Welcome back fellow assassins, IOI has revealed the spring roadmap for HITMAN: World of Assassination. Throughout the season, it will feature Year 3 Elusive Targets, new unlocks, contracts created by the community, free location rotations, a special Easter event, and a game update for Freelancer. There’s plenty in store for this season, let’s take a look at what’s coming.
Here is a brief visual summary of what’s to come in the spring roadmap:
Starting March 17th, the wedding planner from hell returns to Mendoza. In Spring’s first Elusive Target, The Heartbreaker is once again planning out fairytale weddings with a grim ending. Agent 47 has been tasked with making sure there will be no more. You’ll have 10 days to complete the contract and only one chance to eliminate him.
The next target is Howard Moxon, aka The Broker, an international antiquities trader who specializes in selling priceless art to finance terrorist organizations. He is currently involved in the sale of the Ivory White, a filigree egg looted during the Second World War. The client has requested that you both eliminate the target and locate and retrieve the original Ivory White. The Broker will be in Paris starting March 24th, and the contract will be live for 10 days.
The final Elusive Target for March is The Collector who has set his eyes towards the English mansion of Dartmoor. Like other Elusive Targets, you’ll have 10 days to complete, starting on March 31st. As with all Year 3 editions of Elusive Targets, all HITMAN owners will be able to take on the contracts, whether they’ve played the contract previously.
The Berlin Egg Hunt Returns + New Featured Contracts
Easter has arrived and IOI has a special seasonal event for Free starter pack players. The Berlin Egg Hunt returns, however, this time around, you can unlock both The Raver suits with and without the mask. Play the challenge and complete the egg hunt and the suits are yours to keep. If you haven’t played the Berlin Egg hunt now is the perfect opportunity to put all of your eggs in one basket.
Alongside the seasonal event, the creative souls from the HITMAN community strike again! This time with Easter in their minds, there will be 10 eggcellent contracts for you to play. You can still add your contribution. Jump on over to the HITMAN forum and give it your best shot. The Easter content will be available on March 30th.
April’s Featured Contracts and Free Location Rotation
In April, IOI has opened up the floor to the community, allowing players to create their own Hitman stories and contracts. This time the theme will be Spring Cleaning, upload your submissions in before the closing date. The submission thread will open on March 31st.
The city of love also known as Paris is back on the Free Location Rotation starting April 13th. Discover everything this beautiful and very lovable location has to offer. From the first mission in the WoA Trilogy to the upcoming Elusive Target – The Forger.
Starting April 14th, The Forger aka Mr Larin, return to Paris. The Forger was the first Elusive Target ever released back in 2016. This will be the third time he can be eliminated in the city of love. He’ll be in town for 10 days.
The next Elusive Target is the mysterious serial killer known as The Censor. He’s back in the nice and calm neighbourhood of Whittleton Creek, once again on the hunt for his next murderous grading. Agent 47 is tasked with eliminating him before he strikes again. The Serial Killer will arrive on April 21st and be active for 10 days.
Finally, the last Elusive Target for April is The Rage, a former middleweight champion who’s on the run for taking one fight too far. The Rage returns to Chongqing for a limited-time match-up on April 28th for 10 days.
Update 3.150 Arrives
The first patch for HITMAN WoA is coming in May. Patch 3.150 will feature a bunch of fixes that have been reported by the community, like a lot of quality-of-life improvements, alongside the known issue regarding GPU memory leak (VRAM). This patch will also have many tweaks, fixes, adjustments and QoL improvements specifically for HITMAN Freelancer. The full patch notes will be revealed closer to May 11th when it releases.
New HITMAN Challenges Arrive
Also coming on May 11th are new challenges for the HITMAN community. First up is the Boom Beats Blah challenge, this tasks players to take out Craig Black with an explosion while he is reading. Completing the challenge will reward players with the infamous Exploding Pen.
Another challenge for players is within the HITMAN Freelancer mode. The challenge known as, The HITMAN, requires players to complete a Freelancer campaign with the Hardcore Mode Enabled. When you’re successful, you’ll unlock The Black Bruiser Suit. Good luck and stay frosty!
Update To Contracts Mode + Free Location Rotation and New Curated Contracts
From May 11th, HITMAN players can unleash their creativity on everyone’s favourite training yacht. IOI are enabling Contracts mode on the ICA Training Facility. The First curated contracts release on this day alongside the free location rotation. The curated contracts are created by one of IOI’s interns, more info regarding the contracts will be revealed later in the season. In regards to what location will be free to all non-HITMAN players, it is the sunny coastal town of Sapienza. This little thin slice of Italian coastal beauty is a great place for an ice-cold gelato or to go spelunking in an underground science facility. Sapienza has it all, enjoy the location till May 21st.
Mark your calendars for May 12th, as you’ll have the opportunity to take down two high-value targets. The targets are Congressman Anthony L. Troutt and Richard J. Magee. Despite their seemingly unrelated backgrounds, these two have a secret partnership aimed at thwarting Troutt’s political opponents. Magee, at Troutt’s behest, targets the vulnerable yet formidable adversaries, exploiting and ultimately destroying them. The Deceivers are coming to Sapienza on May 12th, and you have only one shot to eliminate them both.
For the second Elusive Target, get ready for the return of The Revolutionary! Vicente Murillo is set to resume his patrol in Santa Fortuna, starting May 19th and lasting for 10 days.
The final Elusive Target is the world’s worst construction inspector, The Liability. He’s back in Berlin roaming around the nightclub for a limited time on May 26th for 10 days.