SQUARE ENIX, INC. AND IO INTERACTIVE ANNOUNCE HITMAN HD: TRILOGY LIMITED EDITION
Limited Edition Includes Art Book with Reinterpretations of Classic HITMAN Moments
Square Enix, Inc., the publisher of SQUARE ENIX® interactive entertainment products in the Americas, and IO Interactive A/S, a Square Enix studio, today confirmed details for the HITMAN® HD: TRILOGY limited edition. Set for release on January 29 in North America, the limited edition includes an art book with 22 artist reinterpretations of classic moments throughout the Hitman series.
To celebrate, Square Enix also announced www.WhoIs47.com, a site where fans can buy one-of-a-kind autographed lithographs that will be showcased in the limited edition for $47 each. The site also serves as the hub for an art contest where fans are encouraged to submit their own art paying homage to their favorite moments from Hitman Contracts®, Hitman 2: Silent Assassin® and Hitman Blood Money®. The grand prize winner will receive a custom Agent 47® Xbox® 360 video game and entertainment system from Microsoft. More information and official rules for the contest can be found at: www.WhoIs47.com.
HITMAN HD: TRILOGY is a deadly combination of games including Hitman Contracts, Hitman 2: Silent Assassin and Hitman Blood Money. Players will experience over 75 hits across more than 40 intense levels across three classic Hitman games, all presented in glorious HD. HITMAN HD: TRILOGY will be released for PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system and Xbox 360 for $39.99 in North America. HITMAN HD: TRILOGY also includes HTIMAN®: SNIPER CHALLENGE™, the stand-alone sniper experience given to those who pre-ordered HITMAN: ABSOLUTION. Items unlocked in this version of the HITMAN: SNIPER CHALLENGE are not transferable to any other game.
The standard and limited editions of HITMAN HD: TRILOGY are scheduled for release in North America on January 29, 2013 for $39.99 for the PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system, and Xbox 360. HITMAN® HD: TRILOGY is rated M for Mature. Please visit the ESRB website for more information about ratings.
About the Hitman franchise:
The creation of IO Interactive™, the Hitman franchise got its start in 2000 with the release of Hitman: Codename 47® for PC. It has become an award-winning, multi-million selling videogame franchise. Agent 47, the games’ iconic central character, is a genetically enhanced clone, engineered into a highly skilled assassin. The franchise has boasted videogames, a major motion picture, books, comics, merchandise collectibles and amassed a voracious global fan base. Agent 47 celebrates his long awaited comeback with HITMAN: ABSOLUTION, now available across North America, Europe and PAL territories for the PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system, Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft and Windows PC.
About IO Interactive
IO Interactive, a Square Enix Studio, is the creative force behind some of the most talked-about multiplatform videogames to emerge in the last decade. Starting with the praised and ground-breaking Hitman series, IO Interactive has since developed the cult classic “FREEDOM FIGHTERS®”, the controversial “KANE & LYNCH®” series and the adorable “MINI NINJAS®”. Dedication to creating original IP and unforgettable characters and experiences are the hallmarks of IO Interactive.
About Square Enix, Inc.
Square Enix, Inc. develops, publishes, distributes and licenses SQUARE ENIX®, EIDOS® and TAITO® branded entertainment content throughout the Americas as part of the Square Enix Group. The Square Enix Group operates a global network of leading development studios and boasts a valuable portfolio of intellectual property, including: FINAL FANTASY®, which has sold over 97 million units worldwide; DRAGON QUEST®, which has sold over 57 million units worldwide; TOMB RAIDER®, which has sold over 35 million units worldwide; and the legendary SPACE INVADERS®. Square Enix, Inc. is a U.S.-based, wholly-owned subsidiary of Square Enix Holdings Co., Ltd.