Developer and publisher: Developed by IO Interactive and published by Square Enix

Status: Coming soon!

PC Release Date: November 20, 2012

Platform: PC, Xbox 360, PS3, Cloud (OnLive)

Genres: Stealth, third-person shooter

Mode(s): Asynchronous multiplayer and Single player

Hitman: Absolution is the upcoming fifth title in the Hitman series. The game's story will further delve into the mysterious life of Agent 47, the series' protagonist. The game will take place in the United States, and will feature an online option. In addition, the game will feature "instinct mode" which will allow 47 to predict enemy patrol routes, much like the "sonar vision" that was featured in Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell: Conviction, "eagle sense" in Assassins Creed: Revelations and "detective mode" in Batman: Arkham Asylum.

What to Expect

Showcasing Glacier 2 technology HITMAN: ABSOLUTION has been built from the ground up, boasting a cinematic story, distinctive art direction and highly original game and sound design.

Freedom of Choice: Stalk your prey, fight them head on or adapt as you go along. As Agent 47 the choice is yours thanks to highly evolved gameplay mechanics and a ground-breaking AI system.

Experience a Living, Breathing World: In the world of Hitman: Absolution every moment can become a story as unique characters, rich dialogue and Hollywood standard performances combine to create a gameplay experience like no other.

Disguises: As Agent 47, the identity of almost anyone you meet is yours for the taking. Immobilise your prey, steal their outfit and use your instinct to blend in and deceive your enemies.

Instinct Mode: See the world through the eyes of Agent 47 and become the world’s deadliest assassin. Using Hitman: Absolution’s Instinct Mode you’ll predict enemy movement, discover new ways to kill and use high powered weaponry with deadly accuracy.

Hitman: Absolution and Hitman: Absolution Professional Edition is available to pre-order at $49.99 and $58.99 on

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