Due to some reasons beyond Rebellion’s control, Sniper Elite 5 was removed from the Epic Games Store

As per the news floating around the internet, it claims that due to unpredictable situations, Sniper Elite 5 was removed from the Epic Games Store. Rebellion has issued an apology to players who had hoped to purchase Sniper Elite 5 through the Epic Games Store. The game was supposed to be launched this week on Epic Games Store with the other versions of the game, which are currently available on Steam and Windows Store for Xbox One, Xbox Series X/S, Xbox Game Pass, PS4, PS5, and PC.

Due to some reasons beyond Rebellion's control, Sniper Elite 5 was removed from the Epic Games Store

As per the sources, even though it was offered for pre-order on the Epic Games Store, the game was taken from the store before release, and refunds were granted for unknown reasons. According to Rebellion, they released the following statement to VGC in response to the matter. Sniper Elite 5 was not accessible on the Epic Store at debut due to reasons beyond their control, however, it will be available in the near future. They also expressed regret for the disruption to the gaming community. Right now, what we know is that Epic Game Store presently lists the game as “coming soon.”

Due to some reasons beyond Rebellion's control, Sniper Elite 5 was removed from the Epic Games Store

As per the statement on the game’s support site, it claims that Users should have gotten a refund if they pre-ordered from Epic. Please contact them here if they haven’t already. Despite requesting one, some Twitter users claimed to have received a refund for the game earlier this month.

Coming to the game, Sniper Elite 5 is a game set in 1944 in France, in which players assume the character of an elite member of a US Rangers group. Players take on the role of Karl Fairburne and collaborate with the French Resistance to thwart a secret Nazi initiative that threatens to finish the war before the Allies have a chance to participate. This game can be playable solo or with a friend in co-op mode. Invasion mode is also included in the game, which allows players to enter another player’s game and hunt them down. In some scenarios, players can summon a second sharpshooter to assist them.