Io-Interactive is delighted to announce the launch of HITMAN Episode 2: Sapienza today. The mission titled; World of Tomorrow enlists Agent 47 to target Silvio Caruso, a brilliant but troubled bioengineer employed by the Ether Biotech Corporation who is reportedly working on a DNA-Specific virus able to infect anyone anywhere in the world. 47 must eliminate Caruso and his lab head Francesca De Santis as well as destroy the yet unfinished virus prototype.
“Sapienza is a strong contrast to the Paris fashion show, it’s the nearest thing to a small town released in a Hitman game which we haven’t done before on this scale,” said Hannes Seifert, Studio Head at Io-Interactive. “It’s great to see players having fun with the additional content we have been releasing weekly, and now with a new location I can’t wait to see what they get up to in the sunshine of Sapienza.”
Located on the Amalfi Coast, Sapienza is a beautiful, sun-drenched location full of new challenges and packed with opportunities for the creative assassin to explore. Players can wander through a maze of alleys filled with shops and apartments or explore dungeon like tunnels connecting various parts of the town. Pay respects at a mysterious cemetery, relax by the beach or visit the San Giorgio church tower for a fantastic view of the town.
HITMAN started with a Prologue and Paris location in March, Sapienza is Episode 2 and then in May Agent 47 will travel to Marrakesh. From there HITMAN will deliver regular monthly content updates, including three additional locations; Thailand, the United States and the season conclusion in Japan later in 2016.
Sapienza is FREE as part of the Full Experience Pack, for owners of the Intro Pack they can choose either the Upgrade Pack for $50, which will then include all of this year’s content as it’s released, and guarantees not to miss any live or bonus content or choose to purchase the location individually for $10 (or local equivalent).
The disc version of HITMAN will ship in January 2017. HITMAN is available on the PlayStation 4 computer entertainment system, Xbox One, the all-in-one games and entertainment system from Microsoft, and Windows PC.