Hitman: Absolution screenshots leaked

Internet offers pre-emptive first look at IO sequel

The first Hitman: Absolution screenshots have seemingly leaked online ahead of E3, thanks to a Spanish website.

The IO sequel is due to see its debut trailer drop at the Los Angeles expo on Wednesday, June 8 at at 10:47am PDT (6:47pm BST).


However, a behind-closed-doors showing for the IO-developed sequel looks likely for this Sunday, June 5, after we caught wind of a secret part of Hitman developer IO Interactive's website, calling for our presence at a very special event.

IO says Agent 47 will face his "most dangerous contract to date" in the game, which is being built using Glacier 2 - proprietary technology developed by the Danish studio - and is set for release next year.

According to publisher Square Enix's official blurb: "Betrayed by those he trusted and hunted by the police, Agent 47 finds himself at the centre of a dark conspiracy and must embark on a personal journey through a corrupt and twisted world, in his search for the truth."