Hitman: Sniper Challenge is a stealth-action mini-game which is a spin-off of Hitman: Absolution developed by IO Interactive.
The game takes place not so long before Hitman: Absolution. You play as a deadly assassin, Agent 47, overlooking the roof of the next building. Your goal is to eliminate Richard Strong Jr. and his security detail in no longer than fifteen minutes using a sniper rifle. It is also possible to fake out an accident thanks to the location scenery.
The game features a ranking system which estimates player's performance and puts the result on the public leaderboard. Players can complete special assignments or go on a headshot streak apart from killing in order to get points. It is also possible to earn new sniper rifle upgrades such as extended magazine capacity or fire rate increase.
The game was initially released as a pre-order bonus but as of 2018, it comes bundled with an Elite edition of Hitman: Absolution.