IO Interactive, the developers behind the Hitman series will be put up for sale by owners Square Enix.
The Hitman 2016 developer sale was announced in a note to investors released on the 11th of May.
Square Enix’s statement reads:
“To maximize player satisfaction as well as market potential going forward, we are focusing our resources and energies on key franchises and studios. As a result, the Company has regrettably decided to withdraw from the business of IO INTERACTIVE A/S, a wholly‐owned subsidiary and a Danish corporation, as of March 31, 2017.”