Square Enix desires the event of Hitman to go on.
Things proceed to look unsure for Hitman followers, and the sport’s developer IO Interactive, after Square Enix unexpectedly dropped the studio earlier this month.
As the seek for a brand new proprietor continues, many have an interest to know the destiny of the Hitman IP, significantly contemplating a brand new season was rumoured to have been in development for some time.
Following the announcement, Square Enix launched a financial briefing document [PDF] that included some broad solutions to questions on the way forward for Hitman, in addition to IO.
“Because the firm is engaged in the development of Hitman and other renowned titles, we are negotiating with prospective external investors capable of ensuring that these titles carry on,” stated Square Enix president Yosuke Matsuda.
Although this doesn’t inform us whether or not the Hitman IP might be offered to a brand new writer, or stay at Square Enix for one more studio to proceed improvement, it does not less than present willingness from the Square Enix to see the sequence proceed.
It’s arduous to foretell how one thing like this may shake out, given the numerous variables at play, however it does imply Hitman followers might be ready some time to be taught what the upper ups have determined for the sequence’ future.