HITMAN’s Plans Begin to Take Shape

Format: PS4, Xbox One, PC
Origin: Denmark
Publisher: Square Enix
Developer: IO Interactive
Release: 11 March 2016
Players: 1

IO has been releasing some important intel on its newest Agent 47 outing in recent months, as well as  holding the game back into 2016 to allow a little more development time. A smart move as far as we’re concerned, as it takes it into a quieter release period and may give players a chance to get a  grasp of exactly what they’re paying for.

Hitman will be launching with its Paris, Sapienza, and Marrakech levels as previously detailed, each with hundreds of NPCs, plenty of replay value and the ability to set up and play other people’s  contract missions in each too. After launch, we’ll get additional locations, starting in April with a  mission somewhere in Thailand. May will take us to the US, and in June we’ll visit Japan.

The game will be released as a full-priced game up front, which will automatically unlock the new content as it’s released, or a Starter Pack version will be available that you can upgrade later. We’re  still not entirely sure this way of releasing the game will appeal to everyone, but we like aspects of it  very much, such as the way it will allow IO to adapt to feedback on the opening missions for later content. Plus the core game is looking very good right now.

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