Discover new ways to kill in older missions with Hitman 2 – World Of Assassination
A whole bunch of announcements came out of Gamescom this year but what we’re super excited about are the new details surrounding Hitman 2.
We were already terribly titillated about suiting up as Agent 47 once more but after getting some handson time with the Miami mission and successfully eliminating father and daughter, Robert and Sierra Knox respectively, it sealed the deal for us. We needed this game. But just like the smartly dressed man himself, IO Interactive had a few tricks up its sleeves. Enter Hitman 2 – World Of Assassination. This update will allow you to revisit the six locations from the previous game. Not only that but each mission will be updated with all the new features and improvements found within Hitman 2.
During our preview of WoA the developers were kind enough to run through some of the improvements to give us an idea of what to expect.
In the previous game, when spotted by cameras, you were notified with a text alert at the top corner of the screen, but now you’ll get a picture-in-picture image of what the camera sees so you know when you’re being recorded. This picture-in-picture mode will also show up when a body has been discovered, or when you’ve distracted a guard so you can keep a track of what’s going on and plan accordingly.
The briefcase that was reimplemented in Hitman 2 returns so you’ll be able to smuggle items, such as sniper rifles, into areas that you couldn’t before without being spotted.
Entering crowds of people will allow you to conceal yourself amongst them, in much the same way as the
Assassin’s Creed series. A circle will
“The game will be updated alongside Hitman 2 with new features”
appear around 47 and as long as your pursuer stays out of it you’ll remain hidden.
They’ve also improved the environment which was shown off with the Colorado mission. All the foliage that was there before is now much more dense and overgrown, allowing you to hide and conceal bodies better for more tactical options.
Hitman 2’ s improved enemy AI comes along for the ride, too. IO Interactive is a stickler for attention to detail, so it was peculiar that they didn’t program the NPCs to react to reflections in mirrors in the previous game. Agent 47 could simply walk up behind an enemy facing a mirror without them noticing. This glaring omission has now been rectified.
And the best thing about all of this? Everyone who purchased the original season of Hitman will have access to all of these missions in
Hitman 2 free of charge. Not only that but the game will be updated alongside Hitman 2 with new features, game modes and more.
Many of the missions in the previous game are considered to be some of the best the series has ever had to offer and this update is a perfect opportunity for those that missed them the first time around and great for anyone looking to challenge themselves in new and exciting ways.
Above You have many new tools and abilities to use. Stun grenades being a great choice for taking out multiple targets. right Missions from the previous game are included.