Hitman 3 Xbox Series X: Release Date, Platforms, Locations, Trailer, Price, Pre-Load, Pre-Order, everything you need to know

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Hitman 3 is set to kick off 2021 when it releases later this week and will see the conclusion of the World of Assassination trilogy, which began with the 2016 Hitman reboot.

Latest News - 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.

Locations Revealed

Hitman 3 will feature six new locations to play in and cause havoc across.

These locations are,

  • Dubai, UAE
  • Dartmoor, United Kingdom
  • Berlin, Germany
  • Chongqing, China
  • Mendoza, Argentina
  • Carpathian Mountains, Romania

It's a global tour for Agent 47 as Hitman 3 arrives, but where will you head to first?

Release Date

Hitman 3 is set to launch worldwide on January 20th on all platforms.


Hitman 3 is due to launch on PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S, Google Stadia, PC via Epic Games Store, and Nintendo Switch via cloud gaming.


It has been said that the trilogy of Hitman games will take up less than 100GB in total.

This would also indicate that all three games will link together as one, much like Hitman 1 and 2 do.

Hitman 3 China Key Art
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CONCLUSION: Hitman 3 will wrap up the World Of Assassination trilogy.

Players that launch Hitman 2 can see all of the missions from Hitman 1 and if they're installed then are playable from within Hitman 2.

This makes the trilogy one seamless story, rather than three separate games.

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Day 1 Patch

IO interactive have confirmed that Hitman 3 will be getting day 1 patch, which will add many pieces of content to the game, including the levels that aren't included in the base game installation.

"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."


The standard edition of HITMAN 3 will cost £49.99 on PC, and £59.99 on Next Gen consoles.

The Deluxe Edition includes new content and will cost £74.99 on PC and £79.99 on PS5 and Xbox Series X|S.

Purchasing the game will also grant a free upgrade to the next gen version.

Deluxe Edition

The Deluxe Edition of Hitman 3 contains the following:

  • Hitman 3
  • Deluxe Escalation Contracts
  • Deluxe items and garments
  • The digital book "World of HITMAN"
  • The digital soundtrack
  • Director's comments


The game is available for pre-order, which will also get you the ‘Trinity Pack’ digital content.

Agent 47 holding a silenced pistol in promotional art for Hitman 3.
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The Trinity Pack will include various items such as briefcases, weapons and suits that represent the HITMAN trilogy.

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Shaping The Narrative

Ahead of its release, IO Interactive have given players a look behind the scenes and the thought process behind the story of Hitman 3 and the World of Assassination Trilogy as a whole.

READ MORE: WATCH Hitman 3 reveals brand new behind the scenes trailer


The gameplay trailer for HITMAN 3 looks epic!

Understandably, the world of the assassin involves plenty of death, and the trailer gives us a taste of what we can expect upon release.

Opening Cinematic

Ahead of its release, the opening cinematic for Hitman 3 has been revealed.

Dubai Gameplay Footage

The first five minutes of the Dubai level has been released, showcasing what to expect when Hitman 3 launches later this month.

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