Hitman 3 Will Be Epic Games Store-Exclusive

IO Interactive announces PC version of Hitman 3 to arrive on Epic Games Store as timed-exclusive for a year.

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Hitman III Will Be Epic Games Store-Exclusive

Announced back in June, developer/publisher IO Interactive plans to release upcoming stealth action-adventure game Hitman III for Google StadiaPCPlayStation 4PlayStation 5Xbox One and Xbox Series X platforms in January 2021.

According to recent official statement from IO Interactive, third installment of rebooted Hitman franchise will close down World of Assassination trilogy and Windows PC version of Hitman 3 will be an Epic Games Store-exclusive at launch.

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IO Interactive reveals that after parting ways with Square Enix, signing a timed-exclusivity deal with Epic Store for 12 months has allowed creative freedom needed to work on Hitman 3 and even let them self-publish the game to players.

Keeping players' interest in mind, IOI wanted to let people carry over in-game progression and unlocks from Steam version to Epic Games Store. Importing various locations to Hitman 3 from Hitman and Hitman 2 will also be possible on PC.

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To welcome Agent 47 on their PC storefront, Epic Store will be offering first Hitman game from new trilogy in a free weekly giveaway. Players can claim a copy forever on August 27, 2020 and import all maps to Hitman 3 on release next year.

Hitman III will be releasing on early 2021 as a cross-gen title, simultaneously arriving on both current and next-gen consoles. Before moving on with Epic Games, dev team has teamed up with Warner Bros. Interactive to release Hitman 2.
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