Publisher Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment and Hitman series developer IO Interactive have announced a worldwide publishing and distribution agreement to release a “new console and PC game experience” worldwide.
IO Interactive’s studios in Copenhagen, Denmark and Malmo, Sweden will both be “integral” in the development of the new title.
“We’re very pleased to continue our relationship with the talented team at IO Interactive,” said Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment president David Haddad in a press release. “IO Interactive has a longstanding legacy of creating iconic games, and we’re looking forward to partnering on this next endeavor to bring a new console and PC gaming experience to players globally.”
IO Interactive CEO Hakan Abrak added, “Over the past few years, Warner Bros. has shown us first-hand that they understand and respect our creative vision, and we’re looking forward to continuing this relationship. IO Interactive has a proud history of creating compelling characters and universes for our players to enjoy—it’s in our DNA. As we embark on this exciting project to create a new universe for IO Interactive together with Warner Bros., we’re currently looking for ambitious talent to join our team in our Copenhagen and Malmo studios for this extraordinary journey.”
IO Interactive is currently hiring for both its Copenhagen and Malmo studios. Interested candidates can apply here.