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Snipers vs Thieves celebrates 25 million players with a massive update

Over 100 additions and improvements for this smash hit game.

Snipers vs Thieves
© Foxglove Studios

Snipers vs Thieves, developed by Foxglove Studios and published by PlayStack, has reached a massive 25 million players and is celebrating by releasing it’s biggest game changing update ever. Snipers vs Thieves is a mobile game with a pretty unique way of playing as you can either be a thief or a sniper.

When playing as a thief your aim is to escape with the loot you have just robbed whilst avoiding being shot by a sniper. When playing as the sniper your job is to prevent the thieves from reaching the getaway van and escaping with all the swag. What makes this more interesting is that all of the thieves and the sniper are controlled by real players creating a recipe for some great 1 vs 4 action.

You can check out the official launch trailer below:

Jan Lechner, Executive Producer at Foxglove Studios said:

“We are completely floored to see that in little more than twelve months since our global launch we have amassed more than 25 million players. This huge update is entirely for our fans, and for months we have been obsessed with making sure every player’s request has been listened to. It’s our way of saying thanks for making Snipers vs Thieves such a wonderful game to work on and such an incredible success story so far.”

Harvey Elliott, Chief Executive at PlayStack, added:

“Snipers vs Thieves is immensely fun, easy to enjoy and incredibly popular with stellar ratings from our audience. We are sure that the 25 million players who have already enjoyed the game will love this huge update just as much as we do.”

The new update offers players new game modes, new weapons and gadgets, a redesigned interface plus a single player mode. You can read a summary below.

New ways to play

  • Thief race: There is only 1 seat in the getaway van, beat your temamates to it to win
  • Pro thief mode: Earn much bigger rewards but you lose if just one of your clan get taken out.
  • Single player horde mode: As the sniper take on wave after wave of AI controlled thieves

New Sniper gear

  • Triggered explosives: Throw mines into the path of the thieves and watch them get blown sky high
  • Rail gun: A very powerful gun that can see through and shoot through objects. Only available to use for a few seconds
  • Air strike: Rain death from above with this over the top attack
  • Turrets: Place auto-aiming turrets around the play area to gain an edge

Thief power ups

  • Vampire run: Run as fast as a vampire but while you do your health drains quickly
  • Teleport: Use to teleport behind a piece of cover of your choice
  • Dodge gadget: Gain godlike reflexes to dodge incoming bullets
  • Buddy speed: Freeze one of your thief crew for a few seconds, once they break free they receive a massive speed boost.

Snipers vs Thieves is free to play now on iOS and Android.

You can join the Facebook community here.

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