IO Interactive, known for the Hitman games, announces that it is preparing a new James Bond game. A teaser was posted on his YouTube channel today. The working title of the game is Project 007.
The game is being developed at IO Interactive Studios in Copenhagen (Denmark) and Malmö (Sweden). The two studios are currently recruiting from all over the world to work on this project. There is no release date for this title yet.
Hakan Abrak, CEO of IO Interactive, says:
It is true that the stars in our industry align from time to time. Creating an original James Bond game is a tremendous commitment and I firmly believe that IO Interactive, working closely with our creative partners EON and MGM, can offer our players and our players something very special. Communities. Our passionate team strives to develop its creativity in the legendary James Bond universe and to develop the most ambitious game in the history of our studio.
IO Interactive promises a James Bond game with “a completely original Bond story exclusively in video game form”. Players embody Agent 007 in his adventures. However, we don’t yet know how long the game will last.