We’re solely a few days post-launch of Hitman 3, and already the speedrun data are getting tight. The record for the primary mission within the action-adventure game has been set at a minuscule nine seconds.

Verified by speedrun.com, two speedrunners have clocked in at simply nine seconds within the any% class of On Top of the World, Hitman 3’s Dubai mission. The two runners, Wreak and Der_Lauch_Linus, use principally the identical approach, taking pictures the pair of needed targets whereas operating up the steps in the direction of the beginning of the stage.

The stealth game‘s Dubai level takes place in the Sceptre, a fictitious skyscraper, and as you walk in, you can see either mark on landings above you, standing amid groups. This means if you’re fast sufficient, and your purpose sturdy sufficient, you may shoot each within the head utilizing your silenced pistol with out inflicting an excessive amount of bedlam, after which promptly go away the best way you entered. Not solely do Wreak and Der_Lauch_Linus carry out these photographs with startling accuracy, you may see milliseconds may very well be shaved off within the time it takes to line up their purpose. Nine seconds is difficult to beat, however doubtless not unimaginable.

Here’s Wreak:

And right here’s Der_Lauch_Linus:

The Silent Assassin record – which means with out detection or having a physique found – for Dubai is a three-way tie at 16 seconds. It’s a tight race in all lanes, it appears. Check out our information for the best Hitman 3 PC settings to verify your machine’s performing at peak earlier than you try a record of your personal.