Hitman 3 Will Squeeze the Whole Trilogy Into 100GB

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Hitman 3 is set to deliver a bonus to owners of the previous two games; the entire Hitman trilogy will be squeezed into under 100GB of hard drive space.

That might not sound like a big deal, but both Hitman 1 and 2 use at least 110GB of hard space each. Fitting Hitman 1, 2 and 3 into 100GB is a significant saving especially since, on Xbox Series S/X and PlayStation 5, SSD space is at a premium.

This little tidbit was revealed by a verified IO Interactive developer, posting on the ResetEra forums. “Because of data management and file structures and how we deliver the game.. we could remove duplicate data,” the developer explains.

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So does this mean you’ll come back to your console and discover your Hitman 1 and 2 installations have shrunk? Probably not. The developer in question is likely referring to the ability to play Hitman 1 and 2 from within Hitman 3, the levels and data being imported into that title.

So, if you’re not planning on buying Hitman 3 you won’t see the benefit. But if you do own the digital version of those titles (it’s not clear how, if at all this’ll apply to disc-based versions) you’ll be able to delete Hitman 1 and 2 and have the whole murder-sandbox trilogy crammed into one sub-100GB title.

You can dive into Hitman 3 when it’s released this January 20th.