Hitman 2 is the second instalment in IO Interactive’s reboot series of the long running Hitman franchise, and a direct sequel to their 2016 game. Unlike Hitman (2016), the game is not published by Square Enix, after the developers and the publishers parted ways.
Also unlike its predecessor, Hitman 2 is not an episodic title, but instead released with all of its content in a single package.
PlayStation Plus subscribers can net the multiplayer-centric titles and sandbox stealth game from September 7th to October 4th.
A recent rumor suggests that Hitman 2, Predator: Hunting Grounds, and Overcooked! All You Can Eat are September's PS Plus free games.
The third game in the trilogy has taken things to new heights.
"You'll see some development there that's a bit different," says IOI CEO Hakan Abrak.
IO Interactive guarantees players won't have to re-purchase older Hitman titles.
Steam owners will need to repurchase the second game on Epic Games Store to transfer progress.
Three very different experiences for the Now service.
At the recent Stadia Connect event, a host of titles were revealed for the service.
Agent 47 has had a stories career - here are some of his greatest hits.
Players will partake in Winter-themed assassinations throughout the month.
Murder people as Santa Clause.
Celebrate the bloody anniversary with free and paid content.
Partake in a new Escalation Contract and earn two new items.
Travel to an exotic resort and take out three targets in the final expansion.
Killin' in the sun.
Come for the murder, stay for the sun.
The final DLC for July is out now.
Always new hits to mark off.
Agent 47 travels to the Milton-Fitzpatrick bank for his next target.
Looks like Agent 47 is going after some high rollers.
All challenges, unlocks, weapons, and the upcoming Elusive Target are available for free.
IO Interactive has opened up a second studio in Malmö, Sweden.
It’s actually a rather substantial update across the board, so they’re not lying about it.
The next Elusive Target will also be coming next week, while another Escalation Contract arrives on December 27th.
"The Undying" Mark Faba will be available to kill for 14 days... but you only get one shot.
Hitman 2's launch week physical sales are down 90 percent from Hitman Absolution.
Hitman 2 shines on all major platforms.
IO Interactive have addressed two commonly cited Hitman 2 issues on PC.
Time to get ready for the upcoming avalanche of games!
Watch the myriad of ways targets can be assassinated in the brand new Hitman.
IO Interactive’s signature series returns with more style than ever.
IO Interactive contradicts the earlier stating timing of midnight EST, November 9th.
IO Interactive also share some information about the various editions of the game that will be available.
The game's first Elusive Target talks about the world being your weapon.
Find out how to complete an assassination in 20 minutes in Miami.
There’s a great mix of locations you’ll be visiting in this game.
Can you believe they’re going to kill Boromir again?
Agent 47's locked and loaded once again.
Face off against a rival player's ghost in a contest to score five kills first.
Proximity tasers, remote exploding cellphones, and much more are at your disposal.
IO Interactive's non-episodic follow-up is still a ways off from launch.
Agent 47 travels to Colombia to assassinate leaders of the Delgado Cartel.
Emergent stealth sandbox gameplay.
There will be some new HUD features that will keep players alert to what's going on at all times.
Agent 47: Snake Eater it is, then.
Update: Owners of Hitman (2016) will receive the updated missions in Hitman 2 for free.
Catch a glimpse of Hitman 2's emergent systems and impressive AI.
Everything you need to know about Hitman 2.
Step into Agent 47's shoes again.
Lots of new details have been revealed about a few missions from the game.
Elusive Targets, story missions and more will be available in each location.
Looking good there, Agent 47.
IO Interactive has released a new video teasing a specific mission in the game.
Both minimum and recommended requirements demand 60 GB of space.
This time, IO Interactive will be delivering a full game, not episodic content.
Agent 47's next adventure has a "2" attached but will it be episodic?
It could be a new game in the series or it could be a port (or sequel) of the popular mobile game.
"It wouldn't be Hitman unless it was Hitman made by IO."
The best possible outcome.
Season 2 is "halfway to completion" according to some sources.
The shocking move puts the Hitman series in doubt.
Season 1 was only "the first act in a feature film."
"The future holds many seasons of Hitman!"