Ahead of the HITMAN: Definitive Edition release, which will be available in retail stores for PS4, PS4 Pro, Xbox One X and Xbox One beginning 18th May 2018, Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment and independent game developer, IO Interactive, today announced a worldwide publishing and distribution agreement.
The HITMAN: Definitive Edition will feature new in-game disguises for Agent 47 inspired by classic IO Interactive titles – Freedom Fighters, Kane & Lynch and Mini Ninjas – celebrating the Danish studio’s 20th anniversary, in addition to all previously released content and game updates from the first season of HITMAN.
On the new agreement, David Haddad, President of Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment had this to say:
“We’re very excited to be working with IO Interactive, a talented studio with a long-standing legacy creating the iconic Hitman games. The passionate, global Hitman community has embraced the recent return of the series, and we’re thrilled to bring the Hitman: Definitive Edition to fans and new players next month.”
And Hakan Abrak, CEO of IO Interactive added:
“We’re super excited to be working with Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment on HITMAN™and together releasing the HITMAN™: Definitive Edition to new players. Working with a partner like WBIE means that the team at IOI can stay focused on what we’re good at, making games.”