Hitman is a stealth video game developed by IO Interactive. The game was published by Square Enix for Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One in an episodic format, starting in March 2016. A port for Linux, developed and published by Feral Interactive, was released in February 2017. A version for macOS, also developed and published by Feral Interactive, was released in June 2017. It is the sixth entry in the Hitman series. The game’s prologue acts as a prequel to Hitman: Codename 47, while the main game takes place six years after the events of Hitman: Absolution.