With the release of Hitman 3, IO Interactive has completed the World of Assassination trilogy, starting with the series’ reboot in 2016. The game was well received by most of the world’s critics and showed corresponding sales. Hitman 3 revealed the largest digital launch in the franchise’s history, IO Interactive said.
The studio announced this in Twitter… Sales of the digital version of Hitman 3 at launch surpassed previous parts of the franchise during the same period, she said. IO interactive did not elaborate on how the game performed in relation to physical copies.
Additionally, in a January 22 Xbox Wire interview about Hitman 3 optimization for Xbox Series X and S, IO Interactive CTO Maurizio de Pascale stated that the January 20 release was only “The beginning of the journey” – the project will receive long-term support with updates.
“We will continue to work on the game and add new features– he shared. – It’s so great that the GPU in Series X and S has ray tracing hardware support. We have already started work on ray tracing technology for rendering on our Glacier engine, and as soon as it is ready for use in the main version, we will definitely add it to Series X and S “…
Hitman 3 went on sale on January 20, 2021 on PC, Nintendo Switch (cloud version), PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X and S, and Google Stadia.
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