Beginning at present, the VR-supported stealth shooter Hitman 3 can be rebranded below the brand new umbrella title of Hitman World of Assassination. This not solely contains Hitman 1, 2 and 3, however a free improve for earlier house owners of Hitman 3 on all platforms.
IO Interactive says the intention is to simplify the acquisition expertise for brand new gamers, who beforehand would want to both navigate the assorted deluxe editions, or purchase extra entry passes to play Hitman 1 & 2.
“Primarily, these […] modifications will imply that every one new gamers and present HITMAN 3 house owners can have the identical base content material possession. There can be no extra confusion over which version to purchase, what content material you personal, easy methods to redeem Legacy packs or import places, and so on. We’re accomplished 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 have the ability to leap into the remainder of the trilogy beginning at present at 7PM CET (native time right here).
In the event you haven’t beforehand purchased Hitman 3, Hitman World of Assassination will get a worth bump to $70 over the usual version of $60.
Launched on PSVR in January 2021, Hitman 3 suffered from the dearth of movement management assist at launch, and in addition wasn’t almost 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 gained Steam’s VR Recreation of the 12 months, the talk remains to be very a lot alive if Hitman 3 is really a adequate VR expertise to advantage such excessive reward from the group.