Today publisher Square Enix announced that the Agent 47 will be making he return in the fifth installment of the Hitman series, Hitman: Absolution.
Slated to arrive on the PC, Xbox 360, and PS3, Hitman: Absolution will be developed by franchise creator IO Interactive. The big selling point of Absolution is that it will allow gamers to explore the Hitman universe, something that has been teasing fans of the series for a long time.
According to IO Interactive game director Tore Blystad, “For the first time we are taking Agent 47 on a personal journey which allows us to explore other parts of the Hitman fantasy. This is both a familiar and yet significantly different experience from other Hitman games; something our silent assassins will relish, as will all those new to the Hitman world.”
As of right now that’s all the details Square Enix released. Keep an eye out for news while E3 is going on(June 7-9). Square Enix has stated that Absolution will be featured during the games convention.