Hitman III

Platform(s): Nintendo Switch, PC, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X
Genre: Action/Adventure
Developer: IO Interactive
Release Date: Jan. 20, 2021

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'Hitman III' August Content Updates Includes New Elusive Targets And Locations

by Rainier on Aug. 4, 2022 @ 2:43 p.m. PDT

Hitman III is the dramatic conclusion to the World of Assassination trilogy, taking players around the world on a globetrotting adventure to sprawling sandbox locations, with Agent 47 returning for the most important contracts of his career.

Supported by his Agency handler, Diana Burnwood, Agent 47 joins forces with his long-lost friend Lucas Grey. Their ultimate mission is to eliminate the partners of Providence, but they are forced to adapt as their hunt intensifies. When the dust settles, 47 and the world he inhabits will never be the same again.

Featuring six meticulously detailed locations packed full of creative opportunities, Hitman III gives players the unrivaled freedom to complete their objectives in a game world that reacts to everything they do. All of this is made possible by IOI’s award-winning Glacier technology, which powers Hitman III’s immersive game world to offer unparalleled player choice and replayability.

Hitman III players can import locations from the previous games in the trilogy and have more than 20+ locations under one roof. All of the improvements to rendering, animation and AI introduced with Hitman III can be enjoyed across all three games, making Hitman III the ultimate place to play the entire World of Assassination trilogy.

This month in Hitman III you’ll find new things to unlock, tweaks to Elusive Target Arcade, flower themed Community Created Contracts and more!

  • August 4: Elusive Target Arcade
  • August 5:  Elusive Target - The Procurers (Year 2 Edition)
  • August 11: The Dartmoor Garden Show + The Floral Baller & Location Rotation - Colorado
  • August 12:  Elusive Target - The Ex-Dictator (Year 2 Edition)
  • August 19: Elusive Target - The Chameleon (Year 2 Edition)
  • August 25: Community Featured Contracts “Flower Power”

August 4 Elusive Target Arcade

On August 4th a new Elusive Target Arcade will arrive, but this time it’s a bit different. We’ve mixed things up a bit to give more variety to the Elusive Target Arcade formula moving forward. Players will now see a mix of various Elusive Targets from all 3 games in each batch – meaning, one batch will contain 1 Elusive Target from each HITMAN game. We’re now able to pick and choose from the full roster of available Elusive Targets to create more variety and themes.

On August 4th players will be able to play The Dyads and the Diabolicals Elusive Target Arcades.

The Dyads Arcade will consist of the duos: The Deceivers, The Procurers and The Surgeons. In The Diabolicals you’ll take on The Serial Killer, The Heartbreaker and Mr. Giggles aka The Entertainer.

If you don’t own HITMAN 1 or HITMAN 2 don’t worry, you can play all targets in the new Arcades just by owning HITMAN 3.

When you complete one of the two new Arcades you’ll unlock: The Ruby Rude Track Suit. Get comfortable in this urban, pink and black patterned track suit, with state-of-the-art white sneakers to match. Perfect for that casual hit.

August 5 Elusive Target: The Procurers (Year 2 Edition)

Dinner is served! The Procurers are back in Dartmoor with their luxurious cuisine. Your two targets are Jack Roe and Robert Burk, they travel the world as the iconic duo The Procurers. They each have unique talents; one is a famous chef behind some of the world’s most innovative cuisine. The other is an embalmer.

Together, they’ve forged an unusual bond and made some powerful enemies. That’s where you come in. From August 5, you’ll have 10 days to make sure they serve their last supper. Bon Appetit.

August 11 The Dartmoor Garden Show + The Floral Baller

We’ve added a new challenge with a beautiful new unlock on the Dartmoor Garden Show. And it’s one the florist will envy you for. Come prepared to the Garden Show, with this beautifully floral decorated, silenced handgun. If death was on show, this would surely be the winner. The Floral Baller will be yours to unlock on August 11th on the Dartmoor Garden show. Free Starter Pack Players will be able to experience the Garden show starting August 11th and through August 31.

