Hitman Sniper Challenge is free-to-play via Core Online

Square adds sniper-focused mode to its PC digital service

PC gamers can now download Hitman Sniper Challenge for free via Square's Core Online service.


Core Online is a digital platform launched by Square in August 2012 which serves up games to play for up to 20 minutes a day for free, or pay a subscription fee for unlimited access. Game saves and achievements are managed in the cloud, and can be accessed from supported browsers Chrome, Firefox and Internet Explorer.

Other games available include Hitman: Blood Money and Tomb: Raider Underworld.

Hitman: Sniper Challenge is a single sniping mission originally offered for free to those who pre-ordered Hitman: Absolution.

Hitman: Absolution launched on Xbox 360, PS3 and PC in January.