IO Interactive has announced that remastered versions of 2006’s Hitman: Blood Money and 2012’s Hitman: Absolution will launch Jan. 11 on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One, featuring graphically and mechanically updated versions of both games. The digital-only package is called the Hitman HD Enhanced Collection. No price was given.
The new versions of both games will be playable in 4K at 60 frames per second, with improved lighting and updated controls. Below is the complete list of updated features, direct from the developer:
- 4K visuals at 60 frames per second
- Increased texture resolution
- Upgraded texture formats
- Upscale support
- Heightened shadow map and mirror resolutions
- Improved lighting
- Updated controls for a more fluid experience
Last September, both games were resubmitted to the Pan European Game Information board for content ratings on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One, leading to rumors about some kind of reissue.
Blood Money and Absolution are the fourth and fifth games in the series, not counting the Hitman Trilogy compilation that was released between them. They star assassin Agent 47 as he tries to sneak his way through a variety of environments to kill his targets in as quiet, and clean, a manner as possible.
Update: Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment and IO Interactive have announced that the collection will be $59.99.