Hitman 3 is one of the first big releases of 2021, and it's fantastic news for PS5 players.
Sony's Next Gen console looks to be the best platform, to play on but why?
Latest - Pre-Load
Players on PlayStation or Xbox platforms will be able to pre-load the game, ready to start playing as soon as it hits unlock time.
PC Players won't be able to pre-load, and instead will have to begin downloading the game once it unlocks at 8am EST/1pm GMT.
Hitman 3 is set to release on Wednesday, 20 January on Windows PC, PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S, Nintendo Switch and Google Stadia.
The game was announced in June this year during the PlayStation 5 reveal event and is being independently developed by IO Interactive.
Behind the Scenes Trailer
Take a look into the development of Hitman 3 in this trailer of how the IO title was made.
Price and pre-order
You can pre-order Hitman 3 from Amazon on PS5 for £54.99 / $59.99.
Day 1 Patch
"HITMAN 3 will require a day one patch for all disc users. The day one patch will be automatically applied to digital players. This patch will include access to the VR mode for PlayStation users and will include the remaining locations that are not included on the disc."
Purchasing the game on PS4 will give you a free upgrade to PS5.
Players can also purchase the Deluxe Edition of the game, which contains the following:
- A copy of the game
- Deluxe Escalation Contracts
- Deluxe items and garments
- The digital book "World of HITMAN"
- The digital soundtrack
- Director's comments
This special edition costs £74.99 / $79.99.
The game is presumed to make the most of the extra resources of Sony's next-generation console to give users a better experience.
The PS5 supports ray tracing, better resolution in both the output image and textures and a higher level of frames per second, so that's what we could expect for this title.
The following video gives us proof of what the game will look like running on the PlayStation 5:
All the marketing material that has come out so far are images or videos of the game running on the new console, so expect it to be the best platform t to play on.
All six locations for Hitman 3 have been revealed, they are,
- Dubai, UAE
- Dartmoor, United Kingdom
- Berlin, Germany
- Chongqing, China
- Mendoza, Argentina
- Carpathian Mountains, Romania
There's plenty to explore in the Hitman 3 world, but where will you head to first?