Square Enix Montréal announced today that the revisited iteration of the studio’s critically acclaimed turn-based puzzle/strategy game, Hitman GO: Definitive Edition is now available for PlayStation®4 computer entertainment system, the PlayStation®Vita system and Steam. Players can now purchase the title as a cross-buy digital download from the PlayStation Store or from the Steam marketplace. In celebration of the multiplatform release, Hitman GO: Definitive Edition ($7.99 regular price) is launched with a 20% discount for the first week only.
For the occasion, Square Enix Montréal has prepared an exclusive behind the scenes video that explores the creative journey that brought Hitman GO to life. It can be found here:
The definitive edition has been updated with a new control scheme optimized for the console and PC experiences, along with new platinum trophies, Steam achievements for PC and a cross save feature that allows users to seamlessly transfer save files between systems for PlayStation platforms. The game includes all precedent content updates (Opera, Airport and St. Petersburg boxes) and all in-app purchases have been removed.
Hitman GO for mobile was honored for Best Game Design and Best iOS Game in the 2014 Canadian Videogame Awards. The game was also named an Essential app for iOS devices by Apple.
About Hitman Go: Definitive Edition
Hitman GO: Definitive Edition is a turn-based strategy game where you will strategically navigate fixed spaces on a grid to avoid enemies, infiltrate well-guarded locations and take out your target on beautifully rendered diorama-style set pieces. You really have to think about each move and all the Hitman tools of the trade you would expect are included; disguises distractions, sniper rifles and even 47’s iconic Silverballers. Developed by Square Enix Montreal, Hitman GO: Definitive Edition will be available on Jan. 24 for both the PlayStation®4 computer entertainment system and the PlayStation®Vita system.
About This Game
Hitman GO is a simple to play, but difficult to master turn-based strategy game set in a stunning interpretation of the Hitman universe. You will strategically navigate fixed spaces on a grid to avoid enemies and take out your target or infiltrate well-guarded locations. This award-winning, beautifully rendered diorama-style turn-based strategy game focuses on forward thinking to progress through challenging levels and stylish freeze frame environments, to challenge even the most accomplished Hitman fan.
With Hitman GO, you’ll experience:
◾Challenging puzzles that put your assassination skills to the test
◾Beautiful scale model-style visuals
◾Environments with secret passageways and off-limit areas
◾Agent 47’s tools of the trade: Distractions, disguises, hiding spots, sniper rifles and even the iconic Silverballers
◾Different enemy types with unique and deadly behaviours
◾Different ways of completing each level, silently or forcefully