Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment and IO Interactive announced that Hitman 2, the follow-up to the acclaimed international video game, Hitman, is available now on PS4, Xbox One and PC. Hitman perfects the assassination sandbox experience, providing players with an unrivaled freedom to plan and complete their mission utilising an assortment of tools, weapons, disguises and a variety of stealth techniques to creatively trigger their own unique chain of events.
It has never been a more exciting time for IO Interactive and Hitman players all around the world. Hitman 2 marks not only a new chapter for us as an independent studio but also serves as a benchmark for our commitment to deliver unique AAA experiences. The World Of Assassination will truly never stop challenging you, as we will keep expanding it and further push the envelope in new, ambitious directions.
Hitman 2 takes players on a global adventure across six intricate locations – including Hawke’s Bay (New Zealand), Miami (Florida/U.S.), Santa Fortuna (Colombia), Mumbai (India), Whittleton Creek (Vermont/U.S.) and the mysterious Isle of Sgàil (North Atlantic) – all living, breathing environments with multiple paths to explore, unparalleled game depth and countless interactive possibilities.
A variety of new features, upgrades and items are present in Hitman 2, including the 1-versus-1 competitive multiplayer – Ghost Mode, online co-op mode – Sniper Assassin, return of the fan-favourite briefcase, brand new progression system, ability to hide in low vision areas, enhanced crowd fidelity, picture-in-picture mode, accented dialogue, strategic use of mirrors, improved combat A.I., new difficulty levels and much more. With the entire main game available at launch, this allows for all locations to be immediately enjoyed and utilised for post-launch free live content, including Elusive Targets, Escalations, Challenge Packs and Contracts Mode.
Owners of the previous game can also download the Hitman Legacy Pack for free. The Legacy Pack brings remastered and enhanced locations from the previous game to Hitman 2, allowing gamers to do assassinations in these locations with the various new features from Hitman 2.