Agent 47 infiltrates a Colorado farm used to train militia in the latest episode of 'Hitman'

Square Enix and IO Interactive have released new details about the upcoming fifth episode of Hitman, which is set to arrive September 27. Called “Freedom Fighters,” the episode is rumored to be one of the toughest yet, as Agent 47 immediately steps into enemy territory when he enters Colorado to hunt down four “very dangerous” people.

According to IO Interactive, Agent 47 will be required to infiltrate a farm compound that now serves as a private militia training camp. The mission is to get into the camp and take out four dangerous individuals: Sean Rose, Maya Parvati, Ezra Berg, and Penelope Graves. Each of these targets have their own specialist skill set, such as chemical interrogation and environmental terrorism. Nasty.

“This is one of the toughest episodes yet. Not only do you have four targets, but from the moment you set foot in Colorado, you’re on enemy ground,” said Hannes Seifert, Studio Head at IO Interactive. “‘Freedom Fighters’ is a key episode, which will add serious momentum to the story and set up an intriguing season finale for players.”

Episode 5 will include 70 new challenges that will unlock a bunch of new goodies spanning items, gear, and weapons. This episode promises to keep players on their toes, pushing them to draw upon their experiences in previous episodes in order to take out the four tough opponents. Players will be rewarded with “huge story revelations” that help build toward the season’s big conclusion.

This latest Hitman episodic installment takes place seven years after the events of Hitman: Absolution (2012). The first episode sends Agent 47 to Paris to assassinate Viktor Novikov, the owner of fashion label Sanguine, which serves as a front for an international spy ring controlled by Novikov’s partner, Dalia Margolis. After that, our protagonist is sent to Sapienza, Italy, in Episode 2 to take out two members of the Ether Biotech Corporation: lab lead Francesca De Santis and bio-engineer Silvio Caruso.

If you’re not familiar with how Hitman works, it’s rolled out in “episodes” that span one “season” in order to keep players hooked and content fresh. The game launched on the Xbox One, PlayStation 4, and Microsoft Windows in March with the prologue and Episode 1: “Paris.” Episode 2: “Sapienza” arrived in April followed by Episode 3: “Marrakesh” in May, a bonus episode in July, and Episode 4: “Bangkok” in August. The season will wrap up in Japan later this year.

Steam lists the entire game for $60, while the Intro Pack containing the prologue and Episode 1 costs $15. After that, each episode costs an extra $10 unless you purchase the Upgrade Pack for $50. It includes all episodes released after Episode 1. According to the listing, there will be seven episodes in all this season.

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