Lurking in the shadows, mastering your life and routine, striking from the shadows with swift and normally ironic murders (or cursed luggage), then vanishing as somebody new, Ian Hitman is fundamentally a horror film slasher in Italian tailoring. It is fitting that Hitman two is going difficult on Halloween this year. The tutorial level in New Zealand these days gets a spooky makeover with all the skeletons, pumpkins, and scarecrows of a Halloween episode of an American sitcom, prepared for Ian to come along and do a unique murder. This spookening will also be readily available in the ‘Starter Pack’ demo, which is good.
The Halloween occasion and makeover are for a new Seasonal Contract in Hawke’s Bay. You will nonetheless be Ian undertaking his usual Ian murders but, y’know, the location now appears spookier.
Dressing-up in shoddy knock-off costumes is portion of Halloween also, and so this can unlock a “tactical wetsuit” and “bat shuriken” to let him dress up as a crap Batman. You can pretty much hear him blowing his voice out attempting to growl “WHERE IS SHE” and “I’M BATMAN” to a stranger at the drinks table, shortly just before he gets snared in an impromptu skit with a Ledger Joker and Leto Joker who’ve spent the previous 3 hours attempting to a single-up every single other.
The Halloweenening is due to begin in a handful of hours when the game comes back up just after upkeep with October’s significant Hitman two update. See the v2.71. patch notes for facts on fixes and modifications in there.
I was glad to study ’em just for this note on the game’s apple, muffin, and cheeseburger: “Whilst it is technically achievable to land a final killing blow with any of these 3 things, it would be misleading to label them as ‘lethal’, which some players have requested / reported.”
If you have not however hit guys but fancy seeing the Halloween occasion, head to Steam to set up the totally free Starter Pack.