IO Interactive has announced the Hitman Trilogy release date for January 2022, with the developers of these three highly-acclaimed games planning to release them as a single product for the first time.
Even better, this Hitman Trilogy collection will be coming to Xbox Game Pass for console and PC as part of this repackage, meaning members of Microsoft’s games subscription service will be able to play these games at no additional cost.
And there’s good news for PC VR gamers too – the launch of Hitman Trilogy will also see PC VR support added to Hitman, Hitman 2 and Hitman 3. Previously, VR versions of these games were exclusive to the PlayStation headset. VR from Sony.
The launch of the Hitman Trilogy and all those goodies will coincide with the release of Hitman 3 Year 2, a new round of content in the latest game that will introduce an all-new game mode called Elusive Target Arcade. As for when this all happens, read on to find out!
When is the Hitman Trilogy release date?
The Hitman Trilogy release date will be on January 20, 2022, confirmed the developers at IO Interactive in a recent blog post. So there’s not long to wait for all these games to come together in one place.
What consoles and PC platforms can play Hitman Trilogy?
The Hitman Trilogy Collection will be available for digital download on PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X, Xbox Series S, Epic Games Store, and Steam, and it will bring together 2016’s Hitman, 2018’s Hitman 2, and 2021’s Hitman 3. We don’t can’t see the pre-order pages yet, but they shouldn’t be far away.
When is Hitman Trilogy coming to Xbox Game Pass?
The Hitman Trilogy Collection is coming to Xbox Game Pass for PC and Xbox Game Pass for Console on January 20, 2022, so members of these clubs can participate in the launch without having to wait or pay extra on top of their regular subscriptions.
What is the release date of Hitman 3 Year 2?
The Hitman 3 Year 2 release date will also be on January 20, 2022. This is the day when this new season of Hitman 3 activity will begin. The first major content launch of Year 2 will be Elusive Target Arcade, which will also release on January 20.
IO Interactive describes Elusive Target Arcade as “an all-new game mode that takes the Elusive Target concept to the next level, mixes up the formula, and introduces new challenges and unlockable rewards – all while keeping the essence of what makes Elusive Exciting and interesting targets to play.”
What is the Hitman PC VR release date?
The Hitman PC VR release date also happens on January 20, 2022. Can you see a pattern forming here?
The developers promised that “if you can access Hitman 1 and Hitman 2 in Hitman 3, you can play everything in VR” from this date. The developers also shared the original video below to showcase Hitman VR on PC.
—Eskil Mohl (@Eskil_IOI) December 17, 2021
What’s next on the Hitman 3 Year 2 roadmap?
the Elusive Target Arcade The mode launching on January 20, 2022 will be updated throughout the year with new targets, and IO Interactive has promised a number of other future updates as part of the Hitman 3 roadmap. Year 2.
In spring 2022, a new single-player mode called Freelance Hitman will arrive in Hitman 3. This mode, according to the developers, “introduces roguelike elements, strategic planning and a customizable refuge”.
Later in 2022, a new map Code name: Rocky will arrive in Hitman 3. “Agent 47 keeps traveling,” the developers said in the aforementioned blog post, but didn’t provide any further details.
Also coming later in 2022, Laser trace will be available on PC for Hitman players in “all World of Assassination trilogy locations”. Other technology upgrades including Variable rate shading on PC, are also in preparation.
While we wait for the Hitman Trilogy release date to happen on January 20, you can learn more about the future of this franchise with the Hitman 3 Year 2 trailer here.
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