Earlier we reported that Ubisoft has filed a new trademark for a Splinter Cell game. The new trademark application was filed on May 15, 2017, and might hint at a reboot for the series. The filing only mentions “Splinter Cell” which is an indication of something entirely new.
The trademark was accepted on May 18, 2017, three days after its filing. Interestingly, it is the same day Ubisoft Middle East shared a very interesting Tweet, possibly teasing Sam Fisher’s return. The Twitter account shared the following Tweet, showing the Sam Fisher 4th echelon outfit from Blacklist as DLC for Wildlands.
العميل سام فيشير يخترق عصابة سانتا بلانكا
المزيد قريبا… pic.twitter.com/bAcYe3t8J4
— Ubisoft ME (@Ubisoft_ME) May 18, 2017
The brief video might not mean anything at all but it is interesting how they shared the video on the same day. It is an intriguing scenario but until we have official confirmation, possibly at E3 2017, we should keep our expectations in check.
Ubisoft E3 2017 conference times – Monday, June 12
UK: 9pm (BST)
Europe: 10pm (CEST)
West Coast US: 1pm (PDT)
East Coast US: 4pm (EDT)
The last time we saw Sam Fisher was back in 2013 when Ubisoft released Splinter Cell: Blacklist. The game featured themes of terrorism and some counties fighting back against the United States. It was somewhat different from previous Splinter Cell games and featured much larger environments for the players to explore and take different routes. It was the most technically sounds games in the series with deep gameplay and a strong story, setting the bar for future installments.
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