Hello AGAIN, 47
Although IO Interactive’s homicide ’em up Hitman 2 continues to obtain contemporary victims and content material one yr on from its preliminary launch, it seems that the studio already has Agent 47’s subsequent mission effectively at hand. In reality, work has already begun on the subsequent title within the long-running stealth sequence.
Speaking on its official blog, IO Interactive detailed the upcoming November content material for Hitman 2, additionally noting that this replace would convey with it the ultimate patch for the sport concerning fixes and technical tweaks. The crew reveals that they’re now “at a place where we are looking increasingly to the future.” Before including that “In actual phrases, we’re shifting increasingly more of the Hitman 2 crew to hitch the subsequent Hitman recreation, which is effectively underway.”
Given the probability that the brand new Hitman recreation can be a subsequent gen title, it appears unlikely that it’ll meld with Hitman 2 the best way that the latter melded with the unique Hitman. It’s extra probably that this new launch could be a standalone product, constructed from the bottom up with a wholly new engine. This is solely hypothesis on my half although.
It’s been virtually 20 years since our favorite Suspicious Bald Person walked in off the streets and wanted to make use of the lavatory, however this is to the way forward for Agent 47, and the more and more uncertain wanting future of a complete new technology of marks.
Hitman 2 is on the market now on PS4, PC and Xbox One. You can take a look at all of November’s upcoming content material within the trailer beneath. For extra particulars, go to the IO Interactive blog.
The next Hitman game is “well under way” [PC Gamer]