With the Beta not going live for PC players until February 19th, today PlayStation players who pre-ordered the full HITMAN experience got an early glimpse at the first mission in the game – Prologue, which features Agent 47’s first ever meeting with his long-time handler, Diana Burnwood. HITMAN’s Prologue takes place twenty years before the Paris Showstopper mission and is set inside a secret ICA training facility.
The Prologue features two free-form training hits, which will introduce players to the features and mechanics of the upcoming HITMAN game. The Prologue will also be available as part of the first episode of HITMAN releasing March 11th, 2016. We had the chance to experience the Beta first hand and took some great screenshots of our first encounter with the infamous Agent 47, check them out below [Warning Spoilers lie ahead]
The only way to guarantee access to the HITMAN Beta is to pre-order the game digitally on PlayStation 4 via PSN or PC via Steam. Alternatively, you can pre-order the Collector’s Edition. Access to the HITMAN Beta is available for the pre-orders of the Full Experience, Intro Pack and Collector’s Edition.
The PS4 Beta is scheduled to start at 11:00 CET on February 12th 2016 and ends on February 15th at 11:00 CET. In the US, the PS4 Beta is scheduled to start at 08:00 PST on February 12th and ends on February 15th at 08:00 PST. Finally, the PC Beta is scheduled to start at 11:00 CET on February 19th 2016 and ends on February 22nd at 11:00 CET worldwide.
HITMAN will launch on March 11th for the PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and Windows PC. The HITMAN beta starts on February 12th through February 15th on PlayStation 4 and February 19th through February 21st on PC.