IO Interactive has announced it has delayed the release of Freelance for Hitman 3, the new roguelike mode that was originally slated for spring.
According to the studio, after some internal testing and feedback from builds played by the core community, the team decided to take some extra time to “tighten the mode up” and improve several elements to improve the gameplay experience.
Announced back in January, Freelancer introduces strategic planning and a customizable Safehouse. As you progress through Freelancer, more areas of the Safehouse can be unlocked and new customization options will become available. Here is also where your pre-mission planning will take place via access to a mission hub. You can choose which campaign to play, and after you finish one, you can go back to the Safehouse and restock, resupply, and plan your next move.