will be out next year
This is the first game in the series which the Danish IO Interactive did not develop themselves, and they have sent three of their main master minds over to Montreal to assist the development.
The development of the new game is not to be seen as a sign that the series is about to slip from the original developers but should instead be seen as a way to shorten the time between Hitman games. Currently it is nearly six years since we had the previous game in the series, Hitman: Blood Money.
However, it is clear that Square Enix's second studio in the same city, Eidos Montreal, expands staff with 100 new jobs. Their latest game release was Deus Ex: Human Revolution, a great shooter with RPG elements, and now they are working with a whole new project. In addition, we know that they continue to work with with Deus Ex and the awaited Thief 4