Square Enix Announces Hitman: Absolution Professional Edition & Retailer Pre-Order Bonuses

Square Enix has announced the Hitman: Absolution Professional Edition, in addition to various retailer pre-order bonuses.

The Professional Edition includes: a premium hardcover art book with a foreword from Game Director Tore Blystad, a behind-the-scenes “making of” video, and a clamshell box. Weapons included in the Professional Edition include: The Agency Jagd P22G pistol (a stealthy weapon), the Agency HX UMP submachine gun and the Agency SPS 12 semi-automatic shotgun (for head-on fights with enemies).

Hitman: Absolution also has the following retailer bonuses:

  • Gamers who pre-order from Amazon.com will receive the Bartoli Custom Pistol, “an engineered precision weapon” with sight and silencer.
  • Gamers who pre-order from Best Buy will receive the Bronson 1928M SMG, a submachine gun with high fire rate and power.
  • Gamers who pre-order GameStop will receive the Sniper Rifle: Agency Kazo TRG, which has an upgradable scope and silencer.
  • Finally, gamers who pre-order from Walmart will receive the Krugermeier 2-2 Pistol, an accurate stealth weapon with a built-in silencer.

More pre-order bonuses for Hitman: Absolution will be announced in May.

To view the Professional Edition and the retailer pre-order bonuses, click on the Media Gallery below:

Hitman: Absolution is currently scheduled to be released for PS3, Xbox 360, and PC sometime in 2012.

Will you be picking up Hitman: Absolution‘s Professional Edition? What do you think of the pre-order bonuses? Let us know in the comments below!