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07 Jan 2019

#GamingBytes: 'Hitman' games remastered for PS4 and Xbox One

Hitman 2 is one of the finer console games to have come out in 2018.

For PS4 and Xbox One fans, who could not get enough of Agent 47, here is some good news.

Two of the classic Hitman titles, Blood Money and Absolution are being remastered and brought for the present generation of console gamers.

Read more about this exciting news here.

In context

'Hitman' remasters two games for PS4, Xbox One

New package

One package, two classic games, presented by Warner Bros.

Warner Bros. has decided to bring back two of the classic titles in one package and improve it for the present generation of gamers.

Titled The Hitman HD Enhanced Collection, it costs $60 or Rs. 4,100 approximately.

The package containing Hitman Blood Money and Hitman Absolution, the 2006 and 2012 games, will be hitting the stores on January 11, 2019, which is this week.

Remaster features

Improved frame rate and resolution among features coming to game

The new remastered games will have 4K resolution and run at 60 FPS (frames per second).

Not just resolution and frame rate, but the updated games will also have increased texture resolution, an upgrade in texture format along with upscale support, super-sampling, better lighting, better shadow mapping, improved mirror resolutions and updated controls.

The old games will be suitable for the current gaming standards.

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Game details

Agent 47 is an international assassin with a personal side

Hitman Blood Money shows Agent 47 as he travels around the globe carrying out assassinations in iconic locations which range from Peru to the White House to the Paris Opera House.

Hitman Absolution shows a personal story where Agent 47 must kill his handler and face his own bloody history.

These were the last two games before IO Interactive, the current studio took over.

IO Interactive CEO speaks of Hitman remasters

Hakan Abrak, IO Interactive's CEO said, "We're very happy with this collection and how we were able to update and remaster two of our classic Hitman titles...helped us on our journey to where we are today, and we're looking forward to players enjoying them."

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Will the new Hitman package come in India?

What consoles did Hitman Absolution come out for?

What consoles did Hitman Blood Money come out for?

Will the older Hitman games also come out as remasters?

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Will the new Hitman package come in India?

Asked on 07-01-2019 by Harini Malik

Answered by NewsBytes

Yes, the remastered package should be available across the world for relevant console gamers.

What consoles did Hitman Absolution come out for?

Asked on 07-01-2019 by Navya Mukopadhyay

Answered by NewsBytes

Absolution came out for PS3 and Xbox 360.

What consoles did Hitman Blood Money come out for?

Asked on 07-01-2019 by Vishal Jaiteley

Answered by NewsBytes

Blood Money came out for Xbox, Xbox 360 and PlayStation 2.

Will the older Hitman games also come out as remasters?

Asked on 07-01-2019 by Trisha Malhotra

Answered by NewsBytes

It is unlikely the older games will also be remastered, however if the current plan gets positive feedback, one never knows.

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