Those who pre-order Hitman: Absolution
will be rewarded with the ability to play a standalone experience in the shape of Hitman: Sniper Challenge
. This game will be made available from May 15th and tasks players with taking out CEO of Stallion Armaments, Richard Strong, Jr., along with his entourage of bodyguards. The Kazo TRG
sniper rifle and other upgrades can then be brought across into the Hitman: Absolution campaign, while an online leaderboard will allow players to compare their sniping abilities with others around the world.Brand Director of the Hitman Franchise
, Jon Brooke, said that this experience is the best possible reward for fans of the series. Brooke said, “Hitman: Sniper Challenge is a way of thanking customers and giving them a taste of Agent 47’s skills from the moment they pre-order the game.” Hitman: Absolution will be released worldwide on November 20th.