 3. We’ve also received confirmation of a release date which is August 20 in the US, August 22 in Europe and August 23 in the UK. Along with the boxart we also have details of the collectors editions of the game which is set to include three editions, The 5th Freedom Edition which is exclusive to Game in the UK, The 5th Freedom Silver Edition, and The Ultimatum Edition.

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The 5th Freedom Edition contains:

  • A Sam Fisher figurine (24cm)
  • A steelbook case
  • A 96 page graphic novel, Splinter Cell Echoes
  • Single and Multiplayer Co-op maps: Dead Coast and Billionaire’s Yacht
    • Unlockable digital items
    • 5 pieces of gear: Gold Goggles and Amber Goggles, Ghost Boots, Armored Boots and Tactical Gloves
    • 5 suits: Elite Digital Ghillie Suit, Spy Suit, Mercenary Suit, Upper Echelon Suit and Eclipse Suit
    • 5 Weapons: VSS Sniper Rifle, M1014 Tactical Shotgun, HK 416 Assault Rifle F40, Pistol and Crossbow

The 5th Freedom Silver Edition contains the same but the Steelbook case, the Figurine, and the box has a silver finish.

The Ultimatum Edition contains:

  • Special-Ops Digital Watch
  • A 24 page Splinter Cell Echoes Graphic Novel
  • Single and Multiplayer Co-op maps: Dead Coast and Billionaire’s Yacht
    • Unlockable digital items:
    • 2 pieces of gear: Gold Goggles and Ghost Boots
    • 1 Suit: Upper Echelon Suit

There are also some pre-order bonuses; The Upper Echelon Day 1 Edition another exclusive to Game, and some additional content if you pre-order from Amazon.

The Upper Echelon Day 1 Edition contains:

  • The Dead coast single player and coop map
  • A pair of gold goggles
  • The legendary Upper Echelon Suit
  • Early access to the HK 416 Assault Rifle
  • Elite Digital Ghillie Suit

And pre-orders from Amazon recieve:

  • The Dead coast single player and coop map
  • A pair of gold goggles
  • The legendary Upper Echelon Suit
  • Tactical Gloves
  • Early access to M1014 Tactical Shotgun

With that out of the way we can move onto the next part!

Trailers!

We’ve got two juicy trailers for you, the one above is the gameplay trailer which features some of the unique abilities that Sam Fisher will have available to him as well as some pretty sweet takedowns!

Below we’ve got the Wii U trailer, which confirms even more that development for Nintendo’s latest console is well under way. The trailer shows off how the unique gamepad is a perfect fit for this game with the ability to use gadgets and camera’s like you would in the field.

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Splinter Cell Blacklist is heading to Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, and PC on August 20 in the US, August 22 in Europe and August 23 in the UK, as well as Wii U (date to be confirmed).

 

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