What is the Dartmoor Garden Show? This unique event is Dartmoor like you’ve never seen it before. With bright skies above, four distinct gardens have been installed on the mansion grounds to showcase the pinnacle of horticultural excellence from around the world. Each garden has been curated by a world-class Gardner that will present their best blooms to three judges – who you might recognize as familiar characters from the opening of the Burj Al-Ghazali in Dubai.

August 11: Location Rotation: Colorado

An abandoned apricot farm in Colorado is your next destination on our free location rotation. With the Rocky Mountains as the back drop, this hostile location is a front for a militia training camp – and it’s a tough one, so bring your A-game. HITMAN 3 owners and Free Starter Pack players can enjoy this location for 10 days, starting on August 11.

August 12 Elusive Target: The Ex-Dictator (Year 2 Edition)

Richard Ekwensi and his wife are back in Bangkok starting August 12 for 10 days. Ekwensi better know as known as the Ex-Dictator and his wife Ines aka “The Gold Digger” are at the Himmapan Hotel in Bangkok, they’re enjoying a casual stay at the hotel conducting some shady meetings with former partners. They’ll not expect you, so use this to your advantage and take them off guard.

August 19 Elusive Target: The Chameleon (Year 2 Edition)

It’s time to find your best “oops that wasn’t me“ skills – because you’re going to need them for this Elusive Target. The Chameleon is back in Colorado, where you’ll need to identify him and make sure the entire thing looks like an accident. 

He’s deep in hostile territory, so be prepared.

Good luck.

August 25 Community Featured Contracts “Flower Power”

It’s time to find your inner florist and get creative once again! In these Community Created Contracts, we’re giving players the theme of “Flower Power”. How it is interpreted is all up to the creators.

How to get your Contract Featured: It can be based on a super creative briefing, a cool idea or just a plain fun contract. But bear in mind: They have to be inspired by the theme Flower Power to be taken into consideration.

Hitman III’s sandbox locations give you complete freedom to approach your objectives in any way you want. As well as the new multi-function camera, you’ll also be able to interact with the game world in new ways to access new opportunities and paths through each level. Want to organize a meeting with your target? Check. How about opening elevator doors to access a new route? You can do that too and so much more.

As you explore each mission and complete challenges, you’ll rise through 20 Mastery tracks that will unlock new tools, weapons and even Starting Locations that will let you begin your next playthrough with a big advantage – possibly even in a disguise. All of the items and weapons that you unlock in a Mastery track are added to your permanent inventory, so you’ll be able to pick and choose from them no matter what mission you want to take on next.

Hitman III has been made with replayability front and center. You simply cannot see and do everything that a mission has to offer in a single playthrough, and the Mastery tracks keep things fresh as you take new approaches, use new items and discover previously unexplored areas.

Depending on how you choose to complete your objectives, you’ll be awarded with a Playstyle at the end of each mission. From the coveted Silent Assassin to a Hired Gun and everything in between, there’s a Hitman style for every player. Maybe you’re a Marksman?

Hitman III will have full PS VR support. Yes, that means you can traverse the outside of the tallest building in the (Hitman) world in PS VR! If you own the previous games from the trilogy on PS4, you can also access locations from them within Hitman III. That’s more than 20 Hitman locations from the World of Assassination trilogy to enjoy in PS VR.

You can either play Hitman III in PS VR natively on your PS4 or via backward compatibility on PS5. To make sure all PS VR owners can experience the game in VR, we’re including a free digital copy of the PS4 version of Hitman III with all PS5 copies, whether you choose to buy it via disc or digital.

Hitman III will look, sound and play better than ever with improvements to lighting, reflections, animation and AI. Chongqing also features full water effects, with details such as rain drops hitting Agent 47 and his clothes getting wet, all adding to the immersion of experiencing Hitman III.

On next-gen consoles, Hitman III will run in 4K resolution at 60 frames per second with HDR support.

Hitman III is currently available for Nintendo Switch (through Cloud Technology), PS5, PS4, Xbox Series X, Xbox One, Google Stadia and PC (Epic Games Store).

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