The Snipetron was suddenly removed from the game's Market in Update 8 and can no longer be obtained. According to the developers, the Snipetron's use of standard bullets in lieu of energy projectiles did not fit the lore of the Corpus, and it was removed as a result.
Players were able to obtain a Snipetron Vandal and a Blueprint for the normal Snipetron through the Informant Event after killing 20 Informers. The developers admitted that this was an apology for the Snipetron's sudden removal. Following the event, any piece of content to be removed from the market is now given a week's advance notice.
As this was the first true sniper rifle in the game, GrineerBallista were equipped with this weapon before the Vulkar was introduced.
The Snipertron shares an identical appearance with the Lanka, which effectively replaced it as the Corpus sniper rifle.