Hitman 3 PS5 update 1.002 adds exclusive new features

Developer IO Interactive have dropped a new patch for their assassination sequel, Hitman 3. This latest update will show up as version 1.002 on PS5 and you will need to download it in order to access the game’s servers. Alongside the regular bout of bug fixes and glitch stomping, IO have introduced new features exclusive the PS5 version of Hitman 3. Those who have an updated copy of the game will be able to access content from the PS5 home menu by selecting from the newly added Activities tabs. Hitman 3 – as well as its predecessors Hitman and Hitman 2 – have also been patched with the PS5’s intuitive Game Help feature allowing players to access hints while gaming, but only if they have an activate PlayStation Plus subscription.

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Here’s everything included in Hitman 3 update 1.002 on PS5:

Game Help
We’ve added more support for PlayStation 5 ‘Activities’ to include Game Help Hints for all campaign missions in HITMAN 1, 2 and 3.
(This is a platform-level feature and doesn’t impact gameplay)

When playing a campaign mission in HITMAN 3, PlayStation Plus subscribers on PS5 can choose to get hints on how to complete each objective, with step-by-step instructions.

Viva La Vita
We’ve also removed some outdated messaging about the PlayStation Vita, which would show when your controller is disconnected.

In our Hitman 3 review, Jim wrote:

Charting the series’ progress since that 2016 Paris debut has been a fascinating journey. IO have learned a lot over the past five years and that really shows in Hitman 3. It’s a flashier, more fluid evolution of IO’s original template – a rewarding conclusion to one of the most unique video game franchises around, and one we’ll continue playing for many weeks and months to come.

IO Interactive recently announced their February roadmap for Hitman 3, promising new content every week of the month with new missions and rewards.

Source: IO Interactive


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