IO Interactive: New Major Hitman Game is ‘a Little Bit on Hiatus’
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IO Interactive co-owner and CCO Christian Elverdam speaking with Eurogamer revealed development on the next major Hitman game has been put on hiatus.
“Right now a major, major new Hitman game: that’s a little bit on hiatus.” said Elverdam.
“As we’re building another agent fantasy that’s also taking up a lot of our time. But obviously we’ll come back to beloved Agent 47. He’s still very much in the heart of this company.”
The developer changed the name of Hitman 3 to Hitman: World of Assassination on January 26 of this year. long with the name change is the addition to Hitman 1 and Hitman 2 available on the existing Access Pass system. Current Hitman 3 owners will get a free upgrade to Hitman: World of Assassination on all platforms.
IO Interactive recently announced its next game is based on a new IP and is “an online fantasy RPG with the codename of Project Fantasy.
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