In a newsletter sent out on June 5, Ubisoft stated that gamers can, "Unleash the power of the most lethal agent to ever exist. You are Sam Fisher, and have freedom to go above the law to protect innocents against a series of global terror attacks known as Blacklist."
The game will be set years after the events of Conviction
, Third Echelon has been disbanded and Fisher is tasked with building its successor, Fourth Echelon. Unlike its predecessor, this new agency is lead by Fisher and will answers solely to the President of the United States.
Besides having a new agency, Fisher will have a series of new gadgets and weapons
at his disposal. More information regarding the plot and game-play will be available in the future.
Ubisoft is expected to release Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell: Blacklist
sometime during Spring 2013 for the PlayStation 3, Xbox 360 and PC but gamers can pre-order now
Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell: Blacklist
will be the seventh installment in the Splinter Cell
-series, an espionage themed stealth action game.