Ubisoft has confirmed that Tom Clancy’s Splinter Cell® Blacklist™ will be available for the Wii U on August 20 in North America, alongside the Xbox 360®, PlayStation®3 and Windows PC versions, delivering a unique gaming experience that puts players in the role of special operative and 4th Echelon leader, Sam Fisher. Showcasing enhanced gameplay features using the Wii U GamePad, Tom Clancy’s Splinter Cell Blacklist allows players to operate innovative gadgets, execute Killing in Motion efficiently to take out enemies and move through the environment, and intuitively switch between weapons, among other features. The GamePad touch screen along with motion-based inputs are sure to immerse fans and gamers alike in this thrilling modern-day adventure.
In Tom Clancy’s Splinter Cell Blacklist, players take on the role of lethal operative Sam Fisher who must stop an international terrorist group behind The Blacklist, a series of escalating attacks on US assets. Operating under the newly formed Fourth Echelon unit, Sam Fisher and his team will use any means necessary to prevent the next deadly assault.
Delivering a gripping modern-day storyline, the game brings back core elements of the franchise and incorporates a new level of technical innovation and design to create the biggest Splinter Cell to date. Tom Clancy’s Splinter Cell Blacklist will push the series to even greater heights by offering a complete package where single-player, co-op and multiplayer are tied to a universal economy system supporting a wide variety of play styles. Ghost players want to remain undetected; they analyze and plan the best way to go unseen. Panther players look for lethality in the most efficient and silent way. Assault players rely on instincts and are about open fire.