Enjoy the holidays with HITMAN 2 and the permanent return of TWO holiday-themed missions and their related unlocks! On top of that, we’re re-introducing Curated Contracts with a festive twist and we have a new Elusive Target with an extended runtime to take us into 2020.
All in all, December brings 4 new Escalation Contracts, a community-created Legacy Escalation, two holiday-themed missions, 12 Curated Contracts, a Legacy Escalation Contract and an Elusive Target.
Let’s get into the details.
December 5 / Escalation
Safety is important. It prevents accidents, injury and potentially death. Try telling that to 47.
December 5 / Escalation
The Raaz Algorithm takes 47 to the Mumbai trainyard for a stealth-based Escalation.
December 6 / Legacy Elusive Target
Everyone’s favourite celebrity chef has returned to Paris – and your job is to make sure he’s had his final meal.
December 12 / Escalation
A second Escalation in Mumbai this month takes 47 to Rangan Tower. More safety officers will have a bad day.
December 12 / 12 Days of Contracts
Featured Contracts are themed around – – wait what?
For this month, Curated Contracts return with the “12 Days of Contracts”, a community initiative that started on Hitman Forum and will be live to play on December 12. Some of the top contract creators in the Hitman community have created a holiday-themed contract each and we’ve collected them together into this month’s new contracts.
December 17 / Holiday Hoarders (Legacy)
It wouldn’t be December in HITMAN without Holiday Hoarders – and 2019 is no different. Whether you’re home alone or travelling with the family, Holiday Hoarders will provide all the classic entertainment that you need. You can keep the change.
December 17 / Hokkaido Snow Festival (Legacy)
Celebrate the Winter season at the HITMAN 2 Snow Festival in Hokkaido and throw snowballs at your target!
The Snow Festival will be a permanent addition to the game and players can unlock the Snow Festival Suit Icepick at their leisure.
December 17 / Escalation
The Rafael Misadventure is an aptly named Escalation that takes you to Isle of Sgail where you’ll need to eliminate your targets in accidental ways.
December 17 / Legacy Escalation Contract
Bring your battle axes.
The very first Escalation Contract to have three stages comes to HITMAN 2. Created by well-known community member and Hitman player TheKotti, this paradigm is all about the battle axe. We’ve kept the original conditions intact and expect the new additions for HITMAN 2 to have an impact on some strategies for this one.
December 20 / Elusive Target
Our final piece of new content for the year comes with an Elusive Target. The Stowaway has some unique behaviour – all depending on your own behaviour – so we advise taking your time and observing before making a move.
The Stowaway will have an extended runtime over the holiday season from December 20 to January 6.
December 17 / IOI Monthly #10
Full December Roadmap