Considered “evolution” by developer IO Interactive.shooter 3‘, mode”freelancer” postponed the release of said video game to January 2023. According to the development team, this additional time will be used to improve the features described for the feature. Following the new calendar, the title will now go through its first tests among players of the Steam version in November.
These PC users will be the first to try a number of features that will be set up in a customizable base of operations, among which a new mission system based on elements of the roguelike genre (dungeon crawling video games) stands out, so that players will be able to coordinate their operations and check the progress made so far.
According to IO Interactive, the tests will be conducted by a “selected audience.” The developer confirms on its official blog that attendees will be able to consult the “essentials” of the production, but some surprises will be reserved for the launch. “Closed technical testing consists of keeping our servers under stress to prepare for launch,” the company said in a statement. “We also want to get an initial insight into player behavior and balance economy/XP in a large-scale real-life scenario.”
The developer assures that they took special care in creating the mod, as they envision a major impact that will determine the longevity of ‘Hitman 3’. The game series, scheduled for release on January 26, 2023, should include missions and challenges on all “Murder World” maps available in the game. “We decided to go beyond our original launch idea and include almost all World of Assassination locations from day one. The update should be available for free to all players on PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S and PC.