IO Interactive’s new Hitman trilogy – which started in 2016 and wrapped up in 2022 – is present process a rebrand. It’s been introduced that the sandbox stealth sport Hitman 3 will get a brand new identify, alongside extra streamlined methods for brand spanking new gamers to get all of the content material, and simpler methods for current gamers to buy what they don’t have.
Hitman 3 can be upgraded free of charge to ‘Hitman World of Assassination’ on January 26 2023 as IO Interactive has heard participant suggestions relating to the complicated nature of the trilogy’s content material. A cursory look on the Steam web page and the sheer quantity of content material and alternative ways to get it’s positive to present anybody a headache, so a change like that is undoubtedly welcome.
Anybody that owns Hitman 3 will get upgraded to Hitman World of Assassination free of charge, which can supply clearer methods of shopping for Hitman 1 and a couple of, and another associated content material. New gamers will solely get the choice to purchase Hitman World of Assassination, making buying selections a lot clearer.
New gamers can purchase Hitman World of Assassination for round $70 USD, which has Hitman 3, 1 GOTY, and a couple of normal entry go. You’ll be able to in any other case decide up the Deluxe Pack for round $30 USD which has the H3 Deluxe pack, H3 Seven Lethal Sins Assortment, and H2 Enlargement Entry Move. The humorous names for the Hitman 1 and a couple of passes are mainly simply the bottom sport for each titles, simply in a single bundle.
The goal right here is for the buying expertise for brand spanking new Hitman gamers to be easy, however IO Interactive hasn’t then left current gamers out to dry both. The Steam retailer web page will nonetheless allow you to full the set and pay for any of the DLC you don’t personal individually, so that you aren’t paying full worth to get the few belongings you may now personal. The identical break up can be obtainable within the Hitman World of Assassination in-game retailer.
So bear in mind, whilst you can nonetheless play Hitman 1 and a couple of in the identical manner after January 26, you received’t be capable of buy these video games individually for those who don’t personal them, you’ll have to as an alternative undergo Hitman World of Assassination. You’ll find all of this info within the IO Interactive weblog submit.
This Hitman rebrand remains to be a little complicated, however I’m more than pleased to see all the three-game expertise turn out to be simpler to entry and perceive, as there’s an terrible lot of sport on the trilogy’s bones, and it’s all nice.
If this has you itching to leap into Hitman 3 and the folded-in content material from the earlier two video games, why not try our breakdown of the Hitman 3 system necessities on PC, to verify your rig is as much as the problem.