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Hitman developers are working on a James Bond game

Hitman developers are working on a James Bond game


They’re calling it the very first James Bond origin story

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IO Interactive, the developer behind the Hitman series, is working on a James Bond video game, it announced today. The news came with a short teaser today for “Project 007,” a new game coming to “a console and computer screen near you.”

The Danish studio is best known for the stealth series Hitman and third-person shooter Kane and Lynch games — arguably the two genres that would best encompass any James Bond story. IO is collaborating with MGM, Eon Productions, and Delphi to create a “wholly original Bond story exclusively as a video game.” The game is currently in active development for “modern systems and platforms.”

In a prepared statement, IO CEO Hakan Abrak called it “the most ambitious game in the history of our studio.”

IO released its last game, Hitman 2, in 2018. Hitman 3 is expected in 2021.