Lurking within the shadows, studying your life and routine, putting from the shadows with swift and sometimes ironic murders (or cursed luggage), then vanishing as somebody new, Ian Hitman is mainly a horror film slasher in Italian tailoring. It’s becoming that Hitman 2 goes arduous on Halloween this yr. The tutorial stage in New Zealand in the present day will get a spooky makeover with all of the skeletons, pumpkins, and scarecrows of a Halloween episode of an American sitcom, prepared for Ian to return alongside and do a particular homicide. This spookening will even be obtainable within the ‘Starter Pack’ demo, which is good.
The Halloween occasion and makeover are for a brand new Seasonal Contract in Hawke’s Bay. You’ll nonetheless be Ian doing his typical Ian murders however, y’know, the place now appears to be like spookier.
Dressing-up in shoddy knock-off costumes is a part of Halloween too, and so this could unlock a “tactical wetsuit” and “bat shuriken” to let him costume up as a crap Batman. You may nearly hear him blowing his voice out attempting to growl “WHERE IS SHE” and “I’M BATMAN” to a stranger on the drinks desk, shortly earlier than he will get snared in an impromptu skit with a Ledger Joker and Leto Joker who’ve spent the previous three hours attempting to one-up one another.
The Halloweenening is because of begin in just a few hours when the sport comes again up after upkeep with October’s massive Hitman 2 replace. See the v2.71.0 patch notes for particulars on fixes and adjustments in there.
I used to be glad to learn ’em only for this word on the sport’s apple, muffin, and cheeseburger: “While it’s technically potential to land a ultimate killing blow with any of those three objects, it might be deceptive to label them as ‘deadly’, which some gamers have requested / reported.”
In case you’ve not but hit males however fancy seeing the Halloween occasion, head to Steam to put in the free Starter Pack.