Hitman 3 Dubai Trailer--Everything We Know About The Game's First Location

Hitman 3 will send Agent 47 off to Dubai next year--here's everything we know about this map so far.


Hitman III has unveiled the first of the six locations the game will launch with, and it's an area with a lot of potential. The first map, Dubai, will focus on a building that appears to be the Burj Khalifa. This is the tallest building in the world, standing at 2717ft (828 metres), with 163 floors.

It's not clear whether we'll get a real reenactment of the building or a fictional building inspired by it, as the term "Burj Khalifa" does not appear as part of IO's announcement or in the trailer, but the building Agent 47 is shown scaling in this trailer is clearly meant to evoke it.

In some shots of the trailer below you can also see the Cayan Tower, which is famous for the way its architecture twists. This stands at 1005ft. Based on photographic references, we believe that the game is potentially taking some liberties with building placements for the sake of creating beautiful views.

The trailer shows Agent 47 scaling the outside of the building as well as several rooms inside of it, but it's unclear how many floors you'll be able to explore, or whether you'll be able to enter from the ground floor or visit outside the building.

In pop culture, the Burj Khalifa is the building that Tom Cruise famously scaled the outside of in Mission Impossible: Ghost Protocol.

IO Interactive has promised a more focused "gameplay" trailer down the line, which will hopefully answer some of our lingering questions. Hitman was unveiled as part of the PlayStation 5 reveal, but it's also coming to PC, PS4, Xbox One, and Xbox Series X.

All previous maps from Hitman and Hitman 2 will also be playable if you own those games. As with previous games, we expect that each of the six maps will take Agent 47 to a different country, and the game won't be episodic, so expect all six maps to be available at launch.

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