Hitman 3 Reveals Year Two Of Incoming Content

IO Interactive revealed that they have more content coming to Hitman 3 in Year 2 of the game and showed off a little of what to expect. It appears that they will be highlighting some new features for the game including Ray Tracing and VR gameplay next year, along with some new features to expand the game into new and challenging areas. The team listed some new additions on the way as well as a trailer giving you a sneak peek. But realistically, we're probably not seeing most of this until 2022.

Hitman 3 Reveals Year Two Of Incoming Content
Credit; IO Interactive
  • 50 Million: The World of Assassination trilogy has reached the phenomenal milestone of 50 million players and Hitman 3 is now the most successful Hitman game of all time.
  • Year 2: Hitman 3 – Year 2 will start on 20 January 2022, with post-launch support confirmed for another 12 months. New maps, storylines, modes and ways to play are all lined up for 2022, which is set to be another exciting year.
  • Ray Tracing: Together with our partners at Intel, we're committed to bringing the best possible performance and optimization to our PC players. Hitman 3 has already been enhanced on PC with support for 8+ core CPUs and Variable Rate Shading. In 2022, Hitman 3 will also support Ray Tracing on PC.
  • PC VR: Hitman 3 launched with support for PS VR and we're happy to bring Hitman VR to PC in January 2022. Full technical details, including the platforms that we're supporting will be revealed before Year 2 starts on 20 January 2022.
  • Elusive Target Arcade: A new way to play Elusive Targets arrives in Hitman 3 in a brand new game mode that we're calling Elusive Target Arcade. Prepare to take on the ultimate Elusive Target challenge in a change to the established formula in this fan-favourite game mode. All Elusive Target Arcade content will be a permanent addition to the game. Full details on how this game mode works will be shared in early January 2022.
  • [REDACTED]: In Spring 2022, we've got a major update to the game planned. Stay tuned for more details.

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