Hitman 3 Gets Nintendo Switch Announcement With Upcoming Cloud Version


Posted on October 28, 2020 by Nick Moreno

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For the current whereabouts of IO Interactive, the Danish studio is currently working towards the concluding entry for the rebooted Hitman series. It was during the June PlayStation 5 showcase that the developer unveiled Hitman 3. The game slated for January 2021, fans on current-generation consoles alongside those planning to get the new hardware can all enjoy the game to make a trilogy.

But in the most recent Nintendo Direct Mini: Partner Showcase, Nintendo alongside IO Interactive reveal that Hitman 3 will also be arriving to Nintendo Switch also. You can watch the announcement trailer in the video below:

Hitman 3 while illustrating to be a graphically demanding game, especially for Nintendo Switch, it is surprising it is getting a Switch version. But gathered from the title – Cloud Version – the title will be streamed via the cloud to the device. Throughout the trailer, it is displayed that a reliant internet connection is required. “Footage representative of visual quality under optimal conditions. Persistent high-speed internet connection required.”

The announcement happens to be of the same suit of cards as Finnish team Remedy Entertainment announced that Control: Ultimate Edition will receive a Cloud Version for Nintendo Switch. However, while Control is playable now, there is no timeframe suggesting when Hitman 3 will make its arrival to Nintendo Switch aside from “coming soon”.

Previously reported for Hitman 3, IO Interactive announced that users that pick up the game on either Xbox One or PlayStation 4 can expect a next-generation upgrade for the game on the respected console family. You can read the full report by heading here.

Is Hitman 3 on your wish list for Nintendo Switch?

Hitman 3 is said to release somewhere in January 2021 for PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S, and PC; listed for Nintendo Switch.

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