By John Walker on May 15th, 2012 at 4:00 pm.
We mentioned Hitman’s pre-order oddity, Sniper Challenge, a few days back. It seems the PC version of the pre-order is now in alignment with the rest, and is yours today if you pre-order. On another note, pre-ordering is a ridiculous thing, paying money for a game before you know whether it’s any good or not. It’s mad. Why are you doing it? The game’s not out until November! And that’s the first release date, so the Walker Principle says it’ll be some time in space year 3059.
Despite apparently being available now, the website for the pre-order bonus is still a static, information-free screen, so I’ve no real idea what it actually is. A web game? A download? I’ve asked Square for more details. We know it’s a 15 minute level that they’ve made from the game’s engine, and made replayable, with offers of prizes and so on. Here’s the head-asplodey trailer: