IO Interactive: The development of Hitman 3 is in full swing, and Hitman 2 is going to retire

The developers of the Hitman series from IO Interactive have already signed a contract with Warner Bros. to create a project for a new universe.

Still, the studio has not abandoned its main franchise and Hitman 3 is already under development.

What is known

Hitman 2 will turn one year in Novemberthe developers decided to mention a major update. Players are waiting for the return of the "Elusive Goal", as well as new challenges and "Escalation". IO Interactive noted that this is the last big update for Hitman 2, because the student is starting to transfer employees to the development team of the next game in the universe.

“After 13 months of full support and releasecontent for HITMAN 2 at no additional cost (in addition to what we added through the Expansion Pass), we have reached the milestone at which we are looking more and more into the future. To put it bluntly, we are increasingly moving developers from the HITMAN 2 team to the next Hitman game, which is already in full swing, ”IO wrote.

IO Interactive back in July 2019 said thatplans to turn Hitman into a trilogy by launching work on a new game in the series. At the same time, the studio’s CEO said that the third part will be unifying, giving fans a sense of great travel.

“As for the killer’s world, when we finish withhim, then this will be one game with all locations, from Paris in Hitman 1 to the last location in Hitman 3. This is more than 20 locations. Then we will be able to create the experience of a long journey, which we are trying to achieve, ”said the CEO.