Hitman: Absolution

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Hitman: Absolution
Release dates
November 20, 2012
Hitman: Absolution at Steam Charts
Hitman: Absolution at SteamDB
 Hitman: Absolution at Wikipedia
Hitman: Codename 47 2000
Hitman 2: Silent Assassin 2002
Hitman: Contracts 2004
Hitman: Blood Money 2006
Hitman: Absolution 2012

General information

More information Steam Community Discussions
More information Steam Users' Forums
More information Eidos Forums


Source(s) Store unlock Notes
Retail & Digital Steamicon.png
Amazon.com Steamicon.png
Steam Steamicon.png

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]


Save game data location[edit]


Save game cloud syncing[edit]

System Native Notes
Steam Cloud Native
GameSave Manager Native

Video settings[edit]

Display settings
Graphical settings
Graphics option Option WSGF Notes
Widescreen resolution Native WSGF WS Gold.png 16:9, 16:10
Multi-monitor Native WSGF MM Gold.png
Field of view (FOV) Impossible
Windowed Native
Borderless fullscreen windowed Native Turn off "Exclusive Fullscreen" under Display to use borderless mode.
Anisotropic filtering (AF) Native
Anti-aliasing (AA) Native
Vertical sync (Vsync) Native
High frame rate Native No frame rate or refresh rate cap.[1]

Input settings[edit]

Keyboard and mouse Native Notes
Remapping Native
Mouse acceleration Impossible
Mouse input in menus Unknown
Mouse Y-axis inversion Unknown
Controller support Native
Full controller support Unknown
Controller remapping Unknown
Controller Y-axis inversion Unknown

Audio settings[edit]

Audio options Native Notes
Separate volume controls Native
Surround sound Native 7.1
Subtitles Native
Closed captions Unknown
Mute on focus lost Unknown


Language UI Audio CC Notes
English Native Native Native
French Native Native Native
German Native Native Native
Italian Native Native Native
Spanish Native Native Native
Polish Native Native Native
Russian Native Native Native
Turkish Native Impossible Native

Issues fixed[edit]

No sound[edit]

Fix Disable surround sound[2]Link

Disable surround sound on audio drivers.

Cannot skip intro videos[edit]

Fix Videos cannot be skipped, and removing video files causes problems.Link

As of update 1.0.438.0, intro videos can now be skipped anytime after the first run of the game.

FPS Drop/Issues[edit]

Fix Disable MSAA in Display Options.Link

This should fix your issues with huge FPS drops that come from opening doors or cutscenes.

Game doesn't show up in Windows 8.1[edit]

Fix Disable exclusive Fullscreen.Link

In Windows 8.1, sometimes the game will appear to start minimized, and any attempts at restoring the game will not work. Disabling exclusive fullscreen mode in the Hitman options should fix it.

Issues unresolved[edit]

Crashing whilst playing cinematics[edit]

The game crashes whilst playing cinematics.[3]

System requirements[edit]

Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) Vista 7
Processor (CPU) 2.4 GHz Dual Core Processor 2.6 GHz Quad Core Processor
System memory (RAM) 1 GB 2 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD)
23 GB
Video card (GPU) 512 MB of VRAM 1 GB of VRAM
DirectX 10 compatible


  1. New 120Hz Games Report
  2. http://forums.eidosgames.com/showpost.php?p=1812247&postcount=16
  3. http://steamcommunity.com/app/203140/discussions/0/828925216509152349/