A game update for Hitman planned to roll out on January 31 will introduce support for High Dynamic Range for those with supported displays, Io-Interactive has announced.
"As an example, think of 47 in a dark room looking out a bright window. Without HDR you would not be able make out what's outside, whereas with HDR you can simultaneously see details inside the room and outside the window," explained IOI Programmer Anders Wang Kristensen.
"Another extreme example is the sun. Without HDR we could not render the sun brighter than a white piece of paper, so we had to ‘simulate’ the sun being blinding. With HDR we can draw the sun several times brighter, so that it is actually close to being blinding, just like in real life."
Square Enix has confirmed to VideoGamer that the HDR update applies to PS4 Pro, PS4, Xbox One S and PC.