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Sniper Elite V2 is free on Steam for the next 24 hours

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Watch out! Something is travelling into your eyeball at a frankly absurd speed. No, it's not a bullet; rather, it's the information that Sniper Elite V2 is completely free right now. Grab the game at any point during the next 24 hours and it'll be yours to keep forever. Perforating the internal organs of an opposing soldier has never been so cheap.

I had some problems with Sniper Elite V2, but it's hard not to recommend at this price. For all its issues, it's a game that for much of its campaign features passable stealth and engaging long-range shooting.

If nothing else, it's a good chance to catch up on the series before Sniper Elite 3. The open-world sequel promises to be a much less claustrophobic battle of ballistics, and sounds more promising because of it .

Head over to Sniper Elite V2's Steam page to claim your free copy.

Phil has been writing for PC Gamer for nearly a decade, starting out as a freelance writer covering everything from free games to MMOs. He eventually joined full-time as a news writer, before moving to the magazine to review immersive sims, RPGs and Hitman games. Now he leads PC Gamer's UK team, but still sometimes finds the time to write about his ongoing obsessions with Destiny 2, GTA Online and Apex Legends. When he's not levelling up battle passes, he's checking out the latest tactics game or dipping back into Guild Wars 2. He's largely responsible for the whole Tub Geralt thing, but still isn't sorry.