Hitman: Absolution’s Special Edition is for Professionals Only

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A Professional Edition for Hitman: Absolution has been unveiled today, a collectible pack including a copy of the game on PS3 or Xbox 360 (the artwork doesn’t show the PC version getting the professional treatment), a hardcover art book, an exclusive “making of” bonus disc, a clamshell box, and the “Agency Gun Pack” DLC containing immediate access to the Jagd P22G silenced pistol, while the HX UMP submachine gun and the SPS 12 semi-automatic shotgun. The official press release doesn’t drop a price, but browsing around online retailers appear to be listing it for $80. Hmmm…kinda pricey for content that’s often free with pre-order, but it looks sharp.

Speaking of pre-orders, Square Enix has lined up a selection of retailer-specific reservation bonuses, with even more bonuses to be announced in May. These are the ones that have been confirmed so far:

Amazon shoppers get the Bartoli Custom Pistol, an engineered precision weapon, complete with sight and silencer.

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Best Buy shoppers get the Bronson 1928M SMG, a classic submachine gun with high fire rate and deadly stopping power.

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GameStop shoppers get the Kazo TRG, the modern agency sniper rifle with upgradable scope and silencer.

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Walmart shoppers get the Krugermeier 2-2 Pistol, an accurate, reliable stealth weapon with a built-in silencer.

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