IO Interactive introduced a brand new roadmap for Hitman 3 12 months 2 with new content material coming in January 2022, together with ray tracing, PC VR, and an Elusive Goal Arcade.
The sport is already optimized and enhanced on PC with help for 8+ core CPUs and variable price shading. Working along with Intel, IO Interactive may also convey ray tracing to Hitman 3 someday in 2022. PlayStation homeowners can already play Hitman 3 with PSVR help, however now it is also coming to VR PC in January 2022.
IO Interactive will reveal full technical particulars, together with the platforms that it’s supporting earlier than 12 months 2 begins on January 20, which coincidentally is precisely one yr after the sport initially launched. Hitman 3 has a timed Epic Video games Retailer exclusivity deal on PC, so it is attainable that the PC VR model may come to SteamVR as one of many supported platforms.
Elusive Goal Arcade is a brand new tackle the franchise’s Elusive Targets. It is the last word Elusive Goal problem and will likely be a everlasting add-on to the sport, fairly than one-time-only occasions like earlier entries.
IO Interactive will reveal one other main replace to Hitman 3 in Spring 2022, and new maps, storylines, and modes are lined up for the subsequent 12 months. The World of Assassination trilogy has additionally reached 50 million gamers up to now, with Hitman 3 being essentially the most profitable entry within the sequence of all time.
Hitman 3 has obtained loads of updates up to now, akin to its Seven Lethal Sins enlargement of which the ultimate one, Wrath, launched on October 29.
In IGN’s Hitman 3 overview, Luke Reilly stated, “Wealthy, rewarding, and extremely replayable, Hitman 3 is an excellent installment of IO’s idiosyncratic however much-loved stealth sequence.”
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