Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment and IO Interactive today released the Official HITMAN 2 Gameplay Launch Trailer, celebrating the upcoming November 13 release of the ultimate stealth-action video game. HITMAN 2 will feature a brand-new playground for Agent 47, the world’s deadliest assassin, with six dynamic locations to explore, franchise-first multiplayer modes in Sniper Assassin and Ghost Mode, and a myriad of new enhancements and upgrades that truly perfect the assassination sandbox experience.
Additionally, fans were recently given the opportunity to vote on a unique object to be unlocked in the first Elusive Target mission coming to HITMAN 2. Given the choice between a Flash Grenade Robot, Earphones Garotte and Explosive Pen, the Explosive Pen came out victorious and will be available in Elusive Target No. 1 Starring Sean Bean. Appropriately named “Explosive Penmanship,” players will be able complete this challenge and add the Explosive Pen to their inventory when the Elusive Target mission goes live on November 20.
Elusive Target missions are unique, high-stakes contracts that are free for all players, allowing one chance to assassinate the target and if not successfully completed, the contract cannot be retried. Elusive Target No. 1 Starring Sean Bean will release on November 20 and will run for 14 days. Once Elusive Target No. 1 is available, players must stop Mark Faba (a.k.a. Sean Bean) before he can utilize his expert surveillance, infiltration and demolition skills to complete a contract at the Global Innovation Race event in Miami, and if anyone can take down Faba for the last time, it’s Agent 47.
HITMAN 2 is the follow-up to the internationally acclaimed video game, HITMAN. Featuring entirely new hyper-detailed sandbox locations full of living, breathing environments to explore, HITMAN 2 offers players the freedom to plan the ultimate assassination utilizing an assortment of tools, weapons, disguises and a variety of stealth techniques to creatively trigger their own unique chain of events.
HITMAN 2 introduces new ways to play with the Sniper Assassin mode, a standalone feature that brings a co-op experience to the Hitman series for the first time, allowing two players to work together online to take down their targets. Sniper Assassin is available to play now as an early access bonus for consumers who pre-order the HITMAN 2. Players can also enter the HITMAN: Sniper Assassin Competition and put their marksman skills to the ultimate test for a chance to win the grand prize of getting their name and likeness included in future HITMAN 2 content.
HITMAN 2 will feature a unique and brand-new take on the 1-versus-1 multiplayer competition with Ghost Mode. Players will put their assassination skills to the ultimate test as they compete against each other online, both as Agent 47, to assassinate the most targets faster and cleaner than their opponent while utilizing weapons, items, outfits and ghost crate supply drops to help accomplish the overall mission.
HITMAN 2 will be available for PlayStation 4, PlayStation 4 Pro, the Xbox One family of devices including the Xbox One X and PC beginning November 13, 2018. As a pre-order bonus, full game early access will be available for Gold Edition and Collector’s Edition owners four days before release on November 9, 2018.