Hitman 3 name change

Hitman 3 is altering its title, virtually two years after its launch.

On January 3, developer IO Interactive introduced through a brand new weblog publish that Hitman 3 can be dropping its total title. Beginning on January 26 (simply after the second anniversary of the sequel), Hitman 3 will merely be referred to as “Hitman: World of Assassination” going ahead.

After this date: Hitman: World of Assassination would be the solely method to play the third recreation within the sequence for all newcomers. That is mainly IO Interactive’s try to streamline your complete saga, because the weblog publish factors out, by bringing all the pieces collectively beneath a brand new roof.

To this finish, all house owners of Hitman: World of Assassination may have precisely the identical content material. Principally, because of this Hitman 1 and Hitman 2 content material, which was beforehand obtainable to Hitman 3 gamers keen to pay somewhat extra, will probably be utterly free within the retitled recreation.

Which means that 21 locations in whole from the Hitman trilogy will probably be instantly obtainable in Hitman: World of Assassination for each new and veteran gamers. Nevertheless, you will want to buy the Hitman: World of Assassination Deluxe Pack to achieve entry to the Hitman 1 and a pair of DLC maps.

This contains Haven Island and New York, which have been DLC for Hitman 2, in addition to the Seven Lethal Sins contracts, which have been DLC for Hitman 3. All the core Hitman trilogy content material is bundled into one package deal, whereas additionally DLC. of all three video games is equally included in a single buy possibility.

Elsewhere, we’re nonetheless ready on Hitman 3’s Freelancer mode, which was beforehand pushed again from 2022 to this 12 months.