PC gamers can soon play the entire Hitman trilogy in VR

Hitman Three will get VR help on PC come January 20, developer IO Interactive has revealed, as a part of Hitman Three Yr 2.

This implies Hitman Three will probably be up to date for digital actuality, full with help for the “hottest {hardware}”, though the devs didn’t state precisely which VR headsets will probably be good to go – however promised the full list will probably be printed earlier than launch (so inside the subsequent week).

As you possibly can see within the beneath teaser trailer from Twitter, full hand monitoring means you’ll be capable of wave your arms about (within the air, such as you don’t care, maybe), and certainly throw objects round.

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VR help is just coming to Hitman 3, however those that import Hitman 1 and a pair of ranges into the game may even be capable of expertise these in digital actuality.

In its second yr, Hitman Three can be getting a brand new ‘Elusive Goal Arcade’ game mode, plus ray tracing help is coming later in 2022 (reflections and shadows). Moreover, Intel XeSS (Crew Blue’s DLSS rival) may even be supported for Arc Alchemist graphics playing cards (which we’re hoping to see launch within the near-ish future).


Evaluation: Significantly upping the immersion stakes – with the PSVR 2 subsequent?

Beforehand, Hitman Three had solely been on PlayStation with VR, in fact, however the transfer to the PC platform actually opens issues up. Whereas on Sony’s console gamers had to make use of the DualShock four controller, on PC there’s the additional dimension of hand monitoring to essentially deliver the game – and sense of immersion – alive. Together with adopting karate stances because the dev mentions in its weblog put up.

Nonetheless, console avid gamers can probably stay up for one thing else, too – the prospect of Hitman Three getting an replace for PSVR 2 when it comes out (for the PS5), to observe the route taken on PC and implement hand monitoring. As we identified in our listing of anticipated (and confirmed) PSVR 2 video games, it is sensible to launch a PSVR 2 model of Hitman 3, and there’s definitely demand for it as we are able to see within the replies to the above teaser on Twitter.

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