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"Think Deadly."
HITMAN™ 2's Tagline


Disambig This article is about the 2018 reboot. For original 2002 release, see Hitman 2: Silent Assassin.

HITMAN™ 2 is the 7th and latest installment to the Hitman video game series. Scheduled to release on November 13th, 2018. This is the first entry to the franchise after Io-Interactive acquired the rights to Hitman from Japanese publisher Square Enix.

Unlike 2016's HITMAN™, the game will not release episodically; instead opting to use a more traditional launch method, with various game add-ons and DLC expected after the initial release. One such DLC is the Legacy Pack, which will include every location from HITMAN™ season one, updated with features from HITMAN™ 2, including combat, weapons, etc. The DLC will be free for players who already own HITMAN™ season one.[1]

Gameplay Overview

In HITMAN 2™, players will once again take control of Agent 47 in order to fulfill assassination missions. For the first time, players will be able to complete contracts either solo or with others via online co-op in the Sniper Assassin game mode, in addition to the standard single-player experience. Missions take place in dynamic locations across the globe, where players can utilize the sandbox nature of the maps to their advantage in order to achieve their goal in any way they see fit. From an assortment of weapons, environmental hazards, distractions and tactics, creative use of the world is at your disposal, along with the return of opportunities and hints from the previous game which aid players into seeing some of the more spectacular assassination methods.

New features that come with HITMAN 2™ include camera view grids and Picture-in-Picture. For the former, players will be able to see the field of view a camera has by way of a displayed grid, presumably seen on the minimap when using Instinct Mode. The Picture-in-Picture feature will pop-up a small screen in the corner of the player's screen when other characters do something of importance during a mission, such as when and how someone discovers a body.[2]

Plot

Note: While the general plot of HITMAN 2™ follows a distinct path, many elements such as the assassination methods and character interactions are subject to the player's decisions. The game offers several events and methods to targets, along with multiple decisions based on the sandbox gameplay. This story synopsis concentrates on the main plot thread of the game the player would generally encounter on their first time playing.

47 embarks on a mission to hunt the mysterious Shadow Client and disassemble his militia, while also discovering the hidden truth about his past

Locations

Image
Continent
Country/State
City
Missions
Miami
North America
U.S.A/Florida
Miami
TBA
TBA South America Colombia TBA TBA
Classified
Classified
Classified
Classified

Editions

Features
Edition
Standard
HITMAN2 Gold Edition
HITMAN 2 Collectors Edition
Standard
Gold
Collectors
Sniper Assasin Mode

Early access with pre-order

Executive Pack*

ICA 19 Blackballer pistol

Expansion 1

Including new location, missions, sniper map outfits and weapons

Main Game Early Access

Play hitman 2 four days early

Expansion 2

Including new location, missions, sniper map, outfits and weapons

Collector's Pack*

Concussive rubber duck, midnight black suit

Gun Case Replica & Collectibles

Exclusive steelcase, bullet keyring, rubber duck, signature coin.

*exclusive in-game content

Videos

Gallery

Promotional Material


References

  1. "Hitman 2 will include updated versions of Hitman Season 1's missions as DLC". PC Gamer. Retrieved 20 August 2018.
  2. "You’ll have to be even more careful in Hitman 2". Polygon. Retrieved 6 September 2018.
Media of the Hitman series
Main Games Hitman: Codename 47 - Hitman 2: Silent Assassin - Hitman: Contracts - Hitman: Blood Money - Hitman: Absolution - HITMAN™ - HITMAN™ 2
Other Games Hitman 2 Christmas Game - Hitman: Vegas - Hitman: Sniper Challenge - Hitman: Sniper - Hitman GO
Novels Hitman: Enemy Within - Hitman: Damnation
Films Hitman (2007) - Hitman: Agent 47