Hitman: Sniper Assassins. (Image Credit: Square Enix)
As per the teaser released by the developers, gamers will play as Agent 426 in Hitman: Sniper Assassins. The voiceovers in the teaser are in the voice of Diana Burnwood, Agent 47’s handler, but it is not known what the game’s plot will be.
The famous gaming franchise Hitman is getting a new on mobile platforms which is based on a sniping-based assassination theme. The game will be called Hitman: Sniper Assassins (working title) and is currently under development. The game is being developed by Square Enix itself and this will be the only time throughout the series where users won’t be playing as Agent 47 and will be given an agent with a completely different number. As per the teaser released by the developers, gamers will play as Agent 426 in Hitman: Sniper Assassins. The voiceovers in the teaser are in the voice of Diana Burnwood, Agent 47’s handler, but it is not known what the game’s plot will be.
In a release, Square Enix said that the game is coming in 2021, without giving us an exact launch date. This is less than a year after Hitman 3 was released for PlayStation, Xbox, PC, Nintendo Switch, and Google Stadia. Hitman: Sniper Assassin’s will be launched for both Android and iOS smartphones. The mobile game is a completely separate from the world of the original Hitman trilogy. The Hitman series is owned by IO Interactive. IO Interactive is no longer a part of Square Enix but it gave input to Square Enix on how to fit the game into the existing universe. It seems that there is still some licensing agreement in place for the mobile game.
“Praised as one of the best mobile games available upon its release, Hitman Sniper raised the bar for player expectations of mobile sniper games. Project Hitman Sniper Assassins will be an evolutionary leap forward for the genre, and we can’t wait for players to share our excitement when they get their hands on it in the coming months,” Dominic Allaire, executive producer at Square Enix Montréal said. Square Enix said that the full features of the game will be revealed at a later date.