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Hitman 3 is in development already, Hitman 2 gets a new map

Hitman 2 main character, Hitman 3 in the works
Hitman 2 main character
As revealed in a YouTube documentary by IO Interactive employees, a third Hitman game is already in the works. Hitman 2 gets a new DLC today, namely Siberia (The Prison), and Hitman 3 could bring back the episodic structure that was present in the first Hitman title, which was released back in 2016.
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Although the company behind the Hitman franchise has been sailing rough waters for a while, this family of stealth video games remains one of the best in its niche — and also one of the most underrated in the industry, unfortunately. The good part is that Hitman 3 is already in development and today, Hitman 2 has also received a new DLC, namely Siberia (The Prison).

A documentary about the rise and fall of IO Interactive that has been published on YouTube yesterday reveals that Hitman 3 is in the works and the company is interested in returning to the episodic structure that was used for the Hitman game released back in 2016.

Despite its name, Hitman 3 will not be the third game in the series, since it all started back in 2000, with the release of Hitman: Codename 47. After it, no less than six more titles arrived: Hitman 2: Silent Assassin (2002), Hitman: Contracts (2004), Hitman: Blood Money (2006), Hitman: Absolution (2012), Hitman (2016), and Hitman 2 (2018). Two mobile spinoffs have been released as well, namely Hitman Go and Hitman: Sniper.

Today, Hitman 2 players can download a new DLC — Siberia (The Prison). This is the second post-launch Sniper Assassin map that comes as part of the Expansion Pass. The DLC comes with a new location, new challenges, Rifle Mastery Progression (including the Druzhina 34 ICA Arctic unlock), new achievements/trophies, and more.

Are you a fan of the Hitman franchise or a particular title in the series? If there's anything you would like to share, just go to the comments section and write it all down.

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Codrut Nistor, 2019-07-30 (Update: 2019-07-30)
Codrut Nistor
Codrut Nistor - News Editor
Although I have been writing about new software and hardware for almost a decade, I consider myself to be old school. I always enjoy listening to music on CD or tape instead of digital files and I will not even get into the touchscreen vs physical keys debate. However, I also enjoy new technology, as I now have the chance to take a look at the future every day. I joined the Notebookcheck crew back in 2013 and I have no plans to leave the ship anytime soon.