Beginning at this time, the VR-supported stealth shooter Hitman 3 will likely be rebranded underneath the brand new umbrella identify of Hitman World of Assassination. This not solely consists of Hitman 1, 2 and 3however a free improve for earlier house owners of Hitman 3 on all platforms.

IO Interactive says the goal is to simplify the acquisition expertise for brand new gamers, who beforehand would want to both navigate the varied deluxe editions, or purchase further entry passes to play Hitman 1 & 2.

“Primarily, these […] adjustments will imply that each one new gamers and present HITMAN 3 house owners can have the identical base content material possession. There will likely be no extra confusion over which version to purchase, what content material you personal, the best way to redeem Legacy packs or import areas, and many others. We’re executed with that,” the studio says in a Steam replace.

So now, if you happen to personal the usual version of Hitman 3 on PSVR or Steam for PC VR headsets, you’ll be capable to bounce into the remainder of the trilogy beginning at this time at 7PM CET (native time right here).

When you haven’t beforehand purchased Hitman 3, Hitman World of Assassination will get a value bump to $70 over the usual version of $60.

Launched on PSVR in January 2021, Hitman 3 suffered from the shortage of movement management assist at launch, and likewise wasn’t practically as immersive as VR gamers would have hoped as a result of lackluster object interplay. Then, the studio launched the VR-supported sport on Steam a yr later, giving the sport its first style of correct tracked movement controls.

Though Hitman 3 received Steam’s VR Sport of the 12 months, the talk remains to be very a lot alive if Hitman 3 is really a adequate VR expertise to benefit such excessive reward from the neighborhood.


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