Splinter Cell: Chaos Theory Is Currently Free for PC Until November 25th
Splinter Cell: Chaos Theory is currently downloadable for free from the Ubisoft store. The game’s following has been asking for another installment for the franchise since it was released in 2005. To date, Ubisoft has kept mum about whether or not they have another Splinter Cell title planned—although unverified sources have claimed that a mainline game is in the works. With that said, fans will have to make do with the classics.
Splinter Cell: Chaos Theory, which is usually priced at $9.99 at the Ubisoft store, can be downloaded for free until November 25th at 2pm. Players will need Ubisoft Connect to be able to play it, however.
Ubisoft has decided to give it away for a limited time as part of their 35th anniversary celebration. They also offered a free copy of the PC version of Assassin’s Creed Chronicles Trilogy earlier this month.
Splinter Cell: Chaos Theory is set in a dystopian future of the 2008 era—a time set to have aggressive information warfare that needs a more careful approach. The game’s main character, Sam Fisher, is extremely skilled at sneaking around, which is a perfect skillset for the backstory.
Splinter Cell: Chaos Theory provided its fans with a new sense of choice that multiple stealth games did not have at the time. Players were able to decide their loadouts prior to each mission—whether they go lethal or non-lethal—as well as carry out the mission and gain the information that they need to complete it. This was regarded as the game’s best feature, and is also said to be the main reason that Splinter Cell fans keep asking for a new game in the series.
There is one thing that the Splinter Cell community is concerned about. Since it has been such a long time since the last release—paired with Ubisoft’s apparent direction towards live service games—fans are worried that Splinter Cell’s nature will be sacrificed in the name of monetization.
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