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Splinter Cell: Blacklist

Spies Vs. Mercs Revamped For Splinter Cell Blacklist
by Liz Lanier on Jul 29, 2013 at 12:50 PM
Platform Wii U, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, PC
Publisher Ubisoft
Developer Ubisoft Toronto
Rating Mature

Some people have so much Splinter Cell withdraw, they feel the need to act out Spies vs. Mercs in real life. That won't be necessary though, as Spies vs. Mercs multiplayer will be returning to Splinter Cell Blacklist with two ways to play: classic and Blacklist. A new video from Ubisoft gives a closer look at the revamped mode.

The Blacklist version of Spies vs. Mercs is four-versus-four, unlike the classic mode. 

Like in previous games, there's a big distinction between playing as spies or mercenaries. As a spy, a third-person view is used as there is a larger emphasis on environment and maneuvering as discreetly as possible. Mercs play in first-person, and get to focus on the shoot 'em up gameplay they love.

In this video, community developer Zach Cooper and level design director Geoff Ellenor walk viewers through a multiplayer match from the spy perspective. 


A video detailing the merc experience is planned for release later.

For more information, check out our hands-on preview with Spies vs. Mercs – or watch a single-player mission from the game if that's more your style.

Splinter Cell Blacklist is coming to Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, PC, and Wii U August 20.

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