OverviewIo-Interactive (IOI) is a Danish company established in September 1998 as a joint venture between Nordisk Film & TV and the game developer Reto-Moto.
The company's first title was Hitman: Codename 47 (2000). They went on to produce further installments in the Hitman series, which became their flagship franchise. In October 2003 IOI released Freedom Fighters, which was developed in collaboration with the game publisher Electronic Arts.
The company was initially independent, but afterwards was acquired by Eidos (2004) and eventually Square Enix (2009). In 2017 Io-Interactive became independent once again after Square Enix agreed to a management buyout. As part of this agreement IOI retained the rights to the Hitman series, as well as Freedom Fighters.
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