A closed take a look at is within the works
The brand new Freelancer mode for Hitman 3 is getting one other delay. Agent 47’s new endeavor is now aiming to launch on January 26, 2023.
A brand new weblog from IO Interactive particulars the roadmap forward for Hitman 3: Freelancer, in a sequence it’s calling Highway to Freelancer. The Hitman developer plans for a number of updates between now and January 26, together with a closed technical take a look at.
On October 6, a brand new patch and roadmap will arrive for Hitman 3. One other replace on October 27 may have particulars about when the Hitman 3: Freelancer closed technical take a look at will begin and tips on how to get entry.
Then, in November, IO plans to host the take a look at. Extra updates will arrive between then and January 26, when the sport mode goes dwell.
Freelancer was initially deliberate for earlier this 12 months, however has confronted just a few delays alongside the way in which. Hitman 3 has nonetheless been seeing some content material roll out although, with its newest location Ambrose Island dropping in July.
A brand new method to play
The upcoming Freelancer mode is being billed as a roguelike adaptation of the Hitman method. In it, Agent 47 may have a safehouse and sequence of contracts to hold out. Loadouts and mission planning may be arrange upfront, and tools may be acquired or misplaced within the area.
This mode looks like a method to not simply take a look at out veteran Hitman gamers, however so as to add some fascinating wrinkles and challenges to the prevailing map pool. IO says right now that it’s pushed past its preliminary scope for Freelancer to incorporate “nearly all places” from the World of Assassination trilogy on day one. It’s additionally going to be a free replace for Hitman 3 house owners.
So if you happen to’ve obtained Hitman 3 on PC by way of Steam, you would possibly be capable to hop into the Freelancer take a look at. In any other case, it’s headed to Hitman 3 house owners on January 26, 2023.