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  1. Pob

    Hitman 2 (2018) - Death by Rake

    I thought you got Hitman 2016 via Game Pass though?
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    Hitman 2 (2018) - Death by Rake

    I would strongly assume that it seamlessly updates to the full version. It's not like the Prologue is a separate demo or beta build.
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    Hitman 2 (2018) - Death by Rake

    We don't really how Hitman 2016 performed vs Hitman 2 as the release models are entirely different and there was no physical release of the 2016 game for almost a year. Surely the Hitman IP at least more potential than this latest release suggests. They made two Hollywood films out of it, after all. With the WB publishing deal, does that mean that WB paid for all marketing and distribution, but IOI are solely responsible for keeping the lights on in the studio?
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    Hitman 2 (2018) - Death by Rake

    Back off topic, I finally figured out a clean way to Silent Assassin / Suit Only the Showstopper level. SA/SO runs really are the ultimate puzzle and you need to know the level inside out. I’m trying to figure out how to SA/SO Sapienza. The new briefcase gives me an idea but I need to unlock a silenced sniper rifle. I also discovered recently that the lethal syringe counts as an accident so you can leave your victim to be discovered without it ruining your SA rating. Amazing game.
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    Hitman 2 (2018) - Death by Rake

    Not sure if it’s the basic season 1 or GOTY edition. If it’s just the basic season 1 you can also buy a cheaper Legacy GOTY upgrade pack or something so that you get the full set of Hitman 1 content in Hitman 2. I’m on the last couple of days of a game pass sub and I’ve got no idea what I’ll have access to when it runs out. I seemed to be able to download the GOTY Legacy Pack for free but not sure if that was a glitch or because I currently have a Game Pass sub.
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    Hitman 2 (2018) - Death by Rake

    You need the Hitman GOTY Legacy Pack and Hitman 2 to own everything Hitman.
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    Hitman 2 (2018) - Death by Rake

    Do you have game pass?
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    Hitman 2 (2018) - Death by Rake

    What a shame. After saying I wouldn’t get round to playing this for a while I’ve ditched RDR2 for now and have been replaying the remixed Hitman 2016 missions in Hitman 2 and falling in love with it all over again. Lord knows how many times I’ve completed Paris now but I’m still finding new things all the time. It will be sad if this is the end for the series but the fact is with Hitman 2, the Hitman 2016 legacy levels plus at least two DLC maps to come, there is enough Hitman content here to give fans of the series hundreds of hours of playtime. Think back a few years. Back then we thought we’d be consigned to playing the Blood Money levels over and over for ever. I’m extremely thankful after Absolution that the series got back on track and became the best it’s ever been. I honestly never thought we’d get this much Hitman goodness. I’m going to get the Gold edition as soon as my MS reward points arrive.
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    Xbox One Console Thread

    Wow, I didn’t realise an external 5400 drive would be as fast (if not faster) than the internal drive. I’d been copying my ‘in use’ games to the internal assuming it’d be quicker!
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    Microsoft Rewards

    Surely everyone does that? I just did the mobile bing search and the default content for the search field is “popular on bing” and if you look at the search suggestions it’s all “popular on bing 15, popular on bing 16” which clearly comes from people farming points.
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    Xbox One Console Thread

    It’s all part of the plan. MS will start selling the harvested discs on eBay in 15 years for £££. Also, games are just zeroes and ones and ripping them from discs hasn’t presented much of a problem in the past. If the data stayed on the disc then I would’ve thought that would be far more fragile.
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    Microsoft Rewards

    I bet they pop just as the MS £5 reward goes goes back up to full price.
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    Microsoft Rewards

    I did one a couple of days ago and the rest last night, nothing yet. I assume MS points are functionally identical to XBL points?
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    Hitman 2 (2018) - Death by Rake

    Totally agree. Hitman is one of my favourite franchises ever and I adored Hitman 2016. I've followed IO's fortunes closely and was obviously elated when they were able to survive being ditched by Squeenix and retain the Hitman rights. I'm probably going to get the Gold edition within a few days but to be honest it's mainly a show of support for IO at this point, not because I have any intention of getting stuck into the actual game what with me being balls-deep in RDR2. It's a terrible time to release a AA title like this. Presumably it can't have been that expensive to develop. I assume a lot of it was done by the time SE dropped them. I dunno how much distribution costs, though. At least they have a renewed platform on which to release DLC.
  15. I think @GamesGamesGames is Mark Brown.
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