A Sam Fisher for the instances
A brand new job itemizing on Ubisoft’s profession web page signifies the Splinter Cell remake can be modifying the story of the unique. Particularly, they’re looking at updating it for a “modern-day” viewers.
As noticed by PSU, a scriptwriter opening for the Splinter Cell remake is open on Ubisoft’s web site. Alongside engaged on the Snowdrop engine to rebuild a stealth traditional, it seems to be just like the writing workers may even be retooling the narrative.
Right here’s an excerpt from the itemizing:
“Utilizing the primary Splinter Cell sport as our basis we’re rewriting and updating the story for a modern-day viewers. We wish to preserve the spirit and themes of the unique sport whereas exploring our characters and the world to make them extra genuine and plausible. As a Scriptwriter at Ubisoft Toronto, you’ll be part of the Narrative group and assist create a cohesive and compelling narrative expertise for a brand new viewers of Splinter Cell followers.”
It’s unclear what that entails, outdoors of probably incorporating trendy concepts into the spy story. Perhaps Sam must quietly distribute meals deliveries alongside his meant route. Or maybe he’ll get distracted throughout a pivotal second when one in every of his tweets goes viral. We do dwell in actually bizarre instances.
The return of Splinter Cell
The Splinter Cell remake received confirmed on the finish of 2021. Ubisoft Toronto is heading up improvement on the remake, utilizing the identical Snowdrop engine powering Avatar: Frontiers of Pandora.
The group’s been fairly quiet since although, outdoors of confirming a couple of issues. The brand new-old Splinter Cell will stay linear and never open-world, so in some methods it undoubtedly feels like they’re adhering to the unique.
Nonetheless, a “trendy” story for Sam has me, on the very least, curious. Hopefully we study some extra concerning the Splinter Cell remake quickly.