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Hitman Season Finale Out Today on PS4

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Hitman Season Finale Out Today on PS4

I can’t believe we’re finally here. The season finale to an amazing journey for Hitman, for Io-Interactive, and — I hope — also for all of you.

Agent 47 has arrived at a hyper-exclusive hospital in Hokkaido, Japan, for Episode 6, and you can play it today. We’ll be watching livestreams, reading forums, and scrolling through reviews of everything that we have released in this season with an incredible feeling of excitement and pride. We took Agent 47 to seven different cities on four continents and truly created a World of Assassination, which has been our ambition right from the start.

Hitman Season Finale Out Today on PS4

Now we’re finally there. It’s a bit overwhelming when I look back on everything we’ve done to get here.

For the Season Finale we’re going to take you to Hokkaido, Japan, with a mission called “Situs Inversus.” The term relates to a real-life medical condition where the heart and other organs of the body are on the opposite side to where they should be. Your main target suffers from this condition and has checked into the hyper-exclusive GAMA private hospital for life-saving surgery.

As Agent 47, you must make sure that doesn’t happen, one way or another — and as always there are many ways! And this target is also going to close the story in a full circle that started back when Agent 47 joined the agency.

The GAMA hospital is a fusion of Japanese beauty and cutting-edge technology, featuring its own Zen gardens, organic sushi restaurant, and traditional Japanese hot spring — so plenty for Agent 47 to get up to. It’s equally tranquil and clinical and a great environment to create some unique possibilities that you could only find in a Hitman game. Suffice to say, you’ll need your wits about you and also everything you’ve learnt in the previous episodes.

From when we first released our beta back in February, through to the release of our Season Finale today, it has been an incredible journey for us and for Agent 47. I want to say a big “thank you” to all you players making this possible. Together we’ve built and run the biggest and most replayable locations of any Hitman game and added new live content every single week since launch. We have continued to improve our Contracts mode and created Escalations in collaboration with you, including Challenges and Challenge Packs based on what you have pulled off, and seen equal measure of joy and heart-pounding tension whenever we feature one-time Elusive Target events.

It’s been fantastic, and although we have now completed this season, this is only the beginning for our ever-expanding World of Assassination.

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  • What a great season. Thanks, folks, for showing the rest of the industry how to do episodic games and DLC right. I had high hopes for Hitman and you’ve blown them away anyway. Can’t wait for season 2.

    • Travis Barbour
      Travis Barbour

      Wow. Thank you for the kind words. The best thing is that the live content will continue to come. For starters, we have a new Elusive Target arriving tomorrow and then something fresh every week – just as we have done since March. It’s a good time to be a HITMAN player.

  • I can’t wait to get the complete season, my physical copy has been pre-ordered for ages. Should we expect PS4 PRO support?

    • Travis Barbour
      Travis Barbour

      Got a big circle around January 31st on your calendar? :)

      We can’t confirm anything yet regarding PS4 PRO support.

    • Thanks for your reply, actually it’s not a circle on my calendar, it’s a target ;)
      And I guess we’ll know pretty soon about the Pro. Hopefully we’ll see optional modes similar to Rise of the TR!

  • I’ve loved the game. All maps have been fun to play and replay. But I hope you add a Platinum Trophy for Season 2!

    • Travis Barbour
      Travis Barbour

      Happy to hear you like what we’ve done so far! Thanks for taking the time to tell us. We’ve heard the feedback about a platinum trophy. Consider it noted.

    • Does that confirm the physical copy won’t have a new trophy list with Platinum?

  • pappy2011gamer

    I’ll get this game when every single episode is bundled together.

  • Mercenary09

    If it’s possible can you please add a Platinum to the retail disc of season 1?

  • This game has been one big joke from the very start. Bugs and glitches galore! This game ended up being episodic because the developers had an unfinished product and the publisher wanted to push it out to consumers. I’m a big Hitman fan but I stopped playing after the second episode and won’t be purchasing Season 2. You should be ashamed of yourselves, IO.

    • I_AM_THE_WEAPON

      Wait purchasing Season 2 ? Shut the front door am i paying another 45 pound for another Season where you have to wait 3/4 of a year to see the end, I’ll stick Netflix i think….

  • Since this episode is set in Hokkaido, are there any in-game references to the island’s indigenous Ainu heritage, or are only “Wajin” Japanese cultural items presented?

    Most of Hokkaido was only claimed (and colonized) by Japan in the mid-to-late nineteenth century; cities like Sapporo have names derived from Ainu terms. In more recent years, there has been a more concerted effort to try and revive both the Ainu language and Ainu culture in general, on Hokkaido itself and among “emigrant” Ainu communities elsewhere in Japan.

    Since the choice was taken to set this mission in Hokkaido in particular, it would be welcome to see if it took notice of the island’s indigenous heritage, as well as that of the “Wajin” Japanese who have made Hokkaido their home.

  • I_AM_THE_WEAPON

    Love the game but I hate the structure of episodes and waiting around…Why? Coz i paid like 45 pound for the game and i hope you correct me and make me wrong but we’ll have to pay another 40 for Season 2 ….

  • poolplayer562

    Hitman in one word masterpiece.The level of detail on sapienza alone i would have paid 45 pound for.Japan great fun. Almost bond like.The replayability sarajevo six.Escalation even better than main story campaign.I wish more developers would take a leaf out of your book.Mafia 3 i paid 69 pound biggest dissappointment to date.45 pound for all the hard work amazing.Value. I regard yous up there with rockstar.In season two would love another bond like feel japan.Eposodic way forward ill be preordering season 2 masterclass.

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