24 May 2021 12:15 PM +00:00

Hitman 3 Chongqing Location Revealed Alongside Engine Improvements

Hitman 3 will feature Chongqing, China, as a location when it launches on January 20.

The game's third location was revealed as part of a stream that also showcased refinements to IO Interactive's own Glacier Engine.

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Hitman 3 Chongqing Location Revealed Alongside Engine Improvements

Check out the new location in the trailer below:

The new location appears to offer plenty of verticality as well as a stunning amount of detail, bought to life by the latest version of the Glacier engine.

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IO notes improved weather detail, lighting, and tweaked animations to allow for more fluidity.

The team also notes that these improvements will be retroactively added to Hitman (2016) and Hitman 2 when played via Hitman 3, as the game brings the "World of Assassination" trilogy to a close.

On PC, PS5 and Xbox Series X, the game will support 4K, HDR and 60 FPS gameplay.

It's been a busy few days for the developer, as they confirmed a partnership with Intel to improve Hitman 3 on high-end PCs, as well as revealing that they have begun work on a James Bond title.

Find out everything we know about "Project 007" here.