Hitman 3 Gets a VR Mode Trailer

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Hitman 3 has a new trailer showing off the target-shoving, outfit-stealing VR mode.

Hitman 3, the final entry in the murder sandbox series, will be released on the 20th of January for the PC, Playstation 4 and 5, Xbox One,  Xbox Series S/X and (through cloud gaming) the Nintendo Switch. However, the Playstation version of the game will feature a Playstation VR mode, allowing you to get up close and personal with your targets.

We’ve all known about this mode for some time, but now there’s a trailer that shows it off in all its homicidal glory. By donning a Playstation VR headset, you can play the whole of Hitman 3  in VR mode and, if you own the two previous games, the whole trilogy.

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We’re pretty excited by his feature, though we do have one reservation. Unlike most VR kit, Playstation VR doesn’t use headset mounted cameras; instead, it features lights which the Playstation Camera recognises. As a result, Playstation VR’s tracking isn’t quite as good when you turn around.

Still, the idea of being a virtual assassin is very appealing, especially given how creative the Hitman series lets you get. You can click here to watch the Hitman 3 VR trailer and grab the game on January 20th.