Hitman 3: IO Interactive announces support for ray tracing on PC

Hitman 3's PC version, the latest in IO's stealth series, will get a visual upgrade soon.

Hitman 3’s PC version, the latest in IO Interactive’s stealth series, will get a visual upgrade soon with the introduction of ray tracing.

Despite the passing of time, Hitman 3 have revealed that Agent 47’s antics still holds value in the gaming world today. More than 20 years after it began, IO’s stealth series has evolved into one of the greatest espionage game franchises ever, alongside Splinter Cell and Metal Gear Solid.

However, due to its popularity, the latest admission in the series of PC games is likely to get a graphical update, which will be happening soon.

As mentioned in a recent tweet from developer IO, Hitman 3 will soon be able to support ray tracing and have Nvidia’s DLSS (Deep Learning Super Sampling) feature integrated. Aside from ray tracing, Hitman 3 will feature Intel’s XeSS.

The long-awaited Arc graphics cards will also be released in the coming months, allowing Hitman players to enjoy improved resolution and lighting without having to buy an RTX GPU.

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Hitman 3 PC Requirements

The update will give players more access to more content and gameplay options to these older levels. This will be rolling out for PC players on 24th May 2022:


Minimum hardware requirements

  • NVIDIA GEFORCE RTX 2060 SUPER or AMD Radeon RX 6600 XT
  • Intel Core i5 10600K or AMD Ryzen 5 5600X
  • 8 GB RAM

Recommended settings

  • Resolution: 1080p
  • Adaptive Supersampling Technique: NVIDIA DLSS or AMD FSR
  • Adaptive Supersampling Quality: Performance
  • Reflection Quality: Medium
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Recommended hardware requirements

  • NVIDIA GEFORCE RTX 3070 or AMD Radeon RX 6900 XT
  • Intel Core i7 10700K or AMD Ryzen 7 5800X
  • 16 GB RAM

Recommended settings

  • Resolution: 1440p
    Adaptive Supersampling Technique: NVIDIA DLSS or AMD FSR
  • Adaptive Supersampling Quality: Balanced
  • Reflection Quality: High

Additional Requirements

  • GeForce Game Ready Driver 512.59 for NVIDIA GPUs.
  • Radeon™ Software Adrenalin 22.5.3 for AMD GPUs.
  • Windows 10 Version 21H1 or newer

Hitman 3’s engine will also allow users to play Hitman 1/2’s content within Hitman 3’s engine. This is one of its greatest features.


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