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Hitman: Absolution – Difficulty Levels Detailed

Hitman Absolution
Looking at the past gameplay trailers many have come to complain that Hitman: Absolution seems a tad too easy. The new system of Instinct allows players to keep an easy track of enemy AI and it will provide you with hints as well.

IO Interactive has announced today that with the difficulty levels of the game, you can make it more harder and a greater challenge to all would-be assassins.

The announcement came with a complete breakdown of the different levels; so you can now choose as to what level favors you the most.

As the difficulty level rises, enemies will become more sharper, difficult and more in numbers. Checkpoints will also become scarce making you rethink all your decisions.

Easy Mode

  • Players can activate additional checkpoints.
  • Instinct regenerates
  • Instinct will provide hints
  • Enemies react more slowly than normal

Medium

  • Players can activate additional checkpoints
  • Instinct does not regenerate
  • Instinct will provide hints
  • Normal enemy presence with normal reaction times

Hard

  • Players can activate additional checkpoints
  • Instinct depletes when used and does not regenerate
  • No Instinct hints
  • Additional enemies with improved reaction times

Expert

  • No player activated checkpoints
  • Instinct depletes when used and does not regenerate
  • No Instinct hints
  • Maximum number of enemies with fastest reaction

Purist

  • No help
  • No guides
  • No interface
  • Only a crosshair

Still think the game is easy?