Hitman’s episodic title is a great success, judging by IO-Interactive’s announcement that the game has surpassed 5 million players across all platforms.
IO Interactive reveals it is offering the first Hitman episode for free to all players on all platforms, along with a new trailer that announces the move.
After a dicey few weeks with Square Enix, IO Interactive CEO Hakan Abrak reveals the studio is now fully independent and has regained full control of the Hitman IP.
The Hitman series may continue despite Square Enix’s decision to sell IO Interactive, as the developer reportedly retains the rights to the franchise.
In a report to investors, Square Enix confirms it is looking to sell Hitman developer IO Interactive, putting the current game and future of the franchise in doubt.
David Bateson, the man behind the Hitman series’ iconic Agent 47, discusses his role in the series and how the game has continued to evolve throughout the years.
IO Interactive launches a holiday event for Hitman called Holiday Hoarders, which includes new outfits and Home Alone baddies Harry and Marv as elusive targets.
Square Enix and IO Interactive officially release a teaser trailer for the launch of Hitman’s Season Finale, which is set on the Japanese island of Hokkaido.
Square Enix announces that the season finale of its episodic take on Hitman will launch later this month, featuring a location that will make many fans excited.
Developers IO Interactive hides a reference to Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump in the new Freedom Fighters episode of the episodic Hitman game.
The official release date for the second episode of Hitman is unveiled, meeting the promised April deadline, and offering a small teaser of the Sapienza coastline.
Ubisoft Massive’s Ryan Barnard, the game director who worked on The Division, has left the studio after accepting an offer for a position at IO Interactive.
Square Enix and IO Interactive’s new take on Hitman successfully blends the qualities that made the game famous with some modern innovations and remarkable detail.
Publisher Square Enix officially announces that the physical release date for the episodic stealth-action video game, Hitman, is delayed until next year.
Sony and IO Interactive release a new trailer for the first season Hitman that displays the potential for a sleek and highly stylized level of danger and sophistication.
After a release push-back and a mysterious pre-order cancelation, developer IO Interactive announces that Hitman will no longer be a full title and will instead release episodically.
PlayStation Network cancels all Hitman pre-orders, claiming Square Enix made the call to make needed fixes to the game, and new pre-orders will be available soon.