Officially announced just over a year ago, the Splinter Cell remake is talking about him again today through a long video that gives us some details about the future of the franchise, but also some first artwork!
This remake of Splinter Cell should revive the franchise
It is therefore a 20-minute video that Ubisoft is sharing with us today to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the franchise. It was indeed on November 17, 2002 that Tom Clancy’s Splinter Cell was released as an Xbox exclusive (temporary). The return of Sam Fisher is planned with a remake of the first opus, and today we have some first details about him.
- The developers say that the power of today’s machines will allow them to create a much more detailed world than before and improve the game’s artificial intelligence and guard behavior.
- The Snowdrop engine enables advanced Ray Trace Global illumination as well as enhanced audio with occlusion techniques where sounds will be absorbed by different types of materials.
- The Splinter Cell remake will be able to be completed from start to finish without eliminating a single enemy if desired.
- With this remake, the developers want to “lay a good foundation for the future of the franchise”, implying that other games are already in the pipeline.
- The heart of the original experience will be there, but the developers are also exploring the addition of some new features or elements taken from other Splinter Cell games.
- The game is still in the early stages of production. The developers warn that they will remain silent for a while before revealing more.
For the moment, we do not know when this remake of Splinter Cell will be released, or even on which platforms.
As a reminder, Ubisoft has announced that the game will be redone from scratch and that certain design elements will be reworked in order to correlate with player expectations. Splinter Cell Remake will of course be a linear game and not an open world.