Hitman 3 in development?

IO Interactive is reportedly working on the next game in Eidos' Hitman series.


According to Screen Daily, IO Interactive is currently working on the third game in Eidos' Hitman series. The budget for the game is reportedly $43.3 million, and it is scheduled for release in spring 2004. In addition, Screen Daily is reporting that Eidos is currently negotiating with various Hollywood studios to create a feature film based on the Hitman property.

Hitman 2 recently won GameSpot's 2002 Most Improved PC Game Sequel award, as well the overall award for Best Multiplatform Game. We'll post more as it becomes available.