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Hitman studio IO Interactive will reveal a new project tomorrow morning

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IO Interactive (opens in new tab) will reveal a new project tomorrow morning—meaning November 19—and while the studio is best known for the long-running Hitman (opens in new tab) series, the likelihood is that we won't see Agent 47 in this one.

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For one thing, we already know what he's up to: Hitman 3 (opens in new tab) was announced in June and is scheduled to be out on January 20, 2021. There's also the matter of the mystery game (opens in new tab) announced in October 2019 that's being developed in partnership with publisher Warner Bros Interactive: Hitman 3 is being self-published, which means the WBIE team-up is (probably) something else entirely.

The truly optimistic might have their fingers crossed for a new Freedom Fighters game. That seems like a serious long shot, but the original recently resurfaced on GOG (opens in new tab), and it's a better shooter than the "cult classic" moniker suggests. A surprise sequel announcement would certainly grab some eyeballs. (And also my money.) Even a remaster would be cool.

Or maybe it's something else entirely! I honestly have no idea. We'll find out tomorrow. The big reveal will take place at 6 am PT/9 am ET/3 pm CEST. We'll keep you posted.

Andy Chalk
Andy Chalk

Andy has been gaming on PCs from the very beginning, starting as a youngster with text adventures and primitive action games on a cassette-based TRS80. From there he graduated to the glory days of Sierra Online adventures and Microprose sims, ran a local BBS, learned how to build PCs, and developed a longstanding love of RPGs, immersive sims, and shooters. He began writing videogame news in 2007 for The Escapist and somehow managed to avoid getting fired until 2014, when he joined the storied ranks of PC Gamer. He covers all aspects of the industry, from new game announcements and patch notes to legal disputes, Twitch beefs, esports, and Henry Cavill. Lots of Henry Cavill.