About the game
Hitman is a stealth action series by IO Interactive and Square Enix. The game puts players in the role of Agent 47, the world's ultimate assassin, who seeks his targets on the world's most exotic locations.
Hitman: Definitive Edition announced by IO Interactive and Warner
Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment and IO Interactive have announced a publishing and distribution agreement today, and as a result, Warner will handle publishing of Hitman's definitive edition that will be released on 18 May 2018.
Hitman Episode 2: Sapienza is free for a short while
Hitman's content was released as seven separate episodes and Episode 2: Sapienza is one of the most popular among fans. IO Interactive have put it up for grabs via Hitman Spring Pack on Steam. It is available until 3 April 2018.
Hitman Blood Money and Lego Star Wars 3: The Clone Wars are now Xbox One compatible
Hitman: Blood Money and Lego Star Wars 3: The Clone Wars are the newest additions to the Xbox One backwards compatibility list. Microsoft have also noted these games are Xbox One enhanced now, but it's optional.
AltChar's biggest game news stories of 2017
We'll soon say goodbye to 2017. The year was full of ups and downs for the video game industry. This time of year is perfect for looking back and that's what we did: from the Switch launch all the way to the scandalous loot boxes.
Hitman: Paris episode will be completely free to download as IOI spreads the holiday cheer
Io Interactive will make the Paris episode of their Hitman game completely free on 15 December. While in Paris, you'll be able to take part in IOI's free festive content, 'Holiday Hoarders’. The fun is scheduled to end on 05 January.
IO Interactive CEO confirms new 'Hitman' game
Io Interactive CEO Hakan Abrak confirmed a new Hitman game. Hitman Game of the Year Edition is now available for PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. Square Enix and IO Interactive parted ways in May 2017, and the Hitman creators continued on as an independent studio.
IO Interactive is doing all sorts of indie things with Hitman
The studio's businesses practices have become a lot more consumer friendly after Square Enix left IO Interactive to their own devices. Two key changes just made getting on board with the new Hitman game a lot more appealing. Farewell Denuvo, hello free trial.
The Future of Io Interactive is with Hitman IP rights
Io Interactive and Square Enix have reached an agreement considering the Hitman IP. Square Enix agreed to a management buyout. Io Interactive is going back to their indie roots.
IO Interactive ditches episodic pricing for Hitman
IO Interactive has announced that purchasing Hitman episodes individually will no longer be an option. Upcoming changes will only affect digital purchases and you still have 2 weeks if you prefer the original pricing model for some reason.