Sean Bean, the English actor who’s played roles in films such as Return of the King and Goldeneye, will be featured in Hitman 2’s first Elusive Target mission – The Undying. Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment and IO Interactive made the announcement today highlighting Bean’s role in the mission and information on his character Mark Faba. Faba, a former MI5 agent turned freelance assassin, is known for faking his death and the ICA want him dead. The Undying will release on the 20th of November, shortly after the release of Hitman 2 on November 13th.
“I’m thrilled to be a part of the upcoming Hitman 2 video game” said Bean, “It’s always exciting to take on a new role, and I look forward to seeing my character in action when the Elusive Target mission launches.”
“We are very proud to partner with the talented Sean Bean on the first Elusive Target mission in HITMAN™ 2,” said Hakan Abrak, Studio Head, IO Interactive. “Elusive Targets have become a distinguishing trait in Hitman™ games as part of the constant stream of free live content for all players to enjoy. This new mission starring Sean Bean is one of many updates, features, modes and franchise firsts coming to HITMAN™ 2, making the next chapter in our ever-expanding world of assassination a richer game for our passionate community and newcomers to the series.”
Bean plays Faba in the live announcement trailer speaking to his therapist who he later kills. He talks about how easy it is to assassinate and how many items in the room could be used to do the job. He knows someone has their eyes on him and the scene ends revealing Agent 47. The trailer also reveals that you can vote to unlock an exclusive Hitman 2 weapon.
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