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Hitman 2

Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, IO Interactive
Nov 13, 2018 - PlayStation 4, Xbox One, PC, Xbox Series X/S, PlayStation 5
Strong

OpenCritic Rating

83

Top Critic Average

91%

Critics Recommend

PC Gamer
84 / 100
Eurogamer
No Recommendation
IGN
7.7 / 10
Easy Allies
8 / 10
Metro GameCentral
8 / 10
GamesRadar+
3.5 / 5
Game Informer
8 / 10
GameSpot
8 / 10

Review Summary

StrongCritic Consensus

Hitman 2 takes what made 2016's Hitman so great and perfects it, swapping the episodic format for a complete package that showcases refined gameplay and hours of replayability.

Assassination Sandbox, Perfected

Living, Immersive Environments

Similar to 2016's Entry


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Hitman 2 Trailers

HITMAN 2 – Official Live-Action Launch Trailer thumbnail

HITMAN 2 – Official Live-Action Launch Trailer

HITMAN 2 - HITMAN Perfected thumbnail

HITMAN 2 - HITMAN Perfected

HITMAN 2 - How To Hitman (The Briefcase) thumbnail

HITMAN 2 - How To Hitman (The Briefcase)


Hitman 2 Screenshots



Critic Reviews for Hitman 2

Essentially more of its predecessor but with a more consistent quality of levels. Which is fine: its predecessor was great.

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Eurogamer

No Recommendation / Blank
Eurogamer

More Hitman: Season 2 than an experience in its own right, but a couple of great maps plus a fun competitive mode make for a solid fan pick.

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Hitman 2 is like a hearty stew: not pretty, but so full of nutrition that you're bound to walk away full and happy.

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Metro GameCentral

GameCentral
8 / 10
Metro GameCentral

It feels a lot like the second half of the same season, rather than a true sequel, but Hitman 2 is still a beautifully crafted stealth game that's full of character.

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The quirks of what seem to be a last-minute rush out the door development strategy don't detract from the fact that each Hitman 2 level is wonderfully crafted and full of potential for inventiveness… and silliness.

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The Hitman formula still demands extraordinary patience and a fondness for replaying the same levels, but fans of 2016's reboot will find plenty to love

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Fantastic new level designs, minor but meaningful additions, and a few excellent bonuses help strengthen the endurance of the Hitman series.

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OpenCritic Coverage

September's PlayStation Plus Lineup Includes Hitman 2

September's PlayStation Plus Lineup Includes Hitman 2

Sony has announced which games will come to PlayStation Plus in September

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Stadia's Exclusive State Share Feature Arrives in the Hitman Trilogy

Stadia's Exclusive State Share Feature Arrives in the Hitman Trilogy

For the first time since the touted feature launched alongside Crayta last year, State Share with Stadia games has arrived to a new game. Players can take advantage of it in Hitman 3.

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Project 007: IO Interactive Is Working on a James Bond Origin Story

Project 007: IO Interactive Is Working on a James Bond Origin Story

IO Interactive, the team behind series such as Kane and Lynch, Freedom Fighters, and most famously Hitman, has revealed a new project in the works: Project 007, a James Bond origin story.

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Hitman 3 Won't Include Ghost Multiplayer

Hitman 3 Won't Include Ghost Multiplayer

When Hitman 3 launches in January, it will see the return of several fan-favorite modes, but it will also not include a mode which was brand-new in 2018's Hitman 2.

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