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  Free “Death Valley” Update Now Available For Hitman: Sniper
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[This unedited press release is made available courtesy of Gamasutra and its partnership with notable game PR-related resource Games Press.]

MONTRÉAL (June 2, 2016) – Square Enix Montréal today released a new zombie-themed update for its competitive mobile shooter, Hitman: Sniper™ on the App Store (coming to Android soon). The free “Death Valley Challenge Mode” update introduces a new wave-based, zombie survival mode, where a player’s skill and nerves are tested in a fast-paced and nail-biting environment.

The Hitman: Sniper "Death Valley Challenge Mode" trailer can be found here: 

Set in an abandoned military base, players will have to defend lone survivor Ben (named after the winner of the PAX East 2016 tournament) from a swarming horde of undead. “Death Valley Challenge Mode” features three difficulty levels, over 30 achievements to unlock, new customizable weapon options, and dynamic AI that adjusts to a player’s performance making every game feel new and different.

Hitman: Sniper celebrates its first anniversary on June 4 th, 2016, and to mark the occasion, Square Enix Montréal is continuing to add new content to the original Montenegro Contracts mode and to support the game with live community events. As well as new upgrade levels to existing rifles, the new update will introduce the Jaeger rifle from the latest Hitman™ game (2016) as an in-app purchase.

Hitman: Sniper was honored with the Best Technology award in the 2015 Canadian Videogame Awards.

About Hitman: Sniper

HITMAN: SNIPER is a competitive sniper game for iOS and Android with numerous missions full of creative opportunities to manipulate guards, the environment, and targets to complete the hit. Take on the role of Agent 47 and scope in on your marks using skill, subtlety, smarts and subterfuge to complete your contracts. Spend your hard earned blood money on a wealth of powerful rifles and authentic, game-changing upgrades. Engage your friends in leaderboard driven challenges and prove you have what it takes to be the deadliest marksman around. The Death Valley Challenge Mode will push players to master a completely new environment with a fast-paced, nerve-wracking, wave-based, zombie survival game mode that will challenge their mechanical skills and reactivity.

About Square Enix, Inc.

Square Enix, Inc. develops, publishes, distributes and licenses SQUARE ENIX®, EIDOS® and TAITO® branded entertainment content throughout the Americas as part of the Square Enix group of companies. The Square Enix group of companies operates a global network of leading development studios and boasts a valuable portfolio of intellectual property, including: FINAL FANTASY®, which has sold over 110 million units worldwide; DRAGON QUEST®, which has sold over 66 million units worldwide; TOMB RAIDER®, which has sold over 45 million units worldwide; and the legendary SPACE INVADERS®. Square Enix, Inc. is a U.S.-based, wholly-owned subsidiary of Square Enix Holdings Co., Ltd.

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HITMAN: SNIPER © 2014, 2016 IO INTERACTIVE A/S. PUBLISHED BY SQUARE ENIX LTD. HITMAN, THE HITMAN LOGO, HITMAN: SNIPER, AND THE HITMAN: SNIPER LOGO ARE TRADEMARKS OF THE SQUARE ENIX LTD. Square Enix and the Square Enix logo are trademarks or registered trademarks of Square Enix Holdings Co. Ltd. IO-INTERACTIVE and the IO logo are trademarks of Io-Interactive A/S. All other trademarks are properties of their respective owners.