New Hitman game is fully released episodically




Publisher Square Enix has announced that the upcoming Hitman game completely episodic is released. Previously, the publisher had said that the game would not be complete upon release, but stressed that the game it would be indeed a complete product.

Now, Square Enix and developer IO Interactive announced that the structure of the game is fully customized and will be released in several episodes. The first episode opens on March 11 for Xbox One, PlayStation 4 and PC. This episode provides an introduction mission and a location in Paris. Then there follows an April episode in Italy in May and one in Morocco. Square Enix shows that Hitman monthly thereafter receive new content in different locations in Thailand, the United States and to end the season, Japan.

Earlier pre-orders of people have already been canceled because the shape of the game had changed dramatically. The focus on bringing an entirely episodic and episodic sales seems therefore to have been the reason. The first episode will cost $ 15 and each subsequent installment $ 10, or $ 60 can be paid in advance. European prices are not yet known, but will probably be equal to the price in dollars.

Hitman was scheduled to come out in December 2015, but was delayed to add more content to the game. Even then there was namely already decided to release part of the game first and then the rest. This did not sit well with many people, because the feeling prevailed which IO Interactive would sell an incomplete product. Now they have therefore focussed entirely on bringing the game in parts, but also split the prize.

Hitman is the latest addition to the Hitman series where the player in the shoes of Agent 47. The games consist mainly of missions in which Agent 47 must perform his job as a hitman. The new addition to the series will concentrate more, according to the developers more options for endings and solutions for mission in a freer environment. To give you an idea of ​​the game begins a Hitman béta on February 12 on PS4 and on February 19 for PC. Access to the béta can be obtained by ordering the game.


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