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Hitman 3 Cloud Version Launches on Nintendo Switch January 20

Hitman 3

IO Interactive have announced the Nintendo Switch cloud version release date of their stealth assassination game Hitman 3.

As previously reported, the game concludes the World of Assassination trilogy. Agent 47 must work with Lucas Grey, on their mission to hunt down the Partners of the secret society Providence.

Players must hunt down targets for assassination across the globe. While players can kill their targets in obvious ways, their targets will be heavily defended. Learn their routines, and use disguises, tools, and their own habits to make them vulnerable. If the opportunity presents itself, you can even use the environment to make it look like an accident.

The game also supports returning modes (Elusive Targets, Escalations, Contracts Mode, and Sniper Assassin), as well as being able to “import” locations from other games in the modern trilogy. The entire World of Assassination trilogy will also be playable in VR on other platforms.

While the Nintendo Switch release date was unknown for a large period of time, it has now been announced it will be launched the same day as other platforms. The game is a cloud-based version of the game, streaming at

Hitman 3 launches January 20th, 2021 for Windows PC (via the Epic Games Store), Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X, and Google Stadia.

You can find the rundown (via the official website) below.

HITMAN 3 is the dramatic conclusion to the World of Assassination trilogy

Death Awaits

Agent 47 returns as a ruthless professional in HITMAN 3 for the most important contracts of his entire career. Embark on an intimate journey of darkness and hope in the dramatic conclusion to the World of Assassination trilogy. Death awaits.

Play Your Way

Experience a globetrotting adventure and visit exotic locations that are meticulously detailed and packed full of creative opportunities. IOI’s award-winning Glacier technology powers HITMAN 3’s tactile and immersive game world to offer unparalleled player choice and replayability.

A World of Assassination

HITMAN 3 is the best place to play every game in the World of Assassination trilogy. All locations from HITMAN 1 and HITMAN 2 can be imported and played within HITMAN 3 at no additional cost for existing owners – plus progression from HITMAN 2 is directly carried over into HITMAN 3 at launch.

Play the entire World of Assassination trilogy in VR

Image: Hitman 3 official website

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