2018 can be to become another busy, bloody year for Agent 47. Hitman: Definitive Edition is on its way our way in May due to publisher Warner Bros. Interactive, now it seems the latest entry from the franchise has leaked. Both Korean and Australian classification boards have listed a game title titled Hitman: Sniper Assassin for PC, Xbox One, and PS4.
Hitman developer IO Interactive has yet to announce Hitman: Sniper Assassin, but these varieties of rating board slip ups typically get to be the genuine article. Quite a information to generally be gained on the ratings, other than that the sport will contain strong violence (duh) and it is being developed and provided by series creators IO Interactive. Nevertheless, the title Hitman: Sniper Assassin does hint the action may well be a sequel or enhanced console port of the well-received 2015 mobile game Hitman: Sniper. Put simply, this probably isn’t next major triple-a entry in the series, but you can never predict!
It was revealed the government financial aid November of during the past year that IO Interactive is concentrating on two new Hitman games. Earlier, IO also announced these folks were “making great progress” on the follow-up into the 2016 game. So, unless the two Korean and Aussie rating boards messed up, it feels like we have both a whole sequel including a sniper-themed spinoff to take a look toward.
Last year, Square Enix sent shockwaves with the industry by announcing promises to?offload developer IO Interactive and the Hitman franchise. Ultimately, a purchaser wasn’t found, with IO instead?retaining rights into the Hitman series just as one independent developer. Understandably, there are concerns about Hitman’s future, nonetheless it seems the series is on solid ground.
Hitman: Definitive Edition sneaks onto Xbox One and PS4 on May 18. Expect more info about the desolate man the franchise since we near E3.