The article is about the layoffs confirmed by a Square Enix spokesperson that would affect half of staff at IO Interactive. Hitman is developed by IO Interactive. Most of the projects will be cancelled due to layoffs. The IO interactive is shaping around to face the challenges of the market. Hannes Seifert will be the Studio Head at IO.
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