IO Interactive, a Square Enix studio have launched the PC version of Hitman: Sniper Challenge, Sniper Challenge is an exclusive standalone sniping game which is available as part of Hitman: Absolution’s pre-order incentives, players will get instant access to Sniper Challenge as soon as they pre-order Hitman: Absolution.
Hittman: Sniper Challenge is not part of the main game, but a stand-alone experience to reward fans who pre-order Hitman: Absolution. Players can don the suit of Agent 47 as he takes on an exclusive assassination assignment. From a balcony overlooking a rooftop gathering, players will be tasked with taking out Richard Strong, Jr., CEO of Stallion Armaments, along with his entire staff of bodyguards. Skilled players will capitalize on score multipliers, hidden secrets, unlock equipment upgrades and marvel at the many creative ways one can discretely dispose of a body while they work to fulfil their contract in the most efficient way possible.
For the past few months, Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 users have been competing for the top leaderboard spot for the prize of “ultimate sniper assassin”. Square Enix also plans to showcase the PC version of Hitman: Absolution for the first time at Gamescom 2012 in Cologne Germany, you can check out the full line-up for more details.
“IO is fully committed to delivering a PC version of Hitman: Absolution that lives up to the high standards of our PC community,” said Jon Brooke, Brand Director of the Hitman Franchise. “Hitman: Sniper Challenge will give them a first taste of what’s to come.”