HITMAN World of Assassination welcomes back Sean Bean

Emanuela (21. February 2024 23:01 )
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HITMAN World of Assassination welcomes back Sean Bean as fan favorite Elusive Target the Undying returns March 22nd, available for free for the first time

The Undying mission will be both available as a free-to-play Starter Pack for new players and as an Elusive Target for HITMAN World of Assassination players, for a limited time only
An Undying DLC pack will release at the same date, including a suit, items , Freelancer mode decorations, and access to the Undying indefinitely through the Elusive Target Arcade

Copenhagen, Denmark, February 21st 2024 – IO Interactive announces the return of a cherished Elusive Target mission, with The Undying, featuring two-time BAFTA winner Sean Bean. The world-famous actor is set to reprise his role as Mark Faba, a former MI5 agent turned freelance assassin with the annoying habit of faking his own death. Players can take their chance at completing their mission starting on the 22nd of March 2024 and for a duration of four weeks. The Undying will be released globally on PlayStation®5, PlayStation®4, Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One consoles, Nintendo Switch™ and PC.

The Undying 2024 – Included in the Starter Pack, free for all players

Introduced as the first Elusive Target of HITMAN 2, Sean Bean aka Mark Faba became an instant favorite in the HITMAN community, with many requests to see him appear out of the shadows once more. Players will be able to go after the infamous Undying, with the mission set in the Miami map. The task at hand is to stop Mark Faba before he can complete a contract at the Global Innovation Race event.

The mission will be available for newcomers to HITMAN in a free-to-play Starter Pack , with the possibility of replaying the mission as many times as they wish, for the mission's duration. HITMAN World of Assassination players can access the Undying for free as the original Elusive target released in HITMAN 2 and try to unlock the reward that comes with the completion of the challenge. The Undying Elusive Target will be available for approximately four weeks from March 22nd. Hitman World of Assassination players can get a permanent access to the Undying through the DLC Pack, unlocking Mark Faba as part of the Elusive target Arcade.

The Undying Pack – Available in Stores (RRP: $4.99/€4.99/£3.99)

A DLC pack will be released alongside the return of The Undying Elusive Target, which will include:

• The Ouroboros - A Three level Arcade contract featuring The Undying Elusive Target, giving a permanent access to the mission through the Arcade mode
• The Ephemeral Suit with Eye Patch
• Three items: Kronstadt Mini Flash Robo XOI-2900, Kronstadt IOI-1998X Surround Earphones, Kronstadt Explosive Pen (Gen 2)
• A set of cosmetics for the Freelancer Safehouse inspired by the iconic Elusive Target mission.

The Season of Undying – Live Updates, Free for HITMAN WOA Players

Alongside the return of Sean Bean as Mark Faba, IO Interactive also unveils HITMAN World of Assassination’s new Season of Undying, highlighting the content which will be added in-game over the next months. Players will be able to participate in the Berlin Egg Hunt, with the chance to unlock the Raver suit. New Challenges will test their skills with deadly items to obtain as rewards whilst five returning Elusive Targets as well as three rounds of Curated Contracts should keep the players on their toes. Finally, a Twitch drop, The Purple Streak Duck, will be unlocked for players watching one hour of HITMAN World of Assassination on Twitch between the 22nd and 30th of March.

More information is available on the blog post available at the following link.

HITMAN World of Assassination is available now for PlayStation 5, PlayStation 4, Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One, PC and Nintendo Switch. The Undying Pack will be available from the 22nd of March 2024, for $4.99/€4.99/£3.99 on every platform.

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HITMAN World of Assassination brings together the best of HITMAN 1, HITMAN 2 and HITMAN 3 in a bumper package of content that includes the main campaign, Contracts mode, Escalations, Elusive Target Arcades and featured live content.

HITMAN World of Assassination also includes the ‘Freelancer’ mode, a new way to play on your own terms, that combines rogue-like elements and deep strategic planning with a persistent and infinitely replayable gameplay experience.


IO Interactive is an independent videogame developer and publisher with studios in Copenhagen, Malmö, Barcelona, Istanbul, and Brighton. As the creative force behind some of the most talked-about multiplatform videogames in the last two decades, IOI is dedicated to creating unforgettable characters and experiences using their award-winning proprietary Glacier technology.

IO Interactive will develop and publish the very first James Bond origin story with the working title Project 007 and is currently developing a new IP under the codename Project Fantasy. For more information, visit: https://ioi.dk.

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