Press release

9/29/2015

HITMAN: Full release details and new Intro Pack announced

Io-Interactive introduces new lower price point to enter HITMAN

 
COPENHAGEN, September 29th, 2015 - Io-Interactive today outlines the full release details for HITMAN.  

“We’ve had a lot of feedback since we announced HITMAN that has helped us shape these next steps,” said Hannes Seifert, studio head at Io-Interactive. “It’s important that we listen to fans and that we’re open with what we’re doing. So today we’re sharing details on our release plan and we’re announcing something the community has asked for: a new price to enter the game at launch.”

HITMAN will begin on March 11, 2016.

Players can buy HITMAN for USD $59.99[1], which includes all of the content, access to all live events and guaranteed access to the HITMAN Beta[2].

Also announced today, the new Intro Pack will be available to pre-order from this November priced at $34.99 and will include all launch content available on March 11, 2016 only, including Live Events and Contracts for those locations.

Players will have an option to Upgrade [3] their Intro Pack to include the remaining HITMAN content for $29.99.

Full Release Details

Initial launch content on March 11, 2016 will include:
·         Three huge sandbox locations: Paris, Sapienza and Marrakesh
·         Six campaign missions with 40 unique ways to take out your main targets
·         Contracts mode[4] for all locations with around 800 potential targets

Post launch content will include:
·         One new sandbox location per month in April, May and June
·         Thailand in April, USA in May and Japan in June
·         Each location will come with additional missions, signature kills and more Contracts targets
·         New locations will open up new weapons, tools and disguises for all locations
·         Contracts mode for all locations

Live content* begins on 11 March, 2016 and will include:  
·      Weekly live events – including targets which will appear one-time-only for limited time only
·      Weekly Io-Interactive developer team created Contracts
·      Monthly promoted best community created Contracts
·      New items such as weapons and disguises

About HITMAN
Players perform contract hits on powerful, high-profile targets in exotic locations around the world in HITMAN, a creative stealth action game. HITMAN will be available for digital download from March 11, 2016 for the PlayStation®4 computer entertainment system, Xbox One and Windows PC. A disc version of the game will also be available later in 2016.

Related Links
Official Website: hitman.com
Official Facebook Page: facebook.com/hitman
Follow @Hitman on Twitter: twitter.com/hitman
Visit the subreddit: reddit.com/r/hitman

About Io-Interactive
Io-Interactive, a Square Enix Studio, is the creative force behind some of the most talked-about multiplatform videogames to emerge in the last decade. Starting with the praised and ground-breaking Hitman series, Io-Interactive has since developed the cult classic “Freedom Fighters”, the controversial “Kane & Lynch" series and the adorable "Mini-Ninjas". Dedication to creating original IP and unforgettable characters and experiences are the hallmarks of Io-Interactive.

About Square Enix, Inc.
Square Enix, Inc. develops, publishes, distributes and licenses SQUARE ENIX, EIDOS® and TAITO® branded entertainment content throughout the Americas as part of the Square Enix Group. The Square Enix Group operates a global network of leading development studios and boasts a valuable portfolio of intellectual property, including: FINAL FANTASY®, which has sold over 110 million units worldwide; DRAGON QUEST®, which has sold over 66 million units worldwide; TOMB RAIDER®, which has sold over 42 million units worldwide; and the legendary SPACE INVADERS®. Square Enix, Inc. is a U.S.-based, wholly-owned subsidiary of Square Enix Holdings Co., Ltd.

More information on Square Enix, Inc. can be found at http://na.square-enix.com/.



[1] Or equivalent local recommended retail price for all prices shown

[2] Beta will be available for the PlayStation®4 computer entertainment system and Windows PC only

[3] UPGRADE content can only be bought in conjunction with the INTRODUCTION offer, the UPGRADE content will not run as an independent item

[4] Contracts mode is an asynchronous multi-player mode in HITMAN. Play to create your own contract hits, choose your target, weapons, time limit and game rules. Then share it with friends to try and complete your contract with your rules


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